Personal Financial Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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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

Updated: 4-1-20 – Huntley Area Public Library Scheduled to Reopen May 2, 2020 

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. 

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

Groundbreaking 2-19-2020 – Updated 2-21-20

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

Alex Award

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

Important Alerts: April Board Meeting Canceled. Read More. Library tentatively scheduled to reopen on May 2, 2020, Read More