In celebration of April as Financial Literacy Month, Huntington City-Township Public Library and the Purdue Extension of Huntington County are partnering to present a free workshop on basic money management, “Budgeting 101”, at 6:30 pm on Monday, April 21 at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. Karen Hinshaw, Extension Educator, will lead participants…Details
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”. His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays,…Details
Friday, April 11 Stories with the Easter Bunny 5:30–6:30 pm @ Markle The Easter Bunny is coming for a visit at the Markle Branch of Huntington City-Township Public Library! Kids of all ages are invited to a special Easter Bunny Story Time at 5:30pm. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras, and take a photo of their children with the Easter Bunny from 6:00pm – 6:30pm. Remember –…Details
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…Details
Do you enjoy singing traditional carols and holiday songs? Huntington City-Township Public Library and the Altrusa Club are sponsoring a free, community Holiday Sing Along for joyful noise-makers of all ages, which begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, December 3rd at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. A song leader and accompanist will be on hand to keep the music…Details
Want help with a gadget, device, phone, or other piece of technology? Need an introduction to social media or email? Interested in using the Library’s Digital Branch to do research or download eBooks & eAudiobooks? Huntington City-Township Public Library invites the community to stop by the Main Library anytime from 11:30am – 7:30pm on Monday,…Details
The Huntington City-Township Public welcomes Dennis Wiegmann, a member of the Huntington Champion Hill Toppers Vintage Base Ball Club at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, September 18th in the Main Library at 255 West Park Drive, Huntington. Wiegmann will present a program on the history of Baseball, both vintage and modern, and the formation of the…Details
Tess Gerritsen will be visiting the Huntington Main Library (255 W. Park Dr., Huntington, 46750) for an author talk and book signing Wednesday, Oct. 2nd at 2:30PM. Her books The Surgeon, The Bone Garden, and Last to Die will be for sale at the event. You may bring your own books for her to sign…Details
Huntington City-Township Public Library welcomes Huntington native and newly published novelist Bill Stamper for an author talk and book signing at the Main Library at 6:30 pm on Thursday, August 29th. Copies of his action/adventure/crime novel, Reality Checks, will be available for purchase at the event for $11.50 .A 1969 graduate of Huntington County Community…Details
Anne Inez McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) was an American-born Irish writer, best known for the Dragonriders of Pern science fiction series. Early in McCaffrey’s 46-year career as a writer, she became the first woman to win a Hugo Award for fiction and the first to win a Nebula Award. Her 1978 novel The White Dragon became one of the first science-fiction books to appear on the New York Times Best Seller list.
In 2005 the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America named McCaffrey its 22nd Grand Master, an annual award to living writers of fantasy and science fiction. She was inducted by the Science Fiction Hall of Fame on 17 June 2006.
Anne Inez McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the second of three children. Her father had Irish and English ancestry, and her mother was of Irish descent. She attended Stuart Hall (a girls’ boarding school in Staunton, Virginia), and graduated from Montclair High School in New Jersey. In 1947 she graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College with a degree in Slavonic Languages and Literature.