Ready Player One Pop Culture Quiz

April 18, 2018

Test your knowledge of the book, Ready Player One, and 80s pop culture for a chance to win a prize.  Complete and submit your answers to the questions below by April 30, 2018.  One winner will be chosen and contacted the first week of May.  Paper copies of this quiz are also available at the library’s Information Desk.  For ages 16+. “Three hidden keys open three secret gates, wherein the errant…


Library Lounge and Little Free Library Locations

April 13, 2018

Ever want to read something new, but don’t know what to choose? Now you can dash around town to one of four Little Free Libraries, bring a book of your own, and swap it for another new or gently used book. You’ll find a selection of titles for all ages! Another place you might find on your trek through the Huntley Area is a Library Lounge. It could be at…


Junior Volunteers

April 7, 2018

Junior Volunteer applications for Summer 2018 are now available! Download here! Every summer, the Huntley Area Public Library depends on its crew of Junior Volunteers to help run the children’s summer reading program. JVs typically volunteer at the summer reading desk for a couple of hours every week while summer reading is going on. They help out by registering kids for the reading program, distributing prizes, and assisting library staff…


Regular Meeting Minutes – February 21, 2018

Board of Trustees  of the  Huntley Area Public Library District  Minutes of the Regular Meeting  February 21, 2018      Call to Order:  A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Huntley Area Public Library District was held in the Program Room at the Huntley Area Public Library District, 11000 Ruth Road, Huntley, IL 60142 on February 21, 2018.  President Threadgill-Smith called the meeting to order at 5:31…

March 22, 2018

College Preparation

March 2, 2018

Test Preparation: The library offers a number of resources to help you prepare for the ACT and SAT college entrance tests, as well as for AP (Advanced Placement) examinations. ACT/SAT and AP test prep books are located in the library’s nonfiction collection (call #: 378.166). Most include several practice tests, answer keys, and test-taking tips to help you improve your scores. HelpNow offers online practice tests and more. You can also open…


2017 Very Merry Huntley Holiday Open House Gallery

December 4, 2017

Over 700 people attended the annual Holiday Open House at the Huntley Area Public Library on Friday, December 1, 2017. They enjoyed musical entertainment from Dave Gutshall and Andy Huber, a treasure hunt, face painting, refreshments, horse-drawn trolley rides and a visit with Santa and the Grinch! Enjoy photos from the event.


Pajamarama June 2017 Gallery

June 21, 2017

For this month’s Pajamarama, we talked about superheroes.  We read Mighty Max by Harriet Ziefert, where we learned an ordinary boy can be a superhero.  Then we read about everyday superheroes, like policemen, fire fighters and even Mom and Dad!  We made a paper bag superhero and enjoyed flying them around the room! Pajamarama is a monthly story time program at the Huntley Area Public Library that usually takes place on the second…


Jesse White Tumblers June 2017 Gallery

June 16, 2017

Leaping lizards!  Over 700 people came to Marlowe to see the super-powered Jesse White Tumblers perform.  Check out these students’ amazing skills! For more details, dates and times for children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole Story.    


Flock to the Library & Read – 2016-17 Winter Reading Programs

December 1, 2016

WINTER READING FOR ALL AGES! December 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017 ADULTS Ages 18 & Up Register for Winter Reading at the Information Desk or use the link below and receive $2 in HAPLD Friends Foundation Corner Books gift certificates for items from Corner Books. REGISTER NOW! TEENS Grades 6-12 Join the Teen Reading Club and read this winter for chances to win fabulous prizes! Register in person at…