Friday, April 14, 2017

Upcoming Events at HPL






WATERCOLOR WITH LORI McELRATH-ESLICK

2 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 15

Spring colors are in the air. Come to Hackley Public Library for Lori McElrath-Eslick's pointers and expertise in painting her beautiful watercolor creations. And then, try out what you've learned while painting a picture of your own.


tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, April 19

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

used booksFriends of Hackley Public Library Used Book Sale

Thursday, April 20 5 pm - 7 pm

Please help support the Friends of Hackley Public Library by attending the 2017 Friends Connecting Community Book Sale! Thousands of books of all kinds as well as CD's, DVD's, records and audio books!
Thursday-Friends only!  Memberships available at the door
Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, 9am - 5pm
Sunday, April 23, 12pm - 3pm (bag sale - $3 a bag)
The lower level of the Hackley Public Library - 316 W Webster Ave. Muskegon


used booksFriends of Hackley Public Library Used Book Sale

Friday, April 21 9 am - 5 pm

Please help support the Friends of Hackley Public Library by attending the 2017 Friends Connecting Community Book Sale! Thousands of books of all kinds as well as CD's, DVD's, records and audio books!
Thursday-Friends only!  Memberships available at the door
Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, 9am - 5pm
Sunday, April 23, 12pm - 3pm (bag sale - $3 a bag)
The lower level of the Hackley Public Library - 316 W Webster Ave. Muskegon


used booksFriends of Hackley Public Library Used Book Sale

Saturday, April 22 9 am - 5 pm

Please help support the Friends of Hackley Public Library by attending the 2017 Friends Connecting Community Book Sale! Thousands of books of all kinds as well as CD's, DVD's, records and audio books!
Thursday-Friends only!  Memberships available at the door
Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, 9am - 5pm
Sunday, April 23, 12pm - 3pm (bag sale - $3 a bag)
The lower level of the Hackley Public Library - 316 W Webster Ave. Muskegon


LEGOs FAMILY FUN DAY

2 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 22

It's Earth Day! Come build your own "sustainable" creation with our LEGOs. A little friendly competition adds to the fun.


used booksFriends of Hackley Public Library Used Book Sale

Sunday, April 23 12 pm - 3 pm

Please help support the Friends of Hackley Public Library by attending the 2017 Friends Connecting Community Book Sale! Thousands of books of all kinds as well as CD's, DVD's, records and audio books!
Thursday-Friends only!  Memberships available at the door
Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, 9am - 5pm
Sunday, April 23, 12pm - 3pm (bag sale - $3 a bag)
The lower level of the Hackley Public Library - 316 W Webster Ave. Muskegon


Doc FletcherDoc Fletcher-Canoeing College Campuses

6:00 pm, Monday, April 24

Welcome back Doc Fletcher!  His newest lecture is on Canoeing and Kayaking College Campuses.  This lecture includes paddles of:
* the Rouge River at UM-Dearborn, & by the waterfall at Fair Lane/the Henry Ford Estate Mansion
* the Macatawa River at Hope College in Holland, alongside Windmill Island and its tulip gardens
* the Red Cedar River at MSU, passing by students on riverside hammocks, by the famous landmark and gift of the class of 1873 "The Rock", and the rapids at MSU's Administrative Building, Spartan Stadium
* the Huron River as it winds around the Eastern Michigan University campus & beneath the wooden beauty of the "Tridge", a 3-way footbridge in Ypsilanti's historic Depot Town
* within the UP's Keweenaw Peninsula that Michigan Tech calls home, the Bete Grise River takes you alongside the Mendota Lighthouse, dunes and wetlands, into the lovely Lac La Belle (French for "beautiful lake"), & offers fantastic views of Mount Bohemia.

Doc will be selling his book “Canoeing and Kayaking College Campuses”, as well as his other titles.  As always, there will be a drawing for a free trip.

Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

flagHow to Write your Elected Official and be Heard!

6:00 pm, Tuesday, April 25

This workshop on How to Write Your Elected Official and be Heard! is for you whether you are a new or experienced letter writer. Learn 10 Power Components to writing an effective letter to your elected official that empowers your voice to be heard.

Attending Sessions 2 and 3 are optional after attending Session 1.
Please register in advance.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, April 26

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

pinterestTech Wednesday

3:00 pm, Wednesday, April 26


Bring your laptop or tablet and follow along while we explain tech topics in an informal setting.  This week we'll look at Pinterest.

Yoga

Gentle Yoga

10:15 - 11:15 am, Thursday, April 27

Gentle Yoga 101 is for the beginner who would like to learn about the health benefits of yoga- connecting the mind,body, and spirit; learning how to relax the body through meditation and mindfulness; creating an awareness of one's own body and posture. Yoga will sharpen flexibility and balance, and strengthen one's concentration and focus. This class is available for all ages. Please bring your own yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes.  Participants must sign a waiver before class.

Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

Computer bookComputer Class-Intro to Computers

10:30 am- 12:00 pm, Saturday, April 29

De'ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Call HPL at 231-722-8000 or visit HPL Events to register.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic--Intro to Computers:  Intro to computers will offer an introduction to what a computer is and how to use it.  It is designed for beginners with little or no knowledge of computers.  Topics covered will include an explanation of Windows and files, how to turn on a computer, and how to use the mouse.

Lori EslickWatercolors are Fun with Lori Eslick

1:00 pm, Saturday, April 29


Learn to paint with watercolors.  Local artist and book illustrator Lori Eslick shows us how.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

NERF BATTLE GAME DAY!

2 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 29

Join us for Joel Tacey's Nerf Battle Game Day! You'll run, dodge, and dive as you try to outwit and outblast the competition. It's a fast-paced, fun adventure using nerf guns. All equipment will be provided.