Collaborating with community partners is a large part of what makes Huntley an exceptional place to live. When the library was getting ready to reopen, staff wanted to make an impact and work with our partners to make sure the community knew about all the changes the library made during the construction and renovation project, and to celebrate the occasion. One of those partners was Sew Hop’d Brewery and Taproom.
Huntley, IL – The Huntley Area Public Library was honored to receive a donation from the Huntley Area Lions Club in the amount of $1000.00. The donation was presented to the library by Jim Saletta and Jim Graves of the Lions Club in honor of American disability rights advocate Helen Keller. Keller influenced Lions Club members to join her and continue her crusade as Knights of the Blind. Helping the visually impaired has been a cause for the group since 1925.
The Huntley Area Public Library Friends Foundation donated more than $42,000 to the library during 2014, including a cash donation of $30,000 in December. The Foundation organizes fundraising events for the library and pursues grant opportunities. “We provide funding for additional resources and materials for the residents of the district, so all the money raised at different events comes back to our community,” stated liaison, Pamela Kampwerth. “This past year the Friends Foundation paid for … Read more