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Open Mic Night

June 4, Tuesday

6:00-7:00 PM

It’s your night to be a star!

All types of performances are welcome; poetry reading, music, comedy. Share with us the talents you love! If you are interested in showcasing your art, please register below or call the HPL reference desk at 231-722-8011 (registration will open 1 month before program date). Walk-ins are also welcome! Not interested in the spotlight? That's okay! Come just to listen

Event Date 06-04-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 06-04-2019 7:00 pm
Registration Start Date 05-04-2019 10:00 am
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 1
Cut off date 06-04-2019 6:00 pm
Individual Price Free


The Thirty-eighth Annual Charles Henry Hackley Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities


The Friends of Hackley Public Library cordially invite you to attend a lecture entitled “Round Up the Usual Suspects: Terrorist Watchlists and Civil Liberties.” 

Presented by Dr. Jeffrey Kahn

Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law 

Mona Shores High School Graduate

Hackley Distinguished Lecturer, 2019

The lecture will be presented on June 6, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

The Block

360 W. Western Avenue, 2nd Floor

Muskegon, MI  49440


Reception Follows

Hackley Public Library


Event Date 06-06-2019 7:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free


Astronomy 101:
Learn to enjoy the night sky with little or no equipment

June 11, Tuesday

6:00-7:00 PM

Learn about the starry sky at HPL! Michael Galvin, of the Muskegon Astronomical Society, will give a presentation on how to enjoy the night sky with little or no equipment. Find out how to use a star chart, learn to spot satellites, and hear about interesting things to look at this month. Free to the public, all ages are welcome!

Event Date 06-11-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 06-11-2019 7:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free


‘‘Left to Write’

Creative Writing Group

2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month

3:30-4:30 PM

Do you enjoy creative writing? Are you inspired by innovative thoughts and ideas? Become a part of 'Left to Write', HPL's own Creative Writing Group! Here you participate in exercises, share your own stories and meet other creative writers. This group will provide a low key atmosphere for writers of all experiences. Everyone is welcome, so feel free to tell your friends! Remember to bring paper and your favorite pen. Free to the public.

Upcoming Left to Write dates:

June 12, 26

July 10, 24

August 14, 28

Event Date 06-12-2019 3:30 pm
Event End Date 06-12-2019 4:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free


Summer Reading 2019

A Universe of Stories

June 17 - August 17

Explore a Universe of Stories this summer with Hackley Public Library’s annual summer reading program! Read through the levels of space to earn different prizes, The more you read, the more you win!

Sign up at the library beginning June 17. Adults, Teens, and Children welcome!

Event Date 06-17-2019
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free