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Welcome to HMCPL Research Guides!

Need help researching a topic, but you don’t know where to start?  The Reference & Adult Services Department is here to help.

Even in the age of smartphones, apps, and savvy search engines, researching an unfamiliar topic can be difficult. Every day Reference Librarians help people of all ages work on various types of research from trivia to dissertations. Read more about Welcome to HMCPL Research Guides!

Black History Month 2012: Looking to the Future

New event added!** This year we're celebrating Black History Month with a variety of programs that not only reflect on our past, but look ahead to our future. Read more about Black History Month 2012: Looking to the Future

Chinese New Year 2012 at Russell

Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Russell Branch on January 23, 2012 beginning at 3:30pm.

Come join us in celebrating the Chinese New Year!  2012 is the year of the dragon!  There will be crafts of paper lantern making and creating dragon masks.

For more information, contact Miss Adrienne (abone@hmcpl.org) at Bessie K. Russell Library (256-859-9050). Read more about Chinese New Year 2012 at Russell

TV Time Machine

Join TV Time Machine on the 23rd and 30th of January as we look at two popular TV series produced by Quinn Martin, one of the most successful television producers in Hollywood history.

A QM Production! Two Hit 60s TV Shows from Quinn Martin

Join TV Time Machine as we look at two popular TV series produced by Quinn Martin, one of the most successful television producers in Hollywood history. Read more about TV Time Machine

Scholastic Book Fair and Literacy Night Luau

Help us kick-off this year's Scholastic Book Fair on Monday, January 30 with a Family Literacy Night Luau!

Family Literacy Night Luau! (all ages)
Huntsville Public Library, Jan 30  @ 6-7pm

It’s the big kick off to our Book Fair!  Join the Library for a warm Hawaiian themed Family Literacy Night.  Families can enjoy milk and cookies, a “book” walk, storytime, and other fun games.

 

Scholastic Book Fair (all ages)
Huntsville Public Library, Jan. 30 – Feb. 3 Read more about Scholastic Book Fair and Literacy Night Luau

Help Harry Save the Day at HP Lego Night

Kids of all ages are invited to our Harry Potter Lego Night on Monday, January 23, where you can help build Hogwarts, defend the castle from the Dementors, and help Harry Save the Day!

Harry Potter Lego Night (all ages)
Huntsville Public Library, Monday Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm Read more about Help Harry Save the Day at HP Lego Night

Living Out Our Dreams

Living Out Our Dreams:  He had a dream, what's yours?  Come join us in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.!  Kids will have a chance to create their own 'dream clouds' and create their own "I Have a Dream Speech."

 

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 3:30PM

For ages: 5 and up (adults can be included!) Read more about Living Out Our Dreams

Quill With Us At Monrovia

Please join us on February 2, 6:30 to 8pm at Monrovia Library as we learn the art of quilling.

We will be making simple 5x7 pictures using recycled magazines for quilling paper, mounted on scrapbook pages.  Please call 256-489-3392 to sign up!

Participants are asked to bring their own frame.  All other materials will be provided.  Adults and teens 16 and over only please. Read more about Quill With Us At Monrovia

Thrift Week at Madison Public Library

Join Madison Public Library as we honor Benjamin Franklin and his thrifty ways January 17-22!

Benjamin Franklin felt that being thrifty wasn't just about saving for a better day: he meant taking the best advantage of what we already have: time, health, natural resources, possessions and money.

Celebrate our ode to thrift: Read more about Thrift Week at Madison Public Library

Screwball Romantic Comedy Before the War

Join us for a comprehensive exploration of screwball comedies made during the 1930s and early 40s.

Title of Film Event:  Screwball!  Romantic Comedy before the War

Where:  Main Library, 915 Monroe Street,  2nd Floor Events Room

Dates: February 6, 13, 27, March 5, 12, 19

Time: 6:00PM Read more about Screwball Romantic Comedy Before the War

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