Discovery Crew programs at Huntington, Markle libraries

Huntington City-Township Public Library offers Discovery Crew programs this fall at both the Main Library in Huntington, and the Markle Branch in Markle. Discovery Crew members meet for stories and crafts, sessions last 45-60 minutes. Through books, Discovery Crew kids will explore different weekly themes and enjoy related books, crafts, games, silly songs, and activities.…

Fall Story Time Sessions begin at Huntington & Markle Libraries


Registration for Fall Story Time is underway at both locations of Huntington City-Township Public Library. Weekly Story Time sessions will be offered to children ages birth – 7 years at the Main Library in Huntington on Tuesdays & Wednesdays beginning on September 17 and 18. Children ages 3 – 7 are invited to Story Time sessions on Thursdays at the Markle Branch Library beginning on September 19.

Story Time introduces the child to children’s literature and provides a group experience for the young child, while encouraging listening skills and the development of lifelong reading interests. The library incorporates the Every Child Ready To Read @ Your Library pre-reading skills into their story time programs. These six skills that children can start learning from birth are narrative skills, phonological awareness, letter knowledge, print awareness, vocabulary, and print motivation. Story Time also introduces children to many concepts on the list of Indiana’s pre-K (3 – 5 years) Academic Standards, including word recognition, fluency, vocabulary development, reading comprehension, literacy response and analysis, listening, and speaking.