Ready for adventure? Volunteer abroad!

July 17, 2018

Please join us at the library for a chance to meet and speak with Brian Michalski – the Mindful Vagabond – who travels all over the world as a volunteer.  He’ll be at the library on Thursday, July 26, from 3:30-4:30 pm, and will share stories and pictures of his travel adventures, as well as tips and tricks for volunteering/traveling abroad.  Are you wondering what to do after high school…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.    

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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…

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Lexiles

Find a book in your Lexile range by using the following lists: 300-399 400-499 500-599 600-699 700-799 800-899 900-999 1000-1099 1100-1199 1200-1299 1300-1399 1400-1499 1500-1599 1600-1699 NEW!  You can now search the library’s online catalog using your own Lexile range!  Click here to try it now! Note to Teens and Parents:   Reading levels/Lexile ranges do not measure a book’s content or appeal – they can’t guarantee you will like a…

February 2, 2016
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Find a Book

February 2, 2016

Looking for something to read? There are lots of ways to find a good book. You can get suggestions from other teens by checking out our teen book reviews, or find out what library staff are reading and recommending in the YA Book Blog. We also have lists/bibliographies of recommended titles you can browse. The library has books in many different formats – print, audiobooks/Playaways, e-books and e-audiobooks. Need more…

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