First Friday Book Club

The First Friday Book Club is dedicated for 3rd to 7th graders or those of equivalent ages. It is held on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. in the Huntsville Public Library. For more information, please contact Children’s Coordinator Rachel McPhail at 936-291-5910.  

January - "Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH" 

What’s a mother rat to do when her son is sick and she needs to leave for her summer home? Find out in our First Friday Book Club as we discuss “Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH” by Robert C. O’Brien at 1 p.m. Friday, January 5 at the Huntsville Public Library. To register, click here.

February - Bud, Not Buddy

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis is the 2000 Newberry Award book and the 2000 Coretta Scott King Award book.   Curtis’ book tells the story of ten-year-old Bud Caldwell, an orphan living through the Great Depression in Flint, Michigan.  Bud, Not Buddy is also February’s book for the First Friday Book Club at the Huntsville Public Library.  The Book Club will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018 to discuss this fascinating story of family, forgiveness, and perseverance. To register, click here.

March - A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'engle

“The only way to cope with something deadly serious is to try to treat it a little lightly.”  Madeleine L’Engle’s award winning book A Wrinkle in Time discusses the timeless struggle between good and evil in a science fiction setting. The First Friday Book Club will be discussing A Wrinkle in Time at 1 p.m. Friday, March 2nd at the Huntsville Public Library.  Interested 3rd-7th grade students are encouraged to complete the required registration at To register, click here.

April - Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman