Animal Ears March 2018 Gallery

April 19, 2018

Teens met up at the library to make animal ears (for costumes, cosplay, and everyday wear) out of duct tape or fleece.  We attached them to barrettes, headbands, bobby pins, and hair bands to affix them to our heads!  Some sewing happened, but the hot glue guns were very popular.  Check out what we made!  

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Project Tween Paper Mosaics March 2018 Gallery

March 27, 2018

Tweens explored their artistic side by cutting colorful paper, then turning it into a unique paper mosaic.  Enjoy the photos! Project Tween is a monthly program geared for youth between 10-14 years old at the Huntley Area Public 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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Pop-Up Dakota Henn March 2018 Gallery

March 27, 2018

Surprise!  Enjoy photos of some of the animal friends Dakotah Henn brought during his visit, including snakes, lizards and a tortoise. 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 Whole Story.

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Pajamarama March 2018 Gallery

March 27, 2018

At Pajamarama, March came in like a lion…ROAR!!  We read books about lions, including “In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb” by Marion Dane Bauer.  We also counted lambs and sang “Mary had a Little Lamb”, in hopes we would see more of Spring soon.  Then we made our colorful lion to take home. Pajamarama is a monthly story time program at the Huntley Area Public Library that usually takes place on the…

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Lego Club February 2018 Gallery

March 5, 2018

Enjoy photos of kids showing off their incredible imaginations and super building skills at Lego Club this month! 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 Whole Story.

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Meet Aida Frey: Sweetheart of the National Parks February 2018 Gallery

March 5, 2018

Over 50 people came to see young author Aida Frey to hear about her adventures in over 300 of our country’s national parks.  Families heard about her journey into caves, onto old battlefields, up mountains and through iconic buildings.  Aida has traveled more than most of us and inspires others by sharing her love of America.  Enjoy the fun event photos! For more details, dates and times for children’s programs, please…

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Read to a Dog February 2018 Gallery

March 5, 2018

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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Happy Birthday, Mo Willems! February 2018 Gallery

February 23, 2018

  We love Mo!  So we had a special event to celebrate everything Mo Willems.  We watched a video of “Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late”, then had different stations of other favorites, like Elephant and Piggie and Knuffle Bunny.  Then kids had a photo opportunity to be in a book with Elephant and Piggie.  And no, we didn’t let the pigeon drive the bus! For more details, dates and…

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Pajamarama February 2018 Gallery

February 23, 2018

Will you be mine?  Valentine, that is.  We read about Valentine’s Day at Pajamarama this month with stories like, “I need a Valentine!” by Harriett Ziefert.  We also counted hearts and sang a friendship song.  Then we made our own colorful heart valentine to take home. Pajamarama is a monthly story time program at the Huntley Area Public Library that usually takes place on the second Tuesday of the month….

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Art Discovery February 2018 Gallery

February 23, 2018

This month at Art Discovery, we created our minecraft self portraits.  Enjoy the photos! Art Discovery is a program at the Huntley Area Public Library that usually takes place every other month.  It is geared toward 3rd through 5th graders. Visit the library for Art Discovery with Miss Anne. For more details, dates and times for Art Discovery or other children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or…

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