NEWS FROM THE HAZLETON AREA PUB­LIC LI­BRARY

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Hours: Mon­day through Thurs­day, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fri­day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Satur­day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun­day, closed Phone: 570-454-2961 Fax: 570-454-0630 Web­site: www.ha­zle­ton­li­brary.org Visit our Face­book page, @ha­zle­ton­li­brary

Weather No­tice

If the Hazleton Area School Dis­trict de­lays or closes due to in­clement weather, the HAPL will not open be­fore 10 a.m.

If weather is se­vere, call 570-454-2961 to con­firm li­brary hours.

Com­puter 101

On Tues­day at 10 a.m., the li­brary will be hav­ing a Com­puter 101 pro­gram, orig­i­nally sched­uled for last week.

This pro­gram is for adults, specif­i­cally those with lit­tle to no com­puter skills who would like to learn more about com­put­ers.

Top­ics of in­struc­tion will in­clude us­ing a mouse and key­board, search­ing the in­ter­net and writ­ing a let­ter us­ing a word pro­ces­sor.

This pro­gram will be held in the ref­er­ence de­part­ment of the li­brary. Reg­is­tra­tions are re­quired as space is lim­ited.

Reg­is­tra­tions can be made by call­ing the li­brary’s ref­er­ence de­part­ment at 570-4542961. Ask for Jeff if there are any other ques­tions about the pro­gram.

Per­sonal Archiv­ing: Pre­serv­ing Mem­o­ries

The Hazleton Area Pub­lic Li­brary will be host­ing a Lunch & Learn pro­gram with Josh Stahlman, an ar­chiv­ist em­ployed by the Penn­syl­va­nia State Archives, on Tues­day at noon.

With the hol­i­days still fresh in our minds, Stahlman will be pre­sent­ing on best prac­tices in pre­serv­ing one’s per­sonal archives, their mem­o­ries, ba­si­cally their per­sonal story. Ul­ti­mately, this pro­gram will high­light fun­da­men­tal prin­ci­ples that in­di­vid­u­als can em­ploy to pre­serve the records of their fam­i­lies and re­search in­ter­ests.

This pro­gram will take place in the com­mu­nity room. Use the Green Street en­trance of the li­brary.

Reg­is­tra­tions are re­quired. Visit or call the ref­er­ence de­part­ment of the li­brary at 570-454-2961 to regis­ter. The last day to regis­ter is Jan. 14.

At­ten­dees are wel­come to bring their lunch. Re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided.

Throw­back Thurs­day

Join us for the Jan­uary Throw­back Thurs­day film pro­gram tak­ing place Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. in the Com­mu­nity Room (Green Street en­trance).

Pro­gram at­ten­dees should en­ter through those doors.

Reg­is­tra­tions for the film pro­grams are not re­quired. In the event of bad weather, please look for clos­ings, de­lays and pro­gram sched­ule changes on the li­brary’s web­site, Face­book page, or call the li­brary at 570-454-2961.

Light re­fresh­ments and pop­corn will be pro­vided at ev­ery film pro­gram. To learn the ti­tle of the film the li­brary will be screen­ing, phone the ref­er­ence de­part­ment at 570-454-2961.

Hazy Pain­ters

Join us for the Jan­uary meet­ing of HAPL’s Hazy Pain­ters on Jan. 26 at 1:30 p.m.

At each meet­ing, we will be get­ting artsy and re­design­ing a pop­u­lar book cover with paint on can­vas.

Jan­uary’s cho­sen book is “The Jun­gle Book,” by Rud­yard Ki­pling.

Reg­is­tra­tions are re­quired and can be made by call­ing the li­brary’s ref­er­ence desk at 570-454-2961.

The dead­line for reg­is­tra­tions is Jan. 24. Snacks and light re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided. All ages are wel­come to at­tend.

Re­tire­ment In­come: Mak­ing Your In­come And Re­tire­ment Re­sources Last

This adult pro­gram, the first of three in our win­ter fi­nan­cial pro­gram se­ries will take place Jan. 29 at noon in the li­brary’s com­mu­nity room.

The other pro­grams in this se­ries will in­volve col­lege plan­ning and health­care in re­tire­ment, both tak­ing place at later dates.

Michael J. Oresick Jr., CFP, of La­gana Wealth Ad­vi­sory Group at Jan­ney Mont­gomery Scott LLC, will be present to talk to those look­ing to learn more about what fi­nan­cial re­sources they have ac­cess to as they be­gin to plan for re­tire­ment, and how to make their re­tire­ment in­come last.

Reg­is­tra­tions for this pro­gram are re­quired and can be made by vis­it­ing or call­ing the li­brary’s ref­er­ence de­part­ment at 570-454-2961.

The last day to regis­ter is Jan. 28.

Note that each of the three pro­grams in the win­ter fi­nan­cial pro­gram se­ries is in­de­pen­dent of the oth­ers. Sign­ing up for one does not re­quire at­ten­dance at the oth­ers, only the pro­grams one is in­ter­ested in.

Win­ter Sto­ry­time

Tod­dler Sto­ry­time, for chil­dren cur­rently ages 2 and 3, is of­fered Wed­nes­days at 11 a.m.

Tod­dlers must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult care­giver.

Preschool Sto­ry­time for chil­dren 4 and 5 years old is of­fered Wed­nes­days at 6 p.m. Preschool Sto­ry­time in­cor­po­rates many facets of early learn­ing and school readi­ness.

The first pro­gram takes place Jan. 16 and lasts for six weeks.

Regis­tra­tion is re­quired, and can be made by con­tact­ing the li­brary’s Chil­dren’s De­part­ment at 570-454-2961.

