Huntley, IL – The Huntley Area Public Library was honored to receive a donation from the Huntley Area Lions Club in the amount of $1000.00. The donation was presented to the library by Jim Saletta and Jim Graves of the Lions Club in honor of American disability rights advocate Helen Keller. Keller influenced Lions Club members to join her and continue her crusade as Knights of the Blind. Helping the visually impaired has been a cause for the group since 1925.
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February 13, 2015 From: Leigh Ann Porsch Phone: (847) 669-5386 ext. 35 Huntley Library Receives Digital Imaging Grant The Huntley Area Public Library has been awarded a Digital Imaging Grant in the amount of $5,521 from the Illinois State Library. Grant funds will be used to digitize materials related to Huntley’s rich dairy and agricultural history. Also included in the grant are funds to purchase a large format scanner capable of scanning oversized … Read more
Press Release February 11, 2015 From: Frank Novak Phone: (847) 669-5386 ext. 11 Total Pages: 1 Huntley Library Employee Recognized With Chamber of Commerce MVP Award Ms. Leigh Ann Porsch, Huntley Area Public Library District Communications and Development Coordinator and a Huntley native, was chosen to receive the Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 MVP (Most Valuable Player) Award. This is the Huntley Chamber’s first-ever MVP award presentation. According to chamber representatives, … Read more
The Huntley Area Public Library has been awarded a $5,000 Back to Books Grant from the Illinois State Library. The Back to Books program is a collection development grant offered to Illinois libraries for the acquisition of books and other materials. The library is using these funds to purchase award-winning books for children and required summer reading texts for middle and high school students. Watch for these new additions to the collection in time for … Read more