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2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Unmanned Ground Systems

Hertha Heller Forum Lecture Series: Unmanned Ground Systems
The second Hertha Heller Forum sponsored by Friends of the Huntsville Public Library will be held on Sunday, February 25, at 2:00 p.m. in the main auditorium of the downtown branch. Admission is free, and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. Read more »

2007 Contest: Punk Out Your Bag!

Contest: Punk Out Your Bag! To celebrate this year's Great Big Book Bash guest, the Huntsville Public Library invites you to "Punk Out Your Bag!" The entry form is available online! Inspired by the book, "Baghead" by Jarrett Krosoczka, students in grades K-8 are encouraged to artistically personalize any size paper bag to reflect their own personalities, passions, and most favorite things! Entries will be judged based on creativity, artistic merit, and interpretation of theme. Read more »

2007 Ellies Awards!

Teens: Join us for "The Ellies"!
You're invited to the first annual Madison Public Library Award Show: "The Ellies" (The Emmys for YA Books).
We'll feature awards for:

Best Hero/Heroine
Best Teenage Spy
Best Fantasy Book
Best Dressed Character
...and many more!

See acceptance speeches by your favorite authors!
Enter via the purple carpet and dress to impress!

 

2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Hertha Heller Forum Lecture Series: Unmanned Aircraft Systems Read more »

Sitting Up With The Dead 3 (2007)

Sitting Up With The Dead 3
Get locked in the library while you research your genealogy!
The library closes at 5pm on Friday, January 19 for everyone who isn't participating in "Sitting Up With The Dead 3." We'll open the library just for you at 5:45 p.m., then lock you in until midnight, giving you lots of time to do your research. It'll be just you, your fellow genealogy researchers, and whatever ghosts happen to be in the Huntsville Library that night. Read more »

6th Annual English Author Tea (2007)

6th Annual English Author Tea
Join us for high tea at the library!

2007 Teen Advisory Board

Do you want more out of your library? If you are between 12 and 17 years old and want your voice to be heard, join Teen Advisory Board @ Main Library. You decide what your library can offer you! We meet the first Saturday of each month, from 1:00 to 3:00 in the Teen Area at the Main branch. Bring a friend, eat some snacks, get volunteer hours, and make a difference at your library! Got questions? Want to know more? Call Jennifer at (256) 532-5975.

The Big Read 2006

The Big Read 2006
This event is part of The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is one of 10 communities selected to participate in The Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Read more »

2006 Big Read Art Show

Contest: Art of the Jazz Age
The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is soliciting original artwork for “Art of the Jazz Age,” a juried art show sponsored by the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. This “Gatsby”-inspired art show will accept works related to the 1920s, jazz, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, or Zelda Fitzgerald and her art.
Download an Entry Form (PDF)
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