All HMCPL locations will be closed Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. Additionally, the Downtown Huntsville Library will be closed on Tuesday, May 30, for elevator construction. All other branches will open as scheduled on May 30.

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Madison Political Forum

Hear from Madison City candidates running for office in the August 28 election during a public political forum on Tuesday, July 31, at 7 p.m. at the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd., Madison.

Madison hosting belly dancing classes

Enjoy low-impact aerobic exercise while you learn the basic moves of Middle Eastern dance. The Madison Public Library will offer belly dancing classes for beginners on the last Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. 

Scrapbook with us!

Preserve those joyful memories you're making this summer during a scrapbooking session at the Madison Public Library on Tuesday, August 14, from noon to 3 p.m.

Meet the Author: Wanda Vaughn

Local author Wanda Vaughn will talk about her new children's novel "Huntsville 1892: CLARA," the first in a series of "Alabama Girls" historical novels, on Sunday, July 15, at 2 p.m. at the Main branch. Admission is free.

Read our "Fair Housing" Guide

Check out our research guide on the Fair Housing Act, which seeks to provide information you may need about the regulation as a  resident of Huntsville and Madison County.

Craft Night at Monrovia - Paper Bead Jewelry

Learn how to make beautiful and creative jewelry from beads made from recyled paper at Monrovia's Craft Night.  Please call 256-489-3392 or visit the Monrovia circulation desk to sign up.  Teens and adults only please.

LinkedIn for Nonprofits

Nonprofits can benefit from the free advertising provided by LinkedIn. Mary Moore, manager of the main library's Reference & Adult Services department, will show you how to get the most out of this online resource on Thursday, Aug. 16.

Summer Reading At Monrovia - Week Six

 

Join us for all kinds of exciting fun at Monrovia Library with Week Six of Summer Reading:

Monday, July 9

10:30 a.m.—Pre-School Story Time—Pirates

1:00 p.m.—Fire Safety with Harvest Fire Dept.

6:30 p.m.—Teens Only Belly Dancing

Thursday, July 12

10:30 a.m.—Pre-School Story Time-Dragons

1:00 p.m.—Rockets

'Outcasts' author Neil White returns

Neil White, author of the acclaimed memoir In the Sanctuary of Outcasts, returns to Huntsville to talk about his work on Tuesday, July 17, from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Von Braun Center. His appearance is a program of Leadership Huntsville’s Major Events in partnership with Huntsville Rotary and the Huntsville Library Foundation.

Summer Reading At Monrovia - Week Five Fabulous Fun

 

Monday, July 2

10:30 a.m.—Pre-School -Summer Sing Along

1:00 p.m.—Huntsville Drum Line**

6:30 p.m.—Teens Only  Comic Book Art

Thursday, July 5

10:30 a.m.—Pre-School -Moons and Stars

1:00 p.m.— Space Travel

** Please note this is a schedule change from previous entries!**

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