Friday, October 26, 2012

Upcoming Events at HPL




Halloween Magic and Pumpkin Carving
2:00 pm, Saturday, October 27
Kids will learn a magic trick and get a treat. Then join in on the pumpkin-carving fun with special stencils and props to make your jack-o-lantern the coolest pumpkin on the block. Remember to bring in your own pumpkin and we will supply everything else.


Fall Storytimes
6:45 pm, Monday, October 29
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.


Werewolves: Not just for dating anymore
6:00 PM, Tuesday, October 30
Just in time for Halloween! Theresa Grant, a forensic anthropologist, will speak at Hackley Public Library about Werewolves. She explores the origins of the werewolf myth, traces it through history, and talks about “local” sightings. Learn about werewolf hunting strategies and see how to distinguish between carnivore and herbivore teeth. Held in the Julia Hackley Room.
Brought to you through the generosity of the PNC Foundation.


Silly, Not-too-Scary Haunted House
6:30 pm, Wednesday, October 31
Take a walk through our department for a silly scare, give us a trick and we'll give you a treat for Halloween.


Computer Class
11:00 am, Thursday, November 1
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: Facebook/Twitter


Computer Class
2:00 pm, Thursday, November 1
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: Facebook/Twitter


Fall Storytimes
6:45 pm, Monday, November 5
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.


Eldercare II
6:00 PM, Tuesday, November 6
Jodi Clock will talk about different aspects of Eldercare in a three part series. She will be covering end- of-life issues, Medicare, and other topics pertinent to Eldercare.


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

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, November 8
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: Facebook/Twitter


Computer Class
2:00 pm, Thursday, November 8
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: Facebook/Twitter


Genealogy / Family History Workshop
10:30 am, Saturday, November 10
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.


Lego Mania Family Fun Day
2:00 PM, Saturday, November 10
Youth Services department. We'll supply the Legos, you supply the imagination.


Genealogy / Family History Workshop
2:00 pm, Saturday, November 10
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.