Friday, March 24, 2017

Upcoming Events at HPL


publisherComputer Class-Publisher

10:30 am, Saturday, March 25

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.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
Saturday, Mar 25:  This weeks' topic--Intro to Publisher.  Learn how to make posters and signs.

ORIGAMI WITH M. JR. WRAPPERS

2 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 25

Join in with M. Jr. Wrappers to do Spring origami. Be prepared for folding paper to create some amazing shapes.


MeditationMeditation Workshop

6:00 pm, Monday, March 27

Theresa Bernhardt will lead this meditation workshop.  It is open to anyone who would like to learn how to meditate.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

bugle boyMusic goes to war-Muskegon's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

6:00 pm, Tuesday, March 28

Kurt Troutman, a professor at Muskegon Community College, presents:  Clarence Zylman-Muskegon's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy. Mr Zylman was the inspiration for the Andrew Sister's WW II classic song (written by Don Raye), Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B.
Clarence was a lifelong Muskegon native (1906-1988) with a unique story to share.  Born in Muskegon and trained on the streets of Chicago, he toured the country as a professional trumpeter helping to lead a musical revolution: Boogie-Woogie Swing dance music. Drafted into the Army, he served his country as a bugler. Playing reveille in his own boogie-woogie style, he became a military legend. Stars and Stripes, the London Times, Newsweek and over 30 newspapers promoted him as the buglers who got the troops up with a jitterbug in their step. Clarence Zylman was Muskegon's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, March 29

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

Computer bookComputer Class-

10:30 am- 12:00 pm, Saturday, April 1

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--Powerpoint.  Learn how to create a slide show.  

ILLUSIONS WITH ERIC YAGER

2 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 1

Eric Yager will manipulate your mind with his wonderful illusions using cards, linking rings and close up magic tricks performed by the likes of David Blaine and Chris Angel. Eric's mind-bending mentalism feats will amaze all ages, 1 to 101. Great fun will be had by all!


SPRING BREAK FUN

FROM APRIL 3 THROUGH APRIL 7

Stuck around town during Spring Break? Come to Hackley Public Library for some afternoon fun! We might be doing crafts, or bring out LEGOs for free-building, or have board games ready to play! And then, of course, there are always lots of great books to read or check out!


craftsHackley Craft Club

6:00 pm, Monday, April 3

Join the fun!  Our craft club meets the first Monday of each month.  Participants will be able to request the crafts that will be offered during the year.  Led by Nancy Hartman.  This month the craft will be an origami bag.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

haunted castleHaunted Michigan

6:00  pm, Tuesday, April 4


Presented by Rev. Gerald S. Hunter, paranormal hunter for over 30 years, and author of the Haunted Michigan book series.

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

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5

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

twitterTech Wednesday

3:00 pm, Wednesday, April 5


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

Yoga

Gentle Yoga

10:15 - 11:15 am, Thursdays, April 6

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.


MINECRAFT FOR KIDS

2 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 8

Join 19 other Minecraft players here at Hackley Public Library and create your own virtual world. All play is on our computers, through our server.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. BEGINNING MARCH 27, PLEASE CALL 231-722-8014 TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

What to read while waiting for...




Dangerous Games
Dangerous Games
By Steel, Danielle
2017-03 - Delacorte Press
9781101883884 Check Our Catalog
Bringing together a cast of fascinating characters in a riveting tale of ambition and corruption, politics, passion, and ultimate justice, Dangerous Games is a thrilling drama from #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel.

Television correspondent Alix Phillips dodges bullets and breaks rules to bring the most important news to the world--from riots in
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Tell Me
Tell Me
By Jackson, Lisa
2014-02 - Zebra Books
9781420118544 Check Our Catalog
#1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson creates her most electrifying thriller to date, as a mother's unspeakable crime sparks a new killing spree. . . The most hated woman in Savannah, Georgia, is about to be set free. Twenty years ago, Blondell O'Henry was convicted of murdering her daughter and wounding her two other children. Now Blondell's son, Niall, has recanted his …More


Night Film
Night Film
By Pessl, Marisha
2013-08 - Random House
9781400067886 Check Our Catalog
Seven years after Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Pessl returns with a novel as twisted and intelligent as that lauded debut. …More



The First 48
The First 48
By Green, Tim
2005-05 - Warner Books
9780446614887 Check Our Catalog
In this "New York Times" bestseller by the author of "The Fifth Angel," a father will do anything to find his missing daughter--including kidnap the U.S. senator he believes abducted her. …More

Friday, March 17, 2017

Upcoming Events at HPL



ExcelComputer Class-Excel

10:30 am, Saturday, March 18

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.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic-Intro to Excel.  Learn the basics of using a spreadsheet, including opening and saving, entering formulas, and making changes.

