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March 2017
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Local Voices: Under a Blood Red Sun Author Presentation and Book Signing

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Author John J. Domagalski tells the incredible story of a group of American sailors fighting Japanese combatants – and desperate circumstances they faced – in the Philippines during the opening days of World War II. Ages 16 and older. Registration is required and begins February 28.

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The Fray: Stitchery Club

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day 28 of the month, repeating until March 28, 2017

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. No tickets needed, drop in.

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April 2017

Bunny Hunt

April 1 @ 9:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Bunny Hunt

Month of April Happy spring!  Sock bunnies are invading the library this April.  If you find one, bring it to a service desk for a small prize  and fill out an application (optional) for a chance to adopt a sock bunny of your own. Winners will be drawn and contacted the first week of May from applications received. For all ages.

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Friends Foundation April Book Sale

April 1 @ 9:15 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Drop in for the Friends Foundation Book Sale. Location: Huntley Area Public Library, Behind the Information Desk. Paperbacks: 50¢ Hardcovers: $1

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Friends Foundation April Book Sale

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Drop in for the Friends Foundation Book Sale. Location: Huntley Area Public Library, Behind the Information Desk. Hours Saturday, April 1: 9:15 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday, April 2: 12:00 - 4:00 PM Pricing Paperbacks: 50¢ Hardcovers: $1

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Your Turn: Game Night for Adults – April 13, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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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 March 28.

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iPad/iPhone Basics – April 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Learn the essentials to operating your iPad or iPhone. Topics include general operation and navigation, downloading apps, adjusting settings and more. Ages 18 and up.

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Senior Coffee: Container Gardening – April 17, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Maxine Racanelli, University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener, will tell you everything you need to know about container gardening including container and plant selection, and planting and maintenance tips. For ages 55 and up. Registration is required and begins March 20.  

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

April 18 @ 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 March 28.

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ISAC: Connect the Dots – Huntley Area Public Library

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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What do you want to be when you grow up? A representative from the Illinois Student Assistant Commission will discuss how to identify your interests, explore related careers, and prepare for college and beyond while you are a high school student. Registration is required and begins 4/3/2017. For grades 8 - 12 and adults.

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Computer Buying – April 22, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Feel lost at the computer store? Michael Gershbein of technology training company, Very Smart People will tell you everything you need to know in order to buy the right computer for your needs. From Macs to PCs and laptops to desktops, we’ll tell you everything you need to look for. Ages 18 and up. Registration is required and begins March 28.

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Pushing the Limits Science Cafe – Sunday, April 23, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

April 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Pushing the Limits Science Cafe Sunday, April 23 • 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm This is the fourth in a four-part reading, viewing, and discussion series for adults. We’ll talk about real people, real science, and the impact on our everyday lives. Each program includes short videos and recommended popular books. The recommended book for this month is The Land of Painted Caves by Jean Auel and the theme will be…

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The Fray: Stitchery Club

April 25 @ 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. No tickets needed, drop in.

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Understand the Cloud – April 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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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 March 28.

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May 2017
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Easing Arthritis Naturally Through Food – May 1, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Can the foods you eat cause or affect your arthritis?  Research that suggests that excess body weight and the foods you eat may influence symptoms of certain types of arthritis. Join Registered Dietitian Julie Holbrook MS, RD, LDN to learn about the many foods that may help to ease your arthritis the natural way. For ages 55 and up. Registration is required and begins April 25.  

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Cut The Cable – May 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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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.

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Mollie’s War Author Presentation and Book Signing

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Cynthia Schaeffer will look at WWII through the experiences of her mother, Molly Schaeffer, a WAC who sent hundreds of letters home. Cynthia will discuss the letters along with their historical context, her research, writing process, and search for a publisher. Books will be $20. Cash or check only. Ages 16 and older. Registration is required and begins April 25.

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Plan Your Vacation Online – May 6, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

May 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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From cheap airfare to travel planners to useful travel apps, Michael Gershbein of technology training company, Very Smart People will show you the best ways to enable your computer to help you see the world! Ages 18 and up. Registration is required and begins April 25.  

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Your Turn: Game Night for Adults – May 11, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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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 March 28.

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Senior Coffee: Spot Skin Cancer: You Can Prevent It – May 15, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Lora Anderson, Centegra Sage Cancer Center will provide a presentation that will discuss the different types of skin cancer, how to identify them, and methods to reduce your risk and protect your skin. For ages 55 and up. Registration is required and begins April 17.        

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The Fray: Stitchery Club

May 30 @ 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. No tickets needed, drop in.

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