Library Receives $125,000 Live & Learn Construction Grant

Matching grant will fund a new roof on the existing building & HVAC chiller


The Huntley Area Public Library was awarded a $125,000 Live & Learn Construction grant by the office of the Secretary of State after scoring a perfect score of 10. The application was submitted in January of 2019 in hopes of securing funds for a much-needed roofing project for the nearly 22-year-old building.


Library Director Frank Novak was notified by State Librarian Jesse White on April 18 with a letter stating that his office is fortunate to have the opportunity to assist the library with this important infrastructure project. Along with the letter was a congratulatory note recognizing the library’s commitment to delivering the best possible customer service to our loyal patrons.


Huntley Area Public Library staff are committed to researching and applying for grants to assure district residents that they will always be able to Explore the Endless Opportunities at their library.


Since 2008 over $674,000 in grants have been awarded to the Huntley Area Public Library.


The Huntley Area Public Library is located at 11000 Ruth Road, Huntley, IL 60142. Access digital services 24-7 at



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