It’s O-FISH-ALLY Summer! – 2018 Summer Reading at the Huntley Area Public Library

June 6, 2018

IT’S O-FISH-ALLY Summer! The 2018 Summer Reading Adventure begins here. Use the links below to dive in and register for one of our four programs. Win prizes for reading and be sure to check your Whole Story newsletter or our website for a fun-filled lineup of Summer programs and events! We’ve registered over 1000 O-FISH-AL readers in the very first day! O-FISH-AL Adult Registration (Ages 18 & Up) O-FISH-AL Teen…

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Library Lounge and Little Free Library Locations

April 13, 2018

Ever want to read something new, but don’t know what to choose? Now you can dash around town to one of four Little Free Libraries, bring a book of your own, and swap it for another new or gently used book. You’ll find a selection of titles for all ages! Another place you might find on your trek through the Huntley Area is a Library Lounge. It could be at…

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Online Catalog Assistance

April 3, 2018

Polaris Video Tutorials During the week of April 16, the Huntley Area Public Library along with its partner libraries will be transitioning to a new library catalog — Polaris. You’ll see a new look as you search for library materials, and will be introduced to new features as we work to improve your library experience. Learn about the library’s Polaris catalog system and how to use it with these instructional…

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Library Online Catalog Migration News: Patron Lists & Reading History

February 2, 2018

During the week of April 16, the Huntley Area Public Library and our partner libraries will be transitioning to a new library catalog. You will see a new look as you search for library materials, and will be introduced to new features as we work to improve your library experience. ​​​New Features Seamlessly use the new catalog on your phone, tablet, or computer. Create an easy to remember username to…

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Friends Foundation Create GoFundMe For New Library Mini-Van

September 13, 2017

The HAPLD Friends Foundation have created a way for you to help the library continue to provide some important services through a GoFundMe campaign. We hope you will support their GoFundMe by making a donation and then sharing it with your friends. The current library van is a 1998 Pontiac with over 110,000 miles. As it has aged, parts have become more difficult to find and it is getting more…

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Video: Jesse White Tumblers Showcase their Superpowers

June 29, 2017

On June 8, 2017, the Jesse White Tumbling Team visited the Huntley Area, filling up the Marlowe Middle School gym. The group put on an amazing performance that showcased their superpowers! Check out these video of the performance that helped the library kick off your Superpowered Summer!

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Introducing the RBDigital App

June 27, 2017

On June 27, the Zinio for Libraries app will be renamed to RBdigital and the new app will launch in your favorite app stores. You will receive notifications through the Zinio for Libraries app to download the new RBdigital app, as well as countdown timer and notification as to when the Zinio for Libraries app will no longer function. Enjoy a significantly enhanced user experience with easier and faster searching,…

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