Just a few of the library’s adult programs include Genealogy, gardening tips, health, and fitness.
Cancelled - Summer Genealogy Weekend
The Huntsville Public Library and the Walker County Genealogical Society will host the annual Summer Genealogy Weekend on July 31 and August 1, 2020. Coffee and light refreshments will be available at 9:30 a.m. on both days at the Huntsville Public Library. Programs will be presented from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, July 31 and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 1. A light supper will be provided on Friday and the library will remain open until 8 p.m. for further research for attendees only. A silent auction of books and genealogical materials will be held during the weekend and will end at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The event is free, but advance registration is required. Contact Mary Kokot at 936-291-5471 or sign up here. Due to Covid-19 concerns, please be advised that the event is subject to cancellation.
Free Adult Literacy Tutoring
Free walk-in tutoring sessions are available at the Huntsville Public Library for adults (18+ years old). This tutoring program helps with English reading, writing, and speaking skills and preparation for the GED® (high school equivalency test). Walk-in tutoring sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment required for sessions Monday through Friday. Saturday by appointment only. Please call Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471 for more information.
Tutoría en Literatura Gratis para Adultos
Sesiones tutoriales gratis son disponibles en la biblioteca de Huntsville para adultos (18+ años). Este programa tutorial ayuda con la habilidad de hablar, escribir, y leer Inglés y con la preparación del GED (prueba de equivalencia de secundaria). Las sesiones tutoriales son por orden de llegada. No se necesita cita para las sesiones de Lunes a Viernes. Sábados son solo por cita. Por favor llame a Mary Kokot, coordinadora de servicios adultos, 936-291-5471 para mas información.
Family Search Workshop
The Huntsville Public Library is pleased to announce an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts and newcomers alike to meet with experienced and qualified genealogical researchers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. One-hour sessions will be offered weekly on Thursdays. Sessions will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Attendance will be limited to no more than four researchers. The small group will allow each participant to receive individual attention. Sign-up is not required. This program is for adults 17 and older. For more information call Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator at (936)291-5471.
Be part of the adult book club at the Huntsville Public Library! All interested persons are welcome to join in the fun from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Book clubs are an excellent way to enjoy books, challenge one’s mind, and socialize with other book lovers! Have fun reading a wide variety of books, making friends, meeting like-minded people and stimulating the brain cells! For membership, register here.
Get fit while you sit with Sittercise! It’s an exercise program offered from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at the Huntsville Public Library in conjunction with Huntsville Memorial Hospital. Sittercise is designed to help those who are aging and/or dealing with chronic and other illnesses. It focuses on strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, and overall improved function. Please consult your doctor before starting any new exercise program. Liability waivers are required to participate and are available from the instructor. The class is free and open to adults ages 18 and older. For additional information contact Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471.
Do you need help with technology? The Huntsville Public Library is now offering the "Book-a-Tech" program. Please register here and one of our IT staff members will contact you to schedule your free 30 minute appointment in which you can bring your personal devices to the library for a one on one session. Remember, your appointment is not confirmed until a staff person contacts you. If you need assistance or have any questions, please call the library at 936-291-5472.