COMING IN FEBRUARY 2022! The Huntley Area Public Library will be offering some virtual and some in person volunteer opportunities for youth in grades 6-12. Volunteer projects may include surveys, book reviews, crafts, collection projects, cleaning, assistance with library events, and more. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out a Volunteens application. VOLUNTEENS APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE/HERE IN FEBRUARY 2022! (Paper applications will also be available in February 2022 at the Information … Read more
Celebrate National Puzzle Day (January 29) during the month of January! Solve the selected online puzzle and share a photo/screenshot of the completed puzzle + your time for a chance to win a puzzling prize. One winner will be selected from entries received. The winner will be contacted in February. For teens/grades 6-12. Instructions: Click on the puzzle picture below to start solving. Solve the puzzle! Take a screenshot/photo of the completed puzzle that includes … Read more
This kit includes a potholder and a basic cookie dough recipe that can be dressed up multiple ways – from oatmeal raisin to a hazelnut chocolate! Explore your creative baking skills and share a photo of your cookies using the form below. Adults and teens (grades 6-12) can pick up a kit at the Information Desk starting December 1, 2021, 1 kit per family (while supplies last). If you missed out on the kits, you … Read more
Teens (grades 6-12) can pick up a Teen Take Home kit starting September 20, 2021, and create their own vampire gourd. Kits include a gourd, some vampire teeth, and red push pins, and will be available at the library’s Information Desk while supplies last! 1 kit per teen. If you would like to share your creations with us, you can submit photos using the form below. We’d love to see what you made and will … Read more
Teens (grades 6-12) can pick up a Teen Take Home kit starting September 1, 2021, and create their own tiny work of art. Kits include a 3×3 canvas and easel, a selection of acrylic paints, and a paintbrush, and will be available at the library’s Information Desk while supplies last! 1 kit per teen. If you would like to share your creations with us, you can submit photos using the form below. We’d love to … Read more
As part of the Eye Spy 2020 adult/teen summer reading challenge, we asked participants to share some of their experiences as they completed activities to earn the “Eye Spy Huntley” badge. These included ordering from local restaurants, exploring the outdoors, taking a self-guided tour of the Huntley Square (and learning a little local history along the way), and looking out for and learning to identify local birds (backyard birding). Keep reading to see what people … Read more
Annie Reiser, certified Zentangle instructor, guided participants through the creation of a bookmark using several different tangles (primarily the Springkle tangle) in a live virtual class she presented for the Huntley Area Public Library in June 2020. This gallery showcases some of the pieces created by attendees. If you missed the class, you can view a recording here. Please share your creation with us using the form below to upload a photo/image.