Friday, November 27, 2015

Upcoming Events


er Class-Intro to Email

10:30 am, Saturday, November 28

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-7276 to register. This week's topic--Email. Learn how to set up an email account. Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.>



Charles_HackleyCharles Hackley Look-a-like No-Shave-November Contest Award Ceremony

6:00 pm, Tuesday, December 1

Noshemberers (No-Shave November participants) will be judged by how closely they resemble Charles Hackley. We'll have awards in age categories (Under 25; 25-45; 45-65; 65+) and a People's Choice Award. Come out to see the fun and vote for the People's Choice!

powerpointComputer Class-Powerpoint

10:30 am, Saturday, Dec 5

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--Powerpoint. Learn how to create a slide show. Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

ORNAMENTS FOR HPL's CHRISTMAS TREE

2:00 PM, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5

Let's get ready for the Christmas holidays. We'll have materials so you make ornaments to decorate our HPL tree and take one home for your own tree.

FauxgrassFauxgrass

6:00 pm, Monday, December 7

Join us to hear Fauxgrass perform. With a fresh, playful, and heart-felt approach to structure Fauxgrass performances flow between genres with unique instrumental communication. The current members consist of Adam Balcer (guitar, vocals), Tim McKay (bass, vocals), Joey Schultz (banjo, vocals) and Jason Wheeler (mandolin, vocals). They have toured extensively through the mid-west, Colorado, and northeast coast, as well as establishing themselves as a regular presence in the Michigan music scene. They are continuing to build momentum as their unique songwriting and fun performances find enthusiastic reception around the region. Their creative approach to a familiar musical style is a breath of fresh air, and something worth experiencing for the acoustic music lover. Visit their website to learn more at their homepage. To hear a song visit our Youtube page.

Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

ScoreScore-Website Design

5:30 pm, Tuesday, December 8

A well-designed website makes your small business visible (to the whole world.) This brings customers to your doorstep, creates credibility, communication and e-commerce with your customers. How will you design and launch your website? Unlike posting on social media, you have complete control of your website. This workshop targets those new to website creation and marketing on the Internet
This workshop will include:
  • Help with design decisions-DIY vs contractor created
  • Costs: designing a website to fit your budget
  • Analytics: measuring the effectiveness of your site
  • How to name your site
  • Importance of content
  • Utilizing social media
  • Legal Issues
Lead by Bob Fountain. Please call 231-722-7276 to register by phone, or register online.

excelTech Wednesday-Excel

3:00 PM, Wednesday, December 9

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

investing graphicInvestor Ed-Retirement: Making Your Money Last

1:00 pm, Friday, December 11

Retirement: Making Your Money Last is a seminar designed for people who are thinking about retiring or have retired recently. The workshop discusses ideas to help build a reasonable and
sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement, utilizing the framework of Plan for the Expected, Prepare for the Unexpected and Position the Portfolio for Both. Please call Jennifer at 231-777-3102 or email farrah.starr@edwardjones.com by Friday, Dec 4 to reserve a seat.

MEET THE REINDEER!

12:00 PM, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12

It's that time of year again! See reindeer up close and personal. Learn all about them and get that warm, fuzzy feeling with some hot cocoa as we prepare for Christmas! Bring your camera for a wonderful photo opportunity.