Food for Fines is back!

June 1 - 7: All HMCPL branches will offer Food for Fines! For each non-perishable food item you bring in, we'll forgive $1 in overdue fines from your library card. Read more »

All branches closed Sunday

All branches with normal Sunday hours will be closed on Sunday, April 4 in observance of Easter.

Big Read Kick-Off: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Saturday, March 27: HMCPL and Burritt on the Mountain team up for the Big Read Kick-Off event. Learn more

Madison Public Library closed March 8-9

Madison Public Library will be closed Monday, March 8 and Tuesday, March 9.

Our Madison branch will be closed to the public on these two days to prepare for RFID. The bookdrop will be available for patron use during this time. Check our locations page to find another branch nearby. Need to renew your items and can't get to a branch? Call the circulation desk at (256) 532-5984 or log in to iBistro. Be sure to have your library card number and PIN handy.

Teenker: Welded Top Hat


Teenkers will meet this Thursday, September 25th at the Madison Library in the meeting room. This month's project, we'll make Steampunk Top Hats with welding flare. RSVP is required. Please call 256-461-0046 to RSVP or with questions.


Write Right Lunch and Learn: Write as Badly as Possible, or I’ll give you an ‘F’

Did you ever feel frustrated in school when you had a writing assignment and the teacher was demanding that you use proper grammar, punctuation and spelling when you’re struggling to formulate a topic in your mind? Read more »

Geek out with Rocket City NerdCon

Crazy about comics? Gaga about gaming? Feverish about a fandom? Whatever gets your geek on – anything from “Doctor Who” to “My Little Pony” – celebrate it with us at the inaugural Rocket City NerdCon. The fun happens at the Downtown Huntsville Library, 915 Monroe St., on Friday, Oct. 24, 4 to 10 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more »

Monday Night Frights

Monday Night Fright Night @ the Library will screen four horror classics from the 1970s and ‘80s, one each Monday in October starting Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library, 915 Monroe St. Admission is free. Read more »

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