Bullet Journals (November 2019) Gallery

Amanda Palczynski, graphic designer and art journalist, shared tips and ideas (plus lots of fun art supplies and stickers) to inspire participants in the creation of their own bullet journals. Popular spreads included monthly calendars, mood trackers, and chores/to-do lists. Everyone went home with a journal and – hopefully – a desire to continue journaling.

Project Tween: Project Runway Skeletons (October 2019) Gallery

Tweens designed a fashionably spooky outfit for a miniature skeleton to wear on the runway.  Check out the spook-tacular 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.

Lego Club October 2019 Gallery

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.

Pajamarama October 2019 Gallery

This month, Pajamarama was all about Fall!  We read books about leaves, changing weather and how animals prepare for winter, including, “The Busy Little Squirrel,” by Nancy Tafuri.  Then we created our own squirrel with a leaf tail.  Enjoy the photos!   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.  

Minecraft Mania October 2019 Gallery

Minecraft Mania has come to the Huntley library!  Kids entering Kindergarten through 6th grade stretched their design skills with group challenges in Creative Mode.  Check out all the fun! 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.

Young Rembrandts Scarecrow Expressions October 2019 Gallery

Kids grades K-6 joined us to learn how to draw scarecrows with whimsical, cartoon-like expressions, using vivid colors and personification.  They started with simple shapes, then added details, patterns and textures to bring them to life.  Enjoy the photos! For more details, dates and times for 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.

Book Publishing 101 (September 2019) Gallery

Sarah Natale (Mondello), book publishing professional and author of the award-winning historical fiction book, The Kiss of Death, which received a publishing contract when she was a teenager, spoke about the publication process –  including inspiration, research, the importance of editing, publication routes, and promotion – to an enthusiastic audience of adult and teen writers this past September. Please enjoy some photos from the event below:

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