Friday, June 18th, 2021

Olympian diver to speak at Huntington Library

Posted: Friday, May 27, 2016

The Huntington Library is proud to welcome Mary Beth Dunnichay, Olympic Diver on the 2008 Beijing Olympic Team, to speak at the Huntington Library Tuesday, June 14 at 5:30 p.m. She will speak all about her time at the Olympics, the training involved to get there and other related subjects.

Dunnichay became a U.S. Olympic Team member (synchronized 10-meter) in 2008. She was the youngest member of the U.S. delegation in all sports. A brief list of her accomplishments includes being a 2008 Olympian (placing 5th in synchronized 10-meter), a 2009 World Championships silver medalist in synchronized 10-meter with Haley Ishimatsu, a three-time World Championships team member (2007, 2009, 2011) and a 2007 Pan American Games bronze medalist in synchronized 10-meter. Her talk is open to all ages.

The annual Master Gardener’s Father’s Day Make It & Take It Craft will take place at the Huntington Library Saturday, June 11 at 10 a.m. Children ages five through grade five are invited to come plant a succulent and make a Father’s Day card to take home for dad’s special day. A short story time will also be included. Registration is limited to 25 individuals for supply purposes. Register by calling the Youth Services desk at (260) 356-2900.

There will also be a Bicycle License Plate Craft held at the Huntington Library June 13 from 10 a.m. to noon and June 14 from 2 to 6 p.m., and at the Markle Library June 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. Children in grades one to sixth can come any time during the craft hours to make a license plate for their bikes. Registration is not required and the craft is free.

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