Teen Hideout

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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.

War That Saved My Life

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Historical Fiction Juvenile Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Ada (11) was born with a clubfoot and lives with her mam and little brother, Jamie, in London, where she is required to stay hidden from the world.  When the war (WWII) breaks out, Ada takes the opportunity to evacuate herself and Jamie to the countryside, where they are put…

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Be Prepared

Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Vera Brosgol felt left out among her classmates who all came from wealthier, two-parent households.  All the other kids got to go away to camp in the summer, and Vera is always stuck at home.  Then she finds out about a special summer camp for Russian immigrants that her church will subsidize if she attends. …

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Serpent’s Secret

The Serpent’s Secret Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond #1 by Sayantani Dasgupta Adventure Fantasy Mythology Tween * * * Stars (Pretty good) Kiranmala thinks she’s just an ordinary Jersey kid, but on her 12th birthday, she finds out she’s really a princess from another dimension.  Before she can even really wrap her mind around that her guardians (people she’s thought were her parents all these years) are kidnapped, her house…

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Brave

Brave sequel to Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova Graphic Novel Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) Jensen is playing his way through each of his days of middle school like it’s a videogame – complete with monsters (other students who bully him) that he has to dodge between classes and after school.  He thought he was tight with some kids from the art club, but one of the girls…

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Project Tween Sharpie Art Workshop April 2018 Gallery

Tweens used Sharpies to create pictures, unique mugs, buttons and more.  Enjoy the photos! 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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Art Discovery April 2018 Gallery

This month at Art Discovery, we created colorful art with oil pastels.  Enjoy the photos! Art Discovery is a program at the Huntley Area Public Library that usually takes place every other month.  It is geared toward 3rd through 5th graders. Visit the library for Art Discovery with Miss Anne. For more details, dates and times for Art Discovery or other children’s programs, please check the Huntley Area Public Library’s official website, the print…

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Money Math April 2018 Gallery

Cha-Ching!  Money Math was a success as children ages 4-8 joined us to play store and participate in other Money Math stations.  Math can be fun, especially when ice cream is involved.  Enjoy the photos! For more details, dates and times for children’s 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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Pajamarama April 2018 Gallery

At this month’s Pajamarama, we read books about food, including, “Chew, Chew, Gulp!” by Lauren Thompson.  We also sang “Flip, Flap Jack”, who is a man made of food.  Then we created our own Flip Flap Jack to take home. Pajamarama is a monthly story time program at the Huntley Area Public Library that usually takes place on the second Tuesday of the month. It is geared toward families of 2-6 year olds….

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Time Museum

The Time Museum Book #1 by Matthew Loux Adventure Graphic Novel Mystery Science Fiction Suspense Thriller * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) While visiting her uncle over summer vacation Delia Bean follows a kiwi bird into the woods and discovers the Earth Time Museum.  It’s a museum of all of planet Earth’s history from all times – past, present, and future!  She learns her uncle runs the place and…

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