April Events at Hackley Public Library


Sending a big hello from Hackley Library! As many already know, due to Governor Whitmer’s statewide mandate, Hackley Public Library is temporarily closed, in efforts to reduce the spread of COVID 19.

Our current plan is to reopen to the public on Tuesday, April 14. While things are subject to change, our goal is to provide our community with enough information about upcoming programs as best we can. Please see below what events we have scheduled for the remainder of April. All events are Free to the public.

Feel free to contact us through Facebook with questions.

*Please note: Any of these upcoming events are subject to change due to COVID 19 status. 


Storytime at HPL

10:30 – 11:15 AM

Thursdays, April 16, 23, 30

Join us at Hackley Library for themed stories, songs, movement activities, interactive apps, and a craft! Ages 0-5 with a caregiver. Free.

After Hours Tours at HPL

4:45 – 5:45 PM

Thursday, April 16

Dive into history and learn details about Hackley Public Library during an ‘After-Hours’ guided tour! Visitors are asked to arrive at 4:45 PM to gather in HPL’s lower level meeting rooms, and the tours will begin at 5:00 PM. Please park in the rear parking lot as the front doors will be locked. Tours will be approximately 1 hour. Call (231) 722-8000 with any questions!  Free.

 Intro to YouTube – Computer Class

10:30 – 12:00 PM

Saturday, April 18

Are you interested in computers, but don’t know where to start? De’ondra Pentecost will teach computer classes on certain Saturdays this spring from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Registration is required. Register for this free computer class at hackleylibrary.org on the events calendar. During this class, you’ll learn what YouTube is, how to search for videos, and how to save them for later during this helpful class! Free.

Hackley Family Crafts – Birds

2:00 – 3:00 PM

Saturday, April 18

Take time to create something new and unique with a monthly craft time for families at Hackley Library! Activities are designed for all age levels and abilities. Supplies are provided, and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. All ages are welcome! Free.

Storytime @ the Coffee Factory

10:00 – 10:45 AM

Tuesday, April 21

Hackley Public Library and the Coffee Factory in Muskegon are teaming up for a special storytime! We’ll have fun with reading books and singing songs. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The Coffee Factory is located at 1402 Hudson St, Muskegon, MI 49441. Storytime is free.

 WeDo Robotics

5:30 – 6:30 PM

Monday, April 27

Explore LEGOs and coding at Hackley Library with these special WeDo kits! Instructors will be on hand to teach the group and guide individual learning. Ages 7-14. Free.

 Ruth & Max Bloomquist – Music at HPL

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Tuesday, April 28

Performing original Rootsy, Acoustic America Folk, this duo will bring some passionate, fun music to Hackley Library! With influences of folk, bluegrass, and country, they have created a heart touching, audience pleasing acoustic Americana that is all their own. Mark your calendar to enjoy music from Ruth & Max Bloomquist at Hackley Library. All ages are welcome! Free.


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