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
Here’s what folks are drawing for Inktober 2020! Want to get involved? Learn more here.
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.
Check out this gallery of crafts, art, and other projects submitted as part of the Eye Spy Summer Reading Challenge!
Adults and teens hand-lettered and framed meaningful quotes in this fun and artsy workshop led by Amanda Palczynski. They used collage techniques, watercolor pens, and a variety of other materials in their creations.
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.
Teens painted their own versions of the traditional Swedish Dala horses in this fun class. The results were creative and beautiful!
Participants created fantastical capture jars containing dragons and fairies, and tiny fairy lights in this fun class.