Adult Programming





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

​Free Adult Literacy Tutoring


Free walk-in tutoring sessions are available at the Huntsville Public Library for adults (18+ years old). This tutoring program helps with English reading, writing, and speaking skills and
preparation for the GED® (high school equivalency test). Walk-in tutoring sessions are on a
first-come, first-served basis. No appointment required for sessions Monday through Friday.
Saturday by appointment only. Please call Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471 for more information. 

Tutoría en Literatura 

Gratis para Adultos


Sesiones tutoriales gratis son disponibles en la biblioteca de Huntsville para adultos (18+ años). Este programa tutorial ayuda con la habilidad de hablar, escribir, y leer Inglés y con la preparación del GED (prueba de equivalencia de secundaria). Las sesiones tutoriales son por orden de llegada. No se necesita cita para las sesiones de Lunes a Viernes. Sábados son solo por cita. Por favor llame a Mary Kokot, coordinadora de servicios adultos, 936-291-5471 para mas información.

Happy Health Support Group


How do you overcome the seemingly impossible? The Happy Health Support Group will hold a workshop from 12 to 1 p.m. on Monday, December 16 in the Huntsville Public Library's Nash Board Room. Come join our workshop for support, accountability, and motivation to improve your habits and live a healthier life! Topics such as goal setting strategies, nutrition tips, meal plans, and social media will help support your interest in improving your whole health. Take a step onto the right path now for a healthier future. Pre-register here or call Mary Kokot, Adult Program Coordinator, at 936-291-5471

Introduction to Mandarin Chinese


Sightseeing at the Great Wall, visiting the Terracotta Warriors or traveling to Beijing, Shanghai or Taiwan on business? Study Chinese language and culture before your trip. Join a FREE Mandarin Chinese class at the Huntsville Public Library from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 12, and 19. Beginning level students will learn about the history of the language, how to draw Chinese characters, and how to read using the Pinyin spelling system (transcription of Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet). Pre-register here or call Mary Kokot, Adult Program Coordinator, at 936-291-5471.

​Intensive Mandarin Chinese Classes


Join a FREE intensive Mandarin Chinese class from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursdays from September 12 to November 21 at the Huntsville Public Library. Students will learn how to speak, write, and read this language. Instructor is a native speaker from Nanging, China. Register here or call Mary Kokot, Adult Program Coordinator, at (936)291-5471.

​Family Search 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 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Attendance will be limited to no more than four researchers. The small group will allow each participant to receive individual attention. Sign-up is not required. This program is for adults 17 and older. For more information call Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator at (936)291-5471.

Ancestry.com


If your family tree is missing some branches, then sign up for “Exploring Ancestry.com”, a
workshop devoted to teaching the basics of this online family history resource. The workshop will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. The next class will be on Friday, November 1. Develop the skill sets needed for online genealogical research. Learn how to navigate the different learning centers and databases. Discover family tree members using Ancestry.com tools such as vital, census, military, and immigration records. The site is free to library patrons when used on the library’s computers. Limit 4 per session. This program is for adults 17 and older. Register here or contact Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471.

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.

Sittercise


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. See dates hereSittercise 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. For additional information contact Mary Kokot, Adult Services Coordinator, at 936-291-5471.  

Computer Classes


Please clickhere 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.