Illusions with Eric Yager

2:00 PM Saturday, April 1

What a great day for some April Fools Fun!  Eric Yager will manipulate your mind with his wonderful tricks of illusion 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 kids of all ages, 1-101.  Great fun will be had by all.



Spring Break Fun

Daily 2:00 - 4:00 PM April 3 through April 7

Stuck around town during Spring Break?  Come to the library for some afternoon fun!  We might be doing crafts, or have some LEGO free build, or have board games out to play.  And then, of course, there are always lots of great books to read or check out!



Minecraft for Kids

200 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.  Please call 231-722-8014 to save your place, starting March 27.



Watercolor Painting with Lori McElrath-Eslick

2:00 PM Saturday, April 15

Spring colors are in the air.  Join the fabulous illustrator Lori McElrath-Eslick for her pointers and expertise in the painting of her beautiful watercolor creations.  Then, try out what you've learned with your own picture.



LEGOs Family Fun Day

2:00 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.


Nerf Battle Game Day!

2:00 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 out-blast the competition.  It's a fast-paced, fun adventure using nerf guns.  All equipment is provided.



 Off the Wall

Attention Teens!    Get your creative juices flowing!   Enter your original artwork, stories, or poems in HPL's "Off the Wall" Contest.

Get Off the Wall  Off the Wall Details here:

 All Entries are due AT THE LIBRARY by 5 p.m. March 31, 2017.

Questions?  Call 231-722-8014



Author Sarah Barnard Visits

11:00 AM Saturday, March 4

Author Sarah Barnard stops by Hackley Public Library to talk about her new book, "Francesca".  She is also bringing the "Francesca" illustrator, Katharine Bourdon, who will give kids a peek at the world of book illustrating and drawing story characters.



Minecraft for Kids

2:00 PM Saturday, March 11

Mine for resources, build with blocks and defend your territory.  This is Minecraft.  Play along with 19 other gamers here at Hackley Public Library in a world of your own making.  Registration is REQUIRED.  

Call 231-722-8014 to register beginning March 1.



LEGOs Family Fun Day

2:00 PM Saturday, March 18

Kids, join us for a LEGO-building good time as we use our imaginations to come up with cool constructions. Remember, we'll supply the LEGOs, you supply the ideas.



Origami with MJR Wrappers

2:00 PM Saturday, March 25

Join the M.Jr. Wrappers for a fun time of Spring origami.  

Get prepared to fold paper and create some amazing shapes.