Friends of Hackley Public Library is a nonprofit organization established in 1973 to support Hackley Public Library, stimulate interest in reading and literacy, help promote the Library's services, and enhance the cultural life of the Muskegon, Michigan, area community.
Friends an active group comprised of 100% community volunteers with a strong 40-year history of successful fund raising for library projects and programs.
We provide $20,000 each year to support hundreds of free programs for children and adults, including programs that focus on early literacy, history, and music, as well as technology classes and author visits. Friends also supports cultural enrichment in Muskegon through the annual Charles H. Hackley Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities.
Friends are good stewards of our 126-year-old historic building.
Examples of our past projects: