Friday, October 5, 2012

Upcoming Events at HPL




Fall Storytimes
6:45 pm, Monday, October 8
Ages 3-7 Registration Required. Storytelling, picture books, finger plays, holiday tales, and special fun. Each session ends with a craft project and treat. Call 231-722-7276 x 233 to register.


Ulysses Group
10:00 am, Tuesday, October 9
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.


Shipwrecks with the staff from the Great Lakes Naval Museum
6:00 PM, Tuesday, October 9
Underwater Robots Explore Great Lake Shipwrecks
Gary Reynolds and Mark Gleason of the USS Silversides Museum will share their 2012 expeditions to shipwrecks in the Straits of Mackinaw as well as exploring the Rouse Simmons. They will explain how they use underwater robots called remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to explore Great Lake shipwrecks. Two shipwrecks that will be featured are the 150 year old Sandusky and the Christmas tree schooner Rouse Simmons that sank in November 1912. This program will introduce everyone to the technology that is opening up the underwater world.
Meets in the Julia Hackley Room. Free and open to the public


Tech Wednesday-Mobile Apps
2:30 pm, Wednesday, October 10
Tech Wednesdays are 30-60 minute long mini watch-and-learn classes on technical topics. They are held in the Julia Hackley Room twice a month at 2:30 pm and are free and open to the public. Feel free to bring your own laptop and follow along.


Good Yarn Knitters
5:30 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 10

Meets in the Julia Hackley Room
All levels of knitters are welcome, including beginners. Come to learn how to knit, have a problem solved, or just for camaraderie. If you are just starting out, bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and a light colored ball of worsted weight yarn, otherwise bring your latest project or your problem project.
For more information call 231-722-7276 and ask for Jocelyn


Computer Class
11:00 am, Thursday, October 11
Computer classes return! De Ondra Pentecost will teach computer skills in the Julia Hackley Room every Thursday during October and November. Registration is required, and opens 2 weeks before the classes start.
Oct 4 and 11: Basic Computers
Oct 18 and 25: Word Processing
Nov 1 and 8: Internet/Email
Nov 15 and 29: TBA


Computer Class
2:00 pm, Thursday, October 11
Computer classes return! De Ondra Pentecost will teach computer skills in the Julia Hackley Room every Thursday during October and November. Registration is required, and opens 2 weeks before the classes start.
Oct 4 and 11: Basic Computers
Oct 18 and 25: Word Processing
Nov 1 and 8: Internet/Email
Nov 15 and 29: TBA


Genealogy / Family History Workshop
10:30 am, Saturday, October 13
Presented by the Muskegon County Genealogy Society. For anyone who is excited about researching their family history. You must pre-register; limited to 6 individuals for each workshop. 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Torrent House. Please call 722-7276 ext. 240 to register.


Genealogy / Family History Workshop
2:00 pm, Saturday, October 13
Presented by the Muskegon County Genealogy Society. For anyone who is excited about researching their family history. You must pre-register; limited to 6 individuals for each workshop. 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Torrent House. Please call 722-7276 ext. 240 to register.


Friends of the Library Board Meeting
4:00 - 5:00 pm, Monday, October 15

Meets at the Torrent House


Fall Storytimes
6:45 pm, Monday, October 15
Ages 3-7 Registration Required. Storytelling, picture books, finger plays, holiday tales, and special fun. Each session ends with a craft project and treat. Call 231-722-7276 x 233 to register.


Crafts for Grownups at the Library
6:00 PM, Monday, October 15: Crafts for Grownups at the Library
Every third Monday, from September through May, Nancy Hartman will hold a craft class. Each month will be a different craft. Call the Library for a supply list (231-722-7276)


Hackley Public Library Board Meeting
5:30 - 6:30 pm, Tuesday, October 16

Julia Hackley Room, Hackley Public Library. Open to the public.


Good Yarn Knitters
5:30 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday, October 17

Meets in the Julia Hackley Room
All levels of knitters are welcome, including beginners. Come to learn how to knit, have a problem solved, or just for camaraderie. If you are just starting out, bring a pair of size 7 or 8 needles and a light colored ball of worsted weight yarn, otherwise bring your latest project or your problem project.
For more information call 231-722-7276 and ask for Jocelyn


Computer Class
11:00 am, Thursday, October 18
Computer classes return! De Ondra Pentecost will teach computer skills in the Julia Hackley Room every Thursday during October and November. Registration is required, and opens 2 weeks before the classes start.
Oct 4 and 11: Basic Computers
Oct 18 and 25: Word Processing
Nov 1 and 8: Internet/Email
Nov 15 and 29: TBA


Computer Class
2:00 pm, Thursday, October 18
Computer classes return! De Ondra Pentecost will teach computer skills in the Julia Hackley Room every Thursday during October and November. Registration is required, and opens 2 weeks before the classes start.
Oct 4 and 11: Basic Computers
Oct 18 and 25: Word Processing
Nov 1 and 8: Internet/Email
Nov 15 and 29: TBA