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January 23, 2018 - February 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 8th 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.
February 1, 2018 - February 28, 2018
“In desperation, because it was the only thing he could think of, he said: 'I know. You're my number one fan.'" Paul Sheldon, the main character of Stephen King’s Misery, is rescued from peril after a car crash by his “number one fan” Annie Wilkes. But is Annie really trying to help him? Find out by joining the Huntsville Public Library’s Stephen King Online Book Club where we will be discussing Misery during the month of February. To register, please visit myhuntsvillelibrary.com. This Book Club is for ages 14 and up. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5940.
February 16, 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.
February 16, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Huntsville Public Library is pleased to announce an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts and newcomers alike to meet with an experienced and qualified genealogical researcher. Two-hour sessions will be offered the first and third Fridays for a five-month period beginning in February. Sessions will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendance will be limited to no more than three researchers. The small group will allow each participant to receive individual attention. Sharon Vann has volunteered to assist
local researchers with the skills and knowledge she has acquired over many years of family research. Vann has worked since 2006 organizing and teaching family history interest groups in her church. She has spent the last several years giving one-on- one help to those interested in learning how to use Family Search as a research tool. Interested persons should contact Mary Kokot, Adult Program Coordinator at 936-291- 5471. Sign-up is required.
February 16, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
What’s the best pancake topping? More Pancakes! If you are a fan of eating breakfast for dinner while supporting literacy programs at the Huntsville Public Library, come to the Huntsville Kiwanis Annual Pancake Supper Fundraiser! Held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Huntsville Public Library, the Supper will include a $5 all-you-can-eat feast of pancakes, sausages, milk, coffee, and orange juice. Attendees may purchase tickets beforehand or during the event itself but only cash will be accepted. For more information or to purchase your ticket in advance, please call Bryan Matthys at 936-650-7311.