Events that take place at Hackley Public Library




Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft!

Ages 0-5 with a caregiver.  

Event Date 06-06-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 06-06-2019 11:30 am
Capacity Unlimited
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



Summer of Sci-Fi Adult Book Club

2nd Monday of each Month

6:00-7:00 PM

Take a journey this summer that is out of this world, with the Summer of Sci-Fi Book Club.

Discuss a different book each month and explore a “Universe of Stories!” Discussions will be lead by HPL librarian, Analiese Mattson. Limited copies of the book will be available behind the reference desk, so make sure to stop by and check out a copy! These discussions will take place on the main floor of HPL, in the Julia Hackley Room.


Books that will be discussed:

June 10 - 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clark

July 8 -  The Fifth Season N. K. Jemisin

Aug 12 -  All Systems Red by Martha Wells


Event Date 06-10-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 06-10-2019 7:00 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

tabletsTips and Tricks for Phones and Tablets

Having trouble with your tablet? Flustered by your phone? Bring it to HPL on Wednesdays at 1:00 to get tech help. Walk ins welcome.

Event Date 06-12-2019 1:00 pm
Event End Date 06-12-2019 2:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free