Friday, March 30, 2012

Upcoming Events at HPL




Winter evening storytimes
6:45 pm, Monday, April 2
Storytelling, picture books, finger plays, holidays tales and special fun. Each session ends with a craft.
Registration required. Please call 722-7276, x230
Youth Services


Winter morning storytimes
11:00 am, Tuesday, April 3
Storytelling, picture books, finger plays, holidays tales and special fun. Each session ends with a craft.
Registration required. Please call 722-7276, x230
Youth Services


Gluten Free Cooking
6:00 PM, Tuesday April 3
Jeanette Waite, a nutritionist with Mercy Health Partners will discuss gluten free cooking. She’ll explain what it is and how to do it. She’ll have recipes and samples!
Meets in the Julia Hackley Room. Free and open to the public. Brought to you through the generosity of the PNC Foundation.


Muskegon County Genealogical Society
6:30 – 9:30 pm, Tuesday, April 3
Muskegon County Genealogical Society Board meeting at the Torrent House.


Marbelized Easter Eggs
2:00 - 4:00 pm, Wednesday, April 4
Bring 2 or more hardboiled eggs. HPL’s Egg-stravaganza! Make amazing marbleized eggs with dots and stripes, initials and swirls. Drop in anytime during event hours. Families bring their own hardboiled eggs to take part..
Youth Services Department


Tech Wednesday-Publisher
2:30 pm, Wednesday, April 4
Tech Wednesdays
Each class will cover a specific topic and run from 30 – 60 minutes. No registration is required, just show up! All classes will start at 2:30 pm in the Julia Hackley Room. If you have your own laptop feel free to bring it along, otherwise these are watch and learn classes.

April 4 Publisher


Good Yarn Knitters
5:30 pm, Wednesday, April 4
Open to knitters of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced. Learn to knit, hone your skills, help other knitters! For more information call 231-722-7276 and ask for Jocelyn


Computer Class-Advanced Beginner
10:00 am, Thursday, April 5
Computer classes are offered on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. We provide the computers. Attendees should already be comfortable using a mouse and with basic computer skills. Space is limited to 18 people, and you may have to share a computer. Call 231-722-7276 two weeks before the start of class to register.


Computer Class-Advanced Beginner
1:00 pm, Thursday, April 5
Computer classes are offered on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. We provide the computers. Attendees should already be comfortable using a mouse and with basic computer skills. Space is limited to 18 people, and you may have to share a computer. Call 231-722-7276 two weeks before the start of class to register.


Paleo Joe-The Science Guy
2:00 pm, Saturday, April 7

Paleo Joe dresses the part of a “Digger” and introduces animals, plants, and creatures that have been extinct for millions of years. His high energy program brings life to these creatures of long ago. Join us to see what Paleo Joe digs up...Dinosaurs? Maybe.
Youth Services Department


Winter evening storytimes
6:45 pm, Monday, April 9
Storytelling, picture books, finger plays, holidays tales and special fun. Each session ends with a craft.
Registration required. Please call 722-7276, x230
Youth Services


Yarnspinners
7:00 - 9:00 pm, Wednesday, April 9

Muskegon's own storytelling group.
Torrent House


Ulysses Group
10:00 am, Tuesday, April 10
Led by Fran Fisher, this book discussion group meets in the Julia Hackley Room of the Library on the second Tuesday of each month at 10:00-11:30 am. For more information call 231-722-7276 x 222.


Winter morning storytimes
11:00 am, Tuesday, April 10
Storytelling, picture books, finger plays, holidays tales and special fun. Each session ends with a craft.
Registration required. Please call 722-7276, x230
Youth Services


Zumba!
6:00 PM, Tuesday April 10
Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what the Zumba program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party that’s moving millions of people toward joy and health. Zumba Fitness is the only Latin-inspired dance-fitness program that blends red-hot international music, created by Grammy Award-winning producers, and contagious steps to form a "fitness-party" that is downright addictive. Learn more with Lois Morris as she leads an introductory class. Meets in the Julia Hackley Room. Free and open to the public.


MS Support Group
5:30 - 6:30 pm, Wednesday, April 11

Torrent House


Good Yarn Knitters
5:30 pm, Wednesday, April 11
Open to knitters of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced. Learn to knit, hone your skills, help other knitters! For more information call 231-722-7276 and ask for Jocelyn. This week only we'll meet at the Torrent House


Paddling Michigan's Hidden Beauty with Doc Fletcher
6:00 pm Wednesday, April 11
Please join us as PBS-featured Michigan author Doc Fletcher presents river trips from his new book, "Paddling Michigan's Hidden Beauty". The program is an hour-long photographic journey on 7 rivers from the book, plus an urban paddling adventure down the Chicago River. Hear what makes each river uniquely fun, learn about histories of towns along the riverbanks, and of local, old-time, taverns in those towns where you can relax and relive the day's river adventure. Free and open to the public. At the end of the program one attendee will have her/his name drawn to win a gift certificate good for a free canoe or kayak day trip down a Michigan river (winner may choose from several river options). For those interested, Doc will sign and sell copies of his four books. Visit his website at www.canoeingmichiganrivers.com to check out his books (at 'What's New/Doc's books") and river adventures. Meets in the Julia Hackley Room. Brought to you through the generosity of the PNC Foundation.


Yarnspinners
7:00 - 9:00 pm, Wednesday, April 11

Muskegon's own storytelling group.
Torrent House


Computer Class-Word Processing
10:00 am, Thursday, April 12
Computer classes are offered on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. We provide the computers. Attendees should already be comfortable using a mouse and with basic computer skills. Space is limited to 18 people, and you may have to share a computer. Call 231-722-7276 two weeks before the start of class to register.


Computer Class-Word Processing
1:00 pm, Thursday, April 12
Computer classes are offered on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. We provide the computers. Attendees should already be comfortable using a mouse and with basic computer skills. Space is limited to 18 people, and you may have to share a computer. Call 231-722-7276 two weeks before the start of class to register.


Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale
Public Sale: Friday and Saturday April 13 and 14, 9:00 - 5:00. At the Walker Arena Annex.

$3 bucks-a-bag Sale: Sunday afternoon. 1:00 - 4:00 pm. At the Walker Arena Annex.


Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale
Public Sale: Friday and Saturday April 13 and 14, 9:00 - 5:00. At the Walker Arena Annex.

$3 bucks-a-bag Sale: Sunday afternoon. 1:00 - 4:00. At the Walker Arena Annex.