Lindsey Daehnke from Strictly Self Defense held a teen self-defense workshop at the library in February. Participants learned a variety of techniques to keep themselves safe in various situations., and left class feeling empowered! Check out some photos from the class below:
Participants tried out some choreography from the Barbie movie – broken down for us step by step – by dance instructor, Melanie Andersen. The last part was particularly challenging, featuring some jumps, kicks, and spins! Check out some photos from the event below.
A group of Volunteens (teen volunteers) made these fantastic bookmarks today for our library visitors this month (February, 2024). Thanks for sharing your artistic talent! These are great!
So many beautiful scarves were created during this class. Participants experimented with different folding and rubberbanding techniques, and colorful dyes to make these unique masterpieces. Lots of fun on a very chilly afternoon! We are all looking forward to doing this again in the future.
We made a whole donsy of gnomes at this December 2023 event! They fit in perfectly with our winter reading theme: Everyone Read! Gnome Matter Who You Are.” These are easy to make if you want to have a bunch of your own.
Participants created journals that are out of this world at this December 2023 event. See what they made below:
While we’re not sure if any actual birds will be attracted to these haunted houses that teens created at the library in October 2023, we did have a lot of fun creating them. Check out our creations below:
Our friends at Culver’s of Huntley and the Huntley Police Department joined us for a fun-filled evening at the latest Read and Eat event. We thank all the families who attended the evening. Officer Jerry and Scoopie wholeheartedly enjoyed taking photos and reading stories with you. Mark your calendar for the upcoming event, Read and Eat: Scoop with Scoopie and an Elf, scheduled for Thursday, December 21, 2023. This free program promises coloring books, Culver’s … Read more
Roar! We read Eggasaurus by Jennifer Wagh about a child who received dinosaur eggs in the mail. Then we made our own dinosaur egg to take home, let dry, and break open later. Some kids sent us photos of their egg opening at home. What kind of dinosaur is your favorite?
Love slime? So do we! Children learned how to make their own spooky, gooey slime with kid-friendly ingredients. Check out the pictures if you dare!