Back to School Bucket List

Tell us what you’d like to accomplish before you head back to school in August – adventures you’d like to have, places you’d like to go, things you’d like to do.  Submit your bucket list at the Information Desk (or online at ya.huntleylibrary.org/bucketlist for a chance to win a prize that will sweeten the end of the summer. One winner will be chosen and contacted the first week of August from lists received. For grades … Read more

Wildlife Safari

Find the animals hiding in the library. Pick up a species checklist (with clues!) at the Information Desk and return your completed list for a chance to win an animal-themed prize. Checklists must be received by July 31, 2015. One winner will be drawn from entries received. For grades 6-12.

Lemonade for the Library

Sign up at the Children’s Desk to hold a lemonade stand fundraiser in your neighborhood during the month of July.  Donate proceeds to the Huntley Area Public Library to purchase more new library materials!  Bring in your proceeds by the end of the month and get your photo taken for display.  If you’d like to get involved without hosting a stand, you can join the ranks of lemonheads for a $20 donation.  Keep your eyes … Read more

BabyPalooza – Baby Story Time

Stories and songs with Miss Nora!  The last 10 minutes of BabyPalooza are reserved for social playtime.  For ages birth-23 months. Registration required. Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to access library meetings, services, programs, or activities can contact a member of the library staff by telephone at 847-669-5386 or in writing five working days prior to the event.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Club

Join us at the library for an afternoon of dueling. Test your deck, and meet new friends. Other games and gamers welcome – bring your friends! Drop-in. Ages 10 and up. Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to access library meetings, services, programs, or activities can contact a member of the library staff by telephone at 847-669-5386 or in writing five working days … Read more

Magic the Gathering Deck Tuning

Location: Library Program Room Join the Library Director for an evening of Standard format Magic: The Gathering in a relaxed, friendly and non-tournament environment. Get ready for Friday Night Magic by trying new deck ideas or sharpening up an existing deck. Try Magic again, if you haven’t played in a while. This is Standard format only. Drop-in, but please bring at least one Standard-legal deck to play. Ages 13 and older. Sponsored by Affinity for … Read more

Page Turners – Read With A Volunteer

Children are encouraged to practice reading with a volunteer at one of three 20 min. sessions (4:30, 4:50 & 5:10 p.m.) After four sessions, the child may choose a free book and small prize from the Friends Foundation.  Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to access library meetings, services, programs, or activities can contact a member of the library staff by telephone at … Read more