Children's Department

The Children's Department of Huntsville Public Library strives to provide educational, culturally-enriching, and entertaining materials and activities for children of all ages. Please view the list of our current programs for children as well as other related information. 
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Check out the NEWEST class happening at HPL!!!

More information by clicking here.


Prepare your child for Kindergarten and beyond!  The Huntsville Public Library is starting a new reading program called 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten!  This program encourages reading with children and children receive a prize for every milestone reached.  Sign-up is required and can be completed on the library’s website.  Ages 0-5. Register here.

Story Hour

Please join us Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:45 a.m. for our Story Time 


For more information about the Children's Department, please call Children's Coordinator Rachel Kinner-McPhail at 936-291-5910.
The Huntsville Public Library strives to make the Children's Room and the Teen Area welcoming, safe places for children, teens, and their caregivers. Please review the Children's Room and Teen Area policies (PDF) for information about appropriate use of the rooms and the equipment therein.

For a variety of suggested reading lists created by the Texas Library Association for readers of all ages and levels, visit TLA's website.

Help Out

If you would like to help out the Children's Department, there is a wish list of supplies (PDF) that are always needed.