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570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

570.454.2961
55 N Church St, Hazleton, PA 18201

 

The television series features entertaining and informative documentary segments, with compelling testimonials from celebrities, authors, notable Americans and book lovers across the country. The results of a nationwide vote to choose America’s best-loved book will be announced on the series finale in October.

The series is designed to get the country reading and passionately talking about books.

Library users are invited to vote here https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/H8F875L   to help us decide which ten books are Luzerne County readers' favorites. You may also vote in person at any of our libraries. Voting is open through August 15.

Tech–Time
Do you want to learn more about your mobile technology? Have questions and need assistance using your devices? Then this is your chance to get the help you need! HAPL will be offering a drop in tech-time tutoring session on Thursday, July 26th from 3:00-4:00. This service is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required as this is a drop in program. Any questions can be directed to the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961.

Libraries Rock Film Program
The second film in the Summer Quest musical program will be screened at 6:00 on Thursday, July 19th. Registrations are required, and may be placed by phoning HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Graphic Novel Reading & Signing
Hazleton Area Public Library will host a book reading and signing by David N. Corrado on Saturday, August 4th from 2:00–3:00 in the community room (Green St. entrance). Focus for the afternoon will be on Corrado’s new Graphic Novel, The Legend of Alastar. David N. Corrado is a fine artist and illustrator from northeast Pennsylvania. At a young age, his maternal grandfather introduced him to the art of drawing and painting. After graduating from Penn State University, he went on to complete altar paintings for churches, portraits for R/C Theaters, and murals for American Legion and a town hall. The Legend of Alastar is his first work of fiction. Reservations are requested, and may be made by phoning HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Writing Workshop
Do you have a story to tell, a poem in your heart, or a message you’d like to share through the art of writing? Everyone is capable of being a writer, all that’s required is putting pen to paper. Workshops can be an encouraging place to explore your creativity and receive much needed support and feedback. Join us at the Hazleton Area Public Library for a workshop designed for 16 year olds to adult, focusing on generating new material in a positive and supportive environment. All genres-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc.- and any experience level welcome; even if you don’t consider yourself a writer. Prompts will be provided, but feel free to follow your own inspiration. Participants can read their own work aloud; share as much or as little as wanted. Responses will focus on what is strong and good about the work. The workshop will be held on Saturday, July 28th  from 1:00–2:30 in the community room, so please use the Green Street entrance. It will be offered by fellow staff member, Lexie Collazo. Register at the Reference desk or by calling (570) 454-2961.

Gmail & You
Gmail is a free email service provided by Google. It allows users to send and receive email and remain in contact with others via a digital medium. This program will cover Gmail basics including setting up a Gmail account, sending and receiving email, writing and editing an email, security, and deleting email. This program is free and open to the public. It will be held on Saturday, July 14th from 10:00-11:00. Registrations are required as seating is limited. Registrations can be placed by phoning the Library's reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Libraries Rock Film Program
The second film in the Summer Quest musical program will be screened at 6:00 on Thursday, July 19th. Registrations are required, and may be placed by phoning HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Tech – Time
Do you want to learn more about your mobile technology? Have questions and need assistance using your devices? Then this is your chance to get the help you need!      HAPL will be offering a drop in tech-time tutoring session on Thursday, July 26th from 3:00-4:00. This service is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required as this is a drop in program. Any questions can be directed to the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961.

Writing Workshop
Do you have a story to tell, a poem in your heart, or a message you’d like to share through the art of writing? Everyone is capable of being a writer, all that’s required is putting pen to paper. Workshops can be an encouraging place to explore your creativity and receive much needed support and feedback. Join us at the Hazleton Area Public Library for a workshop designed for 16 year olds to adult, focusing on generating new material in a positive and supportive environment. All genres-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc.- and any experience level welcome; even if you don’t consider yourself a writer. Prompts will be provided, but feel free to follow your own inspiration. Participants can read their own work aloud; share as much or as little as wanted. Responses will focus on what is strong and good about the work. The workshop will be held on Saturday, July 28th from 1:00–2:30 in the community room, so please use the Green Street entrance. It will be offered by fellow staff member, Lexie Collazo. Register at the Reference desk or by calling (570) 454-2961.

Holiday Hours
The Library will be open from 9:00-5:00 on Tuesday, July 3, and CLOSED on Wednesday, July 4.

Gmail & You
Gmail is a free email service provided by Google. It allows users to send and receive email and remain in contact with others via a digital medium. This program will cover Gmail basics including setting up a Gmail account, sending and receiving email, writing and editing an email, security, and deleting email. This program is free and open to the public. It will be held on Saturday, July 14th from 10:00-11:00. Registrations are required as seating is limited. Registrations can be placed by phoning the Library's reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Libraries Rock Film Program
The second film in the Summer Quest musical program will be screened at 6:00 on Thursday, July 19th. Registrations are required, and may be placed by phoning HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961.

Graphic Novel Reading & Signing
Hazleton Area Public Library will host a book reading and signing by David N. Corrado on Saturday, August 4th from 2:00–3:00 in the community room (Green St. entrance). Focus for the afternoon will be on Corrado’s new Graphic Novel, The Legend of Alastar. David N. Corrado is a fine artist and illustrator from northeast Pennsylvania. At a young age, his maternal grandfather introduced him to the art of drawing and painting. After graduating from Penn State University, he went on to complete altar paintings for churches, portraits for R/C Theaters, and murals for American Legion and a town hall. The Legend of Alastar is his first work of fiction. Reservations are requested, and may be made by phoning HAPL’s reference desk at 570-454-2961.