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
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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
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Sweet Life Spa – July 2011

This July, presenter, Sandy Homuth, gave area teens beauty tips and walked them through the steps of giving (and receiving) a manicure. Everyone left feeling a little more pampered (and sparkly!) than before!

August 1, 2011
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Zombie Prom – October 2010

The Huntley Library’s Zombie Prom took place on October 29, 2010. Attendees were able to give themselves and other prom guests zombie makeovers. When everyone was properly zombified, we took prom pictures! Prom favors featured miniature disco balls and bloodied corsages (which the teens made themselves). The teens (and the Young Adult Librarian) tried to learn how to dance Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” but even the slow version had them confused…

November 2, 2010
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Teen Zine Halloween Party – October 2009

Teen Zine members and other teens met at the Huntley Area Public Library on October 30, 2009, for an evening of spooky, costumed fun! They investigated several crime scenes and solved a kidnapping mystery, watched Teen Zine’s scary movie “The Book,” took a Monster Personality quiz, and bowled with eyeballs (someone even got a strike – yuck!)! Check out these photos from the event…

November 5, 2009
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Junior Volunteer Party – August 2009

On August 19, 2009, the Huntley Area Public Library threw a celebration bash for its Junior Volunteers, young people in grades 7 – 12, who helped out with the Children’s reading program and other activities over the summer. Many of these teens volunteered their time every week! Thank you, Junior Volunteers! We couldn’t have done it without you!

August 29, 2009
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