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.

3-D Printing

Full class details on the 3-D Printing page.

First Friday Book Club

The Huntsville Public Library is excited to offer a new program for homeschoolers!  The First Friday Book Club will be held for 3rd through 5th graders from 1 to 2 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. Register here!

Family Movie Night is BACK!

Family Movie Night is back at the Huntsville Public Library! The Library is pleased to show one family movie on the first Friday of the month.  Join us for Captain Underpants at 5:30 p.m. Friday, November 4, in the Community Room.  Enjoy complimentary popcorn but bring your own blanket and child friendly beverage. 

The Beauty & The Beast Royal Ball

Be our guest, be our guest, put our service to the test.  Tie your napkin round your waist, cheri, and let us provide the rest…at the Huntsville Public Library!  Come one and all to the Beauty and the Beast Royal Ball from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, December 1st in the Community Room.  Enjoy magical activities, royal food, and a dancefloor! All ages are welcome but registration is required for this special event.  Royal attire is encouraged! Register here


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.