Friday, February 5, 2016

Upcoming Events at HPL


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 a celebrity MC. 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.

HACKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS DAY
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15

PNCFinances for Lunch sponsored by PNC Bank

12:00 pm, Wednesday, February 17

Bring your lunch and learn about finances with employees from PNC Bank. This month's topic is “Bank on it.”
Sponsored by PNC Bank

tabletsTrouble with Tablets

1:30 pm, Wednesday, February 17

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

publisherComputer Class-Publisher

10:30 am, Saturday, February 20

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--Publisher. Learn how to make posters and signsBrought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

Black history logoSoul Food Dessert Contest

2:00 pm, Saturday, February 20

Get your recipes out and find your best soul food dessert. Compete for the best in the city. Bring enough for attendees, plus the judge, to taste. Sign up by February 12th. We'll have prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place as well as a People's Choice award. The judge will be from the Culinary Institute of Michigan
Brought to the community through a generous bequest from Bess Commodore. WUVS 103.7 the Beat is the media sponsor.

JUNIOR SOUL FOOD DESSERT CONTEST
2:00 PM SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Know your grandmother's secret velvet cake recipe? Use it to win prizes. Join HPL in celebrating Black History Month by entering our multi-age Sour Food Dessert Contest. Catagories will be open for young age groups as well as old.