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Trick-or-Treat at the Library

2019-10-31 00:00:00 2019-10-31 23:59:00 America/Chicago Trick-or-Treat at the Library Downtown Huntsville Library

Thursday, October 31
All day

Add to Calendar 2019-10-31 00:00:00 2019-10-31 23:59:00 America/Chicago Trick-or-Treat at the Library Trick-or-Treat your library! All three floors will be stocked with treats for our little costumed patrons from 9 a.m. until closing. Downtown Huntsville Library

Trick-or-Treat your library! All three floors will be stocked with treats for our little costumed patrons from 9 a.m. until closing.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Activities and Crafts |

TAGS: | halloween | free | Family |

Downtown Huntsville Library

askus@hmcpl.org
Phone: 256-532-5940

Hours
Mon, Oct 21 Closed
(Closed for Staff Development Day)
Tue, Oct 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 26 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 27 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

The Downtown Huntsville Library offers a large collection of print and multimedia materials and programs for all ages. The 123,000-square-foot facility has 11 meeting rooms available for reservation that can accommodate small study groups and large gatherings. Our Readers Advisory program offers customized and personal service to those who want help choosing their next great read. The second floor has a business center with faxing, scanning, and printing capabilities, a technology training center offering classes year round, and a satellite office for North AL Coalition for the Homeless. The downtown location is also home to our community’s only Subregional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, offering resources such as Digital Talking Books or braille material for the visually impaired or those with physical disabilities. The third floor houses our Special Collections department with access to print and online resources for genealogical research and its archives with materials and items pertaining to the history of Huntsville, Madison County, and North Alabama.

Upcoming events

Wed, Oct 23, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Wed, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m...... more
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m... Come join us for a rockin' awesome story time with Ms. Autumn on Mondays and Ms. Michaela on Wednesdays. We'll have books, rhymes, crafts and more! All ages

Wed, Oct 23, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Meeting Room A & B
Cupid's Caf?? features romantic and... more
Cupid's Caf?? features romantic and mystery fiction. An author is chosen every month and members read at least one of the author's books before the next meeting. Members share their favorites, discuss the good, the bad, and the naughty, and have fun trying new titles in this exciting and widely read genre. Pizza is offered at the meetings for a $5.00 charge. Cupid's Caf?? meets on the fourth Wednesday of every month at noon in the Downtown Huntsville Library A & B meeting room.

Wed, Oct 23, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Computer Training Center
This class will help students navigate... more
This class will help students navigate the online environment more safely by exploring the world of hackers.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Oct 23, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Services Teen Area
Teens (13+) may join Mr. Kristopher and... more
Teens (13+) may join Mr. Kristopher and Ms. Autumn for Hackmaster, a cooperative RPG similar to Dungeons & Dragons.

Wed, Oct 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Youth Services
Join our middle grade book club perfect... more
Join our middle grade book club perfect for ages 11 and up in our Teen Area. Let’s explore books to help us go far.

Wed, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ranee G. Pruitt Room
Chinese Culture and language class geared... more
Chinese Culture and language class geared towards school aged children presented by the instructors from the Confucius Institute of A&M.

Thu, Oct 24, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Thu, Oct 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join... more
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for our Toddler storytime with books songs, felt board rhymes, and a craft with Ms. Autumn on Tuesdays and Ms. Michaela on Thursdays. Ages 2 and up

Thu, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium
Crazy 8's is an after-school math club... more
Crazy 8's is an after-school math club which introduces children to a variety of activities designed to make learning fun!

Thu, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Services Teen Area
Our October book is a mystery, "The... more
Our October book is a mystery, "The Secret Place" by Tana French.

Thu, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Services Teen Area
Every Thursday at 6 p.m. beginning... more
Every Thursday at 6 p.m. beginning September 5th. Come spend some time with friends old and new as we delve into a new activity each Teen Night.

Thu, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us at Innerspace Brewing for our... more
Join us at Innerspace Brewing for our newest romance bookclub. Enjoy a cold brew and discuss your favorite authors and novels!

Fri, Oct 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Computer Training Center
1 on 1 Tech Help is the opportunity for... more
1 on 1 Tech Help is the opportunity for patrons to receive help with email, Tablets (iPad's Kindle's etc.) Microsoft Office, Koha (online library catalog), or other computer issues

Fri, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Second Floor Meeting Room
Our presenter for this program will be... more
Our presenter for this program will be coming to us from Vital Smiles to teach us all about pediatric dental health. Registration is required due to limited space.

Fri, Oct 25, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Meeting Room C
FABclub meets once a month to discuss... more
FABclub meets once a month to discuss books by female authors. We read a variety of genres. Everyone is welcome to join! This month: Elizabeth Gaskell “The Life of Charlotte Bronte” or “Cranford”

Fri, Oct 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room D
Take a long lunch on Friday and come... more
Take a long lunch on Friday and come enjoy two short stories being read aloud. Bring your lunch while you listen to short stories from all sorts of genres. This month we will be reading Ghost Stories!

Fri, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Training Center
1 on 1 Tech Help is the opportunity for... more
1 on 1 Tech Help is the opportunity for patrons to receive help with email, Tablets (iPad's Kindle's etc.) Microsoft Office, Koha (online library catalog), or other computer issues

Sat, Oct 26, All day
Atrium
Join the Showers Friends of the Library... more
Join the Showers Friends of the Library for a dessert sale fundraiser.

Sat, Oct 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room D

Mon, Oct 28, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Mon, Oct 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m...... more
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m... Come join us for a rockin' awesome story time with Ms. Autumn on Mondays and Ms. Michaela on Wednesdays. We'll have books, rhymes, crafts and more! All ages

Mon, Oct 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Second Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a free 30 minute guided... more
Join us for a free 30 minute guided meditation. Meditating regularly has been proven to improve quality of life. Learn a useful new skill with us every Monday at 11:30am. Feel free to bring a zafu or yoga mat if you would feel more comfortable sitting on the floor, though we will have chairs available to sit in.

Mon, Oct 28, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Computer Training Center
This class will look at some of the more... more
This class will look at some of the more popular advanced Google apps.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ranee G. Pruitt Room
Chinese Culture and language class geared... more
Chinese Culture and language class geared towards school aged children presented by the instructors from the Confucius Institute of A&M.

Mon, Oct 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Youth Services Story Time Area
A fun, engaging book club for those just... more
A fun, engaging book club for those just beginning to read or need a little help improving skills.

Mon, Oct 28, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Second Floor Meeting Room
Watch four contemporary sci-fi films with... more
Watch four contemporary sci-fi films with commentary by space scientists.

Tue, Oct 29, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Tue, Oct 29, 9:30am - 10:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Caregivers and their little ones are... more
Caregivers and their little ones are invited to our new series of lapsitting storytimes! Join Ms. Autumn on Tuesdays for fun guided activities with your baby.

Tue, Oct 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join... more
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for our Toddler storytime with books songs, felt board rhymes, and a craft with Ms. Autumn on Tuesdays and Ms. Michaela on Thursdays. Ages 2 and up

Tue, Oct 29, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Computer Training Center
Learn how to design, create and edit... more
Learn how to design, create and edit pivot tables. Students must have completed Excel 1, 2, and 3 at HMCPL within the 18 months previous to this class.

Tue, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Second Floor Meeting Room
The North Alabama Human Trafficking Task... more
The North Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force will be at the Downtown Huntsville Library to speak about the reality of modern day Human Trafficking and warning signs you can look out for.

Wed, Oct 30, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Wed, Oct 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m...... more
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m... Come join us for a rockin' awesome story time with Ms. Autumn on Mondays and Ms. Michaela on Wednesdays. We'll have books, rhymes, crafts and more! All ages

Wed, Oct 30, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Computer Training Center
This class looks at tips and good... more
This class looks at tips and good practices that will keep technology users safe in the online world.

Wed, Oct 30, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Services Teen Area
Teens (13+) may join Mr. Kristopher and... more
Teens (13+) may join Mr. Kristopher and Ms. Autumn for Hackmaster, a cooperative RPG similar to Dungeons & Dragons.

Wed, Oct 30, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Youth Services
Join our middle grade book club perfect... more
Join our middle grade book club perfect for ages 11 and up in our Teen Area. Let’s explore books to help us go far.

Wed, Oct 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ranee G. Pruitt Room
Chinese Culture and language class geared... more
Chinese Culture and language class geared towards school aged children presented by the instructors from the Confucius Institute of A&M.

Thu, Oct 31, All day
Trick-or-Treat your library! All three... more
Trick-or-Treat your library! All three floors will be stocked with treats for our little costumed patrons from 9 a.m. until closing.

Thu, Oct 31, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Thu, Oct 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join... more
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for our Toddler storytime with books songs, felt board rhymes, and a craft with Ms. Autumn on Tuesdays and Ms. Michaela on Thursdays. Ages 2 and up

Thu, Oct 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Services Teen Area
Every Thursday at 6 p.m. beginning... more
Every Thursday at 6 p.m. beginning September 5th. Come spend some time with friends old and new as we delve into a new activity each Teen Night.

Sat, Nov 02, 9:00am - 4:30pm
Youth Services Story Time Area
Come join us in the Youth Services Area... more
Come join us in the Youth Services Area for family friendly movies, crafts, and get to know some of our nonprofit community neighbors.

