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Learning Express Library

Here’s another one of the Library’s databases that more people need to know about.  Learning Express Library provides a diverse collection of interactive online tests including skills building tests for elementary, middle or high school students, SAT and ACT test preparation, GED test preparation, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, ASVAB sample tests and many, many more academic and career tests.  It’s easy to access; go to www.learningexpresslibrary.com and open an account with your library card number and a se Read more »

Webinar for Grant Seekers

The Huntsville/Madison County Public Library will be hosting the free webinar, “Before You Seek a Grant:  A Checklist for New Nonprofits,” on Wednesday, July 14th, 1:00-2:00PM in the Second Floor Events Room.  Read more »

How was Summer Reading?

What did you think about the 2010 HMCPL Summer Reading Program?  Let us know!  Take this short survey.

Bilingual Storytimes @ Main

Thursdays in July: we're offering a bilingual storytime at Main. 45-60 minutes, open to young children and families. Read more »

Final shows of 'Big River'

June 24, 25, 26: The final 3 performances of 'Big River' (a musical based on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) at Lee High School conclude the Big Read 2010. Purchase tickets online or learn more about the show.

Homework Alabama

Sometimes library patrons are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of online information provided by the Library.  As a result, they often overlook terrific sites that are lost in the mass of data that can be accessed.  One very helpful but underused database within the Library's collection is Homework Alabama. Read more »

No board meeting in July

There will be no library board meeting in July. The next meeting will be August 18 at 4pm at Main.

We're seeking volunteers!

If you are willing to devote at least two hours a week to your community on a continuing basis, the library needs you! The Main library is seeking multiple volunteers to help assist patrons with our new RFID check-out system, act as a friendly Concierge at the main entrance, work on the Heritage Room Obituary Index project or help with other special tasks or events. Read more »

Check out our Summer Reading Websites for Kids and Teens!

At Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, we LOVE summer.  And we LOVE reading!  So Summer Reading is one of our favorite times of year.  It's a time where we invite kids across the community to read for fun!   Check out our Summer Reading webpages!  For kids: http://hmcpl.org/summer  and For teens: http://hmcpl.org/yasummer.

Photos from HMCPL Pirate Day

ARG!  Check out our piratey photos from June 10, 2010, HMCPL Pirate Day!  A jolly good time was had by all.  The slideshow can be seen at:

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