Friday, January 29, 2016

Upcoming Events at HPL



wordComputer Class-Intro to Word

10:30 am, Saturday, January 30

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 Word. Learn the basics of word processing, including opening and saving a document, entering text and making changes. Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

origamiORIGAMI WITH M. J. R. WRAPPERS

2:00 pm, SATURDAY, JANUARY 30

We're doing holiday paper folding at HPL! Jeff, Michael and Rory, the "wrappers" will have a batch of new origami shapes for us to learn how to make.

toyboxSTORYTIME TOYBOX

6:30 pm, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1

Stop, Look, Listen and Feel with stories, crafts, playtime and a snack at HPL.

Valentine Book Artvalentine book art

6:00 pm, Monday, February 1

Join Nancy Hartman to make Valentine Book Art. Using a discarded book, Nancy will take you through the steps to make a truly unique work of art.Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

musicVictory in Praise and Church of the Living God Choirs

6:00 pm, Tuesday, February 2

These two great choirs return this February for one awesome concert.
Brandon Davis and the Victory in Praise Choir is a community choir in the Muskegon/West Michigan Area. They are comprised of Christians from various denominations. The Church of the Living God Choir is well known as a wonderful church choir in the greater Muskegon area. Brandon introduces the pieces with a bit of history.
Brought to the community through a generous bequest from Bess Commodore. WUVS 103.7 the Beat is the media sponsor.

tabletsTrouble with Tablets

1:30 pm, Wednesday, February 3

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

excelComputer Class-Excel

10:30 am, Saturday, February 6

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--Excel.  Get started with spreadsheets.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

Black history logoBlack History Month Trivia Contest

2:00 pm, Saturday, February 6

So you think you know your Black History? Form a group with your friends (up to 4 per team, 6 teams total) and pit your knowledge against other teams. Call Hackley Public Library at 231-722-7276 to register your team by February 5.
On February 6, at 2 pm come to Hackley Public Library to see the contest, hosted by Robert "Big Bob" Rountree from WUVS 103.7 The Beat. Teams will be asked questions on Black History. We'll have prizes for First, Second, and Third place teams, as well as some consolation prizes. Cheer on your friends and family!
Brought to the community through a generous bequest from Bess Commodore. WUVS 103.7 the Beat is the media sponsor.

valentinesVALENTINE WATERCOLOR CARDS WITH LORI ESLICK

2:00 PM, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6

Send love to your favorite people with a watercolor art piece inspired by talented artist, Lori Eslick.

exodusWWII Book Discussion-Exodus

6:00 pm, Monday, February 8

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 Exodus by Leon Uris and the movie is “Exodus”: part 1 will show on Wednesday, February 10 and part 2 on Wednesday, February 17, at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm at the Silversides Museum.

toyboxSTORYTIME TOYBOX

6:30 pm, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Play can be powerful. Add a story, crafts and fingerplays and your toddler is getting ready to read. Come to HPL for playing with a purpose.

quiltSewing Clinic-Quilts

6:30 pm, Tuesday, February 9

Local seamstress Ozetta Aaron will do an introduction to quiling. Participants should have a basic knowledge of sewing. The class is limited to 10 people, so sign up ahead of time! Sewing machines will be provided.

tabletsTrouble with Tablets

1:30 pm, Wednesday, February 10

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

feedlyTech Wednesday-Feedly

3:00 pm, Wednesday, February 10

Bring your laptop or tablet and follow along while we explain tech topics in an informal setting. This week we'll look at Feedly-a blog reading service.

investor graphicInvestor Ed

1:00 pm, Friday, February 12

The Road to Financial Independence
Why are some people more successful investors than others?
Luck? Probably not. Do they know a “secret?” Definitely not �" because there are no real
secrets to investing. But there are rules you can follow to work toward your goals.
Join us for our Rules of the Road presentation. You'll learn:
• The most common investing mistakes and how to avoid them
• Investing strategies to help reach your long-term goals
• What you can do now to prepare for retirement

 Please call Jennifer at 231-777-3102 or email farrah.starr@edwardjones.com by Friday, February 5 to reserve a seat.

tiara4th Annual Bling Thing

5:00 pm, Friday, February 12

Pre-sale party with wine and chocolates.  $10 donation requested.
Bling Thing is a sale of donated costume, vintage and precious jewelry, as well as, purses, scarves and other things with "bling" run by the Friends of Hackley Library.  All proceeds go to the library.

tiara4th Annual Bling Thing

10:00 am, Saturday, February 13

Bling Thing is a sale of donated costume, vintage and precious jewelry, as well as, purses, scarves and other things with "bling" run by the Friends of Hackley Library.  All proceeds go to the library.

genealogical society logoGenealogy/Family History Workshop

10:30 am, Saturday, February 13

Presented by the Muskegon County Genealogy Society. For anyone who is excited about researching their family history. You must pre-register; limited to 6 individuals for each workshop. 10:30am to 12:30pm in the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Torrent House. Please call 722-7276 ext. 240 to register.

genealogical society logoGenealogy/Family History Workshop

2:00 pm, Saturday, February 13

Presented by the Muskegon County Genealogy Society. For anyone who is excited about researching their family history. You must pre-register; limited to 6 individuals for each workshop. 10:30am to 12:30pm in the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Torrent House. Please call 722-7276 ext. 240 to register.

MINECRAFT
2:00 PM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Build your world and survive the trrain along with 19 other players. Minecraft is the new survuvor game of the times.
Registration is required starting February 1. Call 231-722-7272, ext. 230.