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Triana Public Library: The Comeback Story

On September 29, 2009 the Triana Public Library burned, leaving a cherished community center in ashes.  Coming back from a devastating fire is not easy, but the library is on its way thanks to the Lowes Heroes program.

A few days shy of the fire’s one year anniversary, employees from four Lowes stores will be rolling up their sleeves to help build picnic tables, a reading deck and landscape the portable building the Triana Public Library now occupies. Read more about Triana Public Library: The Comeback Story

Your Library Needs You!

If you are willing to devote at least two hours a week to your community on a continual basis, the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library needs you!

The Main Library is seeking multiple volunteers to help assist patrons with our new RFID check-out system and act as a friendly concierge at the main entrance, work on the Heritage Room Obituary Index project or help with other duties, special tasks or events. Read more about Your Library Needs You!

Thursday Night Concerts at Main

November  & December Concert Schedule Announced!

Upcoming Events:

 

  • Thursday, November 4: Sentimental Journey, playing 1930s-40s dance music
  • Thursday, December 9: Painted Melodies performing our holiday concert
  • All concerts are free to the public and begin at 6 p.m. in the library Atrium.    We hope to see you there! Read more about Thursday Night Concerts at Main

    S2S-B2B Breast Cancer Awareness Event

    This event, focusing on awareness and health of breast cancer, will feature a guest speaker, music, spoken-word poetry, free giveaways and health tips.

    Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother Book Club and the Help Yourself to Health Initiative are hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness program October 16 at 2 p.m.  The focus will be on breast cancer awareness and how to be in tune with your body.  Our guest speaker will share her journey from finding a lump to how she has been able to survive breast cancer. Read more about S2S-B2B Breast Cancer Awareness Event

    3, 2, 1... Liftoff for Kiwanis Little Learners!

    ATTN: WORKSHOPS ARE FULL!  After one day of sign-ups we've already reached our limit, but you can still register to be on our wait list for future workshops!

    UPDATED AUG. 31 Please contact Rebecca Turner at rturner@hmcpl.org or 256-532-5982 to be contacted for future workshop dates.

      Read more about 3, 2, 1... Liftoff for Kiwanis Little Learners!

    September is Library Card Month

    Treat yourself to a library card from the Huntsville Madison County Public Library! Read more about September is Library Card Month

    Local Authors Expo is September 18

    Local authors gather to inspire and share at Sister to Sister Brother to Brother Book Club event!

    On September 18, Ms. Nicole Schroeder, Mr. Chris Love and Ms. T.W. Spalding will headline the Sister to Sister Brother to Brother Book Club Local Authors Expo.  From 2 - 5 p.m.  Our guest authors will be at the Huntsville Madison County Main branch's auditorium to discuss their latest works, share insights and tips on how to get published. Refreshments will be served. The authors will have individual booths set up for additional information. Read more about Local Authors Expo is September 18

    New Bench Graces Main Branch Entry

    The main branch of the Huntsville Madison County Public Library has a new bench in our entry way. 

    The talented students at East Clinton Elementary did a wonderful job decorating the bench. We'd like to give a special thanks to the Downtown 47 organization for sponsoring bench. Here are a couple pictures, but please come by to see it in person.  Read more about New Bench Graces Main Branch Entry

    Alabama's Hidden Homework Treasure

    Alabama students are just a few mouse clicks away from access to free tutoring, homework and college prep assistance! 

    Simply enter your zip code on the Homework Alabama website and be connected with an online tutor instantly.  This service is offered Sunday-Thursday, 3 to 10 p.m.  Visit www.homeworkalabama.org for more information. Read more about Alabama's Hidden Homework Treasure

    Library hours for Labor Day weekend

    Our branches normally open on weekends will be open on Labor Day weekend, but all branches will be closed on Monday, September 6 for Labor Day. Read more about Library hours for Labor Day weekend

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