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July 1, 2018 - July 31, 2018
In The Stand, one of Stephen King’s most celebrated novels, a deadly virus, engineered to be the perfect biological weapon, is accidentally released across America, wiping out 99% of the world’s population. The last survivors must find a way to survive and rebuild society in this post-plague world. Find out more by joining the Huntsville Public Library’s Stephen King Online Book Club to discuss The Stand during the month of July. To register, please visit myhuntsvillelibrary.com. This Book Club is for ages 14- adult. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.
July 16, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:00 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.
July 16, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Library
Get in on the fun! Play Texas 42 at the Huntsville Public Library. Texas 42 is a dominoes game similar in style to bridge and spades. It is held from 1 to 3 p.m. Mondays at the Library. Studies show playing dominoes can be beneficial for the mind as attention to detail and strategy are essential to play. So, come to the Library each week and strategize your winning moves. We’ll supply the dominoes and refreshments. Games will be played weekly if 4 or more players register. This program is for adults 18 years and older. Please register in advance at myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471 for more information.
July 16, 2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Are you between the ages of 9 and 17 and interested in technology? Come to “Technology & Design” at the Huntsville Public Library led by Huntsville ISD Robotics teacher Curtis Densmore. This three-day course will meet at 3 p.m. on July 11, 13, and 16 to cover Bridge Building, Scratch, and 3D printing. During Bridge Building, participants will compete to construct the most structurally sound miniature bridge. Scratch is a design software that teaches participants the basics of video game design. In the last day of the course, students will learn how to design a project for 3D printing and will receive the objects they printed. Interested students are encouraged to complete the required registration at myhuntsvillelibrary.com. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.
July 16, 2018, 5:45 PM - 6:30 PM @ Library Community Room
Pilates is a great way to strengthen your abs, reduce back pain and hone your focus. Pilates student teachers from the SHSU Department of Dance will teach a weekly class from 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM starting Monday, July 2 in the Community Room at the Huntsville Public Library. The Huntsville Public Library is partnering with the SHSU Center for Community Engagement for this program. Pilates classes build strength, flexibility and lean muscle tone with an emphasis on lengthening the body and aligning the spine. Benefits include production of muscle tone that doesn’t create bulk, overall slimming, greatly improved flexibility and increased mobility, even in just a short time. Please bring your own towel or mat. Consult your doctor before starting any new exercise program. Liability waivers are required to participate and are available from the instructor. Register online at myhuntsvillelibrary.com or call Mary Kokot at (936)291-5471 for more information. Class size is limited.