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June 2017

Reading Is My Superpower – 2017 Summer Reading Adventure

June 7 @ 9:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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An action-packed Superpowered Summer at the Huntley Area Public Library launches with Reading Is My Superpower, the library's 2017 Summer Reading Adventure! Get ready to showcase one of your greatest Superpowers, the power to READ! Register for the program(s) using the links below. Once your registration is complete you will be prompted to download the Reading Is My Superpower Reading Logs. Each log is different for each age group, so…

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July 2017

Understand the Cloud – July 27, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Learn about the cloud: what is it, how it works, and how you can use it. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of using the cloud and explore different forms cloud services can take. For ages 16 and up. Registration is required and begins June 27.    

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Service Dog Superhero Author Presentation & Book Signing – July 29, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes. Meet Lon Hodge and his service dog, Gander, winner of the 2016 American Humane Society’s Hero Dog Awards Service Dog Award. They encourage education and awareness for PTSD, veteran suicide, service dogs, and persons with visible and invisible disabilities and perform Planned Acts of Community Kindness (PACKS) through their nonprofit organization, Operation Fetch. Lon and Gander’s book In Dogs We Trust, will be…

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August 2017

Potts and Pans – Wednesday, August 2, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

August 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
Cosman Center Theater, 12015 Mill St.
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Enjoy this concert featuring Chicago's largest steelpan band! Register total number of family members attending.   Location: Huntley Park District Cosman Theater, Mill St. Entrance.

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minilinks @ the library

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Play mini-golf inside the library at this Friends Foundation FUNdraiser Friday, August 4, 2017 • 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. $3 Per Person or $10 Per Family Golfers are invited to come dressed as their favorite super hero! • Kona Ice – Friends earn 20% of sales • Giveaways - Back to School drawings for school supply items throughout the evening for school-aged golfers • Minilinks Book Sale - Hardcover Books:…

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Cut The Cable – August 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Tired of paying for cable? Learn the basics on how streaming works, what equipment is required to stream and what kinds of devices and applications you can use to simulate the cable TV experience without paying the cable TV price tag. Ages 16 and up Registration is required and begins August 1

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Your Turn: Game Night for Adults – August 10, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Come take your turn at our game night for adults. Enjoy the evening every second Thursday of the month with a variety of board, card, and dice games. We will demonstrate and play a new game each month. For ages 18 and up. Registration is required and begins July 25.

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Local Voices: McHenry County Tales of the Interred – August 12, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Laurel Mellein will prove that truth can be stranger than fiction with spine tingling true stories from her book History and Stories of the McHenry County Cemeteries. Books will be $20. Cash, check, credit or debit accepted. Ages 16 and up. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, July 25.

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Color On: Coloring For Adults – August 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

August 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Come out and treat yourself to some relaxation time: color, listen to music, and socialize. We’ll supply coloring sheets and a limited number of colored pencils and markers. You are welcome to bring your own for more variety. For ages 16 and up. Registration is required and begins July 25.

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55+: The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease – August 21, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Sue Sklar Education and Outreach Manager, Alzheimer’s Association, will cover information on diagnosis, risk factors, disease stages, treatment options, and much more. For ages 55 and up. Registration is required and begins July 17.

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The Fray: Stitchery Club – August 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Drop in and join the Fray. This stitchery club is for experienced and novice alike. Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or work another needle craft, come to learn and share. Bring your own supplies and projects. Experienced members have offered to share their craft with beginners. For ages 10 & up. Drop in, no registration or ticket required.

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September 2017

Watercolor Birch Trees – September 7, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Using a variety of techniques and materials (including watercolor pencils), create a stunning fall scene featuring birch trees.  Local artist, Christine Thornton, will present this class. Registration is required and begins August 1, 2017. For grades 6 and up and adults.

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Your Turn: Game Night for Adults – September 14, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Come take your turn at our game night for adults. Enjoy the evening every second Thursday of the month with a variety of board, card, and dice games. We will demonstrate and play a new game each month. For ages 18 and up. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, July 25.

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55+: Technology “Jeopardy”- Monday, September 18, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Test your knowledge of new technologies and win fabulous prizes. Rob Aavang, Huntley Area Public Library’s Computer Trainer, will lead attendees in a fun and rewarding game of Technology “Jeopardy!” Registration is required and begins Monday, August 29. 

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Color On: Coloring For Adults – September 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Come out and treat yourself to some relaxation time: color, listen to music, and socialize. We’ll supply coloring sheets and a limited number of colored pencils and markers. You are welcome to bring your own for more variety. For ages 16 and up. Registration is required and begins July 25.

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ISAC: Path of the FAFSA – September 21, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opens up October 1st.  It is the gateway to financial aid and many scholarships.  A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will explain what it is, what you'll need to apply, how your information is used to determine financial aid eligibility, and how to read a financial award letter. Registration is required and begins August 1, 2017. For high school students…

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The Fray: Stitchery Club – September 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Drop in and join the Fray. This stitchery club is for experienced and novice alike. Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or work another needle craft, come to learn and share. Bring your own supplies and projects. Experienced members have offered to share their craft with beginners. For ages 10 & up. Drop in, no registration or ticket required.

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LinkedIn Savvy- Saturday, September 30, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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In this presentation style class, Michael Gershbein of technology training company, Very Smart People will show you how to use the social networking site LinkedIn to connect with other professionals, find jobs and keep on top of business news. Ages 18 and up. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, August 29.

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