No Sit Book Club – April 2022

This month (May, 2022) we are taking the No Sit Book Club OUTSIDE! We will meet up at the library’s Information Desk and then take a walk in the park that’s adjacent to the library while we talk about the books we’ve been reading. You can read whatever books you like and share your thoughts about them (not restricted to audiobooks). If the weather refuses to cooperate, we’ll have our discussion inside in one of … Read more

Volunteens

The Huntley Area Public Library is offering some virtual and some in person volunteer opportunities for youth in grades 6-12. Volunteer projects may include surveys, book reviews, crafts, collection projects, cleaning, assistance with library events, and more. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out the Volunteens application below. Loading…           Volunteens activities of the past:

Read the 2023 Lincolns

Nominations for the 2023 Lincoln Award have been announced! Your challenge is to read as many of these books as you can between now and February 2023 for chances to win the grand prize drawing – a $50 Amazon gift card! You can also vote for your favorite. Participate online through Beanstack, or download/pick up a paper log at the library’s Information Desk. For grades 9-12.

No Sit Book Club – March 2022

Starting in May (2022) we are taking the No Sit Book Club OUTSIDE! We will meet up at the library’s Information Desk and then take a walk in the park that’s adjacent to the library while we talk about whatever books we’ve been reading. You can read whatever books you like and share your thoughts about them (not restricted to audiobooks). If the weather refuses to cooperate, we’ll have our discussion inside in one of … Read more

Library Limericks Contest

Teens (grades 6-12) had an opportunity to write a library-themed limerick for National Library Week. Library staff chose their favorite limerick from submissions received and our winner is… Andrew H.! Congratulations! What’s a limerick, anyway? A limerick is a 5-line rhyming poem – usually humorous – following these guidelines: Line 1: 7-10 syllables (last word rhymes with last words in lines 2 & 5) Line 2: 7-10 syllables (last word rhymes with last words in … Read more

March Madness Women’s History

Learn about women who have made (or are making) history, and vote for the Most Influential Woman this March. Schedule: Nominate an influential woman – Nominations are now closed! March 6 – 12: 1st Round of voting – The votes are in! These women will advance to Round 2: Malala Yousafzai, Oprah Winfrey, Harriet Tubman, Frida Kahlo, Dolly Parton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Serena Williams, and Jane Goodall. March 13 – 19: 2nd Round of voting … Read more

No Sit Book Club – February 2022

Happy almost spring! I was listening to an audiobook (A Master of Djinn) while working on my winter sowing project this past weekend – so my ears were full of strange crocodilian gods, ifrit, and djinn as I readied 65 or so containers with potting mix and seeds (these go outside now and act like tiny greenhouses – the seeds sprout when the conditions are warm enough, and I just have to make sure they … Read more