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
As we have continued to monitor the recommendations of the State of Illinois, the CDC, and the Illinois Department of Health, the library will close effective at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 16, 2020 through March 31, 2020. We have come to this decision after careful consideration and are taking preventative measures to try to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
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
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.
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
February 19, 2020 marks the next chapter in the Huntley Area Public Library’s expansion project. On this day, several local officials, including representatives from the Village, Park District, School District and Police Department were joined by architects, builders, volunteers, Friends Foundation members and library staff to commemorate the official groundbreaking
The “Alex” Award is given annually by YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) to 10 outstanding books written for adults that have teen (ages 12 – 18) appeal. Created in 1998, The Alex Award is sponsored by the Margaret Alexander Edwards Trust. The award is named after Margaret Alexander “Alex” Edwards, who was a young adult librarian at the Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore. Use the links below to view the titles in the library’s … Read more