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June 23, 2017, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library
Come to Story Time – a fun early literacy program for kids 5 and under. Join us for interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. The early literacy practices featured each week help build the foundation for a lifelong love of reading and learning. For parents and caregivers, story time offers an opportunity to experience early literacy practices in action, discover great books and resources for home use, and socialize with other parents after Story Time. Wednesday and Friday sessions share a theme with something new each week. Sign-up is not required. Story times are held on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:45 a.m.
June 23, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Library Community Room
The Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series is set for Friday, June 23, with lunch at 11:30 a.m. and the lecture to follow at noon. Dr. Rebecca Grimes, Director of Opera Workshop and Associate Professor of Voice at Sam Houston State University will discuss “Opera for People Who Hate Opera.” The lecture series is planned for the fourth Thursday of each month for adults 18 years of age or older. Beverages will be provided. Attendees may bring a brown bag lunch. Admission is free. Please contact Mary Kokot, Adult Coordinator at 936-291-5471 for additional information. No registration required.
June 23, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library
Texas 42 – a dominoes game similar in style to bridge and spades is now at the Huntsville Public Library from 1-3 p.m. on Fridays in June, July, and August. Studies show playing dominoes can be beneficial for the mind as attention to detail and strategy are essential to play. Come to the Community Room each week and strategize your winning moves. We’ll supply the dominoes and refreshments. Games will be played weekly if 8 or more players register. This FREE program is for adults 18 years and older. Please register in advance at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com or contact Mary Kokot at 936-291-5471 for more information.
June 24, 2017, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library
The Huntsville Public Library will host free GED classes from noon to 4 p.m. each Saturday in May and June. The classes will be taught by Lone Star College staff. Students are required to attend Orientation (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Testing (2 to 5 p.m.) on Thursday, May 4 in order to enroll. Students 19 years and older should bring with them a valid government-issued photo ID. Students 18 years of age, in addition to the ID, need a self-consent form, a parental consent form, and a withdrawal form from their previous institution. Class dates are: May 6, 13, 20 and June 3, 10, 17, and 24. The Library will be closed on Saturday, May 27. Visit the library’s website www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com to register or call Mary at 936-291-5471 for more information.
June 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library
Join 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.
June 26, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Adult Computer Lab
The Huntsville Public Library is offering free Microsoft PowerPoint classes this summer! Classes will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays or 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays starting June 6th through June 29th in the Board Room. These classes will feature how to make PowerPoint slides with themes and animation. June 6 - Starting a New Presentation; June 13 - Add A Pre-formatted Slide Part 1; June 20 - Add a Pre-formatted Slide Part 2; June 27 - Adding Manual Content. Class size is limited to you must be registered to take the class. You can register here or at the Tech Reference Desk. This FREE program is for adults 18 and older.
June 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library
Do you have children ages 2 or 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.
June 26, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Library
Does 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.
June 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library
Electricity: wires, lights, motors, clay? Come experience a fascinating look into the properties of electricity with Squishy Circuits here at the Huntsville Public Library from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6th and Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Build a working circuit out of clay and learn about electricity and resistance! This FREE program is for young adults ages 11-17. For more information, contact Peirs Anderson, Huntsville Public Library IT Services at 936-291-5472 .
June 28, 2017, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library
June 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library
Tell the story you’ve always wanted to write…whether it’s a comic book, short story, novel, or a poem. Learn how at the Huntsville Public Library’s Creative Writing Seminar from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays from June 7th to July 12th. Poet and author Christopher Holmes will be leading this FREE course for ages 8-17 with weekly writing prompts and activities designed for creativity and fun. Enter the writing contest at the end of the program and win a prize! Sign up is required. For more information, contact Rachel McPhail, Children’s Coordinator at 936-291-5910.
June 28, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Library
Would you like to create and STAR in your very own animated movie? Come to the GoAnimate class during the Summer Reading program at the Huntsville Public Library. Classes will be once a week on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm starting June 7th through July 12th in the Board Room. With GoAnimate, you can create your own character, give a voice to your character, and customize your video to engage your audience! GoAnimate can also help give context to your ideas, represent diversity, strike the right tone of emotions, and so much more in less than 5 minutes! This FREE program is for teens ages 11-17. Supplies will be provided and registration is recommended. Contact Ashley Newsome, Tech Service Coordinator at 936-291-5485 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 29, 2017, 2:00 PM - 2:40 PM @ Library
Bring your child to Mommy and Me Art Classes at the Huntsville Public Library from 2 to 2:40 p.m. on Thursday June 15th and June 29th as well as July 6th and July 20th. Create masterpieces and memories throughout the summer! Registration for this program is required. These FREE art classes are best suited for ages 5-12. For more information, contact Rachel McPhail, Children’s Coordinator at 936-291-5910.
June 30, 2017, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library
June 30, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library