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May 2017

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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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! Mark the date of June 7, 2017 on your calendar and get ready to showcase one of your greatest Superpowers, the power to READ! Adults (Ages 18 & Up) Register for our Adult Summer Reading Program, beginning June 7th, at the Information Desk or online and receive $2…

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Game Night for Adults – June 8, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

June 8 @ 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 May 31.  

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The Jesse White Tumblers Showcase Their Superpowers – June 8, 2017

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Marlowe Middle School, 9625 Haligus Road
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156 United States
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Doors open at 6 p.m. Jumpstart YOUR SUPERPOWERED SUMMER with a performance by the Jesse White Tumblers! Come one, come all! All ages. Register beginning May 26. Location: Marlowe Middle School North Gym, 9625 Haligus Road, Lake in the Hills

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Free

You Are My Superhero Cards – June 11, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

June 11 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Is someone a superhero in your life? Make a special card to tell them how you feel. Ages 10 and up. Registration is required and begins May 31.

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History of Superheroes – June 15, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Superman, Spiderman, Batman, Hulk, Wonder Woman, Avengers, and others; you have seen them in the biggest movies of all time. Now learn the true history of your favorite superheroes including the comics, powers, and writers who created them. Discover their connections to legendary myths and why they connect to our culture today. Ages 8 and up. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent. Registration is required and begins…

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Letters From The Heart Author Presentation & Book Signing – June 19, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Dennis Depcik's presentation is a nostalgic look at how important letters were to building and maintaining a relationship, how they led, in his case, from a wartime romance to a true love story, and how today’s modern forms of communication can never duplicate them. Copies of his book Wouldn’t it be Something will be $15.00 Registration is required and begins May 31.  

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

June 20 @ 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 May 31.

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Edible Books Contest – Friday, June 23, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Is creativity one of your superpowers? Create an "edible book," and enter it in our contest. The only rules are it must be edible and must be somehow be related to a book! You can register at the Information Desk or on-line beginning May 31. Entries will be on display from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Drop off your entry and fill out the entry form between 9 a.m.-10 a.m.) Entries will…

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

June 27 @ 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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July 2017
Free

Game Night for Adults – July 13, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

July 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 May 31.

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Comic Book Magnets – July 16, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

July 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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We’ll make magnets from comic book sound effect bubbles and old comic book pages. Ages 10 and older. Registration is required and begins June 27.

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Free

American Bandstand Themed Cabaret – July 17, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Celebrate the early years of American bandstand with music by the artists who appeared on the show hosted by “America’s oldest teenager,” Dick Clark. You’ll hear the music of Billy Williams, Perry Como, Patsy Cline, Johnny Mathis, Jerry Lee Lewis, and others. Registration is required and begins June 27.  

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

July 18 @ 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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Color On: Coloring For Adults – July 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

July 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 May 31.

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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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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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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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