Toddler Story Time March 2020 Gallery

If you have been wondering what Toddler Story Time is all about, here’s a sneak peek.  Miss Charise reads books, sings songs (sometimes to sign language), and uses music and fingerplays to get the audience involved.  The last ten minutes, kids can visit stations to try new things or make a craft.  We hope to see you soon! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s … Read more

Jim Gill’s Sing-A-Long of Celebrated Songs February 2020 Gallery

Over 400 people welcomed Jim Gill for his Sing-A-Long of Celebrated Songs Concert!  Families filled Chesak Elementary’s gymnasium to hear Gill who has been entertaining children of all ages since the early 90’s. Everyone enjoyed the evening as he led them to sing and play together through his fun songs and music. For more details about dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or … Read more

Project Tween: Love Your Library Projects (February 2020) Gallery

Tweens designed and decorated a book/tote bag and made buttons to show their love for the library.  We provided all the supplies for kids ages 10-14 in this 90 minute class.  Check out the photos! For more details, dates and times for upcoming Project Tween programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole Story.

Minecraft Mania February 2020 Gallery

Minecraft Mania has come to the Huntley library!  Kids entering Kindergarten through 6th grade stretched their design skills with group challenges in Creative Mode.  Check out all the fun! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole Story.

Read to a Dog February 2020 Gallery

Enjoy photos of this month’s Read to a Dog. This was Cooper’s (and his owner Gary’s) first time volunteering for this program.  He listened to all the books, even one about a cat! Read to a Dog is a monthly program for families at the Huntley Area Public Library.  The volunteer animals are licensed therapy dogs and are accompanied by their owners for the program.  Families sign up for a fifteen minute time slot.  Readers can … Read more

Valentine’s Day Fun with Teen Miss McHenry County February 2020 Gallery

Valentine’s Day was extra special because Megan Bargiel, Teen Miss McHenry County, joined us for crafts, photo fun and a yummy snack.  Kids ages 4-8 were invited to try the different stations and spend some time with Megan during the 45-minute program.  McHenry County Princesses Hayzlie and Vyolette Roseman also joined us for the event. For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the … Read more

Pajamarama February 2020 Gallery

This month, Pajamarama was all about Valentine’s Day!  We read several books, including “Mr. Goat’s Valentine,” by Eve Bunting.  Then we sewed a beautiful Valentine’s Day heart craft.  Enjoy the photos!   For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole Story.

Project Tween: Snowflake Art (January 2020) Gallery

Tweens used various materials to create unique snowflakes.  Check out the photos! For more details, dates and times for upcoming Project Tween programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole Story.  

Very Merry Huntley December 2019

Thank you for helping to make our Very Merry Huntley event last Friday a success!  We offered four Very Merry sessions at the library this year.  Along with pictures with Santa, we offered a separate snowy photo opportunity, as well as face painting and music entertainment.  We hope you enjoy the photos. For more details, dates and times for upcoming programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy … Read more

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