Thursday, September 22, 2016

Upcoming Events at HPL



CRITCHLOW ALLIGATORS

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2:00 PM

Ever pet an alligator? Join Hackley Public Library as we discover the fascinating lives of alligators and other reptiles with the staff from The Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary.

FALL STORYTIME

FOR AGES 3 - 7

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 6:45 PM

Come read, sing and play at HPL so we can get ready to read!

"Oh, the places we will go!

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, September 28

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

"WRITE FOR FRIGHT" SCARY STORY CONTEST BEGINS

FOR GRADES K-6

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 10:00 AM

Enter Write For Fright!, HPL's scary story contest. Bring your stories and poems to the Library by October 31. The scariest stories will be printed in our Wright for Fright! book. Winners are honored at an Author's Night Award Program on November 14.

PICK UP A CONTEST ENTRY FORM AT THE LIBRARY.

Muskegon County Genealogy SocietyGenealogy/Family History Workshop

10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Saturday October 1

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.

BATS IN THE LIBRARY--FUN FOR ALL AGES

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2:00 PM

Come to Hackley Library for an exciting , interactive presentation about bats. Meet bats from across the world and learn why they are so important to ecosystems--and to you too! You will meet four bats from around the world, including the species of bat Stellaluna was based on. 

Muskegon County Genealogy SocietyGenealogy/Family History Workshop

2:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday October 1

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.

FALL STORYTIME

FOR AGES 3 - 7

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 6:45 PM

Children learn to read through five different practices:  talking, writing, reading, playing, and singing. We're going to sing, wiggle, listen--and have fun increasing reading skills at the same time!  

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, October 5

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

INSTRUMENT PETTING DAY

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2:00 PM

Is there a musical instrument your child has dreamed of playing, or just can't make up their mind about? We have the perfect program for you. Come to HPL for West Michigan Symphony's "Instrument Petting Day." Drop in to check out an instrument--you child can hold it, play it, and find which musical instrument they like best!