March 2018 YS Events

Events that are ongoing throughout the month:


Off the Wall

Spring is just around the corner and so is our annual writing and drawing contest.

Students in grades 7-12 are invited to submit any original, creative work.  

This includes poems, stories, drawings, and comics!  Stop by the library for more information or check out our website.  

The contest runs from March 1 to March 31.  All entries are due by 5:00 pm Saturday, March 31.




March 1, 8, and 29

10:30 am every Thursday morning

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



Girls Who Code

Monday Evenings 5:30-6:30 pm

Did you know Hackley Public Library has a coding club just for girls?  

We are an official host site for the international Girls Who Code organization.  

The club is open to students grade 6 and up.  

In the club, girls will master the basics of coding like loops, variables, functions, and conditionals to name a few.  

We will meet every Monday evening through the end of May.  

March Dates for Girl Who Code:

March 5, 12, 19, and 26

Saturday Events: 


March 3


2:00-4:00 pm

Sharpen your axe--it’s time to mine for all the supplies you need in Minecraft!  

This computer-based activity is open to the first 20 participants.  

Registration is required. Visit or call us at 231-722-8014.

March 10

Watercolor Painting 101

2:00-3:00 pm

Children’s book illustrator Lori McElrath Eslick will teach us

the ins and outs of painting with watercolors.  

Come ready to paint with green and make a project for St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17

Monthly Makers--Dino Dig

2:00 pm

Do you have what it takes to unearth dinosaur bones?  

We’re pulling on our paleontology hats and excavating dinosaur skeletons!  

All supplies will be provided.  Registration is required.

This program is open to the first 20 participants.  

Save your spot today by calling 231-722-8014 or going online at

March 24


2:00-5:00 pm

Did you know that the library has buckets and buckets of Legos?  

We do and we love to encourage engineers of all ages to build with our Legos so we can put them on display.  

The Legos are available from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.