Children's Programs


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.


Dance Class

FREE Dance Classes have returned to the library.  Jarell and Madeline Rochelle are back with an exciting month of dance classes for ages 7-15 planned.  Classes will be held from 5:45-6:45 Mondays February 6th-March 6th.  Sign-up and a parental consent form required.  Register here.

Craft Time

Get crafty at the Huntsville Public Library.  Bring a friend to Elementary Craft Time from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 2nd.  Sign-up is not required but supplies are limited.


Mother Goose Lapsit

This is one of our additional programs here at the library. Come and join us for stories, songs and playtime! This program is for the ages zero to 24 months, it is a wonderful way to introduce children to books. Lapsit is held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays.

Story Time 

See more on the Story Time page.


For more information about the Children's Department, please call Children's Coordinator Rachel 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.