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Microwave Dave heats up the library

The Thursday evening Concerts at the Library series continues with Microwave Dave Gallaher and his classic blues guitar on May 10  at 6 p.m. in the atrium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. Admission is free.

Hike with the Land Trust

We're partnering with the Land Trust of North Alabama to offer this family-friendly, fun and easy hike on the lovely Wildflower Trail in Blossomwood on Saturday, May 19, at 9 a.m.

TV Time Machine takes action

May's TV Time Machine takes you back to two popular 1970s action shows, Hawaii Five-O and The Rockford Files.

Jefferson Bass turns the "Key"

Dr. Bill Brockton is back with a new forensic puzzle to solve – but this time the clues are 2,000 years old and the solution may be earth-shattering. Find out more about his latest adventure, The Inquisitor’s Key, when his creators, journalist Jon Jefferson and forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Bass, the writing team Jefferson Bass, return to Huntsville on Friday, May 11, at 7 p.m.

Run for fun at Madison Library

The Helen P. Lee Memorial Fun Run will be held on Saturday, June 2, as a kickoff for the Madison Public Library’s Summer Reading activities.

"Titanic" author tells family story

Only a fourth of the families who boarded the "unsinkable" Titanic in 1912 survived. Hear the story of one of them when author Julie Hedgepeth Williams talks about her book, "A Rare Titanic Family," on Sunday, April 29, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library.

Happy Birthday, Fort Book!

Show your library love during a Hug the Library party and scavenger hunt on Sunday, May 6. We're celebrating the 25th birthday of the Main Library, "Fort Book," which opened to the public on April 26, 1987.

Scheduled server maintenance

Our catalog server, located at hmcpl.org/catalog, will be taken offline for scheduled maintenance starting Tuesday, April 24, at 11:00 a.m. CDT. This maintenance window should last 30 minutes, and is required to repair software issues that have been causing unplanned outages with that particular service.

Meet the Author: Hester Bass

How did a game show, a hurricane, and a fairy tale help a childhood dream come true? Find out when award-winning author Hester Bass talks about her work on Sunday, September 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Main Library auditorium.

Meet Mr. Lincoln

Dennis Boggs returns to the Main Library on Tuesday, May 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., to kick off our American Library Association exhibit, "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War."

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