Monday, January 4, 2016

Upcoming Events at HPL



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.

toyboxSTORYTIME TOYBOX

6:30 pm, MONDAY, JANUARY 11

Hear a story! Do a craft! Sing a Song! Play with toys! All these activities will help turn your preschooler into a strong reader and motivated student. Learning is fun at Hackley Public Library.
Call to register:  231-722-7276, ext. 230

Sophies ChoiceWWII Book Discussion:  Sophie's Choice

6:00 pm, Monday, January 11

The Silversides Museum is sponsoring a film and book discussion group on the topic of the Holocaust. The film will be shown at the Museum, the book discussion will take place at HPL. This month the book is Sophie's Choice by William Stryron and the Movie is “Sophie's Choice” which will be shown at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm at the Silversides Museum on Wednesday, January 13.

Las VegasLas Vegas Travel Guide

6:00 pm, Tuesday, January 12

Thinking of going to Las Vegas? Before you do, come to HPL and hear from Lou Gifford on what to see and what to do.

tabletsTrouble with Tablets

1:30 pm, Wednesday, January 13

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

investor graphicInvestor Ed

1:00 pm, Friday, January 15

Estate Planning is an important part of your financial health. The workshop will cover various areas of estate planning. Please call Jennifer at 231-777-3102 or email

internet for dummiesComputer Class-Intro to the Internet

10:30 am, Saturday, January 16

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--Intro to the 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.

legosLEGO FAMILY FUN DAY

2:00 pm, SATURDAY, JANUARY 16

Build womething great with Legos. Enter our family fun competition for prizes and display your structure for all to see.