Project Tween Sketch a Turtle August 2019 Gallery

August 21, 2019

Tweens met a live Blanding’s turtle and learned about this species as they sketched their subject.  Check out their sketches and how much the turtle liked hanging at the library!   For more details, dates and times for upcoming Project Tween programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole Story.

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Read to a Dog August 2019 Gallery

August 21, 2019

Enjoy photos of this month’s Read to a Dog! Read to a Dog is a monthly program for families at the Huntley Area Public Library.  The volunteer animals are licensed therapy dogs and are accompanied by their owners for the program.  Families sign up for a fifteen minute time slot.  Readers can bring a book from home or choose one from the library. Visit the library to meet one of our volunteer…

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Animal Quest August 2019 Gallery

August 12, 2019

Animal Quest visited and brought the wonders and wows of the animal kingdom to people of all ages.  Families joined us to see and touch rare animals they may not have seen before!  See if you can name the animals in the photos below. For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The…

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Music Together July 2019 Gallery

August 12, 2019

Did you know that all children are musical?  Families joined with Ms. Amy to sing, play, dance, and make music with children.  It was fun for the whole family as we explored music through small/large motor movement, call and response, lap activities and hands-on use of noise making instruments and fun props.  See all the excitement in the photos below! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs,…

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Digging Deeper: Life Underground July 2019 Gallery

July 23, 2019

The soil is full of life!  Families joined us in exploring the world beneath our feet.  The McHenry County Conservation District gave a short indoor presentation followed by soil discoveries and experiments both inside and out.  Kids ages 5 and up got messy as they made soil/seed bombs to take home and put in their garden.  Enjoy the photos! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please…

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Teen Tuesdays: Henna Art (June and July 2019) Gallery

July 17, 2019

Our popular henna event/artist is back!  Rebecca Huston from Heathen Ink Tattoo returned to decorate area teens with temporary, henna tattoos.  Participants also learned how to use the henna applicators to create their own designs.  Photos are from two sessions, one in June and one in July.

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Spanish Story Time July 2019 Gallery

July 17, 2019

Families with children ages 2 through grade 2 are coming to the library for songs, stories and conversation in Spanish!  This story time is brought to you by the teachers and parents of District 158 Dual Language program.  Muy bien! For more details, dates and times for Spanish Story Times, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole…

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Project Tween: Cave Paintings (July 2019) Gallery

July 17, 2019

Tweens recreated a cave painting using acrylic paint and oil pastels.  Enjoy the artistic photos! For more details, dates and times for upcoming Project Tween programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole Story.

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Dinosaur Discoveries! July 2019 Gallery

July 17, 2019

T-Rexplorers joined us after hours at the Huntley library to discover clues that prove the existence of dinosaurs.  We looked into the world of dinosaur science straight from the Cretaceous Period.  Kids ages 5-12 held fossil types from numerous species and got a glimpse of what it’s like to go on a Paleontological dig.  Enjoy the photos! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the…

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