Kids’ Corner

Read to a Dog July 2017 Gallery

Enjoy photos of this month’s Read to a Dog! Read to a Dog is a monthly program for families at the Huntley Area Public Library.  The volunteer animals are licensed therapy dogs and are accompanied by their owners for the program.  Families sign up for a fifteen minute time slot.  Readers can bring a book from home or choose one from the library. Visit the library to meet one of our volunteer…

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Summer Reading Program Prize Winners 2017 Gallery

Wondering who has been winning prizes for our Summer Reading Program (SRP) Reading is my SuperPower?!  Here are some of our SUPER readers. You can also see pictures of them in our hallway on the way to the Children’s area.  Keep reading and checking back to see new winners each week.

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Project Tween Paint n’ Sip July 2017 Gallery

Enjoy pictures of our popular July Project Tween Paint-and-sip project: a sunset painting. To begin, each tween started by painting their canvas all orange. Then they layered different colors of acrylic paint and lastly, topped their creation with paint dots for the sun rays. What beautiful sunsets!  Find this and other crafty pins we’ve tried at the Huntley Library:  https://www.pinterest.com/huntleylibrary/crafty-pins-weve-tried-the-huntley-library/ Project Tween is a monthly program geared for youth between 10-14 years old at the Huntley Area Public Library….

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Young Artists June 2017 Gallery

This month Young Artist’s worked with oil pastels and tissue paper to make their creations. See how colorful and unique they are!  Young Artists is a program at the Huntley Area Public Library that usually takes place every other month. It is geared toward children in kindergarten through second grade. Visit the library for Young Artists with Miss Anne. For more details, dates and times for Young Artists, please check the Huntley…

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Pajamarama Stuffed Animal Sleepover July 2017 Gallery

We had a SUPER Stuffed Animal Sleepover this month at Pajamarama! Twenty animals were dropped off ahead of time and we took pictures of their adventures all over the library. Then families joined us on Tuesday for fun stories about sleeping, like “Llama, Llama, Red Pajama,” by Anna Dwedney and we sang and danced with our friends. Children received a photo collage, drew a picture of their stuffed friend at the library and…

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Video: Jesse White Tumblers Showcase their Superpowers

On June 8, 2017, the Jesse White Tumbling Team visited the Huntley Area, filling up the Marlowe Middle School gym. The group put on an amazing performance that showcased their superpowers! Check out these video of the performance that helped the library kick off your Superpowered Summer!

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Lego Club June 2017 Gallery

Enjoy photos of kids showing off their incredible imaginations and super building skills at Lego Club this month! For more details, dates and times for upcoming children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter The Whole Story.

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Pajamarama June 2017 Gallery

For this month’s Pajamarama, we talked about superheroes.  We read Mighty Max by Harriet Ziefert, where we learned an ordinary boy can be a superhero.  Then we read about everyday superheroes, like policemen, fire fighters and even Mom and Dad!  We made a paper bag superhero and enjoyed flying them around the room! Pajamarama is a monthly story time program at the Huntley Area Public Library that usually takes place on the second…

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