LEGOs FAMILY FUN DAY

2 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 18

Kids, come to Hackley Public Library for a LEGO-building good time! Use your imagination to come up with cool constructions. And remember, we supply the LEGOs, you supply the ideas!


Book of KellsThe Book of Kells

6:00 pm, Monday, March 20

Mike Johnson, a professor from Muskegon Community College, will discuss the Book of Kells.  His Master's Thesis was on the pagan celtic religious iconography in the illuminated details in the Book of Kells.  He will discuss the history of the manuscript, the decorative elements, and how cultures and spiritual beliefs fuse in art.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, March 22

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

Yoga NidraYoga Nidra

12:15 - 12:45 pm, Thursday, March 23

Yoga nidra or yogic sleep is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the "going-to-sleep" stage. It is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the practitioner becomes systematically and increasingly aware of the inner world by following a set of verbal instructions. This state of consciousness (yoga nidra) is different from meditation in which concentration on a single focus is required. In yoga nidra the practitioner remains in a state of light pratyahara with four of his senses internalised, that is, withdrawn, and only the hearing still connects to the instructions. The yogic goal of both paths, deep relaxation (yoga nidra) and meditation are the same, a state called samadhi.
Yoga nidra is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness. In lucid dreaming, one is only, or mainly, cognizant of the dream environment, and has little or no awareness of one's actual environment.
The practice of yoga relaxation has been found to reduce tension and anxiety. The autonomic symptoms of high anxiety such as headache, giddiness, chest pain, palpitations, sweating and abdominal pain respond well. It has been used to help soldiers from war cope with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Yoga nidra refers to the conscious awareness of the deep sleep state, referred to as prajna in Mandukya Upanishad.
Theresa Bernhardt will guide people in this practice.  Please bring a yoga mat if possible (some will be available.)  This is timed to be able to do on a lunch hour.

publisherComputer Class-Publisher

10:30 am, Saturday, March 25

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.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
Saturday, Mar 25:  This weeks' topic--Intro to Publisher.  Learn how to make posters and signs.

ORIGAMI WITH M. JR. WRAPPERS

2 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 25

Join in with M. Jr. Wrappers to do Spring origami. Be prepared for folding paper to create some amazing shapes.


MeditationMeditation Workshop

6:00 pm, Monday, March 27

Theresa Bernhardt will lead this meditation workshop.  It is open to anyone who would like to learn how to meditate.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

bugle boyMusic goes to war-Muskegon's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

6:00 pm, Tuesday, March 28

Kurt Troutman, a professor at Muskegon Community College, presents:  Clarence Zylman-Muskegon's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy. Mr Zylman was the inspiration for the Andrew Sister's WW II classic song (written by Don Raye), Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B.
Clarence was a lifelong Muskegon native (1906-1988) with a unique story to share.  Born in Muskegon and trained on the streets of Chicago, he toured the country as a professional trumpeter helping to lead a musical revolution: Boogie-Woogie Swing dance music. Drafted into the Army, he served his country as a bugler. Playing reveille in his own boogie-woogie style, he became a military legend. Stars and Stripes, the London Times, Newsweek and over 30 newspapers promoted him as the buglers who got the troops up with a jitterbug in their step. Clarence Zylman was Muskegon's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, March 29

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

Computer bookComputer Class-

10:30 am- 12:00 pm, Saturday, April 1

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--Powerpoint.  Learn how to create a slide show.  


ILLUSIONS WITH ERIC YAGER

2 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 1

Eric Yager will manipulate your mind with his wonderful illusions using cards, linking rings and close up magic tricks performed by the likes of David Blaine and Chris Angel. Eric's mind-bending mentalism feats will amaze all ages, 1 to 101. Great fun will be had by all!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

What to read while waiting for...




