Monday, November 2, 2015

Upcoming Events at HPL



FALL STORYTIME

6:45 PM, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Enhance your child's learning experience and school readiness with Ms. Cassandra! She will have picture books, fingerplays, songs and more! Storytime is important - and fun!

sock snowmenHackley Handicrafts-Sock Snowmen

6:00 pm, Monday, November 2

Join Nancy Hartman to make cute-as-a-button snowmen out of socks. These little guys are perfect for winter decorating.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

valerie van heest75th Anniversary of the Armistice Day Blizzard

6:00 pm, Tuesday, November 2

Author and underwater explorer Valerie van Heest will talk about the 75th anniversary of the tragic Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940 in which five ships and 67 sailors were lost. She and the dive team from Michigan Shipwreck Research Associates examined the wrecks of the Novadoc, Davock, and Anna Minch, all lost off Pentwater within a few miles of each other, and provide insight into what caused these massive freighters to sink when others survived the storm. For more information on Valerie visit her webpage at http://www.valerievanheest.com/Sponsored by the Friends of Hackley Public Library.

internetComputer Class-Intro to the Internet

10:30 am, Saturday, November 7

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes this fall on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-7276 to register. This weeks' topic--Internet: Learn how to "surf the net" and find your away around cyberspace. Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

MARSHMALLOW ENGINEERING

2:00 PM, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2015

Buildings can tast delicious! Especially when we build them with marshmallows and toothpicks. Families are invited to build and compete for silly prizes. This is a creative, school-age STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) program, utilizing and expanding children's sense of space.

Max and Ruth BloomquistMax and Ruth Bloomquist

6:00 pm, Monday, November 9

Join Max and Ruth, Muskegon's own folk singers, for an evening of wonderful music. Ruth and Max Bloomquist have been making music together since they met in 1975 and discovered their shared love not only for each other, but for music and songs made with acoustic instruments and featuring lyrics from the heart. Ruth and Max immersed themselves in folk, bluegrass, country, singer songwriters, and other acoustic music to create a sound and style all their own. Learn more at http://ruthbloomquist.com/Sponsored by the Friends of Hackley Public Library.

MichiganMichigan A to Z

6:00 pm, Tuesday, November 10

No matter where you go in Michigan, each of the 83 counties has a story to tell through its facts, history, land and water, people and things to do. Barb Vandermolen's talk on Michigan A to Z is entertaining and enlightening. She tells stories about the different counties in the state and encourages audience interaction. Barb will have copies of her book for sale. See more about her book at http://discovermichigancountybycounty.com/Sponsored by the Friends of Hackley Public Library.

digital picturesTech Wednesday-Digital Pictures

3:00 PM, Wednesday, November 11

Bring your laptop or tablet and follow along while we explain tech topics in an informal setting. This week we'll look at digital pictures.

calculatorInvestor Ed-Social Security: Your Questions Answered

1:00 pm, Friday, November 13

Social Security will likely be the foundation of your retirement income. Before you retire, it's important to understand your options regarding Social Security and the impact your decisions
have on your retirement. Social Security: Your Questions Answered is a 15-minute presentation that discusses how Social Security fits into your retirement income plan, when you should
start taking benefits, and tax considerations. An Edward Jones representative will be on hand to answer your questions. Please call Jennifer at 231-777-3102 or email farrah.starr@edwardjones.com by Friday, Nov 6 to reserve a seat.

MINECRAFT

2:00 PM, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Experience surviving and building your own virtual world with Minecraft players of different skill levels. Maybe you'll learn something. Maybe you'll teach someone something. Why not do both!
REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2. CALL 231-722-7276, EXT. 230.

THANKSGIVING CRAFTS

2:00 PM, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Make a crafty holiday turkey and more to decorate your home just in time to celebrate with family and friends.
Happy Thanksgiving!