Is your student interested in forensic science? Come to the Huntsville Public Library on Wednesday, June 28th for a mystery! The times for this program at 3:30 p.m. Mary Lou and Brian Gedelian will lead an exciting program on “Kid Forensics,” and participants will use fingerprinting kits and other analytical skills to solve it. This FREE program is best suited for ages 7 and up. Sign up is not required but supplies are limited. For more information, contact Rachel McPhail, Children’s Coordinator at 936-291-5910.
Comic Book ClubJoin 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 July 22nd, and August 19th. Sign up not required. For more information, contact Rachel McPhail, Children’s Coordinator at 936-291-5910.
Creative Writing Seminar
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.
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.
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.