Do you like singing traditional carols and holiday songs? Huntington City-Township Public Library and the Altrusa Club are sponsoring a free Holiday Sing Along, which begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, December 4th at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. A song leader and accompanist will be on hand, and holiday refreshments will…Details
Huntington City-Township Public Library invites the community to the Friends of the Library‘s annual Holiday Book Boutique, to be held from 9 am – 4 pm on Saturday, December 1st @ the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. Items offered for sale will include very gently used books, movies, music, and other items of gift-giving quality. Children and…Details
Huntington City-Township Public Library will welcome Indianapolis native Mike Mullin for an author visit and book signing at 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 29 in the Adult Meeting Room at the Main Library in Huntington. Mullin’s critically acclaimed first novel, Ashfall, was published in September 2011 by Tanglewood Press, and the sequel, Ashen Winter, was released nationally on October 16th, 2012. Mullin will be speaking on Taekwondo, how to be a better writer, and the geology of the Yellowstone supervolcano.
Copies of Ashfall and Ashen Winter can be purchased at the event. First in the series, Ashfall will be available in paperback for $10 and in hardcover for $15. Ashen Winter, the second and newest book in the series, will be available in hardcover for $16. No purchase is necessary to attend, and everyone is welcome. For more information on the program or book signing, please call the Huntington City-Township Public Library at (260) 356-2900. The Main Library is located at 255 West Park Drive in Huntington.Details
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 third annual Teen Photography Contest.
Themes for this year’s contest include Election Year 2012; Generations – Photos of Family; Random Acts of Reading – Photos of people reading in any way, anywhere; Close to Nature – Take only photos, leave only footprints; and Free Choice – Photos of any subject or theme you choose.Details
Long Ago, In A Galaxy Far, Far, Away, George Lucas released the first film of what became a two-trilogy, six-movie series, a little movie that’s now known as Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, although at the time, was simply entitled, Star Wars. It was an immediate worldwide sensation, and was followed in 1980…Details
The digital age is changing the way people do almost everything in their daily lives – even how they use their local library. Huntington City-Township Public Library cardholders are no exception. The library’s new website now features a digital branch – a one-stop shop for a host of electronic services — eBooks, eAudiobooks, the Tumblebooks animated e-book library for children, genealogical information on HeritageQuest Online, Inspire Indiana, and an extensive list of databases and online resources available for free to library cardholders any time, day or night.Details
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 19-23, 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, and the HCTPL Markle Branch Library is located at 197 East Morse Street, Markle. Pumpkins should not be carved, but can be decorated with markers, paints, yarn, cloth, hats, or any such item.Details
The mission of the PAWS-TO-READ PROGRAM is to improve the literacy skills of children with the assistance of registered canine reading companions in a fun and relaxed environment. In PAWS-TO-READ, children ages 6-12 participate in one-on-one sessions in which they practice reading aloud to trained therapy dogs.Details
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for a Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Bring one stuffed animal anytime on Tuesday the 14th or Wednesday the 15th. Make sure you also bring a shoebox without your name and the name of your stuffed animal printed on it, so that your stuffed animal has somewhere to sleep.…Details