IMPORTANT UPDATE: Huntley Area Public Library Closure to Extend up to Monday, February 7, 2022

Huntley, IL – The final stages of the Huntley Area Public Library’s two-year building program are taking place as 2021 ends. Parts of the collection are being relocated, new equipment is getting set up, staff are moving into their new spaces, and the countdown is on to explore your FRESH, new library.

Saying Farewell To The Old Library

Say goodbye to the library as you have known it. We’ve emptied the existing building and moved into the addition. Phase two has begun. Here are some of the final photos of the old space that we’ll get to show you for a while as the space is now being renovated. The next time you see it, you probably won’t recognize it! We’ll see you on April 26.

First Look: The Children’s Area of the New Library Addition

Progress. Every day, staff and partners for the construction project are moving forward to complete Phase one and get us ready for Phase 2.

While the library is closed for construction up to Monday, April 26, 2021 it is a great opportunity to provide a sneak peek at the new Children’s Area.

We cannot possibly be more excited to reopen so that you can see and experience it in person, but for now, this will have to suffice.

Building Program Update – July 2020

It is an exciting time at the Huntley Area Public Library. We are thrilled to continue our reopening procedures and look forward to gradually providing more services in the future, as the pandemic situation allows. Meanwhile, progress on the new Huntley Area Public Library continues at a rapid pace.

Building Program Update 3-25-2020

Despite the COVID-19 situation, the library’s construction project continues to move forward. Gilbane Building Company, the library’s construction management firm, is following all recommended guidelines to ensure that members of the trades, staff members, and the public are safe while work is performed. The library is doing its best to use this mandatory closure to its advantage to get certain aspects of the job done now to avoid more closures later and reduce the impact … Read more