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Raggedy Ann & Andy and the Christmas Kitten

  Huntington City-Township Public Library invites children ages 4-8 to attend the upcoming Raggedy Ann & Andy and the Christmas Kitten program.  The program will include a Story Time session, a Raggedy Ann & Andy craft, music, a mini-booklet of coloring and activities to take home, and a special treat.  The Library is offering two sessions of this holiday…

Stories with Santa @ the Main Library

Santa Claus is coming to town – to read stories at the Library! Huntington City-Township Public Library will sponsor a Stories With Santa program at 10am on Saturday, December 14th at the Main Library, 255 West Park Drive, Huntington.   The program will include a holiday-themed story time session, and each child will receive a…

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…

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….

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice celebrates 200 years

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice celebrates 200 years [gn_quote style="1"]It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.[/gn_quote] Thus begins Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, a novel that has been read by millions, translated into dozens of languages, and adapted into…

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,…

Library, Local Writers’ Group offer Workshops for Writers

  Huntington City-Township Public Library and the Huntington Area Writers’ Group invite area writers to attend a combination Writing and Publishing Workshop from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturday, September 14, at the Huntington City Township Public Library, 255 W. Park Drive in Huntington. Monica Koldyke Miller, author of the historical romance novel, “Threads…

HCTPL hosts local novelist Bill Stamper for author visit & book signing on August 29

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…

Markle Branch Princess Party Saturday, September 14th

The Huntington City-Township Public Library’s Markle Branch cordially invites princesses ages 3 and up to a Princess Party at 10:00 AM on Saturday, September 14th at the Markle Branch, 197 E. Morse St, Markle.  The event will consist of princess stories and princess activities. Some activities include making tiaras, nail painting, and more! Princesses can…

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