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February 2018

55+: Stop the Slip – Monday, February 19, 2018

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Thom Disch, author of Stop the Slip combines personal, real-life stories with an in-depth look at this growing problem. Following the simple five-step, A-L-E-R-T System™ will reduce your risk of falling.  Books will be on sale for $16.05 cash, check, or credit card. For ages 55 and up. Registration is required and begins January 15.

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Meet Aida Frey: Sweetheart of the National Parks – Monday, February 19, 2018

February 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

This young author has visited and written about her adventures in over 300 of our country's national parks.  Hear about her journey into caves, onto old battlefields, up mountains, and through iconic buildings!  Is travel your passion?  Is writing your goal?  In either case, this meet and greet is for you!  Come with questions.  Autographed books will be available for purchase. All ages Register beginning Monday, January 22, 2018.

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Color On: Coloring For Adults – February 2018

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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 January 16.

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Blood Drive – Heartland Blood Centers

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Donate blood and help save lives on Thursday, February 22 from 3 to 7 p.m when the Heartland Blood Mobile returns to the library. Call the Information Desk at (847) 669-5386 & press 3 to make an appointment, or create an account and sign-up online at www.heartlandbc.org. Donors must be ages 17 and up. A photo ID is required to donate. Walk-ins are welcome.

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Budgeting for College – Huntley Area Public Library

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Learn how to manage college costs.  A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will discuss college financial planning as well as strategies for earning and saving money (scholarships, campus jobs, and more). Registration is required and begins February 1, 2018. For teens and adults.

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Pushing the Limits Science Cafe – Sunday, February 25, 2017

February 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

This is a reading, viewing, and discussion program 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. There is no recommended book for this month. We will view a few short videos and discuss the theme: Motion.  Discussions will be facilitated by Cindy Fuhrer, Huntley High School Science Department Chair, and a librarian. Ages…

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The Fray: Stitchery Club – February 2018

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

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 share.  Bring your own supplies and projects. For ages 10 & up. Drop in, no registration or ticket required.

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March 2018

Applying for Scholarships – March 1, 2018

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Learn about the scholarship application process from an ISAC representative.  Become familiar with application basics and receive tips from successful applicants, as well as information about reputable scholarship resources. Registration is required and begins February 1, 2018 For teens and adults.

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Your Turn: Game Night for Adults – March 2018

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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 January 23.

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Cut The Cable – March 2018

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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 Thursday, 3/1/18

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Android Savvy – Saturday March 17, 2018

March 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

In this presentation style class, Mike Gershbein, Very Smart People tech tutors will show you how to become more comfortable with your Android tablet or phone as by demonstrating how to navigate, find apps and customize your device. Age 18 and up. Registration is required and begins February 27. 

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55+: Eating for Bone Health – Monday, March 19, 2018

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 28 million Americans suffer from either osteoporosis or low bone mass, resulting in an increased risk for fractures.  Weight-bearing physical activity and a healthy diet can help you prevent bone health issues.  Julie Holbrook, Registered Dietitian will teach you which nutrients are important for bone health and where to find these nutrients in every day foods. For ages 55 and up. Registration is required…

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Color On: Coloring For Adults – March 2018

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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 January 16.

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Baby Massage – Friday, March 23, 2018

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Enjoy a relaxing session with your under 2 year-old as Dr. Pam leads you in baby massage.  Bring a towel for baby to lay on.   Registration required and begins Monday, February 19, 2018

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The Fray: Stitchery Club – March 2018

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

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 share.  Bring your own supplies and projects. For ages 10 & up. Drop in, no registration or ticket required.

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