Thursday, April 28, 2016

Upcoming events at HPL



tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, May 4

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

Muskegon County Genealogy SocietyGenealogy/Family History Workshop

10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Saturday May 7

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. Held in the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Torrent House. Please call 722-7276 ext. 240 to register.

Muskegon County Genealogy SocietyGenealogy/Family History Workshop

2:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday May 7

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. Held in the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Torrent House. Please call 722-7276 ext. 240 to register.

mothers dayMOTHER'S DAY CRAFTS

2:00 pm, Saturday, May 7

Drop in between 2 and 4 pm to make something nice for the special woman in your life.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, May 11

Want to do more with your tablet? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

Andrew KaufmanHackley Lecture in the Humanities

7:30 pm, Thursday, May 12

The 2016 Hackley Lecture in the Humanities will be Andrew Kaufman, North Muskegon HS graudate and a Tolstory/Russian studies scholar from the University of Virginia.  His topic is "Give War and Peace a Chance:  Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times".

The lecture will be held Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 pm at the Muskegon Museum of Art.  A reception at Hackley Public Library will follow.  The lecture is sponsored by the Friends of Hackley Public Library.

Here's part of the blurb:  "Times are tough, anxiety and fear are pervasive, and people are searching for answers to questions big and small.  The country is at war, change is in the air, and the future remains uncertain...Welcome to the world of Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace."

hard hatThe Library is Closed

Saturday May 14 and Monday May 16

As part of our renovations we will be closed in order to upgrade our electrical service.