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. 

Mother Goose Lapsit

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.

Story Time 

See more on the Story Time page.

Comic Book Club

Is your child a fan of comic books? Comic Book Club will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30th at the Huntsville Public Library.  Enjoy games, crafts, raffles, and a speaker from the world of Comic Books.  Bring a comic book to trade with.  This program is sponsored by Annette Tubbs and the Comic Book Stop and Trade group.  No sign-up required.

Home School Social

Get to know the other home schooling families in Walker County!  Come to the Huntsville Public Library from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27th for games, artistic projects, and information about library resources as part of our new “Home School Social” program.  All ages are welcome but sign-up is required.  Register here.

3-D Printing

Full class details on the 3-D Printing 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.