2017 Summer Reading Club: Build a Better World (Birth – Entering Grade 5)
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Build it and they will come! Start Building a Better World by signing up for the reading club this summer and get your free tote to color and reuse throughout the year. Limited quantities available, so don’t wait! Complete 5 out of 20 tasks from different world building lists and earn a cool prize! Help build a Greener, Creative, Hi-Tech, Playful or Helpful world by choosing things you like to do already, or try something new. Activities may include reading (of course!), attending library programs, listening to audiobooks, creating craft projects, learning about online databases, donating food, reserving a pass and visiting a museum, and more. Tell us about your summer of building a better world at our “end of summer” party in August!

Register at: or in person beginning Wednesday, June 7
Reporting begins Wednesday, June 28 – Wednesday, August, 16
Summer Program Registration Begins June 26th @ 10:00 am.
1,2,3:Full STEAM Ahead
Wednesdays, April 26;  May 3 • 10:00 - 11:00 am • Youth Program Room
Register using code HMJ721
"A Time for Kids" presents an interactive, educational series for children and adults to stimulate and engage thinking as they Explore, Play and Build together.   Registration required. Ages 18 months - 5 years with parent/caregiver.




Explore with Me
Thursdays, April 27 • 10:00 - 11:00 am • Youth Program Room
Register using code HMJ446
Take children to the land of make believe where they pretend to be archeologists digging in sand, builders creating structures with blocks, or gardeners planting flowers. The activities spark creativity and encourage problem solving, as the children learn about the world around them.   Registration required. Ages 3 - 5 years with parent/caregiver.




Musical Kids
Fridays, April  28 • Youth Program Room
10:00am to 10:30am - Ages 6 months - 16 months with parent/caregiver
10:45am to 11:15am - Ages 17 months - 29 months with parent/caregiver
11:30am to 12:00pm - Ages 30 months - 5 years with parent/caregiver
Register using code HMJ120
This lively musical program will include a variety of activities using instruments, songs, and dance that help develop listening and verbal skills.   Registration required.




Mexican Wedding Cookies
Friday, April 28 • 700 - 8:00 pm • Main Meeting Room
Register using code HMJ725
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a delicious batch of Mexican Wedding Cookies! Each family will make 9 cookies ready to take home and bake.   Registration required. Family - One registration per family.




El Dia de Los Ninos, El Dia de Los Libros/Day of the Child, Day of the Book - Opening the World of Books to All Children
Sunday, April 30 • 2:00 - 3:00 pm • Station Community Room
Register using code HSJ136
Celebrate El Dia with stories, crafts and delicious snacks. Children of all ages are welcome to join the celebration.   Registration required. Family



Sensory Play
Mondays, May 1, 8, 15 • 10:00 - 11:00 am • Station Community Room
Register using code HSJ334
Join us for this program where children get to develop and learn by using their senses: touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. Sensory activities will encourage children to explore, create and play.   Registration required. Ages 3 - 5 years with parent/caregiver.




May the 4th Be With You
Thursday, May 4 • 6:00 - 7:00 pm • Youth Program Room
Register using code HMJ592
Celebrate May the 4th with Star Wars related activities. Come to this program you must.   Registration required. Family




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Introducing the Playaway Launchpad

Playaway Launchpad is the first secure, pre-loaded learning tablet designed for children in Preschool to 5th Grade. These tablets can be checked out to play with at home, in the car, or just about anywhere. Preloaded with (ad-free) learning apps, each tablet is grouped by subject area, theme, and age level. Examples include: Prehistoric Playground, Problem Solver (STEAM), and Carnival of Words. Try them all! Tablets are for HPL cardholders only and are available at both the Main Library and the Station Branch.

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Purchase Discounted Tickets to Area Attractions
The Library is now selling discounted tickets to several area attractions! Cash, check or money order is needed at time of purchase, payable to Huntington Public Library. Credit or debit card cannot be accepted at this time. Tickets may be purchased at the Main's and the Station Branch's Circulation Desks.


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