Stuffed Animal SleepoverAn elephant, giraffe, and a hippo walk into the library… On Wednesday, May 31st, the Huntsville Public Library will be hosting a Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Drop off one stuffed animal at the Library. Watch our Facebook page to see what shenanigans they get into after the library closes. Pick up your stuffed animals on Thursday, June 1st. This program is for ages 17 and under.
Huntsville Audubon Society“Find the Birds in Your Own Backyard!” Join us for a special presentation by the Huntsville Audubon Society from 2-3 p.m. Monday, June 26th at the Huntsville Public Library. Discover the fascinating world of birds and learn what to look for to help identify them. Make a pine cone bird feeder with peanut butter and bird seed to use at home. This FREE program is best suited for elementary children through adults. Sign up is not required. For more information, contact Rachel McPhail, Children’s Coordinator at 936-291-5910.
Kid ForensicsIs your student interested in forensic science? Come to the Huntsville Public Library on Wednesday, June 28th for a mystery! The times for this program are TBD. Mary Lou and Brian Gedelian will lead an exciting program on “Kid Forensics,” and participants will use fingerprinting kits and other analytical skills to solve it. This FREE program is best suited for ages 7 and up. Sign up is not required but supplies are limited. For more information, contact Rachel McPhail, Children’s Coordinator at 936-291-5910.
Dance ClassesDoes your child like to dance? The Huntsville Public Library will offer FREE Xpress Vibe Dance Classes for ages 7-15. Learn a variety of dance genres from talented instructors Jarell and Madeline Rochelle from 4 to 6 p.m. on Mondays in June. Sign up is required. Parent/legal guardian consent form and waiver also required. For more information, contact Rachel McPhail, Children’s Coordinator at 936-291-5910.
Comic Book ClubJoin Comic Book Club at the Huntsville Public Library! This free monthly program is held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays and is for ages 17 and under. Do you like Comic books? Enjoy games, crafts, raffles, and a speaker from the world of Comic Books. Bring a comic book to trade with. This FREE program is sponsored by Annette Tubbs and the Comic Book Stop and Trade group. Summer 2017 dates include June 24th, July 22nd, and August 19th. Sign up not required. For more information, contact Rachel McPhail, Children’s Coordinator at 936-291-5910.
Do you have children ages 2 and under? Then Mother Goose Lapsit is a story time designed for you! Held on Mondays at 10:30 a.m., enjoy a half hour of developmentally appropriate play featuring stories, songs, and rhymes. This program introduces little ones to the story time experience and is perfect for their language development and developing vocabulary. Sign up is not required.
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.