Adult Programming

Just a few of the library's adult programs include Genealogy, gardening tips, health, and fitness.  

Cocoa Storytime

Get into a festive spirit at the Huntsville Public Library’s Family Cocoa Storytime.  All ages are invited to enjoy stories read by the Arrendale Princess, hot chocolate, and a craft at 10:45 a.m. on December 19 in the Staggs Community Room.  Registration is not required but space is limited. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.    

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

These two-hour workshops begin at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays from November 12 through
December 17 at Staggs Community Room in the Huntsville Public Library and are
focused around self-managed care for Diabetes. Sponsored by Texas A&M Center for
Population Health & Aging and hosted by Huntsville Public Library, they are designed to help participants deal with the symptoms of Diabetes, such as fatigue, pain, stress, and
frustration. Other topics covered include healthy eating, medication use, and working
with healthcare providers. Limited to 16 participants, classes are hands-on and highly
interactive. Cecilia “Ce” Schlicher, Master Trainer, and works under the Texas A&M
Center for Population Health & Aging license. You can register here or For more Information please contact Mary at 936-291-5471.

Healthy Aging

Health issues confronting Seniors become more important as the aging population of baby
boomers learns to cope with a variety of physical and mental challenges. A series of workshops during October and November at the Huntsville Public Library will address nutrition, brain health, heart health, and how to guard against the cold and flu season. “Eat Right for Healthy Aging” will be the first presentation by Lynette Azar of Angels Care Home Health from 11-12 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2 in the Staggs Community Room. For the complete schedule of these free programs, please click here or call Mary at 936-291-5471.

FamilySearch Workshop

The Huntsville Public Library is pleased to announce an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts and newcomers alike to meet with experienced and qualified genealogical researchers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. One-hour sessions will be offered weekly on Thursdays. Sessions will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Attendance will be limited to no more than four researchers. The small group will allow each participant to receive individual attention. Interested persons should contact Mary Kokot, Adult Program Coordinator at 936-291-5471. Sign-up is required. You can register here. This program is for adults 17 and older.

Book Club

Be part of the adult book club at the Huntsville Public Library! All interested persons are welcome to join in the fun from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Book clubs are an excellent way to enjoy books, challenge one’s mind, and socialize with other book lovers! Have fun reading a wide variety of books, making friends, meeting like-minded people and stimulating the brain cells! For membership, register here.


Get fit while you sit with Sittercise! It’s an exercise program offered from 10 to 11 a.m. on
Tuesdays and Thursdays 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 here or contact Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471 with questions or for additional information.  

Computer Classes

Please click here to find adult computer classes available at HPL.

Genealogy Programs

Please click here to find genealogy programs available at HPL.

Book Clubs

Please click here to find the different book clubs available at HPL.