The Huntsville Public Library welcomes you to “A Universe of Stories!” at this year’s Summer Reading Program held from Saturday, June 1 through Friday, July 12. The last official day to turn in your reading log is Friday, July 19. For every three books read or for every library program attended, participants will receive a raffle ticket. Participants can use that raffle ticket to enter for a chance to win a raffle prize. Those who read at least three books will win a guaranteed prize while supplies last. To participate in this all-ages program, Click here for sign up or sign up in the library. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.
Come to the Huntsville Public Library’s Summer Reading Kick-off Party from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. Attendees can register for the Summer Reading Program and start checking out books for the reading logs.
Engage your brain with the fascinating side of chemistry at the Huntsville Public Library. Dr. Jim Pennington will bring the Texas A&M Chemistry Roadshow to the library at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 7. This presentation uses “chemical wonders that turn ordinary objects and events into exciting learning experiences.” This presentation is best suited for second grade students to adults. Sign up is not required but limited seating is available. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.
Get wild at the Huntsville Public Library! Learn about exotic animals with Wild Things Zoofari at 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 14 in the Staggs Community Room. Live animals will be present for this educational safari. Seating is limited for this all ages program. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.
The Texas Poison Center Network PresentationThe Texas Poison Center Network will be at the Huntsville Public Library at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 for an informative presentation on the venomous snakes of Texas. This preschool and elementary school-age presentation will discuss ways to stay safe from snakes as well as tips to avoid ingesting household products that may look appetizing. No live snakes will be at this event. Join us in the Staggs Community room for this free event. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.
All About Birds
The Huntsville Public Library is pleased to host the Huntsville Audubon Society as they lead two exciting all ages programs in the library over the summer. At 1:30 p.m.on Tuesday, June 25, the Huntsville Audubon members will present an “All About Birds!” program featuring an introduction to birds and a hands-on activity in the Staggs Community Room. Registration for these programs is not required. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.