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Library, Purdue Extension offer free budgeting class

Library, Purdue Extension offer free budgeting class

In celebration of April as Financial Literacy Month, Huntington City-Township Public Library and the Purdue Extension of Huntington County are partnering to present a free workshop on basic money management, “Budgeting 101”, at 6:30 pm on Monday, April 21 at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. Karen Hinshaw, Extension Educator, will lead participants…

April Author of the Month: William Shakespeare

April Author of the Month: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”. His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays,…

Stories with the Easter Bunny!

Stories with the Easter Bunny!

Friday, April 11 Stories with the Easter Bunny 5:30–6:30 pm @ Markle The Easter Bunny is coming for a visit at the Markle Branch of Huntington City-Township Public Library! Kids of all ages are invited to a special Easter Bunny Story Time at 5:30pm. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras, and take a photo of their children with the Easter Bunny from 6:00pm – 6:30pm. Remember –…

Go on a Blind Date with a Book @ Your Library

Library staff members have hand-selected a wide variety of books from the fiction and non-fiction collections, wrapped them in red paper, and placed them on display.  Patrons are invited to choose one or more wrapped titles, and just like any blind date, take a chance with the unknown!  “Blind Date with a Book” selections will include…

Library, Altrusa Club offers Holiday Sing Along

Do you enjoy singing traditional carols and holiday songs?  Huntington City-Township Public Library and the Altrusa Club are sponsoring a free, community Holiday Sing Along for joyful noise-makers of all ages, which begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, December 3rd at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington.  A song leader and accompanist will be on hand to keep the music…

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,…

Members of Vintage Base Ball Club to visit Huntington Main Library

The Huntington City-Township Public welcomes Dennis Wiegmann, a member of the Huntington Champion Hill Toppers Vintage Base Ball Club at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, September 18th in the Main Library at 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. Wiegmann will present a program on the history of Baseball, both vintage and modern, and the formation of the…

Author of the Month & Author Visit Oct.2: NYT Bestseller Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsen will be visiting the Huntington Main Library (255 W. Park Dr., Huntington, 46750) for an author talk and book signing Wednesday, Oct. 2nd at 2:30PM. Her books The Surgeon, The Bone Garden, and Last to Die will be for sale at the event. You may bring your own books for her to sign…

HCTPL hosts local novelist Bill Stamper for author visit & book signing on August 29

Huntington City-Township Public Library welcomes Huntington native and newly published novelist Bill Stamper for an author talk and book signing at the Main Library at 6:30 pm on Thursday, August 29th. Copies of his action/adventure/crime novel, Reality Checks, will be available for purchase at the event for $11.50 .A 1969 graduate of Huntington County Community…

August Author of the Month: Anne McCaffrey

Anne Inez McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) was an American-born Irish writer, best known for the Dragonriders of Pern science fiction series. Early in McCaffrey’s 46-year career as a writer, she became the first woman to win a Hugo Award for fiction and the first to win a Nebula Award. Her 1978 novel The White…

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