Read, Renew, Repeat – 2024 Summer Reading Challenge

READ, RENEW, REPEAT Get ready to embark on an exciting journey with the 2024 Huntley Area Public Library Reading Challenge: Read, Renew, Repeat! Set your sights on adventure as you dive into captivating stories, programs, and activities from June 1 to July 31, 2024. Bookmark this page, watch our social media channels, check the May/June issue of the Whole Story newsletter, and stay tuned for upcoming details about this storied annual event!  

Local History Images Around Town

Did you know that you may request usage of vintage photos from the library’s local history collection? If you are looking to spruce up your office, waiting area, or wall space, we are happy to assist you. Simply contact our local history department at 847.669.5386 ext. 228. Visit our online digital archives to view images in our collection at Here are some examples as seen in some Huntley Area businesses:  

Heartwarming Gesture From a Young Member of our Community

In a heartwarming gesture, a youngster from our community, that loves his local library, decided to make a difference. Saving up $150.00 of his hard-earned allowance over several months, this compassionate library fan chose to donate to the Huntley Area Public Library. His selfless act not only showcased an understanding of the importance of libraries as hubs of learning and community engagement but also demonstrated the power of individual initiative, proving that age is no … Read more

Wall Street Journal Complimentary Access

The Wall Street Journal is now available as one of the valuable online resources available with a valid Huntley Area Public Library card. This follows the recent addition of the New York Times and USA Today to our digital newspaper options. Click this link to visit our Online Resources, click on Magazine and Newspapers Articles to expand the menu, then click on the Wall Street Journal logo, or title to create an account and login. … Read more

Read and Eat: Cone with a Cop – November 16, 2023 – Photo Gallery

Our friends at Culver’s of Huntley and the Huntley Police Department joined us for a fun-filled evening at the latest Read and Eat event. We thank all the families who attended the evening. Officer Jerry and Scoopie wholeheartedly enjoyed taking photos and reading stories with you. Mark your calendar for the upcoming event, Read and Eat: Scoop with Scoopie and an Elf, scheduled for Thursday, December 21, 2023. This free program promises coloring books, Culver’s … Read more