Friday, November 2, 2012

Upcoming Events at HPL




Book Fair
10:00 am to 9 pm, Friday, November 2
HPL's Book Fair at Barnes and Noble at 5275 Harvey St.


Book Fair
10:00 am to 9 pm, Friday, November 3
HPL's Book Fair at Barnes and Noble at 5275 Harvey St.


Math in the Library
Saturday, November 3, 11 am to 1 pm
Kids, challenge your physical and mental abilities with games that enhance your math understanding. For grades K-8.
This is a wonderful program sponsored by GVSU Math Education Students.


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.


Ulysses Group
10:00 am, Tuesday, November 13
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.


Eldercare III
6:00 PM, Tuesday, November 13
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.


Tech Wednesday-Facebook
2:30 pm, Wednesday, November 14
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, November 14

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


Write for Fright Award Program
6:30 pm, Wednesday, November 14
This event will honor winners in the Write for Fright Scary Story contest. Enjoy spooky readings by the winning authors whose work will be published in "Write for Fright." Treats will be served.


Computer Class
11:00 am, Thursday, November 15
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 15
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


Thanksgiving Craft
2:00 pm, Saturday, November 17
We're celebrating the holiday with some fun Thanksgiving Day crafts. Join us as we make a turkey, color in some coloring sheets, and make a tasty Thanksgiving Day treat.


Grand Reopening
2:00 pm, Saturday, November 17
Grand reopening of the Youth Services Department! Stop in and see all the chan