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Huntington Library holds write-ins, writing workshop as official Write-In Partner for 2015 NaNoWriMo

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is for anyone who has ever thought fleetingly about writing a novel. The Huntington Library…

Learn to use computers with ease during Huntington Library’s Computer Basics class

Oftentimes the hardest part of getting something accomplished is getting started. Computers can be complicated; getting started using one can be complicated as well. The Huntington Library aims to make this easier with a Computer Basics class at 1pm Tuesday, October 13th, during which library staff will cover the basics of computer use and doing…

Ghost hunters, pumpkin decorating, & urban legends among Halloween programs at Huntington, Markle Libraries

October will be a spooky, activity-filled month at the Huntington and Markle Libraries. Get ready for the fall season by learning about Halloween folklore and urban legends at the Huntington Library on Thursday, October 8th. From 6-7pm, Linda Urschel, Professor of English at Huntington University, will talk about the beliefs, traditions, and urban tales surrounding…

Children can practice reading skills with man’s best friend during fall Paws-to-Read sessions at Huntington Library

The Huntington Library, in conjunction with Canine Companions, is now accepting signups for the Paws-To-Read fall sessions. Paws-To-Read allows children to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a registered therapy dog. Children who participate in Paws-To-Read nationwide show improved reading skills & self-esteem, find reading more enjoyable, and feel more pride in their…