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January 2018

How Do I Apply for and Get Into College? – January 23, 2018

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Learn the ins and outs of the college application process with a representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission.   You'll become familiar with the typical components of applications, the timeline and logistics of the process, and receive tips on writing personal statements and admissions essays. Registration is required and begins November 27, 2017.   For high school students and adults.

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The Fray: Stitchery Club – January 2018

January 30 @ 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 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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February 2018

Volunteens – February 8, 2018

February 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Meet once a month to volunteer at the library.  Earn volunteer hours and make new friends.  We will work together on various projects, and participants will have opportunities to help out with other library events. Registration is required and begins January 29, 2018. For grades 6-12.

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Escape the Maze (session 1) – February 10, 2018

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 2:20 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Do you have what it takes to escape from the maze?  Attempt our Maze Runner-themed escape room.  Sign up for ONE of four time slots (up to 6 people per time slot) and work together to attempt an escape in 20 minutes. This is the registration for Session 1: 2:00pm-2:20pm. Registration is required and begins February 1, 2018 For grades 6-12.

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Escape the Maze (session 2) – February 10, 2018

February 10 @ 2:30 pm - 2:50 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Do you have what it takes to escape from the maze?  Attempt our Maze Runner-themed escape room.  Sign up for ONE of four time slots (up to 6 people per time slot) and work together to attempt an escape in 20 minutes. This is the registration for Session 2: 2:30pm-2:50pm. Registration is required and begins February 1, 2018 For grades 6-12.

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Escape the Maze (session 3) – February 10, 2018

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 3:20 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Do you have what it takes to escape from the maze?  Attempt our Maze Runner-themed escape room.  Sign up for ONE of four time slots (up to 6 people per time slot) and work together to attempt an escape in 20 minutes. This is the registration for Session 3: 3:00pm-3:20pm. Registration is required and begins February 1, 2018 For grades 6-12.

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Escape the Maze (session 4) – February 10, 2018

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 3:50 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Do you have what it takes to escape from the maze?  Attempt our Maze Runner-themed escape room.  Sign up for ONE of four time slots (up to 6 people per time slot) and work together to attempt an escape in 20 minutes. This is the registration for Session 4: 3:30pm-3:50pm Registration is required and begins February 1, 2018 For grades 6-12.

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Hogs & Kisses Craft – Sunday, February 11, 2018

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

We'll make a cute pig container to fill with valentines kisses and promises. All materials will be provided. Ages 10 and up. Registration is required and begins January 23. 

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Teen Zine – February 16, 2018

February 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Share your writing, artwork, and/or photography with other teens and help create our ‘zine. Submissions accepted at meetings, the library’s Information Desk (download the form) or online. No Registration necessary. Drop-in. For grades 6-12.

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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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Project Tween – February 19, 2018: Shrink Plastic

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Design and create shrink plastic items in this fun class.  Registration is required and begins February 1, 2018.  For ages 10-14.

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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

Teen Tech Week BINGO – Month of March – Huntley Area Public Library

March 1 @ 12:00 am - March 31 @ 11:59 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Complete one of our BINGO cards for a chance to win a prize.  Pick up a BINGO card at the library's Information Desk, or download one from our website: www.huntleylibrary.org/ttwbingo.  (Cards will be available starting March 1st).  Return completed cards by March 31, 2018.  One winner will be drawn and contacted the first week of April. For grades 6-12.

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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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Project Tween – March 19, 2018: Paper Mosaics

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Using a variety of materials including scrapbook and watercolor papers, you'll create an impressive mosaic.  Registration is required and begins February 19, 2018.  For ages 10-14.

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Volunteens – March 22, 2018

March 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Meet once a month to volunteer at the library.  Earn volunteer hours and make new friends.  We will work together on various projects, and participants will have opportunities to help out with other library events. Registration is required and begins January 29, 2018. For grades 6-12.

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A Wrinkle in Time Celebration – March 22, 2018

March 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

We're throwing a party to celebrate the release of the new movie adaptation of "A Wrinkle in Time," by Madeleine L'Engle.  Join us for fun activities and discussion of this classic children's book. Registration is required and begins March 1, 2018. For ages 9-14.

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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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Cosplay Animal Ears – March 29, 2018

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Make some fleece or duct tape ears for cosplay, costumes, or just for fun.  Fleece ears will require some sewing. Registration is required and begins March 1, 2018. For grades 6-12.

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Teen Zine – March 30, 2018

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Share your writing, artwork, and/or photography with other teens and help create our ‘zine. Submissions accepted at meetings, the library’s Information Desk (download the form) or online. No Registration necessary. Drop-in. For grades 6-12.

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