Project Tween Sketch a Turtle August 2019 Gallery

August 21, 2019

Tweens met a live Blanding’s turtle and learned about this species as they sketched their subject.  Check out their sketches and how much the turtle liked hanging at the library!   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.

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Read to a Dog August 2019 Gallery

August 21, 2019

Enjoy photos of this month’s Read to a Dog! Read to a Dog is a monthly program for families at the Huntley Area Public Library.  The volunteer animals are licensed therapy dogs and are accompanied by their owners for the program.  Families sign up for a fifteen minute time slot.  Readers can bring a book from home or choose one from the library. Visit the library to meet one of our volunteer…

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Movie Under the Stars Photo Gallery

August 16, 2019

On August 9, 2019, hundreds of area residents filled up the library lawn for a screening of Mary Poppins Returns. Presented by the Village of Huntley, Huntley Park District and the Huntley Area Public Library, a good time was had by all. A big thanks to all that came out and to those that helped make the event a great success!  

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Animal Quest August 2019 Gallery

August 12, 2019

Animal Quest visited and brought the wonders and wows of the animal kingdom to people of all ages.  Families joined us to see and touch rare animals they may not have seen before!  See if you can name the animals in the photos below. For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The…

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Music Together July 2019 Gallery

August 12, 2019

Did you know that all children are musical?  Families joined with Ms. Amy to sing, play, dance, and make music with children.  It was fun for the whole family as we explored music through small/large motor movement, call and response, lap activities and hands-on use of noise making instruments and fun props.  See all the excitement in the photos below! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs,…

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Digging Deeper: Life Underground July 2019 Gallery

July 23, 2019

The soil is full of life!  Families joined us in exploring the world beneath our feet.  The McHenry County Conservation District gave a short indoor presentation followed by soil discoveries and experiments both inside and out.  Kids ages 5 and up got messy as they made soil/seed bombs to take home and put in their garden.  Enjoy the photos! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please…

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Teen Candy Terrariums (July 2019) Gallery

July 19, 2019

The Huntley Library partnered with Morkes Chocolates to offer candy-making classes to teens this summer (based on the summer reading theme “Dig Into Summer”). Teens created candy terrariums filled with candy mud, dirt, rocks, worms, plants, and imaginative creatures that they sculpted themselves and dipped in chocolate! Creative and delicious. Check out their creations below:

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