Why are giraffes head and shoulders above the rest? Activities will help you see how you measure up! For ages 5-7. Register beginning June 22.
Enjoy a new activity on the following Tuesday afternoons at the library during the summer. Registration required for all Teen Tuesday programs, call (847-669-5386 ext. 21) For grades 6-12 Get Wild with Perler Beads Tuesday, July 7 • 2 – 3 p.m. Make creative creatures with Perler (fusable) beads. Add magnets to make ‘em stick to lockers, refrigerators, and other surfaces. Registration required. Frankentoys! Tuesday, July 21 • 2 – 3 p.m. Yes, disassemble! … Read more
Our teen volunteers planned and presented a fish-themed storytime on December 27, 2012. They shared stories, activities, and a fishbowl craft with some young patrons. A good time was had by all. Thanks, Volunteens!
On June 26, 2012, Teens created their own dream journals at the library’s Teen Tuesday: Big Dreams event.
On June 19, 2012, for Teen Tuesdays, area teens created fashionable, unique, and handy (also possibly indestructible) duct tape wallets. Check out some of their creations.
Fear by Sumbul S. My name is Fear. I am hidden like the moon on a frigid, eerie night. The deepest darkest secret inside. I bring torture upon those who turn from me. I am comprised of many unique faces and personalities. Some ugly, black and red; others bright, sunny yellows and grassy greens. I approach when least anticipated; plodding, voiceless, ever-so-carefully like a predator and its prey. Always chasing you; there is no escaping. … Read more
Gone by Sumbul S. I didn’t realize how much I care for you until you left. I deeply miss you. I took you for granted, Thinking you’d stay. We’ll meet once more someday.Happiness, like a mirror, staring back at you. It never lasts long.It was a peaceful darkness. Sitting there with my family, on the welcoming couch, Having an excellent time. A faultless summer evening. It was the phone. Its angry roar broke the delicate … Read more
Death of a Flower by Jessica C. Flower’s dust bears leaves of gray As snow begins to fall A solemn affair his death doth be Though no one hears his call He cries for the sun whose light has waned To a scant imitation of a ray When bright and warm it shall be again Oh, how he longs for this day For a day so distant, it is hard to hope When winter’s not … Read more
Blue Book by Anna G. Innocent people being hooked on the blue book, Becoming dull robots that speak in code; It comes in your sleep taking your intellect like a crook, By bribing you with a new mode. To waste your brain cells, by taking a look; At the new post and comment that just showed. It’s like you’re hooked on the book, With no time for the real me to tell you an ode. … Read more
The Huntley Library held a teen poetry contest during National Poetry Month (April) of 2012. Click below to check out the entries… Our winner was Anna G. with her poem, “Blue Book.” Congratulations, Anna!