Recent Changes & Safety Reminders – A Library & COVID-19 Update

We are so happy to open to the public, and it has been great seeing so many of you return to the library! It seems like every day guidelines and rules are changing. Change is constant, and many times necessary, but more-so when a construction project and pandemic are taking place. In an effort to keep you updated to the latest changes happening at your library, please review the following information.

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. Voting continues through Friday, July 31! Adult Category Teen Category WINNER! Children’s Category Staff Category

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.