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Integration and Football

John Pruett, retired sports editor and columnist for The Huntsville Times, will talk about the integration of football programs in the 1970s during the closing event of Community Read 2012: A Gathering of Old Men on Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library. Read more about Integration and Football

Flower Pot Painting

Continue celebrating Earth Day and join us as we paint four-inch clay flower pots on Monday, April 23, at the Madison Public Library. Space is limited, so sign up soon! Read more about Flower Pot Painting

Upcycled Spring Book Wreaths

Turn your old books into new decorative spring wreaths on Friday, April 20, at 10 a.m. at the Madison Public Library. Space is limited, so sign up soon. Read more about Upcycled Spring Book Wreaths

Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

The Friends of the Library will conclude the 2012 Hertha Heller Forum series with Poets' Choice Readings on Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m. in the main library auditorium.

Members of the Huntsville Literary Association's Poetry Writing Workshop will share their work in a program that is open to the public free of charge. Refreshments will be served.

This is a good time to think about joining the Friends of the Library. The group will hold its annual membership drive in April. Read more about Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

Cut Costs with Coupons

The Bailey Cove Library presents Heather's Hints, a free Couponing 101 Class, on Monday, March 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library.

The class offers two hours of hands-on couponing with blogger and couponing wizard, Heather McIngvale, founder of "Heather's Hints."  She will lead participants through the basics of couponing: meal planning, grocery lists, stockpiling, match-ups, stacking, inserts, ads and more.  Learn store by store rules and instructions: Kroger, Publix, Walmart, Walgreens, and CVS. Read more about Cut Costs with Coupons

Happy 100th, Girl Scouts!

Join the Bailey Cove Library to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Girl Scouts of America, our community partners, at a birthday party on Monday, March 12, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the library. Read more about Happy 100th, Girl Scouts!

Shoe Art at Monrovia!

**Rescheduled** The shoe art class at Monrovia Library has been rescheduled for Monday, April 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Read more about Shoe Art at Monrovia!

Overview of Dyslexia @ Madison

Join us on Monday, March 19, for an Overview of Dyslexia presented by Cindy Hall. She will discuss the warning signs of dyslexia, screenings and test to diagnose dyslexia, and where to go for help in remediating a dyslexic student. Read more about Overview of Dyslexia @ Madison

Beginning Crochet and Broomstick Lace @ Madison

Join us on March 23 as Crystal Kitchens teaches how to crochet and make broomstick lace. Read more about Beginning Crochet and Broomstick Lace @ Madison

Showers Center Second Annual Walk-A-Thon

The Friends of the Showers Center Library will hold the second annual Walk-A-Thon fundraiser on Saturday, April 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Richard Showers Center, 4600 Blue Spring Road.

You may register on the day of the event for the one-hour walk, which will be held on the track behind the center. If it rains, the walk will be held inside the center. The Friends group will also hold a membership drive that day. For more information, call the Showers Center Library at 256-851-7492. Read more about Showers Center Second Annual Walk-A-Thon