Lit­tle LeArn­ers

On Jan. 21, the li­brary will be of­fer­ing a pro­gram for chil­dren in kinder­garten to third grade from 6 to 7 p.m.

Chil­dren will learn about dif­fer­ent top­ics and con­cepts through sto­ries, ac­tiv­i­ties, play­time and crafts.

Regis­tra­tion is re­quired and can be made by con­tact­ing the li­brary’s Chil­dren’s De­part­ment at 570-454-2961.

STEAM

In our STEAM pro­gram, chil­dren in fourth through eighth grades will ex­per­i­ment with dif­fer­ent forms of sci­ence, tech­nol­ogy, en­gi­neer­ing, arts, and math with fun ac­tiv­i­ties.

Join us to­day from 6 to 7 p.m.

This month we will be cre­at­ing art from math­e­mat­i­cal prin­ci­ples. We will use ge­om­e­try, pat­terns, se­quences and other math­e­mat­i­cal con­cepts to cre­ate col­or­ful works of art.

Regis­tra­tion is re­quired. Call the li­brary’s chil­dren’s de­part­ment at 570-454-2961 to sign up.

Teen Time Pil­lows, Pop­corn, And Pajama Party!

Jan­uary can be cold and dreary, so why not stay warm and have some fun at the li­brary?

On Jan. 22 from 6 to 7 p.m., we will be dec­o­rat­ing pil­low­cases and eat­ing pop­corn while wear­ing our warm, com­fort­able pa­ja­mas.

The li­brary will pro­vide craft ma­te­ri­als for dec­o­rat­ing, but each teen needs to bring their own pil­low­case.

Regis­tra­tion is re­quired and can be made by con­tact­ing the li­brary’s Chil­dren’s De­part­ment at 570-454-2961.

Lap-sit Baby And Me

The next Lap-sit Pro­gram will take place Thurs­day at 10 a.m.

The pro­gram is for chil­dren ages 6 months to 23 months. It in­volves sto­ries, fin­ger plays, lap bounces, and songs.

Regis­tra­tion is re­quired and can be made by con­tact­ing the li­brary’s Chil­dren’s De­part­ment at 570-454-2961.

Me­mo­rial Books

“Aaron Judge,” in mem­ory of Fran­cis Bar­letta, from Bill and Ber­nell Crooks and fam­ily.

“My Fa­ther’s Busi­ness,” in mem­ory of Fran­cis Bar­letta, from Jimmy Leib.

“The Soul of Bas­ket­ball,” in mem­ory of Fran­cis Bar­letta, from Marco and Deb­bie March­ese.

“Big Deal,” in mem­ory of Mary Ann Bel­lizia, from HHS Class of 1975.

“Fan­tas­tic Beasts,” in mem­ory of de­ceased mem­bers of the Bishop Hafey Class of 1983, from Bishop Hafey Class of 1983.

“The New Li­brar­ian,” in mem­ory of LeAnne Bro­gan, from Vir­ginia Ciotola and An­toinette Re­fowich.

“Au­tumn of the Black Snake,” in mem­ory of Robert (Butch) Cauley, from Staff of the Hazleton Area Pub­lic Li­brary.

“50 Guns That Changed Amer­ica,” in mem­ory of Robert (Butch) Cauley, from Maryann Ator.

“Oil Drilling and Frack­ing,” in mem­ory of Robert (Butch) Cauley, from Karen, Bob and Travis Ar­gust.

“25 Things Ev­ery New Dad Should Know,” in mem­ory of Robert (Butch) Cauley, from Ge­orge Ator and Mrs. Mary Ator.

“Blue­print to Busi­ness,” in mem­ory of W.A. Deis­roth, from Thomas and Lisa Powis.

“The Mamba Men­tal­ity,” in mem­ory of Fred­er­ick W. Dute Jr., from Drew and Mary Ziegler.

“Cli­mate Jus­tice,” in mem­ory of Wil­liam Fay, from Hazleton City Au­thor­ity.

“The Hunter’s Way,” in mem­ory of Wil­liam Fay, from Ge­orge Ator.

“In the Gal­way Si­lence,” in mem­ory of Wil­liam Fay, from the fam­i­lies of Fran Pal­adino and Fran Metz.

“Ire­land,” in mem­ory of Wil­liam Fay, from Ch­eryl and Tom Mal­loy.

“Su + Re,” in mem­ory of Wil­liam Fay, from Christo­pher Car­sia.

“Con­ser­vatism,” in mem­ory of Dolores Kowal­ski Gat­tine, from Eve­lyn How­ell and Rose Van Blargan.

“Im­per­fect Preg­nan­cies,” in mem­ory of Bar­bara Gen­naro, from Carol Kay.

“Can A Cat Do That?,” in mem­ory of Moochie da Kat Korb, from Mike and Pat Korb.

“Car­ing for Cats,” in mem­ory of Moochie da Kat Korb, from Mike and Pat Korb.

“The Il­lus­trated En­cy­clo­pe­dia of Trucks,” in mem­ory of Robert J. Par­rell, from Stan and Ruth Gorski and fam­ily.

“What Does the School Nurse Do?,” in mem­ory of Mar­lene Turn­bach, from Vi Supon.

Honor Books

“Fire­fight­ers,” in honor of Jim and Mary Theresa Hoegg (an­niver­sary), from Michael and Jane Dougherty.

“The Joy of Dis­ci­ple­ship,” in honor of Dea­con and Mrs. Robert Ro­man (an­niver­sary), from Frank and Dolly

Forte.

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