Banana Cream Pie Murder
Banana Cream Pie Murder
By Fluke, Joanne
2017-02 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
9781617732201 Check Our Catalog
A romantic seven-day cruise is the perfect start to bakery owner Hannah Swensen's marriage. However, with a murder mystery heating up in Lake Eden, Minnesota, it seems the newlywed's homecoming won't be as sweet as she anticipated . . .



After an extravagant honeymoon, Hannah's eager to settle down in Lake Eden and turn domestic daydreams into reality. But
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Wicked Appetite
Wicked Appetite
By Evanovich, Janet
2015-06 - St. Martin's Press
9781250074270 Check Our Catalog
The first in a new series by a #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author. Diesel, the man with mysterious powers from the world of Stephanie Plum, travels to Massachusetts where he awakens a woman to her own mysterious powers. Martin's Press. …More


The Silence of the Flans
The Silence of the Flans
By Bradford, Laura
2017-03 - Berkley Books
9780425280904 Check Our Catalog
The second delectable Emergency Dessert Squad Mystery from the national bestselling author of Eclair and Present Danger.

Baker Winnie Johnson does her best work when the heat is on. As owner of the Emergency Dessert Squad, she has a deft touch in the kitchen and a soft spot for lost causes. So when her business professor beau, Jay Morgan, expresses misgivings over having
…More


Spells and Scones
Spells and Scones
By Cates, Bailey
2016-07 - Berkley Books
9780451467430 Check Our Catalog
There's a body in the bookshop in this latest novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the Magical Bakery mysteries...



When the bookshop next to the Honeybee Bakery hosts a signing for a Savannah radio celebrity's new self-help book, magical baker Katie Lightfoot is happy to provide some delectable desserts. A big crowd has turned out for the
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Breach of Crust
Breach of Crust
By Adams, Ellery
2016-04 - Berkley Books
9780425276037 Check Our Catalog
Plate up another slice of Southern magic and mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Lemon Pies and Little White Lies . . .



PIE SHELLS AND DEATH BELLES



Ella Mae LeFaye's delicious pies are still drawing long lines as well as the attention of Beatrice Burbank, president of the Camellia Club, a
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Friday, March 10, 2017

Upcoming Events at HPL



MINECRAFT FOR KIDS

2 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 11

Mine for resources, build with blocks and defend your territory within our Minecraft environment. Play along with 19 other gamers here at Hackley Public Library.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. BEGINNING MARCH 1ST, CALL 231-722-8014 TO REGISTER.


pigeonPassenger Pigeons

6:00 pm, Monday, March 13

Al and David Eicher have created a unique Lecture and Visual presentation about a 70 year event in Michigan's history. From the 1830's and through the 1890's, the Passenger Pigeon was the most beautiful bird and the dominate species in the State of Michigan. It was also the most hunted bird from April into September, depending on its roosting patterns. Professional hunters and game dealers came from New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Ohio to get in on the hunt. The program follows a timeline of historic events in Michigan's History which led to the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon.  This presentation was developed over several years of collecting data, newspaper articles, photos, colorful artwork, visiting museums and libraries in Michigan.
This presentation is 60 minutes in length and features a wonderful story, beautiful artwork, specimens from the Cranbrook Institute of Science, plus sounds of nature as it was in the middle 1800's.
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

Uneven GroundUneven Ground

6:00 pm, Tuesday, March 14

"Uneven Ground" is a four-piece traditional Celtic band that blends vocals with instrumentals to bring their listeners on a unique musical journey.  They play Celtic, Irish, English, Scottish music.  The members are Courtney Hutson, fiddle,vocals; Dave Closz, guitar,vocals; Tim Staudacher, mandolin,guitar; and Larry Halverson, whistle, flute.
For more info check out:  https://www.facebook.com/unevengroundceltic/app_178091127385
Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, March 15

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

facebookTech Wednesday

3:00 PM, Wednesday, March 15

Bring your laptop or tablet and follow along while we explain tech topics in an informal setting.  This week we'll look at Facebook and learn some tips and tricks.  Bring your questions and we'll answer as many as we can.


