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 Wednesday, April 3rd from 6:00-7:00. Bring your devices; 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.
Writing Workshop Adults & Teens 16 +
In honor of National Poetry Month, this month's workshop, happening Saurdayt, April 6th from 1:00-2:00, will include prompts inspired by poetry or focus on its creation. However, you can always follow your own inspiration. The workshop centers on generating new material in a positive and supportive environment. Explore your creative side and receive helpful feedback, responses focus on what is strong and good about the work. Participants can read their work aloud; share as much or little as you want. 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. Register at the reference desk or by calling 570-454-2961.
First Responder Meet & Greet
As part of National Library Week, the library will be hosting some of Hazleton's finest for a First Responder's Meet & Greet on Tuesday, April 9th at 5:30. Members of the Hazleton Police Dept. and Hazleton Fire Dept. will be present to talk with those wishing to ask questions and learn from local first responders. The goal is to help foster positive relationships with those who protect & serve. A themed Storytime will be held for families. Afterward, the Hazleton Fire Dept. will show attendees around one of the city's fire trucks. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged and can be made by calling the reference department of the library at 570-454-2961. Refreshments will be provided.
Healthcare in Retirement
This adult program, the third in our winter financial program series will take place tomorrow, March 19th at 12:00 in the library's Community Room (Green St entrance). Michael J. Oresick Jr. CFP, of Lagana Wealth Advisory Group at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC will be here to talk to those looking to learn more about what financial resources they have access to as the begin planning and saving for the expenses associated with Healthcare in retirement. This program is free and open to the public. Registration is required and can be made by visiting or calling the library's reference department at 570-454-2961.
Join us for this month's Throwback Thursday film program taking place on Thursday, March 21st at 6:00. This month’s film is the 1986 classic comedy about three friends who are convinced to skip school one last time before graduation. The main protagonist is a pro at skipping class, and is determined to have an epic adventure…despite the principal’s attempts to catch him in the act. Registration is required and can be made by visiting or calling the reference department at 570-454-2961. The film will be shown in the Community Room (Green St entrance) of the library. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.
Pi It Forward
This Thursday, March 14th (3.14) is Pi Day. The Hazleton Area Public Library will be selling individual serving pies, in cooperation with George Boyle, local Tastykake sales rep, to benefit the library’s overdue fund. There will be several flavors of pie available. Donations start at $1.00 per pie. Patrons with overdue fines can use one (1) of the donation slips to help pay for fines. Donation slips will be available until funds are depleted. Delicious pies will be available for one day only, Thursday March 14th at the main library.
Mixed Media Painting Adults & Teens 16+
Join us this Wednesday March 13th at 6:00 at the Hazleton Area Public Library for a mixed media painting class. Attendees will be exploring some basic techniques in watercolor and oil pastel. This is a great class for beginners. This program will take place in the community room. Use the Green Street entrance of the library. Registration is required. Please contact the library’s reference desk in person or by phone at 570-454-2961 to sign up. Space is limited. Last day to register is Monday, March 11th.
Caesar’s Warning: The Ides of March
The Hazleton Area Public Library will be hosting a film screening to celebrate the famous literary warning in William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. The library will be showing the 1953 film adaptation of the play on Friday, March 15th at 2:00. This adult program is free and open to the public. Registration is required and can be made by visiting or calling the library’s reference desk at 570-454-2961. Refreshments will be provided.
March 14 (3.14) is Pi Day.The library will be selling individual serving pies, in cooperation with George Boyle, local Tastykake Sales Rep, to benefit the overdue fund.There will be several flavors available, and donations start at $1.00 per pie. Patrons with overdue fines can use one of the donation slips to help pay for fines. Donation slips will be available until funds are depleted. Pies will be available for one day only, March 14, at the main library.
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