Explore, Discover, Create: Ancient Egypt
Students in grades 2-6 will explore different aspects of Ancient Egypt over 4 weeks. This program takes place the following Wednesday evenings from 6-7pm (5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22). Each week we'll do different hands-on activities to learn about mummies, pyramids, hieroglyphics, and mythology. Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961.
Teen Time: Peep Dioramas
Tuesday, May 21 (6-7pm) This program is for teens in grades 7-12. We will use Peeps marshmallow candies to create dioramas of our favorite books and movie scenes. Registration is required, and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, May 6th.
Writing Workshop Adults & Teens 16 +
We all have a story to tell - start writing yours now. This monthly workshop, happening Saturday, May 18 at 1:00 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 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 May 16.
Join us Wednesday, May 29 at 6:00 for some decoupage. Attendees will be making natural pine coasters. Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring any magazine clippings, newspaper articles and decorative paper to add to your creation. This can get a little messy, so wear something comfortable to class. No previous experience is needed. We 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 Friday May 24.
A.G. Shraud Book Discussion/Signing
The Hazleton Area Public Library will host a program with local author A. G. Shraud on Thursday, May 30 from 6:00-8:00 in the Community Room (Green Street entrance).
In her book titled Believe, A.G. Shraud reveals how she maintained her confidence and her determination when faced with obstacles. Daily journaling allowed her to hold in her mind the encouraging truths that drove her success. Registration is required for this program, and may be made by visiting or calling the library reference desk at 570-454-2961.
Grow With Google: Digital Skills Workshop
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting a Digital Skills Program Series for startups & established small business owners. The series will begin Wednesday June 5 at 6:00. This program will serve as an introductory event, allowing attendees to learn more about the full suite of digital, educational tools available to them through Google. Registration is required as space is limited, and can be placed by visiting, calling us at 570-454-2961, or filling out our online registration form for the event. Visit this website to do so, https://forms.gle/hamzy1NwbnBLMtn29 . The library will be giving away some wonderful prizes to attendees based upon program attendance. Attend all three programs for a better chance at winning any one of several prizes including tablets and Chromebook laptops!