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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Teen Tuesdays: Henna Art (June and July 2019) Gallery

July 17, 2019

Our popular henna event/artist is back!  Rebecca Huston from Heathen Ink Tattoo returned to decorate area teens with temporary, henna tattoos.  Participants also learned how to use the henna applicators to create their own designs.  Photos are from two sessions, one in June and one in July.

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Spanish Story Time July 2019 Gallery

July 17, 2019

Families with children ages 2 through grade 2 are coming to the library for songs, stories and conversation in Spanish!  This story time is brought to you by the teachers and parents of District 158 Dual Language program.  Muy bien! For more details, dates and times for Spanish Story Times, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole…

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Project Tween: Cave Paintings (July 2019) Gallery

July 17, 2019

Tweens recreated a cave painting using acrylic paint and oil pastels.  Enjoy the artistic 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.

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Dinosaur Discoveries! July 2019 Gallery

July 17, 2019

T-Rexplorers joined us after hours at the Huntley library to discover clues that prove the existence of dinosaurs.  We looked into the world of dinosaur science straight from the Cretaceous Period.  Kids ages 5-12 held fossil types from numerous species and got a glimpse of what it’s like to go on a Paleontological dig.  Enjoy the photos! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the…

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