Events that take place at Hackley Public Library





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 led 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. Clarke

July 8 -  The Fifth Season N. K. Jemisin

Aug 12 -  All Systems Red by Martha Wells

Event Date 08-12-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 08-12-2019 7:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free


Do you enjoy creative writing? Are you inspired by innovative thoughts & ideas? Become a part of 'Left to Write', HPL's Creative Writing Group!

Here you can share your own stories, participate in exercises, 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.

This group meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, from 3:30 – 4:30 PM. Free to the public.

Event Date 08-14-2019 3:30 pm
Event End Date 08-14-2019 4:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free

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

Ages 0-5 with a caregiver.  

Event Date 08-15-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 08-15-2019 11:15 am
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free

Make sure you pick up those prizes you earned this summer by reading if you haven’t already!  

Stop by anytime during Library Hours - 10 AM - 5 PM.

While you’re here, decorate a star and tell us the best book you discovered this year.

All stars will be added to our windows in the Youth Services Department.

All ages.

Event Date 08-17-2019 10:00 am
Event End Date 08-17-2019 5:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free


Hackley Public Library and the Muskegon Lighthouse are teaming up

to host a special storytime on Monday afternoons in July and August.  

We’ll enjoy listening to stories outside and watching ships sail through the channel.

Any children that participate can stay to climb the lighthouse tower for free with the admission of an adult.  

Visitors must be 3 feet tall to climb and sturdy shoes are recommended.

Event Date 08-19-2019 3:00 pm
Event End Date 08-19-2019 4:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free