DECEMBER 2013 YOUTH SERVICES EVENTS
Teen Advisory Meeting
4:00 PM Friday, December 6
Are you a Muskegon-area teen in Grades 9-12 looking to make a difference in your community? Do you have great ideas about what SHOULD be happening in Muskegon? Want to develop events & activities for teens? Come check out HPL’s Teen Advisory Board. The first get together will be in the Reading Room at HPL. Pizza and pop will be provided!
Reindeer Petting Zoo
1:00 PM Saturday, December 7
See live reindeer here at Hackley Public Library!
The reindeer will be outside on the lawn of the Muskegon Public Schools’ Administration Building, Webster Avenue across the corner from the Library..
Come upstairs to the Children’s Department for a reindeer-themed art project either BEFORE or AFTER you see the reindeer. Learn about reindeer and how they live.
Ballet in the Library
11:00 AM ages 3 - 7 Saturday, December 14
11:30 AM ages 8 - 11 Saturday, December 14
Get out those tutus and tiaras and learn about ballet. Join Ms. Patty from Cassell Gymnastics and Dance for an introductory ballet lesson, music and movement, just in time for “The Nutcracker”.
Christmas Holiday Fun
2:00 PM Saturday, December 14
Kids: Come to the Library and create your special Wish List for Santa. (We’ll have special “Wish Lists” and pictures to use.) You can write a letter to Santa, too, and mail it in our special Santa Mail Box! Then, make a fun and tasty Christmas tree to take home using a sugar ice cream cone & goodies we will have at the library.
Christmas Playdate & Story Fun
6:45 PM Monday, December 16 &
11:00 AM Thursday, December 19
Join us for some Christmas fun with a story, game, fingerplay, music and special songs. Finish up with a Holiday craft to take home and a special Christmas treat.
For ages 3-7.
2:00 PM Saturday, December 21
Join us at Hackley Public Library for a funny, interactive puppet show that will make the kids giggle in their seats. Village Puppeteers will present “Lost In Storyland”, an all-live show that has lots of audience participation and is visually enchanting. Fun for kids of all ages.
Family Board Game Day
2:00 PM Thursday, December 26
Are you “bored” yet? Kids, bring in those new board games you got for Christmas, or play one of our games. “Head bandz”, Operation”, “Connect 4” and other board games will be available during this drop in session. Come anytime between 2 & 4 pm. Snacks will be served.
2:00 PM Friday, December 27
Hey, Kids--Drop in anytime between 2-4:00 pm and make your favorite winter scene of snowy days, fluffy, snow-covered landscapes or whatever you love about cold weather. Supplies will be provided so you can create a great winter scene.
Family Holiday LEGO Mania
2:00 PM Saturday, December 28
What are you inspired to build? Kids, join us for a Holiday LEGO program, where you stretch your imagination and create something to celebrate the season. Remember, we’ll supply the LEGOs, you supply the ideas.
Kids’ New Year’s Celebration
2:00 PM Monday, December 30
Come celebrate the coming New Year 2014, with us, here at Hackley Public Library in the Youth Services department. We will play games, enjoy treats, do crafts and have an all-around good time to top off the 2013 year. There will be fun for all ages.