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.
Percussion Petting Zoo
The Percussion Studies Department of Sam Houston State University will bring musical instruments to the Huntsville Public Library from 4:30-5:30 p.m.Thursday, April 27th. Learn about multicultural music traditions, "recycled" instruments, and play the instruments yourself in this Percussion Petting Zoo. This program is best suited for elementary ages. Sign-up is not required.
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.
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.