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Mission Statement

The Hazleton Area Public Library strives to inform, enlighten and entertain all people living in Hazleton Area Communities by providing access to books, programs and materials that foster community spirit, learning and growth.



Hazleton
55 N Church St
Hazleton PA 18201
570-454-2961
570-454-0630 Fax
Hours
 
Monday 9:00 - 8:00  
Tuesday 9:00 - 8:00  
Wednesday 9:00 - 8:00  
Thursday 9:00 - 8:00  
Friday 9:00 - 5:00  
Saturday 9:00 - 4:00  
Sunday Closed  

Holiday Schedule for 2016
Friday, January 1, 2016 New Year's Day Closed
Saturday, January 2, 2016 New Year's Weekend Closed
Thursday, March 24, 2016 Holy Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, March 25, 2016 Good Friday Closed
Saturday, May 28, 2016 Memorial Day Weekend Closed
Monday, May 30, 2016 Memorial Day Closed
Saturday, July 2, 2016 Independence Day Weekend Closed
Monday, July 4, 2016 Independence Day Closed
Saturday, September 3, 2016 Labor Day Weekend Closed
Monday, September 5, 2016 Labor Day Closed
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 Thanksgiving Eve 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, November 24, 2016 Thanksgiving Closed
Saturday, December 24, 2016 Christmas Eve Closed
Monday, December 26, 2016 Christmas Day Observed Closed
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 Holiday Schedule 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 Holiday Schedule 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, December 29, 2016 Holiday Schedule 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, December 30, 2016 Holiday Schedule 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, December 31, 2016 Holiday Schedule Closed
Monday, January 2, 2017 New Year's Day Observed Closed

Holiday schedules for individual branches vary; please check with a specific branch.


How To Apply For A Library Card

Any resident of the Hazleton Area School District OR Luzerne County is eligible for a library card at no charge upon presentation of proper identification. The signature of a parent/legal guardian is required for children under 18. Your library card may be used at any member library of the Luzerne County Library System, provided you have it with you at the time of checkout. Non-Residents of the Hazleton Area School District and Luzerne County may apply for a card at no charge if their hometown library participates in the Access Pennsylvania program. Library cards are also available to Non-Residents who do not participate in the Access Pennsylvania program for an annual fee of $25.00.

Acceptable forms of identification: Current, valid photo ID (driver's license, non-driver's ID) OR TWO of the following: checkbook, utility bill, credit card statement, vehicle registration, or vehicle insurance card.

Click Here to get a printable library card registration form. NOTE: You must bring the completed form and your identification to the library to complete the registration process.

Solicite una tarjeta de biblioteca del Sistema de Bibliotecas del Condado de Luzerne


Loan Periods

Regular Loan 3 weeks, 2 renewals (3 weeks each) if not on reserve
Short Loan 2 weeks, 2 renewals (2 weeks each) if not on reserve
Interlibrary Loan Set by Lending Library

Fees and Fines

Adult Items .25c/Day
Juvenile Items .10c/Day
Interlibrary Loans .50c/Day (Adult and Juvenile)
Maximum Overdue Fine The cost of the item
Lost Material The purchase price of the item, plus a processing fine
Replacement Library Card $3.00
Replacement Barcode $3.00
NOTE: Once charges on your account have reached $5.00, the system will automatically block you from checking out materials.


Directions

From The North -- Take Route 81 South to Exit 143 - Hazleton Route 924. Turn left onto Route 924. At the second traffic light, turn right onto Broad Street - Route 93. At the fourth traffic light, turn left onto Church Street - Route 309. The Library is on Church Street, at the intersection of Church and Maple Streets, two blocks north of Broad Street.

From The South -- Take Route 81 North to Exit 141 - Hazleton South Beltway. Turn right onto Route 424 (Beltway). Turn left at the traffic light onto Church Street - Route 309. The Library is on Church Street, at the intersection of Church and Maple Streets, one block past the fourth traffic light.

From The East -- Take Route 80 West to Exit 262 - Hazleton Route 309. Turn left onto Route 309 South. Route 309 becomes Church Street in Hazleton. The Library is on Church Street - Route 309, at the intersection of Church and Maple Streets, about six miles from the interstate.

From The West -- Take Route 80 East to Exit 256 - Conyngham Route 93. Turn right onto Route 93. Route 93 becomes Broad Street in Hazleton. Turn right onto Church Street - Route 309, about ten miles from the interstate. The Library is on Church Street, at the intersection of Church and Maple Streets, two blocks north of Broad Street.

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POWER Library

The POWER Library is offered as a service of Pennsylvania's public libraries, school libraries and the State Library. The POWER Library allows you to access full text magazine articles, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more. You will find materials of interest in most subject areas for all age groups from young children to adults.


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