2017 Very Merry Huntley Holiday Open House Gallery

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

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 Tuesday of the month. It … Read more

Jesse White Tumblers June 2017 Gallery

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

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 the library’s Information Desk or … Read more

Find a Book

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 our Librarian Reviews.  The library has books in many different formats – print, audiobooks/Playaways, e-books and e-audiobooks.  You can search our online catalog here. Need more suggestions? Try Novelist! You can use Novelist to search … Read more

Homework, Research & Learning

HOMEWORK Textbooks The Huntley Area Public Library has a collection of School District 158 textbooks (for elementary, middle, and high school), which can be used in the library. We also have a copy machine in case you need to make copies of your assignments. Note: If you do not see your textbook, please alert staff at the Information Desk. HelpNow! Online tutors are standing by (7 days a week, between 2:00pm and 11:00pm) to help … Read more

Magic the Gathering Deck Tuning

Location: Library Program Room Join the Library Director for an evening of Standard format Magic: The Gathering in a relaxed, friendly and non-tournament environment. Get ready for Friday Night Magic by trying new deck ideas or sharpening up an existing deck. Try Magic again, if you haven’t played in a while. This is Standard format only. Drop-in, but please bring at least one Standard-legal deck to play. Ages 13 and older. Sponsored by Affinity for … Read more

On the Radio

Want to know more about what’s happening at the library? Tune in every Wednesday morning to WHRU-LP or 101.5 FM on your radio for Huntley Community Radio’s Morning Show with Mike Caserno. If you missed previous airings of the library’s segments, you may listen to them below. Huntley Area Public Library on the Radio Huntley Community Radio 4-22-15 Huntley Community Radio 4-18-15 Huntley Community Radio 4-15-15 Huntley Community Radio 12-10-14