March Author of the Month: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie was an English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve around the investigations of such characters as Hercule…

Author of the Month: Mary Balogh

Website: http://www.marybalogh.com List of Balogh’s books: http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/b/mary-balogh/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMaryBalogh Fiction Genre: Romance, Historical Fiction I write historically accurate love stories, most of them set in Regency England, with special emphasis on a deep identification with the main characters and their developing love relationship. Mary Jenkins Balogh was born on 1944 in Swansea, Wales, UK. After graduating from…

It’s Chess Time for Teens @ Main Library

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites kids & teens in grades 6-12 to participate in It’s Chess Time @ Your Library, a series of two programs to be held from 6-8 pm on the last two Thursdays in February at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. On Thursday, February 20, teens can play practice games to learn the rules…

Author of the Month: Francine Rivers

Francine Rivers began her literary career at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Journalism. From 1976 to 1985, she had a successful writing career in the general market and her books were awarded or nominated for numerous awards and prizes. Shortly after becoming a…

Huntington Library to hold Tech Day

Want help with a gadget, device, phone, or other piece of technology?  Need an introduction to social media or email?  Interested in using the Library’s Digital Branch to do research or download eBooks & eAudiobooks?  Huntington City-Township Public Library invites the community to stop by the Main Library anytime from 11:30am – 7:30pm on Monday,…

Huntington Library Hosts Halloween Party for Teens

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites young adults in grades 6 – 12 to a Teen Halloween Party at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 30th at the Main Library in Huntington.  The fun will begin at 6:30 with Scary Stories, Haunted Book Bingo, Build-Your-Own Ghost Sundaes, and much more. Participants are encouraged to dress up.  This teens-only celebration is…

Huntington, Markle Public Libraries to host Pumpkin Decorating Contest Oct. 18-22

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites pumpkin decorators of all ages to enter our annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest, open to individuals, families, groups, and clubs of all kinds. Between October 18-22, decorated pumpkins may be brought to either branch of Huntington City-Township Public Library. The HCTPL Main Library is located at 255 West Park Drive, Huntington,…

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.…