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Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Tiger

Saturday, February 13: Family-friendly event with lots of activities for kids. See Chinese music, art and dance as well as martial arts demonstrations, fashion shows, and a wide variety of children's activities. Many of Huntsville's Chinese restaurants will provide food for the evening. Tickets are $15 for adults (age 16 and up), $10 for teens (ages 11-15), and free for kids 10 and under. Read more about Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Tiger

Our new teen website: The Pulse

We're proud to release our new teen website, The Pulse, at teenpulse.net. With interactive forums, polls, news about events at HMCPL, and a health database especially for teens, there is something for everyone. The Pulse: your thoughts, your questions, your world. Read more about Our new teen website: The Pulse

Keep track of your books with Library Elf

Need help keeping track of what library materials your family checks out? Library Elf can help. Learn more about it Read more about Keep track of your books with Library Elf

Digital Media Zone goes mobile!

Now you can check out audiobooks directly to your phone! Read more about Digital Media Zone goes mobile!

Looking for flu information?

The medical and nursing editors from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) are offering the latest evidence-based, flu-related information for free. www.ebscohost.com/flu has continuously updated, evidence-based clinical information from DynaMed and Nursing Reference Center, EBSCO's clinical and nursing point-of-care databases, along with patient education information in 17 languages from Patient Education Reference Center. Visit this website often to find out the latest information about the H1N1 virus. Read more about Looking for flu information?

Snowflake Party!

Thursday, Jan. 21: Kids and families are invited to join us for an evening of snowy-tastic fun! You will get to make your very own marshmallow snow-person, cut paper snowflakes, listen to snowy-wonderful stories, and enjoy refreshments and each other’s company. 6pm, Eleanor Murphy Branch. Free to the public. Read more about Snowflake Party!

Writing a Family History

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Queensland Genealogy Research Tips

Queensland Genealogy Research Tips - Informative website giving a brief overview of some important sources for genealogy, family history and local history research in Queensland, Australia (especially at Queensland State Archives). For more detailed information and problem-solving research strategies see the book Tips for Queensland Research. Read more about Queensland Genealogy Research Tips

British Newspapers, 1800 - 1900

British Newspapers, 1800 - 1900 The site contains:

  • Millions of articles from 49 London, national and regional newspaper (1800 - 1900) titles.
  • Over two million pages - all fully text searchable with keywords in context visible in the results list.
  • 1000's of illustrations, maps, tables and photographs.

Use this website to: Read more about British Newspapers, 1800 - 1900

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