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Revisit 'Pride and Prejudice' with Dr. Garlen

Sunday, March 28: Dr. Garlen’s presentation at the Library’s English Author Tea in January was a rousing success, so this Forum will give her fans another chance to enjoy the melding of English literature with a bit of pop culture. Learn more

Meet author Lisa Scottoline

Wednesday, April 14: The Huntsville Library Foundation presents author Lisa Scottoline! Meet Ms. Scottoline, attend her keynote address at the ALLA Conference, and receive a signed copy of her new book, Think Twice. Reservations are $35 each. Learn more about the event or reserve your spot today!

The Big Read Poetry Contest Winners

The HMCPL would like to announce the winners of The Big Read Poetry Contest from Madison County. Read more »

New, simpler checkouts at Madison Public Library

How do I use the new RFID checkouts?Madison Public Library reopens with new RFID system to speed up checkouts. Work has been going on behind the scenes for some time to place RFID (Radio-frequency identification) tags in every item in the Madison Public Library, and MPL was closed on Monday and Tuesday of this week (March 8-9) to finish the installation. As a result, checking out books at MPL is much simpler! Read more »

S2S/B2B: Meet Authors Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant

Meet best friends and co-authors Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant! Read more »

Land the job of your dreams with ReferenceUSA!

Tuesday, March 30: Looking for a new job or need job hunting tips? This class can help!  Read more »

Heritage Quest is back!

We've prepared a quick tutorial on how to access Heritage Quest at home using your library card number and PIN. Read more »

Plotting the Perfect Murder: meet crime writer D. P. Lyle

Saturday, April 3: join crime writer D. P. Lyle, MD for a book signing and presentation. Tickets on sale now. Read more »

Can you plan the perfect murder?

Saturday, April 3: Free workshops for aspiring crime writers. Reservations encouraged. Read more »

Ancestor Searching: Volume 4, #11

The LDS has filmed all of the birth, marriage, and death records for the state of New Jersey for the period 1848-1900. There are a total of 290 microfilms, including indexes, that can be ordered through the local Family History Centers. Also, available on their web site is a work in progress of Arkansas marriage records. The records date from 1837 to 1957 and include a searchable index linked to digital images of the original marriage certificates. Read more »

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