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Family Painting Day

Fall is here, and we're hooting with excitement! Family Painting Day is Saturday, October 6, at 10 a.m. at the Madison Public Library.

How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101

You know you want to write that novel, but you’re facing a blank computer screen.  Where do you begin, and how do you keep going?  Four published Alabama authors share how they approach writing a novel: Jamie Dodson, Les Johnson, Beck McDowell, and Scott Oden. 

How to Do Things: Zumba

Dance yourself into shape with Zumba!

Smart Consumer Health

How do you find a medical provider? Experts from Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center discuss the questions you need to ask, and the issues you need to know.

Vive le Livre Preview. Thomas Jefferson: American Perspectives

Get ready for Vive le Livre!  Jefferson enthusiast Cutter Hughes offers a perspective on the changing attitudes toward Thomas Jefferson in our nation’s history on Monday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to noon in the auditorium of the Main Library.

Ornament Class

Madison Public Library and Pottery By You are holding an ornament class at the library, 130 Plaza Blvd., Madison, on two dates in October and November. We will paint the pottery ornament, and then have Pottery By You fire it in time for the holidays.

We're a good place for families

We're a Family Place Library. If you'd like to learn more about this, a representative from the national Family Place Libraries organization will visit the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 13, at noon.

Get ready for the Fall 2012 Little Learners Workshop

The Kiwanis Little Learners Workshop is back for a fall 2012 session. Sign up now for this free program.

The College Readiness Series

Join us for the 5-week College Readiness series, where guest speakers will discuss writing college admissions essays, interviewing for jobs, the college admissions process, preparing for the ACT/SAT, and college financial aid.

Teen Night: BBC Jubilee

Teens, join us at Bailey Cove as we discuss some of our favorite BBC shows, such as Dr. Who and Sherlock on September 25, beginning at 6 p.m.