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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The Bling Thing - Coming Up at Hackely Library February 10th and 11th

There are a number of ways you can look at the "Bling Thing" coming up to February 10th and 11th.  You could approach it as an "American Picker" and head there looking to strike gold on any number of the items that have been donated,  You could be in it for a reason to get out of the house with the gals hunting down some cool jewelry or, maybe it's your philanthropic outing for the year.  Any way you approach it, it's a benefit for the treasured Hackley Library.

Hackley Library Online
For 5 years now, the Bling Thing has been held in Muskegon as a fun way to raise a few bucks for the Hackley Library.  It's a chance to not only do a good turn for the library, it's a chance to add to your jewelry collection or, maybe add to yours!  Not only will you find jewelry you'll find vintage clothing, home decor...purses, scarves,'re kind of getting the idea right?

The event is being held at The Century Club Ballroom.  Not only will you find all the cool stuff, there will be an exclusive Friday night event with wine, chocolate and the first crack at all of the amazing things up for grabs.  It's a $10 dollar donation for the evening.  You'll also find the evening accentuated with a silent auction for a beautiful handmade quilt courtesy of the Lighthouse Quilt Guild in Grand Haven.  The Friday event happens from 5-8p.  Saturday, the sale opens again at 10am with free coffee and hot chocolate from Biggby!  Admission is free Saturday!

Friends of the Hackley Library Online

The event is being put on by Friends of the Hackley Public Library who have been working since 1973 to promote literacy, the library services and the cultural life of our community.  Annually, the Friends of the Hackley Library raise about $20,000 a year with events like the Bling Thing.  This years event is being sponsored by Benson's Bottom Paint, Lakeshore Employee Benefits Newkirk Electric and Quigley Draperies.  I was able to catch up with Barb Klingenmaijer to talk a little more about the event and the group, take a listen to our chat below!

No matter your reason, this is a great event to be a part of.  Maybe it's a stunning piece of "bling" you won't find anywhere else, maybe it's a fun day or evening out or maybe you see things like the Friends of the Hackley Library do and know that we've got a true treasure in Muskegon in the Hackley Library.  Stop on out to the Bling Thing at The Century Club Ballroom and get some cool swag for a great cause.  You can click on the photo below to follow the Hackley Library on Facebook!

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  1. I can't believe as big of a cheerleader of Muskegon as you are, that you have never been to the Hackley Library. Glad you finally made it, it is a true piece of history!