Category archive: Teens

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!

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…

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…

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….

Teens – Get creative at Library’s Canvas & Cookies Night!

Huntington City-Township Public Library invites teens in grades 6 – 12 to get creative at Canvas & Cookies Night, to be held from 6:30pm – 8pm on Thursday, January 30th at the Main Library in Huntington.  Artist Caprice Erickson will take participants step-by-step through the process of creating their own original work of art, using…

Family Movie Night – Miracle on 34th Street

Movie lovers of all ages can recapture the magic of the holiday season at Huntington City-Township Public Library’s upcoming Family Movie Night, featuring the perennial Christmas favorite, Miracle on 34th Street.   The feature will begin promptly at 5pm on Wednesday, December 18, at the HCTPL Main Library, 255 West Park Drive.  Christmas cookies will be provided, but…

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…

HCTPL Friends of the Library to host Holiday Book Boutique Saturday, December 7

The Friends of the Huntington City-Township Public Library invite the community to attend their annual Holiday Book Boutique, to be held from 9am – 4pm on Saturday, December 7th at 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…

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