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…

Family Movie Night @ Main Library – Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

​Huntington City-Township Public Library invites adventure fans of all ages to a Family Movie Night, featuring Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. The feature, which is rated PG, will begin promptly at 3pm on Tuesday, August 12 at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. Bring your own snacks and (nonalcoholic) beverages…

Markle Family Movie Night – Percy Jackson & the Olympians – The Lightning Thief

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites adventure fans of all ages to a Family Movie Night, featuring Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. The feature, which is rated PG, will begin promptly at 5 pm on Wednesday, July 30 at the Markle Branch Library, 197 East Morse Street, Markle. Bring your own snacks and (nonalcoholic)…

Huntington, Markle libraries offer summer reading for the whole family

Registration is underway for Fizz! Boom! READ! Summer Reading Programs, which begin on Monday, June 2 for all ages at the Huntington City-Township Public Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington, and the HCTPL Markle Branch Library, 197 East Morse Street, Markle. This summer’s overall theme, Fizz! Boom! READ! is designed to encourage reading and motivate…