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The Amazing Hubble Telescope

Learn about the wonders of THE AMAZING HUBBLE TELESCOPE from Max Rosenthal, one of the former managers of the Hubble Space Telescope, at the final Hertha Heller Forum of 2014 on Sunday, March 23, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Koha, FOSS, and what that means to you

So, where is HMCPL headed with this new catalog upgrade to Koha? Why are we making this change?

Let’s talk a little philosophy here. No, not Aristotle, but computers. We’re taking a big leap with a major FOSS package, and I thought I’d take a few minutes to explain what that means, and why that’s good for you, our patrons.

FOSS. It's a short acronym, for a big concept. Read more »

Book-Lovers Meetup at Straight to Ale Brewery

Can’t stop talking about books? You're not alone. Meet like-minded book-lovers for a stimulating night of literary games & activities on Tuesday, April 15, at 6 p.m. at Straight to Ale Brewery. Read more »

Restless Alabama

The next Friends of the Library Hertha Heller Forum presents Lowell Zoller discussing "Restless Alabama," an explanation of the geological history and formation of what is now Alabama. The program will be Sunday, February 23, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Ivy Joe & Jim and All-Star Band

Celebrate Black History Month with music at Tuesday Evening Concerts @ The Library. Ivy Joe Milan & Jim Cavender and an All-Star Band will perform selections from Ivy Joe’s new CD on Tuesday, February 25, at 6 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Meet the Author: Tim Dorsey

Tim Dorsey is back with a new adventure for his serial killer hero, Serge Storms. The New York Times bestselling author will talk about his new novel, Tiger Shrimp Tango, on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library downtown. Admission is free. Read more »

Health Risks for African Americans

Gina Turner from Huntsville Hospital will present a free seminar on health risks for African Americans at the next Health Matters @ Madison program on Friday, January 17, at noon at the Madison Library. Read more »

Buy a book, help Madison Library

The Barnes & Noble store at Bridge Street Town Centre will hold a Bookfair on Saturday and Sunday, December 14-15, to support the Madison Public Library. A "Downton Abbey" Tea will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. as part of the festivities. Read more »

'Christmas Tree Angel' author visits libraries

Hear author and actress Lisa Soland talk about her book The Christmas Tree Angel at three HMCPL locations on November 22 and 23. Read more »

Help the Madison Library grow

Make plans now to attend the public meeting for the Madison Public Library Expansion and Renovation Project on Thursday, November 14, 6:30 PM at Madison City Hall, 100 Hughes Road. Read more »

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