The library will be hosting an adult craft program Wednesday, June 26 at 6:00. The goal of this program is to learn the art of quilling. Quilling is the art of taking coiled paper and turning it into a 3D picture. For this month we will be making a quilled card. No previous experience is needed. Attendees will meet in the Community Room. Please use the Green Street entrance. Registration is required as space is limited. Please contact the library’s Reference Desk in person or by phone at 570-454-2961 to sign up. Last day to register is Monday June 24.
For the month of June, HAPL's Hazy Painters will be redesigning Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days. This program is free and open to the public. Adults and families are welcome to attend. Small children must be accompanied by an adult. The library provides all necessary supplies. Registration is required as space is limited. Visit or call the library at 570-454-2961. The program will take place Saturday, June 29 at 1:30 in the Community Room (Green Street Entrance).
The library will be hosting a drop in, tech-time tutoring session on Wednesday, July 10 from 6:00-7:00. One of our knowledgeable staff members will be available downstairs in the reference department, ready to answer your questions. This program is free and open to the public. No reservations are required as this is a drop in event. For any questions about the program, call or visit the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961, and ask for Jeff.
Writing Workshop Adults & Teens 16 +
We all have a story to tell; start writing yours now. This monthly workshop focuses on generating new material in a supportive environment. Prompts will be provided, but feel free to write anything you want. Participants are invited to read their writing aloud; share as much or little as you want. Feedback and comments concentrate on what is strong and good about the work. All genres-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc.- and any experience level welcome; even if you don't consider yourself a writer. The workshop takes place Saturday, July 13 at 1:00 in the Community Room. Use the Green Street entrance. Registration is required, and can be done at the Reference desk or by calling 570-454-2961. The deadline for registration is July 11.
Summer Quest for Kids
Registration for the library’s Summer Quest Program is underway and will continue throughout the summer. Summer Quest is a free program open to children who will be entering grades one through twelve in the fall who have their own library card. Summer Quest members will receive a calendar of weekly events and activities upon enrollment. The Hazleton Area Public Library will also host a Read-To-Me Summer Reading Program for Toddlers and Preschoolers. Read-To-Me members may use their parents’ library cards to participate. A calendar of weekly storytimes will be provided at registration. Members of Summer Quest will also have the opportunity to attend a free performance of Aliens: Escape from Earth performed by the Science Tellers on Thursday, June 27. Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure using science experiments for special effects. It's totally out of this world! The Summer Quest Program will be offered at the main library and its branches. Children may enroll only at one location. A parent or legal guardian must be present to enroll the child. Members will be asked to perform educational activities to complete the Summer Quest. The activities range from reading and arts, to technology and experiences. Children who complete the Summer Quest program will be eligible to win prizes at the end of the summer. For more information, please contact the library’s Children’s Department at 570-454-2961.
Library Days @ PNC Field
The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders want kids to read. That’s why the team is again offering a free ticket for its game on Sunday, July 7 OR Tuesday, August 20 to any child 3 to 12 years old who reads five books from the library this summer. Stop by the Hazleton Area Public Library, or any branch library, and pick up a RailRiders bookmark. Read five books and have your bookmark checked by library staff to earn one free ticket to the game. Take the bookmark to the box office at PNC Field to receive your free ticket.
Holding the line, in memory of Tom Anderson, from Tammy, John & Cathy.
Pan Am at war, in memory of Frank A. Cabell, from Gina Petronio.
The bucket list wild, in memory of Rosemary Kutash Curcio, from Molly Bove & Family.
Here is real magic, in memory of Stephen Dusheck, from Mr. & Mrs. Peter Magazzu.
The Eagles encyclopedia, in memory of Marie Antoinette Cortez Franceschini, from Remo & Tracey Molino.
Philadelphia Eagles: where have you gone?, in memory of Marie Antoinette Cortez Franceschini, from Remo & Tracey Molino.
The ceramics studio guide, in memory of Valerie Wisdo Gallagher, from The Hines Family.
My Greek table, in memory of Maryann Homanko, from Lenny & Annie Brenner.
Europe by Eurail 2019, in memory of Matthew Manganelli, from Ken & Nora Brandmier.
Topgun: an American story, in memory of Matthew Manganelli, from Linda, Pete, Michael & Rachael Sentiwany.
Christmas at home, in memory of Albert Mercantino, from Bob & Janice Gans Moisey.
Handmade Christmas, in memory of Albert Mercantino, from Bob & Janice Gans Moisey.
How to know the birds, in memory of Bobby Paisley, from Deb Jones, Dennis Mallams, Tony & Jesse.
American hunting rifles II, in memory of Robert (Bobby) Peters, from Roseann Smith.
Beer lover’s Mid-Atlantic, in memory of Aloysius Rossi, from Neil Obert.
Hand sewing magic, in memory of Edith Rothwell, from Price Family.
Game of my life, in memory of August Rouse, from Richard & Anne Gabriel.
Louis D. Brandeis, in memory of Pasco Schiavo, Esq., from The Gasper Family-Betty, Andrew & Matt.
Supreme power, in memory of Pasco Schiavo, Esq., from The Gasper Family- Betty, Andrew & Matt.
Emily Patterson, in memory of Kimberly Sinnott, from Laura, Joyce, Monica, Camille, Lori & Anne.
A short history of Ireland 1500-2000, in memory of Mary Wehrenberg, from Greater Hazleton PIAA Baseball/Softball Umpires.
Wreaths, in honor of Jennifer Barnasevitch (PEARL Award), from Francis X. Tucci.
Green escapes, in honor of James Bognet (St. Joseph Award), from Mr. & Mrs. George Hayden.
The chicken runs at midnight, in honor of Ann Marie Ciampi (Birthday), from Bob & Janice Gans Moisey.
Eat at home tonight, in honor of Mr. & Mrs. Peter Notaro (Anniversary), from Bob & Janice Gans Moisey.
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