Teens took on the roles of treasure-hunting adventurers and puzzle-solvers as they attempted to escape from our Indiana Jones-themed room! See photos below:
Art instructor, Christine Thornton, returned this month to guide adults and teens through the process of creating beautiful watercolor butterfly paintings. See their work below!
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…
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:
Teens dropped in to challenge one another to games of ping pong in the library’s program room. Our tables were a bit undersized, but we made it work with adjustable nets and bodies!
Teens created a free-standing dinosaur out of cardboard and other materials. Templates were provided or they could create their own. Enjoy the photos!
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.
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…
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.
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…