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…

Celebrate Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday @ Your Library!

Huntington City-Township Public Library and the Shakespeare Club invite the community to help celebrate the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare on Saturday, April 26.At 1:30 pm, the event will begin with Shakespeare Club member Barb Betterly giving a brief overview of William Shakespeare’s life and works, as well as an introduction to one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Romeo and…

Enter the Teen Poetry Contest!

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to take part in the annual Young Adult Poetry Contest by entering their own original poem based on one of the two following themes: “It’s Great Being A Teenager” or “It’s Tough Being a Teenager.” Poems may be in the form of the poet’s choice, including haiku, limerick, ballad,…

Teen Tech Week @ Your Library

In celebration of Teen Tech Week™, Huntington City-Township Public Library invites teens to DIY@ Your Library!  This year’s theme encourages teens to come and see the outstanding technology available at the library, from services such as online homework help to resources like e-books, movies, music, audiobooks, databases and more.  Teens’ use of technology increased dramatically in recent years, yet more teens are doing this from home instead…

It’s Chess Time for Teens @ Main Library

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites kids & teens in grades 6-12 to participate in It’s Chess Time @ Your Library, a series of two programs to be held from 6-8 pm on the last two Thursdays in February at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. On Thursday, February 20, teens can play practice games to learn the rules…

Youth Media Awards announced

On Monday, January 27th, the Youth Media Awards were announced at the annual ALA Midwinter Conference. These awards include the Newbery award, the Caldecott award, and many more; below are the winning and honored books for young adults. Take a look and see how many you have read.   The Printz Award The Michael L.…