Blackout Poetry Contest

March 12, 2019

Create a “blackout” poem by crossing out words on a book page and leaving behind only the ones that make up your poem. Photocopied book pages are available at the Information Desk, or you may use one of your own (make a photocopy – don’t tear it out!). Submit your poem using the entry form below (or pick up an entry form at the Information Desk) by April 30, 2019….


Junior Volunteers

March 11, 2019

Junior Volunteer applications for summer 2019 are now available! You can pick up a paper copy at the library’s Information Desk, or click here to download a copy to print out. About our Junior Volunteer program: Every summer, the Huntley Area Public Library depends on its crew of Junior Volunteers to help run the children’s summer reading program. JVs typically volunteer at the summer reading desk for a couple of…


Bookstagram Contest – grades 6-12

February 12, 2019

Design and photograph an artful arrangement of objects to go along with your favorite book title(s) and submit your photo for a chance to win an Amazon gift card and some teen book swag. Need ideas? Check out some examples by clicking on these links: #Bookstagram: How Readers Changed the Way We Use Instagram #Bookstagram hashtag on Instagram Bookstagram for Beginners Fill out the form below and upload your very…


Teen Zine

December 3, 2018

Teen Zine is the Huntley Area Public Library’s writers’ club for grades 6 – 12. Teen Zine is also the name of our group’s quarterly publication. If you like writing, photography, art, graphic design, and/or publishing, we would love your creative input! Take me to the current issue! Meetings: Teen Zine meets monthly in the library’s program room.  No need to register, just drop in.  Upcoming dates: Friday, January 18,…