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Drop in and join The Fray! This club is for both novices and experienced needle-workers. Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or work another needle craft, come to learn and share. Bring your own supplies and projects. For ages 10 and up.

Meets the last Tuesday of each month, 6-8pm.

Project Tween Faux Stained Glass April 2017 Gallery

Enjoy pictures of Project Tween Faux Stained Glass!  Tweens used special paint on glass frames to make their own unique stained glass designs. Project Tween is a monthly program geared for youth between 10-14 years old at the Huntley Area Public Library. For more details, dates and times for upcoming Project Tween 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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Nerve

Nerve by Jeanne Ryan Suspense Thriller * * * Stars (Pretty good) Vee is used to being overshadowed by her best friend who gets starring roles in theatrical productions while Vee works on makeup and costuming behind the scenes. But when the guy she likes dares her to shine by auditioning for the reality show, Nerve, Vee decides to take a chance.  All she has to do is get filmed…

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When We Wake

When We Wake by Karen Healey Science Fiction Suspense Thriller * * * * Stars (Great!) Tegan Oglietti’s life is just getting good when a sniper’s bullet accidentally finds her. She wakes up confused and disoriented 100 years later – the first successful revival in a cryogenics experiment.  As Tegan learns more about the world she now lives in she’s equal parts delighted and dismayed to discover what’s changed –…

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Memory of Light

The Memory of Light by Francisco X. Stork Realistic Fiction (audio edition) * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Vicky Cruz is just going through the motions of her life when she decides to take it. Her suicide attempt fails, but it lands her at Lakeview Hospital where she meets Dr. Desai and several other troubled teens who she can relate to (and who understand her) much better than anyone…

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Junior Volunteers

Download the application for our 2017 Junior Volunteer season! Every summer, the Huntley Area Public Library depends on its crew of Junior Volunteers to help run the children’s summer reading program. JVs typically volunteer at the summer reading desk for a couple of hours every week while summer reading is going on. They help out by registering kids for the reading program, distributing prizes, and assisting library staff with other projects….

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Teen Zine

Teen Zine is the Huntley Area Public Library’s writers’ club for grades 6 – 12. Teen Zine is also the name of our group’s quarterly publication. If you like writing, photography, art, graphic design, and/or publishing, we would love your creative input! Meetings: Teen Zine meets monthly in the library’s program room.  No need to register, just drop in.  Upcoming dates: Friday, April 21, 2017, 4-5 p.m. Friday, May 19, 2017,…

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Project Tween Felted Kitties March 2017 Gallery

Enjoy pictures of Project Tween Felted Kitties as tweens created a bunny, a whale, kitties and more!  Kids used felting needles and wool to make their critters. Project Tween is a monthly program geared for youth between 10-14 years old at the Huntley Area Public Library. For more details, dates and times for upcoming Project Tween programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print or online copy of the library’s newsletter…

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