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55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

The HAPL Board of Trustees recently elected new members and officers for the year. Pictured are: standing from left to right:  Jim Reinmiller, Emmanuel Martinez, John Beltrami; President, Andrea Dinner; Treasurer and Donna Barna; Secretary, seated from left to right: Carmine Carrato, Vice-President; Ellen McBride, Michele Kushmeder, Executive Director. 

If you think that spice is the variety of life and love American cuisine in its many forms,  AtoZ Food America is the product for you. AtoZ Food America contains recipes in all course categories (appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, snacks, and beverages) for six US regions, all 50 states, and 33 ethnic cuisines. AtoZ Food America also covers food culture for the above regions, states, and ethnic cuisines with articles such as Classic Dishes, State Foods, Top Agricultural Products, Special Occasion Foods, Ethnic and Geographic Influences, Special Ingredients, and Food Trivia.

FEATURES • 6 US Regions  • 50 US States  • 33 Ethnic Cuisines • 9,000+ Food Photos  • 1,700+ Food Quotes • 2,500+ Recipes • 650+ Ingredient Articles  • 250+ State Beer Reviews • 600+ Food Culture Articles • 800+ Food Glossary Terms  • Personal Recipe Book • Share and Print Options

BENEFITS • Libraries benefit from AtoZ Food America’s relevance and appeal to diverse library populations. • Students use AtoZ Food America to find information on food culture and recipes for report writing. • Members of cooking clubs have access to classic recipes for every region, state, and ethnic cuisine. • Culinary schools use AtoZ Food America as a research tool for both recipes and food culture.

When you visit downtown for Hazleton's First Friday on December 6, stop in and vote for the library's entry in the Wreath Decorating Contest!

Diabetes Management
Iris Delgado, local Community Health Navigator with AmeriHealth Caritas, will be at the library Tuesday, October 15 at 6:00 presenting on Diabetes Management. This adult program takes place in the Community Room (Green Street Entrance), is free and open to the public. Registration is required. To do so, visit or call the library at 570-454-2961. Refreshments will be provided.

Hazy Painters
For the month of October the library’s Hazy Painters will be redesigning in paint, on canvas Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. This family friendly program is free and open to the public and takes place Saturday, October. 19 at 1:30 in the Community Room (Green Street Entrance). Registration is required; to register, visit or call the library at 570-454-2961. All necessary materials are provided.