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.…

Raggedy Ann & Andy – Hoosier Heritage of a Children’s Classic

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites adults, and especially senior citizens, to attend, at 2pm on Wednesday, December 11 at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington.  Created in 1915 by Johnny Gruelle, a newspaper cartoonist and children’s illustrator and author, Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls, and Gruelle’s stories of their adventures were a nearly instant hit…

It’s a snap to enter Huntington, Markle Libraries’ Teen Photo Contest

If you are between the ages of 12 – 18 and you love taking photos, get your camera out and snap away for Huntington City-Township Public Library’s fourth annual Teen Photography Contest.  Themes for this year’s contest include  Random Acts of Reading – Photos of people reading in any way, anywhere; and Free Choice – Photos of any subject or theme you choose.…

Huntington Library Hosts Halloween Party for Teens

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites young adults in grades 6 – 12 to a Teen Halloween Party at 6:30 pm on Thursday, October 30th at the Main Library in Huntington.  The fun will begin at 6:30 with Scary Stories, Haunted Book Bingo, Build-Your-Own Ghost Sundaes, and much more. Participants are encouraged to dress up.  This teens-only celebration is…

Huntington, Markle Public Libraries to host Pumpkin Decorating Contest Oct. 18-22

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites pumpkin decorators of all ages to enter our annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest, open to individuals, families, groups, and clubs of all kinds. Between October 18-22, decorated pumpkins may be brought to either branch of Huntington City-Township Public Library. The HCTPL Main Library is located at 255 West Park Drive, Huntington,…