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.


Comic Book Club

Comic Book Club is returning to the Huntsville Public Library.  Enjoy games, crafts, raffles, and a speaker from the world of Comic Books.  Bring a comic book to trade with.  This program is sponsored by Annette Tubbs and the Comic Book Stop and Trade group. March’s session will take place from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 25th

Special Scavenger Tour

Homeschooling Parents, are you looking for a program that educates your tween about how to use the library to find books?  Huntsville Public Library has rescheduled for 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 4th just for you.  During the Library Time Scavenger Tour, your tween will enjoy an “Adventure Time” themed scavenger hunt that explains how to find books, the sections of the Children’s and Young Adult areas, and other library resources.  Register here. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910. 

Mother Goose Lapsit

This is one of our additional programs here at the library. Come and join us for stories, songs and playtime! This program is for the ages zero to 24 months, it is a wonderful way to introduce children to books. Lapsit is held at 10:30 a.m. Mondays.

Story Time 

See more on the Story Time page.


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.