STEAM (2 Part Program)
Mondays, October 8th and 15th (6-7pm) Children in grades 4-8 will experiment with different forms of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math with fun activities. At this first programs, students will create their own volcanoes. At the second program,students will see how baking soda can make their volcanoes erupt, and perform other experiments as well.Reqistration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, September 24th.
Monday, October 29th (6-7pm) This program is for children in Kindergarten-3rd grade. Children will learn about different topics and concepts through stories, activities, playtime, and crafts. Reqistration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, October 15th.
Toddler Fall Storytime
Wednesdays (10-10:45am), beginning September 19th, for six weeks. Toddlers ages 2-3, accompanied by an adult, will enjoy stories, songs, activities, and crafts. Reqistration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, September 10th.
Preschool Fall Storytime
Wednesdays (6-7pm), beginning September 19th, for six weeks. This program is for children 4-5 years old. By following the PA Cruise into Kindergarten curriculum, we will use stories, songs, crafts, and various activities designed to improve your child's school readiness.Reqistration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, September 10th.
Saturday, October 20 (10-10:45am) This storytime will include activities specifically chosen to help children become involved and stay focused during songs and stories. This is a great program for children with a sensory processing disorder, autism, or other special needs.The materials are aimed at children aged 4-7, but ages may vary due to developmental delays. An adult MUST STAY with the child for the entire program.Reqistration is required and can be made by contacting the library's Children's Department at 570-454-2961. Registration begins Monday, October 1st.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, November 13 (6-7pm) The library's Teen Advisory Board will hold its monthly meeting. Contact Mary Jordan at 570-454-2961 for any questions about the group, or how to become a member.
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting a film festival over the course of a few weeks in October to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelly's Frankenstein. We will be showing the second and final film Friday, October 12th at 2:30. The film will be shown in the Community Room (Green Street entrance) of the library. Program attendees should enter through those doors. This program is free and open to the general public. PLEASE NOTE: children are permitted to attend if accompanied by a parent/guardian. Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.
Do you have questions about, or need help with your mobile technology? The library will be hosting a drop in, tech-time tutoring session on Tuesday October 16th from 3:00 - 4:00. 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 the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961, and ask for Jeff.
Resume Writing with MS Word
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting a Resume Writing Workshop downstairs in the reference department on Thursday, October 18th from 6:00-7:00. During this workshop, attendees will learn how to write a resume using one of the many resume templates available on the library’s version of Microsoft Word. General tips, and resume writing best practices will also be covered. Registrations are required for this program as space is limited. The deadline for registrations is Wednesday, October 17th. Registrations can be made by calling the library’s reference desk at 570-454-2961.
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. All genres-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc. - and any experience level welcome; even if you don't consider yourself a writer. Workshops can be an encouraging place to explore your creativity and receive much needed support and feedback.
NaNoWriMo Info Session
If you’ve ever wanted to write a novel, now is the time. November is National Novel Writing Month aka NaNoWriMo, a month-long writing challenge. Can you write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days? Join us at the Hazleton Area Public Library, and writers participating around the world, in this exciting adventure. Monday October 22th at 6:00. We’ll be holding an information session in the Community Room (Green Street entrance) of the library. At this time you'll have the chance to meet other participants, discuss your ideas, and learn more about the resources provided on the NaNoWriMo website. Registrations are encouraged and can be placed by phoning the library's reference desk at 570-454-2961.