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Hoodoo, Haints, and Horror: Alabama's Historically Haunted Places (2006)

Alan Brown, English Instructor and Writing Center Director at the University of West Alabama, and member of the Alabama Humanities Foundation Resource Center program, presents "Hoodoo, Haints, and Horror: Alabama's Historically Haunted Places" on October 10, 2006 at 6:00 p.m. at Madison Public Library, Madison. Read more about Hoodoo, Haints, and Horror: Alabama's Historically Haunted Places (2006)

National Teen Read Week 2006!

Celebrate Teen Read Week, October 15 - October 21

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Author Luncheon: Rob Dalby (2006)

Author Rob Dalby will talk about his book, Waltzing at the Piggly Wiggly, at noon on September 29 in the Main Library auditorium. Copies of the book will be for sale, and autographing by the author will be available. The lunch is being catered by Covington's.
For reservations, call 532-5950 by September 27.

September 29 at noon
Main Library auditorium
Tickets are $12.00; call 532-5950 to reserve yours

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Music at Madison: Jetpack UK (2006)

A family-friendly music event brought to you by Friends of the Madison Public Library Read more about Music at Madison: Jetpack UK (2006)

Hype that Ball! (2006)

Hype that Ball! College Football Culture in Alabama
Join renowned Alabama Scholar Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus of History at Auburn University, as he explores the profound influence of college football on Alabama culture and society. We’ll begin with a boxed dinner party on the library grounds at 6:00, with Dr. Flynt’s talk following at 7:00. Reservations are required and seating is limited.
Thursday, September 14th
Tailgate Dinner at 6:00 PM
Speaker at 7:00 PM
Program concludes at 8:00 PM
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Friends of the Library present Robert Hicks (2006)

An Exclusive Event for Friends of the Library
For more information: (256)532-5950

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2006 Big Read: Montgomery Day Trip

Montgomery Day Trip
Visit the F. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald Museum in Montgomery.
Saturday, April 22, 2006; 8:00am - 7:30pm
(see all Library BIG READ Events!)

Cost per person is $99
Seating is limited
To register, contact Glory Tours at (256)830-2468; 105 Hartington Drive, Madison, AL 35758
Payments may be made by check or credit card

Itinerary

8 a.m.
Depart Huntsville (breakfast served en route)

11:30 a.m.
Lunch at A la Carte Café Read more about 2006 Big Read: Montgomery Day Trip

2006 PSA from the Parker Griffith Family Foundation

Have you seen our Public Service Announcement from the Parker Griffith Family Foundation? Read more about 2006 PSA from the Parker Griffith Family Foundation

Get Caught Reading 2005

Library brings new twist to fourth annual city-wide read
It is a well known fact that Tennessee Valley residents are avid readers. In the past three years, hundreds of people have participated in the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library's annual city-wide book club known as 'Get Caught Reading.' Past selections include All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren, Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand, and Jimmy Carter's The Hornet's Nest. This year, instead of choosing a single book, the library is placing the spotlight on author David Baldacci... Read more about Get Caught Reading 2005

Is Huntsville Really in Alabama? (2005)

Dr. Wayne Flynt

Exceptionalism in 20th Century AlabamaDr. Wayne Flynt
Join us for the closing event of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Bicentennial Celebrations as Dr. J. Wayne Flynt, Distinguished Professor of History at Auburn University, explores how Huntsville diverged from Alabama politics and economics in the decades after World War II. Dr. Flynt is the author of:

Alabama in the 20th Century
Poor But Proud: Alabama's Poor Whites
Alabama Baptists: Southern Baptists in the Heart of Dixie

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