Friday, June 23, 2017

Upcoming Events at HPL



publisherComputer Class-Publisher

10:30 am, Saturday, June 24

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-7276 to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks’ topic--Intro to Publisher.  Learn how to make posters and signs.

MADE IN MICHIGAN

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2 PM

This unique presentation explores the vital link between Michigan agriculture and building a better world. Recycling, composting, and organic farming are covered in this fascinating hands on program featuring live goats, chickens, doves, geese, and more!


STORYTIME!

MONDAY, JUNE 26, 6:45 PM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


meditationMeditation Workshop

6:00 pm, Monday, June 26

Theresa Bernhardt will lead this meditation workshop.  It is open to anyone who would like to learn how to meditate.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, June 28

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

STORYTIME!

THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 10:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


FAMILY GAME DAY -- ALL DAY

SATURDAY, JULY 1, 10 AM

Come upstairs to the Youth Services Department to enjoy classic and new board games. Our only rule is that everyone has fun and nobody knocks over any Monopoly boards!


powerpointComputer Class-Intro to Powerpoint

10:30 am- 12:00 pm, Saturday, July 1

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-8000 or visit HPL Events to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic--Powerpoint.  Learn how to create a slide show.  

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, July 5

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

STORYTIME!

THURSDAY, JULY 6, 10:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


MINECRAFT

SATURDAY, JULY 8, 2:00 PM

Registration is required.

What did the coal ore say to the bedrock: Why so low? Unearth your own corny Minecraft jokes while you build with other players. 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Staff Picks

Check here every month to see what the HPL staff recommends based on our reading.  You can also  find your next good book by stopping by or calling the Reference Desk, or by using our online form:  Your Next Good Book
Once We Were Sisters: A Memoir
Once We Were Sisters: A Memoir
By Kohler, Sheila
2017-01 - Penguin Books
9780143129295 Check Our Catalog
ONE OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE'S BEST NEW BOOKS

"A
searing and intimate memoir about love turned deadly." --The BBC

"An intimate illumination of sisterhood and loss." --People

When Sheila Kohler was thirty-seven, she received the heart-stopping news that her sister Maxine, only two years older, was killed when her husband drove
…More


Memories
Memories
By Leav, Lang
2015-10 - Andrews McMeel Publishing
9781449472399 Check Our Catalog
Best-selling poet Lang Leav presents a gorgeous hardcover gift book featuring the best of Lullabies and Love & Misadventure plus thirty-five new poems for fans to discover, along with original color illustrations by the author.
For fans of Lang Leav, this beautiful gift book is a must-have Beloved pieces from Lullabies and Love & Misadventure are collected together …More


X: A Novel
X: A Novel
By Shabazz, Ilyasah
2015-01 - Candlewick Press (MA)
9780763669676 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Coretta Scott King Award (2016), Michigan Notable Books (2016), National Book Awards (2015), Tayshas Reading (2016)

Winner of the 2016 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Youth/Teens

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

Cowritten by Malcolm X's daughter, this riveting and revealing novel follows the formative years of the man whose words and actions shook the world.


Malcolm Little's parents have always told him that he can achieve anything, but
…More


An Atlas of Countries That Don't Exist: A Compendium of Fifty Unrecognized and Largely Unnoticed States
An Atlas of Countries That Don't Exist: A Compendium of Fifty Unrecognized and Largely Unnoticed States
By Middleton, Nick
2016-08 - Chronicle Books
9781452158686 Check Our Catalog
What is a country? Acclaimed travel writer and Oxford geography don Nick Middleton brings to life the origins and histories of 50 states that, lacking international recognition and United Nations membership, exist on the margins of legitimacy in the global order. From long-contested lands like Crimea and Tibet to lesser-known territories such as Africa's last colony and a European republic that …More


Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
By Egan, Timothy
2012-10 - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
9780618969029 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
ALA Notable Books (2013), Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence (2013), Chautauqua Prize (2013)

How a lone man's epic obsession led to one of America's greatest cultural treasures: Prize-winning writer Timothy Egan tells the riveting, cinematic story behind the most famous photographs in Native American history -- and the driven, brilliant man who made them. …More


The Woman in Cabin 10
The Woman in Cabin 10
By Ware, Ruth
2016-07 - Gallery/Scout Press
9781501132933 Check Our Catalog
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER
FROM THE AUTHOR OF IN A DARK, DARK WOOD
Featured in TheSkimm
An Entertainment Weekly "Summer Must List" Pick
A New York Post "Summer Must-Read" Pick
Included in Summer Book Guides from Bustle, Oprah.com, PureWow, and USA TODAY
From New York Times bestselling author …More


Black Rabbit Hall
Black Rabbit Hall
By Chase, Eve
2016-02 - G.P. Putnam's Sons
9780399174124 Check Our Catalog
For fans of Kate Morton and Daphne du Maurier, here's a magnetic debut novel of wrenching family secrets, forbidden love, and heartbreaking loss housed within the grand gothic manor of Black Rabbit Hall.

