Adult Programming

Just a few of the library's adult programs include Genealogy, gardening tips, health, estate planning, privacy in the digital world, and fitness. 

Texas 42 at HPL

Texas 42 - a dominoes game similar in style to bridge and spades - is coming to the Huntsville Public Library at 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3rd. Studies show playing dominoes can be beneficial for the mind as attention to detail and strategy are essential to play.  So come to the Community Room each week and strategize your winning moves. We’ll supply the dominoes and refreshments. Please register here or call Mary at 936-291-5471 for more information. Games will be played weekly if 8 or more players register. This program is for adults 18 years and older.

Brown Bag Lecture Series

The Huntsville Public Library continues its Brown Bag Lecture Series on Thursday, March 23. Dr. Alan Byboth, Manager of the Center for Biological Field Studies at SHSU, will speak about wildflowers found in the Huntsville area. Attendees may bring a brown bag lunch. Lunch time begins at 11:30 a.m. and the lecture will begin at noon.  The lecture series is planned for the fourth Thursday of each month. Some of the topics that will be explored include interesting and novel topics of general appeal to Huntsville. Beverages will be provided. Admission is free. Please register here. For more information, call 936-291-5471.

Genealogy Dead Ends Saturdays

The Huntsville Public Library is pleased to announce an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet with an experienced and qualified genealogical researcher. Two-hour sessions will be offered the first and second Saturdays for a six-month period beginning in November. Sessions are scheduled from 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Attendance will be limited to no more than three researchers. The small group will allow each participant to receive individual attention. Register here

Spanish classes

The ever-popular, free Spanish classes are returning to the Huntsville Public Library! Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching Beginning and Advanced classes on Wednesdays in the Community Room. The 15-week program begins Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 and materials are provided. Register now to reserve your spot – only 35 students maximum for each class. Beginning classes will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. and advanced classes from 3 to 4:15 p.m. Register below or by calling Mary at 936-291-5471 for additional information.

  Beginning Classes(Registration closed)               Advanced Classes

Citizenship Preparation Course

The Huntsville Public Library, in conjunction with the Sam Houston State University (SHSU) Law, Engagement, and Politics (LEAP) Center, will present a free five-week Citizenship Preparation Course. The class will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning March 28th through April 25th in the Huntsville Public Library’s Community Room.  The course is designed to prepare immigrants for the U. S. Naturalization Test and will cover the application process, oral interview, and exam. All necessary materials will be provided. The classes are taught by Mike Yawn, Political Science Professor at SHSU. Space is limited and registration is required, so sign up at the library early. Register for the course at here or call 936-291-5471.

Computer Programs

Please click here to find adult computer classes available at HPL.

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