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April 2018

Junior Volunteers – Summer 2018

April 1 @ 12:00 am - May 19 @ 11:59 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

We're looking for friendly young folks to staff our Children's Summer Reading Desk.  You need to have completed 6th grade (by June 2018) in order to be eligible.  JVs typically volunteer for 2-hour shifts once or twice a week (during library hours).  Prospective JVs should fill out an application and return it to the Information Desk by May 19, 2018. Applications are available at the Information Desk and online at:…

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Ready Player One Pop Culture Quiz – Month of April

April 1 @ 12:00 am - April 30 @ 11:59 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States

Take our quiz and test your pop culture nostalgia for a chance to win a prize based on the book/movie by Ernest Cline.  Quiz available at the Information Desk and online at www.huntleylibrary.org/ready.  Completed quizzes must be received/submitted by April 30, 2018.  One winner will be chosen and contacted the first week of May. For ages 16+

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Pushing the Limits Science Cafe – Sunday, April 22, 2018

April 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Join us for a lively discussion on the subject of Heritage. We'll watch a few short videos and discuss real people, real science, and the impact on our everyday lives. Topics will include: Joe and Kristen Souza: their love for building ukuleles led them to reforest their Hawaiian land and to study sound theory. Genealogy and information resources-- what's better paper or digital records? DNA testing for genealogy and pharmacogenomics Discussion…

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The Fray: Stitchery Club – April 2018

April 24 @ 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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Family Movie: Wonder – Wednesday, April 25, 2018

April 25 @ 5:45 pm - 7:40 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Enjoy a family movie at the library. No snacks please. Rated: PG For families. Register beginning Monday, March 19th, 2018

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Making Your Interests Work for You

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

What do you want to be when you grow up?  A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will discuss how to identify your interests, explore related careers, and prepare for college and beyond as a high school student. Registration is required and begins April 2, 2018 For grades 8-12 and adults.

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Teen Zine – April 27, 2018

April 27 @ 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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Project Tween – April 30, 2018: Sharpie Art Workshop

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

Use Sharpie ® markers to experiment with a variety of artistic techniques.  Registration is required and begins April 2, 2018.  For ages 10-14.

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May 2018

Conservation@Home – Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Do you want to see more butterflies and other pollinators right at your doorstep? Join Sarah Michehl from The Land Conservancy of McHenry County to learn the basics of gardening with native plants and the pollinators they support. Also learn about the Conservation@Home program and simple ways to incorporate sustainability into your yard! Ages 16 and up. Registration is required and begins March 27.

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Teacup Craft – Saturday, May 5, 2018

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Make a decorative candle in a teacup and a paper flower bouquet to brighten your home or workspace this spring. All materials will be provided. Ages 13 and up. Registration is required and begins March 27.

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Volunteens – May 10, 2018

May 10 @ 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 April 2, 2018. For grades 6-12.

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Project Tween – May 21, 2018: Mason Jar Vases

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Decorate a mason jar and fill with a handmade flower bouquet.  Registration is required and begins April 30, 2018.  For ages 10-14.

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Teen Zine – May 25, 2018

May 25 @ 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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The Fray: Stitchery Club – May 2018

May 29 @ 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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Family Movie: Eagle Huntress – Thursday, May 31st, 2018

May 31 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
Free

Enjoy a family movie at the library. No snacks please. Rated: PG For families. Register beginning Monday, April 23, 2018

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