Sat, Nov 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Youth Services Teen Area
Come participate in a series of fun... more
Come participate in a series of fun activities every first Saturday each month starting in September! We'll be doing crafts, movie days, and other creative things.

Mon, Nov 04, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Mon, Nov 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m...... more
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m... Come join us for a rockin' awesome story time with Ms. Autumn on Mondays and Ms. Michaela on Wednesdays. We'll have books, rhymes, crafts and more! All ages

Mon, Nov 04, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Second Floor Meeting Room
Join us for a free 30 minute guided... more
Join us for a free 30 minute guided meditation. Meditating regularly has been proven to improve quality of life. Learn a useful new skill with us every Monday at 11:30am. Feel free to bring a zafu or yoga mat if you would feel more comfortable sitting on the floor, though we will have chairs available to sit in.

Mon, Nov 04, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium
This class presents product development... more
This class presents product development from idea to sales ready product.

Mon, Nov 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ranee G. Pruitt Room
Chinese Culture and language class geared... more
Chinese Culture and language class geared towards school aged children presented by the instructors from the Confucius Institute of A&M.

Mon, Nov 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Youth Services Story Time Area
A fun, engaging book club for those just... more
A fun, engaging book club for those just beginning to read or need a little help improving skills.

Mon, Nov 04, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Second Floor Meeting Room
Reach your goal of 50,000 words with... more
Reach your goal of 50,000 words with other authors!

Mon, Nov 04, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium
Watch four contemporary sci-fi films with... more
Watch four contemporary sci-fi films with commentary by space scientists.

Tue, Nov 05, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Tue, Nov 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Caregivers and their little ones are... more
Caregivers and their little ones are invited to our new series of lapsitting storytimes! Join Ms. Autumn on Tuesdays for fun guided activities with your baby.

Tue, Nov 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join... more
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for our Toddler storytime with books songs, felt board rhymes, and a craft with Ms. Autumn on Tuesdays and Ms. Michaela on Thursdays. Ages 2 and up

Wed, Nov 06, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Wed, Nov 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Auditorium
Friends of the Library Board Meeting

Wed, Nov 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m...... more
Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m... Come join us for a rockin' awesome story time with Ms. Autumn on Mondays and Ms. Michaela on Wednesdays. We'll have books, rhymes, crafts and more! All ages

Wed, Nov 06, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Youth Services Teen Area
Teens (13+) may join Mr. Kristopher and... more
Teens (13+) may join Mr. Kristopher and Ms. Autumn for Hackmaster, a cooperative RPG similar to Dungeons & Dragons.

Wed, Nov 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Youth Services
Join our middle grade book club perfect... more
Join our middle grade book club perfect for ages 11 and up in our Teen Area. Let’s explore books to help us go far.

Wed, Nov 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ranee G. Pruitt Room
Chinese Culture and language class geared... more
Chinese Culture and language class geared towards school aged children presented by the instructors from the Confucius Institute of A&M.

Thu, Nov 07, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Thu, Nov 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join... more
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for our Toddler storytime with books songs, felt board rhymes, and a craft with Ms. Autumn on Tuesdays and Ms. Michaela on Thursdays. Ages 2 and up

Thu, Nov 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Auditorium
Join us as we continue our bicentennial... more
Join us as we continue our bicentennial celebration! In November, we are examining the Civil Rights Movement.

Thu, Nov 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Services Teen Area
Every Thursday at 6 p.m. beginning... more
Every Thursday at 6 p.m. beginning September 5th. Come spend some time with friends old and new as we delve into a new activity each Teen Night.

Fri, Nov 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Auditorium
Lewis Hine took photographs in Huntsville... more
Lewis Hine took photographs in Huntsville during 1910 & 1913 for the National Child Labor Council. He was a passionate advocate for child labor reform.

Sat, Nov 09, 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Use creative movement to explore the... more
Use creative movement to explore the universe with Lindsay Leslie's Nova, The Star Eater! at the Huntsville Ballet School located at 800 Regal Dr. Space is limited so register early!

Tue, Nov 12, 9:00am - 1:00pm
Small Study Room 1
Visit the NACH satellite office to... more
Visit the NACH satellite office to receive referrals and assistance with social services. Located on the 2nd Floor next to the Information desk. Questions? Call 256-532-5943

Tue, Nov 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Caregivers and their little ones are... more
Caregivers and their little ones are invited to our new series of lapsitting storytimes! Join Ms. Autumn on Tuesdays for fun guided activities with your baby.

Tue, Nov 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Youth Services Story Time Area
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join... more
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Join us for our Toddler storytime with books songs, felt board rhymes, and a craft with Ms. Autumn on Tuesdays and Ms. Michaela on Thursdays. Ages 2 and up

Tue, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Second Floor Meeting Room
Join Crystal as she teaches us a... more
Join Crystal as she teaches us a different craft every month!