What type of tool does a prehistoric reptile carpenter use? A dino-saw! The Huntsville Public Library will be hosting "Jurassic Crafts" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, December 11th. Enjoy making your own "take home fossil" as well as dinosaur grid art. This program is best suited for elementary ages. Registration is not required. For more information, please call Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.
"I passed through the seven levels of the Candy Cane forest, through the sea of swirly-twirly gum drops, and then I walked through the Lincoln Tunnel." Join us in the Children's Room for a special Afternoon Movie showing of "Elf" (PG). Enjoy a comical holiday classic about a human raised as an elf who comes to New York City. This program will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 19th at the Huntsville Public Library. No sign-up required.
How does Rudolph know when the holidays are coming? He looks at his calen-"deer!" Make your own decorative reindeer at 12 p.m. Wednesday, December 20th at the Huntsville Public Library during a "Crafty Afternoon." This program is best suited for ages 5 and up. Sign-up is not required.
What happens when you introduce heat to wax? ART. Join us for Melted Art at 3 p.m. Thursday, December 21st at the Huntsville Public Library. This program is best suited for ages 5 and up. No registration is required.
How do snowmen travel? By icicle! Drive, walk, or bike to the Huntsville Public Library's “Crafty Afternoon” to make your own snowman mosaic at 12 p.m. Friday, December 22nd. This program is best suited for ages 5 and up. Sign-up is not required.
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.
Do you dream of dancing like a ballerina? Did you miss out on a fun family movie? The Huntsville Public Library has you covered. Join us for Family Movie Night at 5:30 p.m. Friday, December 8th as we watch Leap!, an uplifting movie about an orphaned girl who moves to Paris to achieve her dreams of dancing ballet at the Grand Opera House. Dance through our complimentary popcorn line during this all ages program. Sign- up is not required. Please bring your own child friendly drink, a pillow and /or a blanket.
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.