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March 3, 2018
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January 23, 2018 - March 23, 2018
What did Michelangelo say to the ceiling? “I got you covered.” If you are an art
enthusiast, participate in the Huntsville Public Library’s 8 th Annual Friends of the Huntsville Public Library Art Contest this spring. This contest is open for students aged 5-18, and the deadline to submit is Friday, February 23, 2018. Winners will be formally announced at the Artwork Unveiling Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 23, 2018. Come to the library to pick up your entry form and contest rules today! This year’s theme is “Celebrations”. Completed entry form required for eligibility. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.
January 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library Community Room
Sign up now for free Spanish classes! Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching beginning classes Tuesdays in the Huntsville Public Library’s Community Room, from 1 to 3 p.m. The 16 week program begins January 23, 2018, and all materials are provided. Register now to reserve your spot – only 35 students maximum for each class. To register, you can call Mary at 936-291-5471.
January 23, 2018, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Community Room
Sign up now for free Spanish classes! Instructor Beth Williamson will be teaching two beginners classes Tuesdays in the Huntsville Public Library’s Community Room. Classes will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 5:15 to 7 p.m. The 16 week program begins January 23, 2018, and all materials are provided. Register now to reserve your spot – only 35 students maximum for each class. Register online at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call Mary at 936-291-5471 for additional information.
January 24, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library
Come to Story Time – a fun early literacy program for kids 5 and under. Join us for interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and crafts. The early literacy practices featured each week help build the foundation for a lifelong love of reading and learning. For parents and caregivers, story time offers an opportunity to experience early literacy practices in action, discover great books and resources for home use, and socialize with other parents after Story Time. Wednesday and Friday sessions share a theme with something new each week. Sign-up is not required. Story times are held on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:45 a.m.
January 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library
Get in on the fun! Play Texas 42, a dominoes game similar in style to bridge and spades, at the Huntsville Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in September. Studies show playing dominoes can be beneficial for the mind as attention to detail and strategy are essential to play. Come to the Community Room each week and strategize your winning moves. We’ll supply the dominoes and refreshments. Please register at the link provided or call Mary at 936-291-5471 for more information. Games will be played weekly if 8 or more players register. This program is for adults 18 years and older.
January 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Community Room
Get fit while you sit with Sittercise! Start 2018 off with a new exercise program being offered from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning January 9th at the Huntsville Public Library in conjunction with Huntsville Memorial Hospital. Sittercise is designed to help those who are aging and/or dealing with chronic and other illnesses. It focuses on strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, endurance, and overall improved function. Please consult your doctor before starting any new exercise program. Liability waivers are required to participate and are available from the instructor. The class is free and open to adults ages 18 and older. Register at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com/788/Sittercise or contact Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471 with questions or for additional information.
January 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Library Genealogy Room
Where do you fit into the puzzle? Bring your ancestry “puzzle pieces” to the Huntsville Public Library’s free genealogy workshop, “Working Your Genealogy Puzzle,” and let us help you put it together from 3 pm to 5 pm Thursdays beginning January 11, 2018. Johnnie Jo Dickenson will guide participants researching their family history using investigative tools such as online databases, resources, and the library’s extensive genealogy collection. The two hour sessions will be held every week through March 1, 2018 in the Johnnie Jo Sowell Dickenson Genealogy Room. Please register at www.myhuntsvillelibrary.com/789/Genealogy-Programming or call Mary Kokot at 936-291-5471.
January 25, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Library Board Room
Want to learn how to build an app, design a videogame, and change the world through code? Come join the Huntsville Public Library’s Coding for Girls Club! The club is a free after-school activity for 6-12th grade girls, where members can learn computer science skills, such as coding and programming. Meetings will begin January 4, 2018 and will be held every Thursday of the spring semester from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Space is limited and registration is required.
For more information or to register, you can contact Bella Abril at email@example.com or visit www.myhunstvillelibrary.com.
January 26, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library
January 26, 2018, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Library Community Room
What do criminals, terrorists, and gunslingers have in common? They are all areas of interest to our next Brown Bag Lecturer, Dr. Mitchel Roth, Criminal Justice professor at Sam Houston State University. He’ll speak about “Fire in the Big House,” the forgotten story of the Ohio penitentiary fire of 1930, America’s deadliest prison disaster, and its aftermath at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, January 26, 2018. Dr. Roth is a prolific author and has written books on the history of Criminal Justice, war journalism, the Texas Department of Public Safety, and Sam Houston State University's College of Criminal Justice. Attendees may bring a brown bag lunch. Lunch time begins at 11:30 a.m. and the lecture will begin at noon at the Huntsville Public Library. Beverages will be provided, and admission is free. For more information contact Mary at 936-291-5471.
January 29, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Library
Do you have children ages 2 or 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.
January 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library Community Room
January 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library Community Room
January 30, 2018, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library Community Room
January 31, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library
January 31, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library