Paws-to-Read dog reading book

Huntington Library now accepting signups for Spring Paws-To-Read sessions

The Huntington City-Township Public Library, in conjunction with Canine Companions, is now accepting signups for the Paws-To-Read Spring 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…

2015 Children Writer's Workshop

Children Writer’s Workshop to teach story writing skills at the Huntington Library

The Children’s Department of the Huntington City-Township Public Library will hold a Children Writer’s Workshop for children in grades K-3. Library staff will help kids brainstorm ideas and characters, organize their story, and finalize it – including illustrations! Staff will also have information on hand for the annual PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest for those…

Discovery Crew Huntington Library Indiana

Children can become time travelers with the Discovery Crew at the Huntington Library

The Discovery Crew at the Huntington City-Township Public Library will go back through time with this year’s theme, “Time Travelers 2015!” This year’s sessions will include stories, crafts and activities themed around our world’s history, including dinosaurs, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and more. Open to children grades 1-3, the Discovery Crew will meet on Wednesdays at…

Huntington Library, Purdue Extension Office hold brain-boosting Pre-K Block Party

The Huntington City-Township Public Library and the Huntington County Purdue Extension Office will hold a Block Party for Pre-K children ages 3-6. The event will begin with a story time for the children while the parents learn about the brain and developmental benefits playing with blocks provides. Karen Hinshaw, the Huntington County Purdue Extension Office…

Paws-to-Read dog reading book

Huntington, Markle libraries now accepting signups for Fall Paws-To-Read sessions

The Huntington City-Township Public Library and Markle Branch, in conjunction with Canine Companions, are 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…

Discovery Crew for grades 1 – 4 begins September 9

Huntington City-Township Public Library offers Discovery Crew programs this fall at both the Main Library in Huntington, and the Markle Branch Library in Markle. Discovery Crew members meet weekly for stories and crafts, and sessions last 45-60 minutes. The theme for this fall’s Discovery Crew program is countries of the world, with each session exploring a specific country with…