Thursday, December 24, 2015

Upcoming Events at HPL



LEGO FAMILY FUN DAY

2:00 PM, MONDAY, DECEMBER 28

Wondering what to do after the holiday. Come to HPL to get your crative building thoughts going. Use our LEGOs to build magnificent creations.

WATERCOLORS WITH LORI

2:00 PM, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29

Local artist, Lori McElrath-Eslick has been working professionally in art for 20 years, first with Halmark Greeting Cards, and now as a professional children's book artist. Also, just recently, you could have seen her work at Art Prize 2015. Kids, spend a day learning to paint using watercolors with Lori. Materials will be supplied.

snowboardBirthplace of Snowboarding: 50th Anniv. of the Snurfer

6:00 PM, Tuesday, December 29

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the snowboard and learn about its beginnings here in Muskegon with Ron Pesch. Ron is an expert on Muskegon history.

countdownNEW YEAR'S EVE STORYTIME COUNTDOWN

11:00 AM, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30

Join Ms. Cassandra for a couple of stories, a craft, a treat and the big New Year's Eve countgdown, just for kids.

tabletsTrouble with Tablets

1:30 pm, Wednesday, December 30

Having trouble with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:30 to get tech help.  Walk ins welcome.

Computer Class-Basics of Computers

10:30 am, Saturday, January 2

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 weeks' topic--Basics of Computers.  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. Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

stamped tea towelHackley Handicrafts-Stamped Tea Towels

6:00 pm, Monday, January 4

Join Nancy Hartman to learn how to make stamped towels. Supplies will be provided, although you can bring your own non terry cloth towel if you prefer.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

Pere MarquetteHow the Pere Marquette Railway Impacted West Michigan

6:00 pm, Tuesday, January 5

At one time, the Pere Marquette was the largest railroad in Michigan, a product of the consolidation of three Michigan railroads. The railway provided access to cities stretching from Buffalo, New York, to Chicago, and from Bay View (Petoskey) to Toledo, Ohio, with trackage in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Ontario. Join Tom Buettner at Hackley Public Library to learn more about the railroad named after the explorer.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

tabletsTrouble with Tablets

1:30 pm, Wednesday, January 6

Having trouble with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:30 to get tech help.  Walk ins welcome.

MINECRAFT

2:00 pm, SATURDAY, JANUARY 9

Join HPL and others in creating your own 3D world using your digital building skills. Can you survive in the minecraft world? Seating is limited. Registration is required. Call 231-722-7276, ext. 230 to register beginning January 2.

lori eslickWATERCOLOR WITH LORI ESLICK

3:30 pm, SATURDAY, JANUARY 9

Learn to paint with watercolors with artist Lori Eslick.