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. 

Fall Genealogy Classes

Classes will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 7 through Oct. 5 at the Huntsville Public Library. The classes are scheduled to "meet your needs" and to "answer your questions." Bring materials needed to explain your problems. The class is taught by Genealogist Johnnie Jo Dickenson. Register 
here.

Walker to speak at Brown Bag in September

Joel W. Walker, Ph.D., Physics Department Chair at Sam Houston State University, will present “Quantum Physics for the Rest of Us” at the September 28th Brown Bag Lecture Series. Dr. Walker will introduce quantum physics to a general audience. His presentation will include a discussion of how our understanding of particle physics at the smallest level of nature affects our twenty-first century world. Dr. Walker completed his Ph.D. at Texas A&M University. He teaches undergraduate students at Sam Houston State and continues his research in high energy physics. Attendees may bring a brown bag lunch. Lunch time begins at 11:30 and the lecture will begin at noon. The lecture series is planned for the fourth Thursday of each month. Beverages will be provided. Admission is free. The Huntsville Public Library is located at 1219 13th Street.  For more information contact Mary Kokot at 936-291-5471.

Texas 42 at HPL

Get in on the fun! Play Texas 42 -- a dominoes game similar in style to bridge and spades at the Huntsville Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in September. Studies show playing dominoes can be beneficial for the mind as attention to detail and strategy are essential to play.  Come to the Community Room each week and strategize your winning moves. We’ll supply the dominoes and refreshments. Please register in advance 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.

Free Spanish classes back

The ever-popular, free Spanish classes are returning to the Huntsville Public Library! Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching Intermediate and Advanced classes Tuesdays in the Community Room. The 13-week program begins Tuesday, September 5, 2017, and materials are provided. Register now to reserve your spot – only 35 student maximum for each class. Intermediate class will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. and advanced class from 3:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Click here for Intermediate classes or here for Advanced classes. Call Mary at 936-291-5471 for additional information.

Computer Classes

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