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Libraries to host string art, Cupcake Wars in July

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

Teens have the opportunity to get crafty with string art and cupcakes at the Huntington and Markle Libraries in July. The Huntington Library will host a Get Your Craft On session from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, July 10, with the Markle Library hosting the event on Thursday, July 13 from 1 to 4 p.m., where teens can create string art, Sharpie marker art, and making paper cacti.

Cupcake Wars will pit teens against each other in the challenge of decorating (and then eating) cupcakes; the program will take place at the Huntington Library Monday, July 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. and the Markle Library Wednesday, July 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. Registration is required for Cupcake Wars, visit to sign up.

The Summer Library Program will wrap up this year with the Can-Unity Architecture Contest. Can-Unity is a food sculpture building contest benefiting Love INC, United Way of Huntington County and the Friends of the Huntington City-Township Public Library. Anyone can participate by creating an architecture-related sculpture using canned and non-perishable food items. Assembly will take place after library hours on Friday, July 21, with voting by the community from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at the Huntington Library. For more information, visit

The Huntington Library is located at 255 W. Park Drive and the Markle Library at 155 W. Sparks Street, Markle.