Amber Alton knows that the hours pass differently at Black Rabbit Hall, her London family's country estate, where no two clocks read the same. Summers there are perfect,
…More


Beautiful Ruins
Beautiful Ruins
By Walter, Jess
2012-06 - Harper
9780061928123 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Indies Choice Book Awards (2013)

The acclaimed, award-winning author of the national bestseller "The Financial Lives of the Poets" returns with his funniest and most romantic novel yet: the story of an almost-love affair that begins on the Italian coast in 1962 and is rekindled in Hollywood 50 years later. …More


Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932
Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932
By Prose, Francine
2014-04 - HarperTorch
9780061713781 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Lambda Literary Awards (2015)

A richly imagined and stunningly inventive story of love, art, and betrayal in Paris of the 20's, 30's, and 40's. …More


The Shadow Land
The Shadow Land
By Kostova, Elizabeth
2017-04 - Ballantine Books
9780345527868 Check Our Catalog
From the #1 bestselling author of The Historian comes a mesmerizing novel that spans the past and the present--and unearths the troubled history of a gorgeous but haunted country.
A young American woman, Alexandra Boyd, has traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria, hoping that life abroad will salve the wounds left by the loss of her beloved brother. Soon after arriving in this elegant …More



The Invention of Hugo Cabret
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
By Selznick, Brian
2007-03 - Scholastic Press
9780439813785 Check Our Catalog
Awards:
Bluebonnet Awards (2009), Book Sense Book of the Year Award (2008), Caldecott Medal (2008), Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (2008), Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award (2009), Flicker Tale Children's Book Award (2009), Garden State Teen Book Award (2010), Golden Archer Award (2009), Golden Archer Award (2011), Grand Canyon Reader Award (2009), Iowa Children's Choice (ICCA) Award (2010), Kentucky Bluegrass Award (2008), Maine Student Book Award (2009), National Book Awards (2007), Nene Award (2009), Nene Award (2010), Nene Award (2011), Nene Award (2012), New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association Award (2007), North Carolina Children's Book Award (2008), Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (2009), Quill Awards (2007), Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award (2009), Volunteer State Book Awards (2010), Young Reader's Choice Award (2010)

Orphan, clock keeper, thief: Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. Combining elements of picture book, graphic novel, and film, Caldecott Honor artist Selznick breaks open the novel form to create an entirely new reading experience in this intricate, tender and spellbinding mystery. …More

What to read while waiting for...



Camino Island Camino Island
By Grisham, John
2017-06 - Doubleday Books
9780385543026 Check Our Catalog A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University's Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars.

Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few
…More


Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.

The Alexandria Link The Alexandria Link
By Steve Berry
2007-02 - Ballantine
9780345485755 Check Our Catalog BookPage Notable Title

A former Justice Department operative turned bookseller hides a link to the secrets of the vanished library of Alexandria from wealthy international thugs.
…More


The Bookman's Wake The Bookman's Wake
By Dunning, John
1995-08 - Thorndike Press
9780786204960 Check Our Catalog Denver cop-turned-book dealer Cliff Janeway is lured by an ex-cop into going to Seattle to bring back a beautiful fugitive wanted for assault, burglary, and the possible theft of a priceless edition of Poe's The Raven. To find her, Janeway must unravel the secrets surrounding the book and its mysterious maker. …More



The Lincoln Myth The Lincoln Myth
By Berry, Steve
2014-05 - Ballantine Books
9780345526571 Check Our Catalog In Berry's latest, retired secret agent Cotton Malone is drafted from his Copenhagen bookstore to battle a conspiracy, one threatening the U.S. Constitution. …More

Friday, June 16, 2017

Upcoming events at HPL


STORYTIME!

THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 10:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


STAR WARS:  BUILD A BETTER UNIVERSE

SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2:00 PM

Meet members from the Great Lakes Garrison of the 501st Legion while they help us build a better universe at Hackley Public Library. Make sure to wear your own costume!


ExcelComputer Class-Excel

10:30 am, Saturday, June 17

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-7276 to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic-Intro to Excel.  Learn the basics of using a spreadsheet, including opening and saving, entering formulas, and making changes.

BUILD A BETTER WORLD KICKOFF PARTY

MONDAY, JUNE 19, 6:00 PM

Help us kick off the Summer Reading Program! This year's theme is Build a Better World, and what better way to celebrate building than to get a close look at real construction equipment provided by Wood Trucking and Newkirk Electric. Make sure to collect your first reading log and get started earning cool prizes!


tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, June 21

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

STORYTIME!

THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 10:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


publisherComputer Class-Publisher

10:30 am, Saturday, June 24

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-7276 to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks’ topic--Intro to Publisher.  Learn how to make posters and signs.

MADE IN MICHIGAN

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2 PM

This unique presentation explores the vital link between Michigan agriculture and building a better world. Recycling, composting, and organic farming are covered in this fascinating hands on program featuring live goats, chickens, doves, geese, and more!


STORYTIME!

MONDAY, JUNE 26, 6:45 PM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


meditationMeditation Workshop

6:00 pm, Monday, June 26

Theresa Bernhardt will lead this meditation workshop.  It is open to anyone who would like to learn how to meditate.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, June 28

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

STORYTIME!

THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 10:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


FAMILY GAME DAY -- ALL DAY

SATURDAY, JULY 1, 10 AM

Come upstairs to the Youth Services Department to enjoy classic and new board games. Our only rule is that everyone has fun and nobody knocks over any Monopoly boards!


powerpointComputer Class-Intro to Powerpoint

10:30 am- 12:00 pm, Saturday, July 1

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-8000 or visit HPL Events to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic--Powerpoint.  Learn how to create a slide show.  

 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

What to read while waiting for...




Come Sundown
Come Sundown
By Roberts, Nora
2017-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250123077 Check Our Catalog

A novel of suspense, family ties, and twisted passions from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Obsession...
The Bodine ranch and resort in western Montana is a family business, an idyllic spot for vacationers. A little over thirty thousand acres and home to four generations, it's kept running by Bodine Longbow with the help of a large staff, …More


Are you patiently (or not so patiently) waiting for that best seller?  Here are some suggestions.


Daddy's Gone a Hunting
Daddy's Gone a Hunting
By Clark, Mary Higgins
2013-04 - Simon & Schuster
9781451668940 Check Our Catalog
In this new novel by #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Clark, a dark secret from a family's past threatens the lives of two sisters. When the family-owned furniture firm explodes into flames, Kate must escape to save her life. But the suspicious circumstances point to her involvement. …More


Lost and Found
Lost and Found
By Krentz, Jayne Ann
2001-10 - Berkley Books
9780515131741 Check Our Catalog
Cady Biggs's knowledge of art and antiques is useful to Mack Easton and his low-profile company, Lost and Found, to find missing treasures for high-paying clients. A sudden tragedy puts Cady in charge of her family's prestigious art and antiques gallery. Strange developments soon lead Cady to ask for help from Mack. Instead of tracking down missing masterpieces, they'll be hunting for a killer. …More



Being Elizabeth
Being Elizabeth
By Bradford, Barbara Taylor
2008-10 - Center Point Large Print
9781602852983 Check Our Catalog
From a #1 bestselling author comes the third book in her modern retelling of the drama and intrigue surrounding 16th-century monarch Queen Elizabeth. Elizabeth Deravenel finds herself at the crossroads of love and duty as she runs one of the most powerful business dynasties in history. Martin's Press. …More

Friday, June 9, 2017

Upcoming Events at HPL


MINECRAFT

SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2:00 PM

Registration is required.

Explore, mine, and build with 19 other players. We'll provide the laptops, you provide the expertise. 


STORYTIME!

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 6:45 PM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


FauxgrassFauxgrass

6:00 pm, Monday, June 12

Join us to hear Fauxgrass perform. With a fresh, playful, and heart-felt approach to structure Fauxgrass performances flow between genres with unique instrumental communication. The current members consist of Adam Balcer (guitar, vocals), Tim McKay (bass, vocals), Joey Schultz (banjo, vocals) and Jason Wheeler (mandolin, vocals). They have toured extensively through the mid-west, Colorado, and northeast coast, as well as establishing themselves as a regular presence in the Michigan music scene. They are continuing to build momentum as their unique songwriting and fun performances find enthusiastic reception around the region. Their creative approach to a familiar musical style is a breath of fresh air, and something worth experiencing for the acoustic music lover. Visit their website to learn more at http://www.fauxgrassmusic.com/home. To hear a song visit our Youtube page:https://youtu.be/HTaWIq06Erg?list=PLguKAwCVMr5YL82wrCSfR4xiZgV9UMWMM
>Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

alzheimers associationHealthy Living for Your Brain and Body

6:00 pm, Tuesday, June 13

Anyone with a brain is at risk of developing dementia. "Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body” is a program created by the Alzheimer's Association to educate attendees on ways of increasing brain health while educating them on what we know can be helpful in reducing the risk of developing dementia.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, June 14

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

STORYTIME!

THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 10:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


STAR WARS:  BUILD A BETTER UNIVERSE

SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2:00 PM

Meet members from the Great Lakes Garrison of the 501st Legion while they help us build a better universe at Hackley Public Library. Make sure to wear your own costume!


ExcelComputer Class-Excel

10:30 am, Saturday, June 17

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-7276 to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic-Intro to Excel.  Learn the basics of using a spreadsheet, including opening and saving, entering formulas, and making changes.

BUILD A BETTER WORLD KICKOFF PARTY

MONDAY, JUNE 19, 6:00 PM

Help us kick off the Summer Reading Program! This year's theme is Build a Better World, and what better way to celebrate building than to get a close look at real construction equipment provided by Wood Trucking and Newkirk Electric. Make sure to collect your first reading log and get started earning cool prizes!


tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, June 21

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

STORYTIME!

THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 10:30 AM

Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft in the air conditioned Youth Services Department.


publisherComputer Class-Publisher

10:30 am, Saturday, June 24

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-7276 to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks’ topic--Intro to Publisher.  Learn how to make posters and signs.


MADE IN MICHIGAN

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2 PM

This unique presentation explores the vital link between Michigan agriculture and building a better world. Recycling, composting, and organic farming are covered in this fascinating hands on program featuring live goats, chickens, doves, geese, and more!