Events that take place at Hackley Public Library



Join us for stories, songs, movement activities, and a craft just for little ones.

Ages 0-5 with a caregiver.

Event Date 04-18-2019 10:30 am
Event End Date 04-18-2019 11:30 am
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free


Put our robots through their paces.  

We’ll explore all levels of coding from beginner to more advanced projects

with Ozobots, LEGO WeDo, or Sphero robots.

The library will provide the equipment, you just need to bring your problem-solving skills!

Grades 4-8.

Event Date 04-22-2019 5:30 pm
Event End Date 04-22-2019 6:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free


The Music of New Orleans - The Boogie Woogie Kid

6:00 - 7:00 PM, Tuesday, April 23


YouTube Piano Sensation of 4 million views!

Matthew Ball, a.k.a. The Boogie Woogie Kid, is a pianist, singer, and songwriter with a talent that takes the stage! His family-friendly performance of New Orleans Boogie-Blues-Swing and Song favorites from the 20s, 30s and 40s will captivate and entertain an audience of all ages.

With piano and song hits like Ain’t Misbehavin, It Had to be You, In The Mood, When the Saints Go Marchin’ In, Careless Love, Basin Street Blues, Glory of Love, The Entertainer, Bumble Boogie, and more, there's a song for everyone to enjoy! Mark your calendar for this toe-tapping event that is sure to spark your love for music.


"A world-class talent, Matthew has performed overseas, in Canada, and across 12 states.  He is described as “Michigan’s leading boogie-woogie pianist!” by The Farmington Patch, "A boogie-woogie master!" by The Romeo Observer, and “the fastest fingers in the Mid-west!” by Press and Guide." - https://www.boogiewoogiekid.com/




Event Date 04-23-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 04-23-2019 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 04-24-2019 1:00 pm
Event End Date 04-24-2019 2:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free

‘‘Left to Write’

Creative Writing Group

3:30 - 4:30 PM

2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month

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 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.

Upcoming dates:

May 8, 22

Event Date 04-24-2019 3:30 pm
Event End Date 04-24-2019 4:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free