Summer Scavenger Hunt 2021

Find all the items on the list, take photos of your discoveries, and share/upload them below. You can participate as an individual, family, or team! This activity is part of our Here We Grow Summer Reading Challenge (June 9 – August 7, 2021). You can join the Challenge virtually through Beanstack, or participate by picking up a paper log at the library. There are challenges and activities for children, teens, and adults. Check out what … Read more

Introducing Scholastic Online Resources

You asked we listened. We’ve recently added a series of Scholastic online resources that are available to Huntley Area Public Library cardholders. Explore these incredible resources for all ages. Scholastic Teachables Scholastic Teachables is an online database of tens of thousands teacher-created, searchable, printable educational resources for all subjects in grades PreK–6. Use this link to get started. Scholastic Go Access to online encyclopedias with 115,000 expertly written articles sortable by reading level, hundreds of … Read more

Eye Spy Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners August 2020 Gallery

Our Eye Spy 2020 Summer Reading Program finished with some lucky kids walking away with a Best Buy, Amazon, Walmart or Game Stop gift card or even a Nintendo Switch!  Here are some of our winners.  Congratulations! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website.

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.