Date archive: February 2014

Go on a Blind Date with a Book @ Your Library

Library staff members have hand-selected a wide variety of books from the fiction and non-fiction collections, wrapped them in red paper, and placed them on display.  Patrons are invited to choose one or more wrapped titles, and just like any blind date, take a chance with the unknown!  “Blind Date with a Book” selections will include…

Library Lovers’ Month – Why Do You Love Your Library?

Why I Love My Library drawing: Library patrons of all ages can answer the question, “Why Do I Love My Library?” on an entry form available at both library locations, and the HCTPL staff will post the answers on the Library’s Facebook page for all to read.  At the end of the month, a series…

Author of the Month: Mary Balogh

Website: http://www.marybalogh.com List of Balogh’s books: http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/b/mary-balogh/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMaryBalogh Fiction Genre: Romance, Historical Fiction I write historically accurate love stories, most of them set in Regency England, with special emphasis on a deep identification with the main characters and their developing love relationship. Mary Jenkins Balogh was born on 1944 in Swansea, Wales, UK. After graduating from…

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…

From Singapore to Nagasaki: The 1919 Diary of an American Woman Abroad

Lucile MacRae’s life was hardly that of a typical young woman of the 1920′s, and Huntington resident Sue Jepsen has the diaries and artifacts to prove it. Jepsen, who is MacRae’s second cousin once removed, is the current caretaker of many precious items inherited from Lucile and her mother, Agnes, souvenirs of the many years…

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