Friday, February 21, 2014

Upcoming Events at HPL



WINTER PLAYDATE & STORY FUN (THURSDAY MORNING SESSIONS)
11:00 AM THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
FUN FOR CHILDREN AGES 3-7.
Storytelling, picture books, finger plays, holiday tales and special fun. The session will end with a craft project.
SIGN UP IS REQUIRED--Call 231-722-7276 Ext. 230 to register.


BLACK HISTORY CALENDAR CONTEST AWARDS
2:00 PM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2014
Student artists --- winners in the Black History Calendar Contest --- are honored at this event. Attendees will get a sneak preview of their art which will appear in this spring's HPL Black History Calendar.


Listening Room-JLTW featuring Lewellen Pepper
6:00 PM, Monday, February 24: JLTW featuring Lewellen Pepper

The Listening Room features another local group with JLTW featuring Lewellen Pepper


WINTER PLAYDATE & STORY FUN (MONDAY EVENING SESSION)
6:45 PM MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
FUN FOR CHILDREN AGES 3-7.
Storytelling, picture books, finger plays, holiday tales and special fun. The session will end with a craft project.
SIGN UP IS REQUIRED--Call 231-722-7276 Ext. 230 to register.


Insurances What do I need to protect my business and me?
5:30 PM, Tuesday, February 25
Every business has certain risks related to its operations. Thus, to protect the business and your personal assets, insurance coverage is critical. Knowing what type of insurance is required and how to obtain that insurance for your business are the questions this workshop will address. Topics include:
  • The kinds of insurance coverage that are needed for which kinds of risks
  • Valuing buildings, personal property and evaluating risks
  • Use of personal cars for business
  • Issues related to subcontractors
  • How to evaluate the insurance and identify provisions of contracts.

Lead by Andrew Price of McKenzie Price Insurance Company.

Brought to you through Score, a national organization of active and retired businessmen and women who volunteer their time to share their expertise with small businesses as well as new business start-ups. Their objective is to help America’s small businesses grow and prosper.


Tech Wednesday-Excel
3:00 pm, Wednesday, February 26
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 3:00 pm and are free and open to the public. Feel free to bring your own laptop and follow along.
February 26-Excel


WINTER PLAYDATE & STORY FUN (THURSDAY MORNING SESSIONS)
11:00 AM THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014
FUN FOR CHILDREN AGES 3-7.
Storytelling, picture books, finger plays, holiday tales and special fun. The session will end with a craft project.
SIGN UP IS REQUIRED--Call 231-722-7276 Ext. 230 to register.


"OFF THE WALL" WRITING & DRAWING CONTEST FOR TEENS BEGINS
MARCH 1 - APRIL 1, 2014
Enter poems, stories, drawings, comics, or any other original creative work. Entries are due April 1, 2014. The best stories, poems, and art will be printed in the "Off the Wall", Hackley Library's publication by and for teens. Contest rules are available at Hackley Public Library.
ALL ARTWORK MUST BE IN BLACK AND WHITE


Scrapbooking
10:00 AM, Saturday, March 1

Learn the basics of scrapbooking! Hear tips and get assistance in creating memorable scrapbooks, collages, and other gifts for your loved ones. They make great gifts for birthdays, graduations, and other special occasions. Scrapbooking materials and tools will be provided including paper, scissors, stickers, embellishments, letters, stencils, a Cricut die-cut machine, and much more! Lead by Jacqui Bernhardt.


STEVENS PUPPETS PRESENTS "RUMPELSTILTSKIN"
2:00 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014
A fantastic rendition of "Rumpelstiltskin" will be performed by the beautiful marionettes of Stevens Puppets. Join us in witnessing the "fly-apart" marionette, the first of its kind, and an original American art form.


Hackley Handy Crafts
6:00 PM, Monday, March 3:
Join craft maven Nancy Harman on the first Monday of each month. Learn a new craft or practice one you already know. These are geared towards older teens and grownups. Bring a photo and a piece of wood at least as large as the photo. These are free, and open to the public. Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.


Rails Across Lake Michigan
6:00 PM, Tuesday, March 4:
Michigan’s Lake Michigan Railroad ferrries literally created rails across Lake Michigan from the Michigan ports of Muskegon, Grand Haven, Ludington and Frankfort to the Wisconsin ports of Milwaukee, Manitowoc, Kewanee, and Sturgeon Bay.
The Michigan railroads involved included Ann Arbor, Grand Trunk Western, and Pere Marquette-Chesapeake & Ohio
This program, featuring slides of vintage postcards and photos, describes the rise and fall of these great ferry systems.
Tom Buettner has been giving his programs to West Michigan communities for 22 years.
A resident of Caledonia, Michigan, Tom is noted for presenting programs addressing a multitude of topics – each one well-researched - each one presented in a refreshing manor. This one will be no exception. Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.