Inktober 2020 Draw-Along

Draw something every day in October! Hone your artistic skills by participating in Inktober 2020! What’s Inktober? It is a drawing challenge created in 2009 by Jake Parker, an illustrator and comics artist, designed to get people drawing. You’ll draw something every day based on that day’s prompt, which you can interpret however you like. Learn more about Inktober here. We would love to see what you are drawing this October. You can upload your … Read more

Eye Spy Huntley (Summer 2020)

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

Zentangle Springkle Bookmarks (June 2020) Gallery

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.

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.

Bullet Journals (November 2019) Gallery

Amanda Palczynski, graphic designer and art journalist, shared tips and ideas (plus lots of fun art supplies and stickers) to inspire participants in the creation of their own bullet journals. Popular spreads included monthly calendars, mood trackers, and chores/to-do lists. Everyone went home with a journal and – hopefully – a desire to continue journaling.