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Garden Rangers - Earth Day Extravaganza

Join Madison Public Library for a special Garden Rangers on Monday, April 21st from 3-5pm when we'll celebrate our beautiful planet! 


Toddlers & Preschoolers can join us from 3-4pm for planting and a take home craft. 

Awesome Afternoons

Children ages 5-11 can join Ms. Haley every Tuesday afternoon  @ 4:00pm for a special Summer Reading event.  Events include crafts and special programmers and performers. See schedule below for specific events:

June 3 - TBD

June 10 - Alabama Youth Ballet will join us to talk about ballet and offer a couple short example performances

June 17 - TBD

June 24 - Craft day with Ms. Haley

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Order a FREE Financial Foundations Toolkit from USA.gov

Remember when you made that promise to yourself to get a better handle on your finances this year?  Well April is the perfect time to reassess your progress on your money goals as part of Financial Literacy Month.

Order our FREE Financial Foundations Toolkit to from USA.gov (http://promotions.usa.gov/financial-literacy.html) get the advice and confidence you need to make sound money decisions. This toolkit will teach you: Read more »

10 Money Saving Grocery Tips

Here are 10 money saving tips to try out while you go grocery shopping:

1. Don't center every meal around meat

2. Use coupons

3. Make a list-- and stick to it

4. Don't be afraid to buy store brand

5. Buy in bulk

6. Compare unit price

7. Watch register for incorrect prices

8. Shop seasonal

9. Plan menus

10. Don't shop when you are hungry

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Main concert series moves to Tuesdays

Jazz, blues, dancing to big band tunes, and more return to the Atrium of the Main Library downtown for spring and summer 2014. But this year the music plays on Tuesday, not Thursday evenings. Read more »

Favorites from Hitchcock

Library staff and friends pick and introduce their favorite movie from the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. The film series "My Favorite Hitchcock Film Is…" runs Mondays at 6 p.m. starting April 28 in the second-floor Events Room at the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Movie Nights at Madison

Two classic movies will be shown at the Madison Library as part of our month long Big Read Celebration. The theme for this year is Shakespeare. On April 14 at 6:00 P.M..., "Kiss Me Kate" will be aired in the meeting room. This movie is not rated. On April 21 at 5:30 P.M..., "Shakespeare in Love" will be shown. It is rated R. Don't miss out on movie nights!

Warriors avoiding financial pitfalls

Among the dangers that our military faces are financial predators in their own backyard.  Many people do not realize that personal finance issues are a significant concern for our service men and women.  A recent article in Military Times outlines some of the pitfalls that the military community should guard against.  It describes sound approaches to these situations, and mentions a book that three Army captains penned after teaching perso Read more »

Meet the Artist: Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson

Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson introduces her exhibit Jerusalem!, which is on display April-May, 2014, in the Atrium Gallery.  This mixed media collection of original works depicts the artist's appreciation of the dusty, sunny, faraway land that is Jerusalem.

Light refreshments will be served.

Sunday • 2-4pm
May 4, 2014
Main Branch Library Atrium
915 Monroe Street • Huntsville

For details, call Sophie Young at 532-2362

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Understanding Depression

Health Matters at Madison! Depression affects millions of people, but often goes untreated. Please join us for our session on "Understanding Depression" on April 28 at noon at the Madison Library. Read more »

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