It’s Huntley Area Public Library Friends Foundation at Culver’s Scoopie Night, one of several fundraisers the group is holding benefitting Huntley Area Public Library.
The foundation is holding the fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 9 at Culver’s, on Route 47 in Huntley. The foundation received a percent of the pre-tax sales from the evening.
Huntley Library Friends Foundation have donated $22,650 to the library this year, said Leigh Ann Porsch, library spokesman. The donation helps fund things that would not otherwise fall within the library’s budget, she said.
The library has been able to purchase extra copies of popular eBooks, pay for all reading and library programs and purchased Kindle for giveaways during National Library Card Month in September, Porsch said. The Friends also sponsor HelpNow and JobNow, wich provide free online tutoring for students and job coaching for adults, she said.
- Friends general meeting
Friday, Oct. 19
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Meetings are held at the library, located at 11000 Ruth Road, Membership dues help provide this support. Yearly dues are $10 for an individual, $15 for a family, and $100 for a Lifetime.
- The Friends Foundation Open House Celebration
Wednesday, October 24
1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn about the fundraisers and activities that help the Foundation to be such an integral part of the library. Join the Friends, get in the action, and volunteer your time for a great cause in your community. This is also an opportunity for current members to celebrate their many accomplishments of the past year.
- Minilinks at the library
Friday, October 26
6 to 8 p.m.
Play mini-golf INSIDE the library at various themed holes_ even a hole-in-one where you have the chance to win a car.
- Holiday Basket Raffles
Nov. 16 to Dec. 18
View a festive display of baskets then purchase tickets for $1 each or six for $5. Choose the baskets you want to win, and good luck!
- Corner Books
Gently used books for sale all day, every day at the library. Materials replenished daily.
- Paper Recycling
Bring your paper recycling to the library (no phone books or cardboard). Look for the green and yellow bins at the library. Every paper raises more money.