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Closures for the HolidaysThe Huntsville Public Library will close on Friday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m. for the Annual Staff Charity Bowling Tournament, and will reopen at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 14. The Library will also be closed on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, November 26, 27, and 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday, and will reopen on Monday, November 30 at 10:00 a.m.
Mother Goose LapsitMother Goose Lapsit is a new program at the Huntsville Public Library. Designed for parents and infants, ages birth to 24 months, the Mother Goose Lapsit features songs, toys, and stories on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Dates for this program in November are: November 2 November 9 November 16 November 23 November 30
Drama Story TimeDrama Story Time is a program presented by the Sam Houston State University Department of Theater and Musical Theater. The program will use pantomime, rhythm, tableaux, and movement to present stories to elementary-aged students. Drama Story time is on Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. The dates for this program in November are: November 3 November 10 November 17
Lego ClubLego Club is an elementary-aged Lego building program held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Huntsville Public Library supplies the Legos and encourages participants to build themed creations each session. The dates for Lego Club in November are: November 5 November 19
Healthy, Happy Holidays with Essential OilsThe Huntsville Public Library will host a "Healthy, Happy Holidays With Essential Oils" special event on Monday, November 30 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Library’s Community Room. Melissa Gonzalez, EOS instructor, will demonstrate several “recipes” for attendees who will then be able to create their individual essential oil beauty product, natural health remedy, or cleaning product. Essential Oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices. Refreshments will be served, and everyone who attends will have an opportunity to win a grand door prize. Registration is required so be sure to reserve your spot soon.
Muralist Artist Richard Haas is coming to HuntsvilleSave the date! The Huntsville Public Library and the Huntsville Arts Commission invite you to join them on Thursday, November 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to meet muralist artist Richard Haas and view his works in the Library’s Community Room. Haas, known for his architectural mural works, as well as his use of the trompe l’oeil style, will be making his remarks at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Story TimeStory Time is every Wednesday and Friday at 10:45 a.m. at the Huntsville Public Library. Parents and their children are invited to enjoy songs, stories, and crafts with a new theme each session. The dates for Story Time in November are: November 4 November 6 November 11 November 13 November 18 November 20 November 25
Family Movie NightFamily Movie Night will be held on Friday, November 6. The doors to the Community Room will open at 5:00 p.m. with the movie beginning promptly at 5:20 p.m. Family Movie Night is sponsored by the Texas Children’s Health Plan Program. Complimentary drinks and popcorn are served and all viewers are encouraged to bring a pillow or blanket.
Wii FridayWii Friday is an exciting new program at the Huntsville Public Library. Elementary through high school-age students can enjoy the library’s Wii system. Wii Friday will be held on Friday, November 20 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Read with the DogsThe Huntsville Public Library will continue our monthly Read with the Dogs program with help from Huntsville Pets Helping People. Children are invited to read to trained therapy dogs in 15-minute segments. Participants also receive a sticker with a picture of the dog they read to. You may sign up for a session beforehand, but sign-up is not required. November’s Read with the Dogs will be on Monday, November 16 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Teen Seminar – “Getting the Job!”The Huntsville Public Library is offering a Teen seminar. “Getting the Job!” teaches teenagers the ins and outs of hiring and is presented with help from Workforce Solutions Huntsville. Sign-up is required. The seminar will be held on Wednesday November 18 at 4:30.
Contact InformationFor more information about any Children’s programs at the Huntsville Public Library, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910; for adult programs, contact Adult Services Coordinator Mary Kokot at 936-291-5471; for teen programs, contact Teen Services Coordinator Ashley Newsome at 936-291-5912.at 936-291-5471.