Edible Books 2020 Online Voting

Help us pick the winners of this year’s Edible Books contest! Entries will be posted in 4 categories: Children under the age of 12 Age 13-17 (Teens) Adults Huntley Area Public Library Staff. The winner in each category will win a gift card. The only rules are the entries must be edible (made from edible/food items), must be an original creation (made by the contestant), and must be somehow be related to a book!     … Read more

May The Fourth Be With You

May 4, 2020 is Star Wars Day and the Huntley Area Public Library staff has prepared activities, quizzes and links to explore a Galaxy Far, Far Away long beyond today. First off, test your Star Wars knowledge with these trivia quizzes: Try one (or all three) of our Star Wars quizzes and see how much you know about the Star Wars universe. For all Star Wars fans (especially those who know the original trilogy – … Read more

Personal Financial Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Financial Links

Personal Financial Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic   Banks:  Many banks are offering assistance, from waiving charges to payment deferral. Check with your banking institution to see what may be available.  Algonquin Bank & Trust  Citizens Bank  Bank of America  Discover  BMO Harris Bank  First National Bank  Capital One  Heartland Bank & Trust  Chase  U.S. Bank  Citi      Credit Cards:  Many credit cards are offering hardship assistance. Contact your credit card(s) to see what … Read more

Programs Suspended at the Library: Safety Precaution

To our amazing patrons:    We know how important the library and its services are to you and the community. Your concerns are our concerns, and as we are in the midst of the building project to improve those services and add more, we know that there are many questions about the Coronavirus (COVID-19).    As of now, the library is following the State of Illinois and CDC recommendations and best practices. We have increased the … Read more

Not Your Typical Monday — Or What We Like to Call, Trashing the Trailers

It’s not a typical Monday at the Huntley Area Public Library. The day usually begins with a cup of coffee and a quick recap of what we have going on this week. Not today. Today on a rather gray, rainy morning, the construction crew was hard at work demolishing the temporary trailers that used to be the Children’s Area of the library and the program room.

Read & Eat – Fries with a Firefighter Photo Gallery

Culver’s of Huntley was packed for the latest Read & Eat event featuring the Huntley Fire Protection District. Families enjoyed free fries, coloring, and stories from library books, read by Huntley  firefighters. Even though it was cold, kids enjoyed checking out a fire truck and emergency vehicle after story time. The firefighters brought the kids badges, fire hats, and more, making it an unforgettable evening. You can find future Read & Eat events listed in … Read more

Summer Reading is Here. Register Now! | Hold Pickup Service Update (7/6/20): Read More