Tweens met a live Blanding’s turtle and learned about this species as they sketched their subject. Check out their sketches and how much the turtle liked hanging at the library! 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.
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 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.
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.
Tweens created garden ornaments on their own or as part of a team. We provided the materials and they did the designs. Check out all the cool garden ornament photos! Project Tween is a monthly program geared for youth between 10-14 years old at the Huntley Area Public Library. For more details, dates and times for Tween programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy…
Working together in small groups, teens solved puzzles and followed clues to solve this dinosaur mystery. Photos of the room set up below: