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Spend a Saturday outside with the Big Read

Saturday, April 10: we're sponsoring two Big Read events that are perfect for spending time outside:

Video challenge for teens

Teens: can you create an awesome book trailer? Get your contest entry in by April 24. How do I submit mine?

Big Read events for kids

We've got great Big Read events for kids; check out the dates for our upcoming puppet shows and tea parties for kids. Read more »

Big Read events for adults

As part of The Big Read, we're featuring a month of events focusing on Mark Twain's novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Here are a few notable upcoming events for adults:

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 »

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