Junior Volunteer Party – August 2012

We celebrated the library’s Junior Volunteers on August 9, 2012 with a party generously sponsored by the library’s Friends Foundation. Thanks to all of our summer teen helpers – we couldn’t do it without you!

August 17, 2012
Read More >>

Teen Tuesdays: Maximum Ride Madness – July 2012

The newest (and final, according to our sources) Maximum Ride book is out! We celebrated with a Maximum Ride event that tested our “bird kid” attendees’ physical and mental skills. After a brief warmup, our flock honed their dexterity, reflexes, and hand-to-eye coordination. We also had a chocolate chip cookie tasting, played a life-sized game of Flock vs Erasers, put together book cover puzzles, and made feather hair extensions. Whew!…

August 7, 2012
Read More >>

Teen Tuesdays: Henna Art – July 2012

Rebecca Huston, henna and tattoo artist from Heathen Ink (Summit, IL), returned to the Huntley Library in July 2012 to share the history of henna body art with area teens. All participants went home with a temporary henna tattoo (lasting around 2 – 4 weeks), and information about how to create henna art of their own!

July 18, 2012
Read More >>

Heroes of Olympus Olympics – October 2011

To celebrate the release of Rick Riordan’s new book, “Son of Neptune,” the Huntley Area Public Library invited fans of the series to participate in an Olympics event – Camp Half-Blood style! In addition to trivia contests, toga relays, and a scavenger hunt, the kids got to slay Medusa (a bunch of times). If Huntley is ever invaded by Gorgons, we can feel comfortable knowing our fate is in the…

November 7, 2011
Read More >>

Journals for Wimps and Dorks – November 2011

Kids in grades 4-8 got together at the Huntley Area Public Library to create their own journals, diaries, and sketchbooks on November 3, 2011. Using a variety of materials, they made some really amazing creations (paint and duct tape were particularly popular). Once paint and glue dried, there was even time for some of them to get started writing and drawing!

November 7, 2011
Read More >>

Junior Volunteer Party – August 2011

The library’s Junior Volunteers had their end of summer celebration at the library on August 1, 2011. The library’s Friends Foundation generously sponsored this big thank-you party for our teen helpers who volunteered their time over the summer. Thanks to everyone! We’re so happy to have had your help!

August 2, 2011
Read More >>