Winter Scavenger Hunt

Find all the items on the list, take photos of your discoveries, and share/upload them below. You can participate as an individual, family, or team! This activity is part of our Button Up and Read Winter Reading Challenge (January 1 – February 28, 2021). You can join the Challenge virtually through Beanstack, or participate by picking up a paper log at the library. There are challenges and activities for children, teens, and adults. Check out … Read more

Mindfulness Practice – Laughter

Draw a comic/share a comic that makes you laugh and submit your comic below. This activity is a part of our Spring Mindfulness Practice event. You can earn virtual badges as you practice mindfulness techniques and learn some new skills on your way to heightened awareness, open-mindedness, peace, and happiness. Want to participate? Sign up via Beanstack. (Registration begins February 22, 2021.) Check back to here to see what others have shared.

Button Up and MAKE

Here is our gallery of projects created by teens for the 2021 Winter Reading Challenge. You can participate in the Challenge via Beanstack, or pick up a paper log at the library. The Challenge runs January 1 – February 28, 2021. Use the form below to submit a photo of your project for the Teen Button Up and Read Winter Reading Challenge 2021.

ISAC Can Help!

Get your questions about college and financial aid answered by our district ISAC (Illinois Student Assistant Commission) representative, Daina Sauls. The Huntley library partners with ISAC every year for events/presentations on various topics relating to post-secondary education options. If you have questions, you can reach Daina directly through her contact information below. She is an excellent resource for college planning, scholarships searching, FAFSA assistance, and more.

Read it and Rate it

Review a book for a chance to win the monthly prize! Fill out the review form below to enter. For grades 6-12. Check out book reviews from other Read it and Rate it participants. Want to see what the YA Librarian is reading? Check out their reviews here. Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

Eye Spy Huntley (Summer 2020)

As part of the Eye Spy 2020 adult/teen summer reading challenge, we asked participants to share some of their experiences as they completed activities to earn the “Eye Spy Huntley” badge. These included ordering from local restaurants, exploring the outdoors, taking a self-guided tour of the Huntley Square (and learning a little local history along the way), and looking out for and learning to identify local birds (backyard birding). Keep reading to see what people … Read more

Zentangle Springkle Bookmarks (June 2020) Gallery

Annie Reiser, certified Zentangle instructor, guided participants through the creation of a bookmark using several different tangles (primarily the Springkle tangle) in a live virtual class she presented for the Huntley Area Public Library in June 2020. This gallery showcases some of the pieces created by attendees. If you missed the class, you can view a recording here. Please share your creation with us using the form below to upload a photo/image.

Important Alert: The Main St. driveway to the library's is closed. Please enter using the Ruth Rd. entrance, Read More
Library to close March 15 up to April 26, 2021, Read More
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