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…Details
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 Dragon became one of the first science-fiction books to appear on the New York Times Best Seller list.
In 2005 the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America named McCaffrey its 22nd Grand Master, an annual award to living writers of fantasy and science fiction. She was inducted by the Science Fiction Hall of Fame on 17 June 2006.
Anne Inez McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the second of three children. Her father had Irish and English ancestry, and her mother was of Irish descent. She attended Stuart Hall (a girls’ boarding school in Staunton, Virginia), and graduated from Montclair High School in New Jersey. In 1947 she graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College with a degree in Slavonic Languages and Literature.
Huntington City-Township Public Library invites movie lovers of all ages to an encore showing of The City of Ember, a science fiction/fantasy film based on the young adult novel by Jeanne DuPrau. The feature will begin promptly at 4:30 pm on Friday, August 9th at the Markle Branch, 197 E Morse Street, Markle. Bring your own snack…Details
Huntington City-Township Public Library invites everyone to the Scholastic Book Fair from June 17-21 in the Children’s Program Room at the Main Library. The book fair is jam-packed with books from over 150 publishers. Offerings will include fiction & non-fiction books for kids ages birth – 18, including popular series, activity & science books, and…Details
We’ve got Summer Reading Programs for ALL ages!
The Summer Reading Program is designed to be a motivational element in encouraging children and families to read together and to broaden their reading experiences during the summer months. Club participants of all ages may come and participate in Reading Club any time the library is open. Please remember -
- All materials are now checked out at the main circulation desk located inside the library entrance.
- Books that children wish to count for Reading Club credit need to be returned at the children’s information desk.
- Books will not count for reading club credit if they are returned in the library drop boxes.
Library, Master Gardeners present Father’s Day garden gift workshop for kids Huntington City-Township Public Library and Huntington Area Master Gardeners will present a Father’s Day make & take gardening craft workshop on Saturday, June 8th at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. Kids ages 4 years to Grade 5 are invited tolisten to a gardening story,…Details
The Friends of the Huntington City-Township Public Library will honor outgoing Library Board of Trustees member Carlton Sprague with a farewell reception at 6pm on Monday, February 18, 2013 in the north gathering area at the Main Library, in appreciation for his many years of unpaid, volunteer service to Huntington City-Township Public Library and to the communities it serves.
Mr. Sprague served on the Huntington City-Township Public Library Board of Trustees, and has served as Treasurer on the combined Huntington City-Township and Markle Board of Trustees since 2003.Details
Huntington City-Township Public Library invites adventure, comedy and romance lovers of all ages to a free Valentine Movie Night, featuring The Princess Bride. The feature, which is rated PG, will begin promptly at 6pm on Thursday, February 14th at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. Valentine-themed snacks will be provided – bring your own (nonalcoholic) beverages and a bean bag chair or other comfortable seating if you wish. Registration is requested – call the Main Library at 356-0824 to reserve your place.
More than 25 years ago, Rob Reiner made a quirky little film called The Princess Bride, based onDetails
Do you have a Huntington City-Township Public Library Card and a portable device like a smartphone, iPad, eReader, or Tablet? Huntington City-Township Public Library will offer a series of Get eBooks @ Your Library workshops during the month of February. Interested patrons should bring their reading or listening device and any questions they may have.…Details
Did Santa leave you a smartphone, iPad, tablet PC, or eReader this year? Want to get started using your new device with the Library’s digital collections? Huntington City-Township Public Library will offer a free eBooks & eAudios How-To & Troubleshooting Workshop from 6:30 – 7:30 pm on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at the Main Library,…Details