The Huntsville Public Library has a number of programs for adults including: craft and exercise programs, movie showings, workshops, author events and more.

Visit the Calendar to learn more and register for upcoming adult programs.

Book Clubs

The Huntsville Public Library has several book clubs you can join. You must register to join any of our book clubs. You can order copies of book club books from interlibrary loan.

Wednesday Afternoon Book Club
The Wednesday Afternoon Book Club meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
  • November 14 - The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
  • December 12- Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel
  • January 23- Minds of Winter by Ed O'Loughlin
  • February 13- American War by Omar El Akkad
Books and Brews

This great new book club is back by popular demand. We pair a locally crafted beer with a great read each month and then meet up to chat about it. A light appetizer will be provided, but drinks are on you.

Tuesdays at 6:00 to 8:00 PM. At Main Street Local Kitchen, 24 Main Steet East, Huntsville.


  • September 18 - The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O'Neill
  • October 23 - The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
  • November 20 - Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle


Looking to express your creativity? Join us for an afternoon of crafts, a chat and coffee. Each month we will give you the instructions and materials needed for some DIY fun.

Fridays at 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Registration closes one week prior to each program.

Fall 2018

  • September 28 - glass etching | $2
  • October 19 - vinyl stencil wood signs | $10
  • November 30 - burlap wreaths | $10

Winter 2019

Registration opens January 4. 

  • January 25- Valentine's cards
  • February 22- decorative mason jars
  • March 29- book wreath

Films That Make You Think!

Join in to watch a great documentary each month. Themes include the environment, social justice, climate change and other topics that are sure to make you think. Coffee and treats will be served. Register online using our Calendar to book your spot.

Thursdays at 7:00 PM.

  • September 13 - Life Off the Grid
  • October 11 - Freightened: The Real Cost of Shipping
  • November 15 - At the Fork
 VON SMART Exercise

The Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) offer the SMART exercise program at the library. The SMART program is a gentle fitness program designed for adults ages 55 and up.

These classes do not include any floor or mat work. Some exercises may use a chair for balance.

Contact us for more information about joining the SMART program.

Virtual Reality with PlayStation 4 VR

Immerse yourself in extraordinary new worlds! Climb Mount Everest, work in a cafe, solve puzzles, and reach out and touch a rhino, all in pure 360° virtual reality!

Registration required. Children under the age of 13 must have a parent or legal guardian sign the Virtual Reality Waiver.

Sign VR Waiver

Fall 2018

Mondays at 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Participants sign up for one 15-minute time slot.

  • November 5
  • December 3

Winter 2019

Mondays at 5:30 to 7:00 PM. Participants sign up for one 15-minute time slot.

  • January 7
  • February 4

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