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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

Exploring AVL

Teens can learn how to use the databases of the Alabama Virtual Library on Thursday, March 8, at 6 p.m. at the Bailey Cove Library.

The class will be held as part of Teen Tech Week, March 4-10. Registration is required, and space is limited.

The Alabama Virtual Library (AVL) is a collection of databases useful for all types of research projects. It is a valuable tool for students in high school, home school, or college. 

For more information, contact Julia Hendon at 256-881-0257 or jhendon@hmcpl.org. Read more about Exploring AVL

Teen Advisory Group at Bailey Cove

Teens, interested in becoming involved at your public library?

The Bailey Cove Library will be accepting applications for our new Teen Advisory Group during the month of March. This group will recommend materials for the library, help plan programs, and promote the library to the community. Applications are available at the Bailey Cove Library and must be returned by Friday, March 30. For more information, contact Julia Hendon at 256-881-0257 or jhendon@hmcpl.org. Read more about Teen Advisory Group at Bailey Cove

The Path to Publication for Non-fiction

Are you thinking of self-publishing your nonfiction title? Learn how local accounting executive Greg Crabtree published and marketed his work. Read more about The Path to Publication for Non-fiction

Want to be Your Own Boss?

Want to be your own boss? A nationally recognized independent representative, Jenny Johnson, will talk about how to get started and be successful at March's Small Business Lunch & Learn. Read more about Want to be Your Own Boss?

Monrovia Hunger Games Party

All teens are invited to explore the arena as a tribute at the Monrovia Hunger Games Party on Monday, March 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Advance registration is required. Please stop by the circulation desk to sign up or send email to monrovia@hmcpl.org to participate in the GAMES! Read more about Monrovia Hunger Games Party

Fit for Life: Prevent Cancer

Learn how to reduce your risk of developing cancer during a Fit for Life program on Wednesday, March 7, at noon in the second-floor events room of the main library.

Dr. Harry McCarty, an oncologist at the Center for Cancer will give a comprehensive and informative presentation about risk factors for a variety of common cancers, including how we can reduce our risk. He also will answer cancer-related questions. The program is open to the public free of charge. Read more about Fit for Life: Prevent Cancer

Author, artist Melonie M. King shares her work

Local author Melonie M. King will talk about her new chapbook, "Palm to Palm with an Angel," on Sunday, March 4, at 2 p.m. in the second-floor events room of the main library. The event is open to the public free of charge.

King's chapbook includes 24 of her original poems and image selections of her art. The work is self-published, and she hand-binds each chapbook. Books will be available for purchase and signing by the author. Read more about Author, artist Melonie M. King shares her work

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