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Madison's Great Holiday Bake-Off Challenge! (2006)

Teens and Tweens! You can enter Madison's Great Holiday Bake-Off Challenge. Prepare your favorite holiday goodie (pies, cookies, cake, candy, etc.) and bring it to the Madison Public Library on Tuesday, December 12th at 6:00 pm. All entries will be judged and prizes will be awarded. Everyone in grades 5th through 12th is invited to participate.
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Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas (2006)

You won't want to miss the special holiday edition of our Thursday Evening Concerts as the Blue Savoy Combo celebrates the holiday season by performing a combination of blues and jazz holiday classics. This concert is free to the public, and the performance starts at 6:00 pm.
Mark your calendar!
Date: December 14, 2006
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Main Library atrium
Want more info?
Call David at (256) 532-5975.

Breakfast With Santa @ Madison (2006)

Kids ages 0-12 years and their parents are invited to Applebee's in Madison for breakfast and a photo with the jolly old elf himself! All tickets include a breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and beverage. Buy early - tickets are limited. All children will receive quality time with Santa himself, a holiday book, and a Polaroid photo. (Parents - bring your cameras for more photos!) Read more »

2006 Scholastic Book Fair

Through December 17, stop by the Bailey Cove Branch Library for their Scholastic Book Fair, and come home with great deals on children's books! Books will be on sale all week -- buy one, get one free! (Need directions and hours?)

Breakfast With Santa @ Meridianville (2006)

Breakfast With Santa Kids ages 0-12 years and their parents are invited to The Main Dish in Meridianville for breakfast and a photo with the jolly old elf himself! Buy early - tickets are limited. All children will receive quality time with Santa himself, a treat bag, a ticket for a door prize drawing, and a Polaroid photo. (Parents - bring your cameras for more photos!) Cost: $5 per seat Date: Saturday, December 9th (tickets on sale now!) Two times available: 8:00 am and 9:00 am Want more info or want to reserve your spot? Call Jean at (256) 828-9529

Drake Street Regulars (2006)

Musical performance: The Drake Street Regulars

 Join us for a special holiday treat at noon on December 13 as the Drake Street Regulars from the Huntsville Senior Center perform Christmas songs as part of our ongoing Brown Bag Lunch series. This free concert is open to the public. Bring your lunch and your holiday cheer; we'll provide the beverages and dessert!

Gurley Holiday Tea and Auction (2006)

Join us for a Christmas tea, auction, and book sale to benefit the Library. After the Gurley parade, we will be serving spiced tea and cocoa along with cookies. Join the fun while helping the Gurley Public Library!

Date: Saturday, December 9th
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
All proceeds will benefit the library.
Questions? Call (256) 776-2102 for more info!

 

Holiday Events for December 2006

Holiday Hours and Closures
All Library branches will have special hours and closures for the upcoming holidays. They are:

December 18 – 21: all branches closing at 6:00 pm
December 22: Oscar Mason branch closes early
December 24 and 25: all branches closed
December 26: Oscar Mason and Triana Youth Center branches closed
December 26 - 28: all open branches closing at 6:00 pm
December 31 and January 1: all branches closed Read more »

2006 Holiday Music Events

Musical performance: The Drake Street Regulars
Join us for a special holiday treat at noon on December 13 as the Drake Street Regulars from the Huntsville Senior Center perform Christmas songs as part of our ongoing Brown Bag Lunch series. This free concert is open to the public. Bring your lunch and your holiday cheer; we'll provide the beverages and dessert!
Want more information about this event, or our ongoing Brown Bag Lunch series? Call (256) 532-5965
Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas Read more »

Snapshots and Snapshooters: Imaging Our Lives (2006)

Snapshots and Snapshooters: Imaging Our Lives
A discussion led by Frances Robb
Are you a snapshooter? If you are, you're not alone; we have become a nation of snapshooters.
How has that changed us?
Since snapshot photography developed (no pun intended) in the late 19th century, the democratic idea of putting cameras in the hands of everyone who wants to point and shoot has revolutionized our visual imaging of family and friends. Instead of infrequent and formal studio portraits, a profusion of snapshots documents the lives of ordinary Americans. Read more »

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