Button Up and MAKE

Here is our gallery of projects created by teens for the 2021 Winter Reading Challenge. You can participate in the Challenge via Beanstack, or pick up a paper log at the library. The Challenge runs January 1 – February 28, 2021. Use the form below to submit a photo of your project for the Teen Button Up and Read Winter Reading Challenge 2021.

Eye Spy Summer Reading Grand Prize Winners August 2020 Gallery

Our Eye Spy 2020 Summer Reading Program finished with some lucky kids walking away with a Best Buy, Amazon, Walmart or Game Stop gift card or even a Nintendo Switch!  Here are some of our winners.  Congratulations! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website.

Zentangle Springkle Bookmarks (June 2020) Gallery

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.

Toddler Story Time March 2020 Gallery

If you have been wondering what Toddler Story Time is all about, here’s a sneak peek.  Miss Charise reads books, sings songs (sometimes to sign language), and uses music and fingerplays to get the audience involved.  The last ten minutes, kids can visit stations to try new things or make a craft.  We hope to see you soon! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s … Read more

Jim Gill’s Sing-A-Long of Celebrated Songs February 2020 Gallery

Over 400 people welcomed Jim Gill for his Sing-A-Long of Celebrated Songs Concert!  Families filled Chesak Elementary’s gymnasium to hear Gill who has been entertaining children of all ages since the early 90’s. Everyone enjoyed the evening as he led them to sing and play together through his fun songs and music. For more details about dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or … Read more

Project Tween: Love Your Library Projects (February 2020) Gallery

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.