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…

Olympic Diver to visit, Father’s Day and Bicycle License Plate crafts to take place at Huntington, Markle Libraries this June

The Huntington Library is proud to welcome Mary Beth Dunnichay, Olympic Diver on the 2008 Beijing Olympic Team, to speak at the Huntington Library Tuesday, June 14th at 5:30pm. She’ll speak all about her time at the Olympics, the training involved to get there, and other related subjects. Mary Beth became a U.S. Olympic Team…

Literacy Coalition Spelling Bee, Purdue Extension Office Indoor Walking Classes both coming to Huntington Library in June

The Huntington County Literacy Coalition will be holding their first annual Team Spelling Bee Saturday, June 11th at 10am at the Huntington Library. Teams of four can register to compete by stopping by the Literacy office at the Huntington Library. There will also be door prizes and raffles, in addition to the prizes for the…

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Indiana State Police to present Online Safety classes for children and adults at Huntington Library

The Youth Educator from the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) taskforce will present online safety for parents at the Huntington Library Thursday, May 19th at 6:30pm. The representative will give a presentation on the safe use of all devices for kids accessing the internet, as well as the various ways kids access…

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Huntington Library to form Teen Advisory Group, Ray Brown to visit in May

Calling all teens — the Huntington Library needs your help. The library is forming a Teen Advisory Group, where teens can come and turn ideas and interests into fun programs and events. Joining also guarantees you volunteer hours, more friends, and pizza. The Teen Advisory Group’s first meeting will be on Tuesday, May 17th from…

Annual Friends Spring Used Book Sale, Vintage Postcard Appraisal Workshop wrap up April at Huntington Library

April is soon upon us, which means the Huntington City-Township Public Library’s annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale is almost here! Join us Friday and Saturday, April 29th & 30th, for the annual sale, where used books donated to the library are sold for a fraction of their retail cost. The sale runs…

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz to join Huntington Library in Family Learning Open House April 14th

The Huntington Library will proudly host Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz. She will visit the Huntington City-Township Public Library Thursday, April 14th at 6pm, when the library will hold a Family Learning Open House. She will read a story and follow it with a meet and greet. There will also be various stations…