ExcelComputer Class-Excel

10:30 am, Saturday, March 18

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.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
This weeks' topic-Intro to Excel.  Learn the basics of using a spreadsheet, including opening and saving, entering formulas, and making changes.

LEGOs FAMILY FUN DAY

2 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 18

Kids, come to Hackley Public Library for a LEGO-building good time! Use your imagination to come up with cool constructions. And remember, we supply the LEGOs, you supply the ideas!


Book of KellsThe Book of Kells

6:00 pm, Monday, March 20

Mike Johnson, a professor from Muskegon Community College, will discuss the Book of Kells.  His Master's Thesis was on the pagan celtic religious iconography in the illuminated details in the Book of Kells.  He will discuss the history of the manuscript, the decorative elements, and how cultures and spiritual beliefs fuse in art.

tabletsTablet Tips and Tricks

1:00 pm, Wednesday, March 22

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

Yoga NidraYoga Nidra

12:15 - 12:45 pm, Thursday, March 23

Yoga nidra or yogic sleep is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, like the "going-to-sleep" stage. It is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the practitioner becomes systematically and increasingly aware of the inner world by following a set of verbal instructions. This state of consciousness (yoga nidra) is different from meditation in which concentration on a single focus is required. In yoga nidra the practitioner remains in a state of light pratyahara with four of his senses internalised, that is, withdrawn, and only the hearing still connects to the instructions. The yogic goal of both paths, deep relaxation (yoga nidra) and meditation are the same, a state called samadhi.
Yoga nidra is among the deepest possible states of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness. In lucid dreaming, one is only, or mainly, cognizant of the dream environment, and has little or no awareness of one's actual environment.
The practice of yoga relaxation has been found to reduce tension and anxiety. The autonomic symptoms of high anxiety such as headache, giddiness, chest pain, palpitations, sweating and abdominal pain respond well. It has been used to help soldiers from war cope with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Yoga nidra refers to the conscious awareness of the deep sleep state, referred to as prajna in Mandukya Upanishad.
Theresa Bernhardt will guide people in this practice.  Please bring a yoga mat if possible (some will be available.)  This is timed to be able to do on a lunch hour.

publisherComputer Class-Publisher

10:30 am, Saturday, March 25

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.  Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.
Saturday, Mar 25:  This weeks' topic--Intro to Publisher.  Learn how to make posters and signs.


ORIGAMI WITH M. JR. WRAPPERS

2 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 25

Join in with M. Jr. Wrappers to do Spring origami. Be prepared for folding paper to create some amazing shapes.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

What to read while waiting for...




Empire's End: Aftermath
Empire's End: Aftermath
By Wendig, Chuck
2017-02 - Del Rey Books
9781101966969 Check Our Catalog
Following Star Wars: Aftermath and Star Wars: Life Debt, Chuck Wendig delivers the exhilarating conclusion to the New York Times bestselling trilogy set in the years between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

EVERY END IS A NEW BEGINNING.

As the final showdown between the New Republic and the Empire draws near, all
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Bloodline
Bloodline
By Gray, Claudia
2016-05 - Del Rey Books
9780345511362 Check Our Catalog
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From theauthor of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling novel set in the years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Unmissable . . . Bloodline's tense politics, vivid new characters, and perfectly characterized Leia make it feel as central to the Star Wars universe as one of the films.
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The Face of the Unknown
The Face of the Unknown
By Bennett, Christopher L.
2016-12 - Star Trek
9781501132421 Check Our Catalog
Continuing the milestone 50th anniversary celebration of Star Trek--a brand-new novel of The Original Series featuring James T. Kirk, Spock, and the crew of the USS Enterprise

Investigating a series of violent raids by a mysterious predatory species, Captain James T. Kirk discovers that these events share a startling connection with the First Federation, a friendly but
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Revenger
Revenger
By Reynolds, Alastair
2017-02 - Orbit
9780316555562 Check Our Catalog
A superb science fiction adventure set in the rubble of a ruined universe, this is a deep space heist story of kidnap, betrayal, alien artifacts and revenge.

The galaxy has seen great empires rise and fall. Planets have shattered and been remade. Amongst the ruins of alien civilizations, building our own from the rubble, humanity still thrives.

And there are vast
…More