October brings Paws to Read, Gene Stratton-Porter celebration to Huntington & Markle libraries

The Huntington and Markle Libraries will continue their fall Paws to Read sessions this year on Saturday mornings in October and November. Paws to Read is a time for children to read aloud to registered therapy dogs in a fun and relaxed environment. Children reading to therapy dogs nationwide show improved reading skills, improved self-esteem,…

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Youth Services Bureau’s public suicide prevention training, Huntington Library’s Spooky Movie Nights both coming soon to Huntington Library

The Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County will be hosting a public QPR Suicide Prevention Training class at the Huntington Library from 3-5pm Tuesday, September 20th. The QPR mission is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical, and proven suicide prevention training to as many people as possible. Suicide is the…

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Huntington Library to host Volunteer Fair, bring community discounts to library card holders in September

It can often be tricky to find volunteer opportunities in the community. It frequently means going door to door, checking individual groups and agencies to see what’s available. The Huntington Library aims to make this easier by hosting a Volunteer Fair from 10am-12pm Saturday, September 17th. Community organizations will have tables set up, allowing those…

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Learn about homeschooling, enter pie contest with Huntington Library’s Home School Open House, Taste of Indiana programs in September

The Huntington Library’s Home School Open House, taking place Thursday, September 8th from 1-3pm, is an opportunity for parents and homeschool teachers to discover materials and services the library has to offer for homeschooling families and programs. The event will feature a child activity, library tours, an exploration of print & online resources and an…

Teens can showcase talent at Open Mic Night, Harry Potter fans of all ages can head Back To Hogwarts at Huntington Library in September

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to the Huntington Library for the annual Open Mic Night at 6pm Thursday, September 15th. Every year the Huntington Library holds an Open Mic Night, a night where teens can come and share their talents. Whether it’s singing, telling jokes, spinning a basketball on one’s finger, or any other…

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Water Play for children, brand-new Gaming Club and World Coloring Day coming to Huntington Library in August

Children ages 3-5 years are invited to the Huntington Library August 17th for a water-themed S.T.E.M. program. Starting at 10am, children will be able to explore the properties of water with boats, weighted water figures, cups, and various other water toys. An extra set of clothing is encouraged as the kids will probably get wet!…

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Find your Hoosier Legacy at Family History Day, learn about birds of prey with Intro to Falconry programs at Huntington Library

If you live in Indiana, you are a Hoosier. But what about your parents? Or their parents? Did you family settle in the area before Indiana was a state? Come visit the Indiana Room at the Huntington Library Tuesday, June 14th to find out! Begin your family research on Family History Day, when the Indiana…

All are invited to brand-new Markle Branch Open House, teens to Minecraft Mondays this June

The Huntington City-Township Public Library is inviting everyone to the Open House for the brand-new Markle Branch Library. Now located at 155 West Sparks Street, the new library boasts brand new facilities, an updated and current collection in books, movies, and magazines, a meeting room, a children’s area, a branch of the Indiana Room, outdoor…