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Falling Leaves Book Sale

The Falling Leaves Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, will be held on Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the FOL Bookstore in the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. The 50-percent-off sale is for Friends of the Library members only, so this is a great time to become a Friend.

It's NaNoWriMo time! Are you ready to write?

The NaNoWriMo challenge: Write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).

Postcard Views of Huntsville

Travel back in time and see Huntsville as it was from 1902 through the 1950s with postcard views of buildings, streets, and people. This program will be presented on Thursday, October 25, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Main Library auditorium.

Yoga Lit 101

Relax and unwind during free yoga classes held at 4 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month through the end of 2012. Certified yoga instructors Mitzi Connell and Holley Porter-Wright of Yoga HōM will lead the classes at the Main Library. 

Spanish/English Conversation Circle


Would you like to practice your Spanish? And meet new people in your community?  The Conversation Circle will provide new opportunities for you to improve your Spanish language skills as well as connect with others in your local area!  Please join us for a time of sharing in Spanish and English in a relaxed and friendly environment! Sign up at the check out desk or for more info contact Cindy Hewitt at or call 256-489-3392

Lots of fun for November

There's always something fun happening at the Monrovia Public Library.

Family Halloween Party

Calling all ghouls and ghosts! Mandy and Maggie have scared up a fun night for all ages at the Madison Library. Come dressed to trick-or-treat and gather candy in the costume parade. Don't miss the all-new puppet show, featuring the Hallo-weiner and friends in his puppetorial debut! We'll also have games, snacks and frightfully fun storytimes, of course! 

This fun for all ages event is free and open to the public. 

For more information, call Mandy or Maggie, Youth Services Librarians at 256-461-0046

Teen Urban Legend Fest and Zombie Party

Zombies will invade the Madison Public Library on Tuesday, October 23, at 6 p.m. Be prepared to be scared -- and to have lots of fun.

Learn citizenship fundamentals

Don West Jr. is presenting "U.S. Citizenship 101 -- The Fundamentals: A course for American Citizens" at the Bessie K. Russell Public Library.

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.