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July 2017

Lemonade for the Library 2017

July 1 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Sign up at the Children’s Desk to hold a lemonade-stand fundraiser in your neighborhood during the month of July.  We will provide a yard sign. Donate proceeds to the Huntley Area Public Library to purchase items for the Children’s Area. Bring in your proceeds by the end of the month and get your photo taken for display. If you’d like to get involved without hosting a stand, you may want…

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Super Family Movies: The Incredibles – Huntley Area Public Library

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:50 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Enjoy a family movie at the library. No snacks please. Rated: PG For families.

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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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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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Solar Eclipse – Tuesday, August 8, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

August 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Cosman Center Theater, 12015 Mill St.
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Michelle Nichols, astro-educator with Adler Planetarium, will share with us about this exciting upcoming solar event and how to view it safely.  For ages 8 and up   Register now   Location: Huntley Park District Cosman Theater, Mill St. Entrance.

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Family Movies: Big Hero 6- Huntley Area Public Library

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Enjoy a family movie at the library. No snacks please. Rated: PG For families. Register beginning July 24

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Read to a Dog – Saturday, August 19, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

August 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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SIGN UP BEGINNING MONDAY, JULY 24TH IN PERSON OR CALL THE CHILDREN'S DESK -  847-669-5386 AND PRESS 4 Kids improve reading and communication skills by reading to a dog. Sessions last 15 minutes and begin at 9:30. The final session ends at 11:45 AM. For families.

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September 2017

Family Movies: Beauty and the Beast – Huntley Area Public Library

September 13 @ 5:45 pm - 7:55 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Enjoy a family movie at the library. No snacks please. Rated: PG For families. Register beginning August 21

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Celebrating Constitution Week – DAR Family Reading Night – Monday, September 18, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Hear Ye, hear ye - join the Fox River Valley chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for stories and crafts celebrating our nation's founding and the 230th birthday of the Constitution. Geared for families of 5-10 year olds Register beginning August 21.

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