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January 2020

Black History Month Kick-Off Event

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Tuesday, January 28 at 6:00pm, join Hackley Library for an evening of inspirational music and some Black History as they kick-off their Black History Month events!  The Kingdom Embassy Covenant Church Praise Team will share their singing talent that is sure to warm the heart.  There will also be a special Praise Dance performed by Tiffany and Triniti Jones.  This free event is recommended for all ages. Brought to you through a generous bequest from Bess Commodore, as well as…

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February 2020

Black History Month Trivia Contest

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Do you know your Black History?  Participate in Hackley Library's annual Black History Month Trivia Contest!  Form a group with your friends and family (up to 4 per team) and pit your knowledge against other teams.  There'll be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, as well as some consolation prizes.  Not interested in participating?  Come cheer on your friends and family!  Please register your team for this free event by calling 231-722-8011, or by visiting HPL's online events…

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Poetry Open Mic Night & Black History Month Calendar Awards

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Enjoy an evening of poetry at Hackley Public Library.  Read your own poetry, or read works from your favorite Black History/Black Experience/African American poet.  If you wish to share a poem/piece, please register by calling 231-722-8011, or by visiting HPL's online events calendar . Walk-ins are also welcome!  Additionally, from 6:00pm - 6:30pm, those who have been selected for the annual Black History Month Calendar will be honored and the calendar will be distributed.  All ages welcome! This free event…

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Sweet Soul Food Contest

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Create something sweet for Hackley Library's Sweet Soul Food Contest, happening Saturday, February 8 from 2:00pm - 3:00pm!  Get your recipes out and find your best soul food dessert to compete for the best in the city.  Be sure to bring enough for attendees, plus the judge, to taste.  Register your dish by calling 231-722-8011, or at the HPL online events calendar.  Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place contestants in the adult category, as well…

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Hackley Crafts: Black History Bracelet

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Monday, February 10 from 6:00pm - 7:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library to create your own bracelet in celebration of Black History Month!  To register for this free craft event, call HPL at 231-722-8011 or visit HPL's online events calendar.  Registration opens 1 month before the class date.

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After Hours Tours at Hackley Library

February 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Thursday, February 20 from 4:45pm - 6:30pm, dive into history and learn details about Hackley Public Library during an 'After-Hours' guided tour!  Visitors are asked to arrive at 4:45 PM to gather in HPL's lower level meeting rooms.  The tours will begin at 5:00pm.  Please park in the rear parking lot as the front doors will be locked.  Tours will be approximately 1 hour.  Call (231) 722-8000 with any questions about this free event.

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Black History Month: Ebony Road Players – “The Meeting”

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday, February 22 at 2:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library to enjoy a performance from the renowned theater company, Ebony Road Players, as they present "The Meeting."  You won't want to miss this compelling play, depicting the supposed meeting of Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Differing in their philosophies, but alike in their mutual respect, the two men debate their varying approaches to the same grave social problems, both prepared to die for their beliefs but neither…

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Black History Month: “Becoming” by Michelle Obama

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Monday, February 24 at 6:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library as they discuss the compelling book, "Becoming," by Michelle Obama.  Copies will be available behind the HPL reference desk one month before the discussion on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please bring copies back to the discussion. Call 231-722-8000 with any questions about this free Black History Month event.

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Black History Month: Jon Covington and the Men from the Documentary “Black Man”

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday, February 29 at 2:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library as Muskegon native Jon Covington’s documentary "Black Man" comes to life in a live version!  Unfolding past and present-day stories of African American men, this compelling event will showcase influential and universal stories from all walks of life.  Don’t miss this riveting, free event suitable for all ages.  For more information call (231) 722-8000.

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Leap into Leap Day at Hackley Library

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday, February 29 from 2:00pm - 4:30pm, Hackley Public Library invites you to join them for some "ribbiting" good fun as they celebrate Leap Day!  Drop into HPL's Youth Services any time after 2:00pm to participate in frog themed crafts at this all ages, free event.  For more information call (231) 722-8000. Leap Day:  A common year has 365 days and a leap year 366 days, with the extra--or intercalary--day designated as February 29.  A leap year occurs every four years…

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