Friday, February 8, 2013

Upcoming Events at HPL







Bling Thing Jewelry Sale
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Friday, February 8
Fundraising event for Hackley Public Library. Beautiful and fun jewelry for sale and a vintage jewelry exhibit by Kirk Hoofman.
Admission is $5.
Muskegon Century Club Ballroom
356 W Western Ave.


Genealogy / Family History Workshop
10:30 am, Saturday, February 9
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. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Torrent House. Please call 722-7276 ext. 240 to register.


Bling Thing Jewelry Sale
10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Saturday, February 9
Fundraising event for Hackley Public Library. Beautiful and fun jewelry for sale and a vintage jewelry exhibit by Kirk Hoofman.
Muskegon Century Club Ballroom
356 W Western Ave.


Genealogy / Family History Workshop
2:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, February 9
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 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Torrent House. Please call 722-7276 ext. 240 to register.


Valentines Day Crafts
2:00 PM Saturday, February 9
Held in the Youth Services Department
Give your friends and family something special this year by making your own valentines at the library!


WINTER STORYTIMES
6:45 PM Monday, February 11, STORYTIMES - for ages 3 – 7
Storytelling, picture books, fingerplays, holiday tales, and special fun. Kids learn to love stories and reading. Each session ends with a craft project. Signup required.
No storytimes Jan 21 (MLK Day) and February 18 (Presidents’ Day)
To register phone 722-7276, ext 230


Ulyssses Group
10:00 am - 11:30 am, Tuesday, February 12
The Ulysses Book group meets in the Julia Hackley Room monthly. Call the library for the book of the month.


Beginning Point and Click Digital Photography
6:00 PM Tuesday, February 12: Beginning Point and Click Digital Photography
Our favorite photographer, Paul Petersen, returns to HPL to teach a beginning photography class. Learn to use that new point and click digital camera and start creating beautiful pictures.


Good Yarn Knitters
5:30 pm, Wednesday, February 13: Good Yarn Knitters
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. Meets every Wednesday, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.


Computer Class-Basic
11:00 am, Thursday, February 14: Computer Class-Basic
Hackley Public Library will be offering computer classes this winter. Space on library-owned computers is limited to 18 people, with the possibility of two people sharing a machine.; advanced registration is required for each class. Two identical sessions of each class are available: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. De’Ondra Pentecost will be teaching the classes, which will be held in the meeting room on the lower level. Call the Library’s main desk at 722-7276 to register. Registration starts two weeks before the class. Brought to you through the generosity of the PNC Foundation.

Feb 14: Basic
Basic Computing will offer an introduction to what a computer is and how to use it. It is designed for beginners with little or no knowledge of computers. Topics covered will include an explanation of Windows and files, how to turn on a computer, and how to use the mouse.



Computer Class-Basic
2:00 pm, Thursday, February 14: Computer Class-Basic
Hackley Public Library will be offering computer classes this winter. Space on library-owned computers is limited to 18 people, with the possibility of two people sharing a machine.; advanced registration is required for each class. Two identical sessions of each class are available: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. De’Ondra Pentecost will be teaching the classes, which will be held in the meeting room on the lower level. Call the Library’s main desk at 722-7276 to register. Registration starts two weeks before the class. Brought to you through the generosity of the PNC Foundation.

Feb 14: Basic
Basic Computing will offer an introduction to what a computer is and how to use it. It is designed for beginners with little or no knowledge of computers. Topics covered will include an explanation of Windows and files, how to turn on a computer, and how to use the mouse.


Family LEGO Mania
2:00 PM Saturday, February 16
Held in the Youth Services Department.
Kids, join us for a lego-building good time as we use our imaginations to come up with cool constructions. Remember, we’ll supply the LEGOs, you supply the ideas.


Tech Wednesdays-Ravelry: Social Networking for Fiber Enthusiasts
2:30 pm, Wednesday, February 20: Tech Wednesdays-Ravelry: Social Networking for Fiber Enthusiasts
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 pm, Wednesday, February 20: Good Yarn Knitters
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. Meets every Wednesday, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.


Computer Class-Internet/Email
11:00 am, Thursday, February 21: Computer Class-Internet/Email
Hackley Public Library will be offering computer classes this winter. Space on library-owned computers is limited to 18 people, with the possibility of two people sharing a machine.; advanced registration is required for each class. Two identical sessions of each class are available: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. De’Ondra Pentecost will be teaching the classes, which will be held in the meeting room on the lower level. Call the Library’s main desk at 722-7276 to register. Registration starts two weeks before the class. Brought to you through the generosity of the PNC Foundation.


Feb 21: Interent/Email
Learn how to "surf the net", set up an email account, and find your away around cyberspace.



Computer Class-Internet/Email
2:00 pm, Thursday, February 21: Computer Class-Internet/Email
Hackley Public Library will be offering computer classes this winter. Space on library-owned computers is limited to 18 people, with the possibility of two people sharing a machine.; advanced registration is required for each class. Two identical sessions of each class are available: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. De’Ondra Pentecost will be teaching the classes, which will be held in the meeting room on the lower level. Call the Library’s main desk at 722-7276 to register. Registration starts two weeks before the class. Brought to you through the generosity of the PNC Foundation.


Feb 21: Interent/Email
Learn how to "surf the net", set up an email account, and find your away around cyberspace.


Black History Calendar Contest Awards
2 PM Saturday, February 23
Student artists --- winners in the Black History Contest --- are honored at this event. Attendees will get a sneak preview of their art which will appear in this spring’s Black History Calendar. Held in the Youth Services Department.