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316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
(231) 722-7276 http://www.hackleylibrary.org/

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January 2018

Yooper Talk

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Tuesday, January 23 at 6:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library for a talk with Kathryn Remlinger, author of the forthcoming book "Yooper Talk!" Drawing on sixteen years of fieldwork, including interviews with seventy-five lifelong residents of the UP, Kathryn examines how the idea of a unique Yooper dialect emerged.  Considering UP English in relation to other regional dialects and their speakers, she looks at local identity, literacy practices, media representations, language attitudes, notions of authenticity, economic factors, tourism, and contact…

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Holy Trinity Inspirational Choir and Victory in Praise Choir

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Tuesday, January 30 at 6:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library to here some of the best Inspirational/Gospel singing along the Lakeshore!  Holy Trinity Inspirational Choir from Holy Trinity Church, led by Michelle Harris, will grace the Hackley Public Library stage.  Joining them on the program will be Brandon Davis and the Victory in Praise Choir, a community choir comprised of Christians from various denominations from the greater West Michigan area.  The choirs will perform individually and together for a truly…

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February 2018

4th Annual Black History Month Trivia Contest

February 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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So you think you know your Black History?  Form a group with your friends (up to 4 per team, 6 teams total) and pit your knowledge against other teams.  Call Hackley Public Library at 231-722-7276 or visit https://hackleylibrary.org/events/locally-hosted-events/hpl/black-history-month/26680-4th-annual-black-history-trivia-contest to register your team by February 2. On February 3, at 2:00pm come to Hackley Public Library to see the contest.  Teams will be asked questions on Black History and will win prizes for First, Second, and Third place as well as…

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3rd Annual Sweet Soul Food Dessert Contest

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday, February 10 from 2:00pm - 3:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library for the 3rd annual Sweet Soul Food Dessert Contest!  Get out your recipe files and get registered for a chance to win!  Please bring enough to share.  Judging will be by Executive Chef Megan Gorstecki with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places as well as a People’s Choice award. Brought to the community through a generous bequest from Bess Commodore. WUVS 103.7 "The Community Station" the…

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Movies @ the Library: Hidden Figures

February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Tuesday, February 13 at 5:30pm come to Hackley Public Library for the film "Hidden Figures" (127 mins. PG) as they celebrate Black History Month!  This film portrays the true story of how NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. "Movies @ the Library" happens first Tuesday of the month.  Bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.  Brought to the community through a…

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In the Tradition Jazz Ensemble

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Saturday, February 24 at 2:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library for live music from the "In the Tradition" jazz ensemble! In The Tradition began in Detroit in the early 1990’s when 5 members of the Neal Henry Septet formed the Christopher James/Charles Hopkins Quintet.  Over the years they became In the Tradition and found their calling. T hrough the works of In The Tradition they “seek to educate listeners around the world about the African story, and hook the culturally…

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The Sweetest Sound: Sherri Winston and the Pathfinders Youth Gospel Choir

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Monday, February 26 at 6:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library as local Author Sherri Winston hosts a multi-media presentation incorporating an imaginative PowerPoint display, music, lively discussion and Black History trivia.  The program will weave black history’s literary figures and how their presence impacted her life.  Her recent book, "The Sweetest Sound," has recently been named one of Kirkus magazine’s best books of the year.  It is coming out in January in paperback.

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March 2018

Live Celtic Music: Uneven Ground

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hackley Public Library, 316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Tuesday, March 6 at 6:00pm, come to Hackley Public Library for live Celtic music from "Uneven Ground!"  This a four-piece traditional Celtic band blends vocals with instrumentals to bring their listeners on a unique musical journey.  They play Celtic, Irish, English, Scottish music.  The members are Courtney Hutson, fiddle,vocals; Dave Closz, guitar,vocals; Tim Staudacher, mandolin,guitar; and Larry Halverson, whistle, flute.

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