Huntington library piling up events at end of month

The end of October brings Google Drive class, a Hogwarts-themed Halloween party, an author visit and NaNoWriMo write-ins to the Huntington City-Township Public Library.

The Markle branch will host the Google Drive class Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m. Any adult interested in learning about Google’s online file storage tool is invited to the free workshop and the library will provide computers for those who cannot bring one. To register, sign up at

Teens can return to the wizarding school from the Harry Potter books for a Halloween at Hogwarts party at the Huntington branch, taking place Saturday, Oct. 28, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Teens can enjoy wand-making, other crafts, trivia and more. Teens are encouraged to come in costume or dressed in the colors of their preferred Hogwarts House.

Best-selling author and Hoosier Mike Mullin will kick off NaNoWriMo — National Novel Writing Month — at the Huntington branch with a writing workshop for adults Thursday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. This workshop will offer those in attendance tips and tricks for writing their first novel. This workshop is interactive and includes many hands-on activ-ities. Books from his Ashfall series will be available for purchase and signing at the workshop.

After the Writing Workshop, the Huntington branch will hold NaNoWriMo Write-ins each Tuesday in November at 6 p.m., hosted by the Wordsmiths Writing Group, the library’s writing club. Hot tea and coffee, among other beverages and snacks, will also be provided. These Write-ins are for teens and adults.