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Feed your book-buying habit

The Bailey Cove Friends of the Library will hold a book sale on Saturday, September 8, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, September 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Bailey Cove Public Library.

Find your roots in Heritage Room

If some of the limbs on your family tree reach back to Africa, genealogical research can be a challenge. The Main Library's Heritage Room offers research help during a three-part series of one-hour classes to be held on Tuesdays, September 11, 18 and 25, on the third floor.

World War II in stamps

Philatelist Jon Berger will share “Stamps and Stories of World War II” on Thursday, August 30, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe Street. Admission is free.

Knitting Classes @ Madison

Learn how to knit a handbag at the Madison Public Library each Tuesday in September (4, 11, 18, 25). We will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Prior experience is not required.

Writers helping writers at Murphy

The Murphy Writers Group, representing many different stages and genres of writing, meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library Meeting Room.

'P.S. -- I made this' for teens

Teens can create jewelry or another wearable design during P.S. -- I made this... a new series of programs at the Madison Public Library. The next session is Thursday, September 20, at 6 p.m.

Family Painting Class

The family that paints together has fun together at the Madison Public Library. The monthly Family Painting Class starts on Saturday, September 1.

Pinterest Passion

If you're a teen who loves Pinterest, you can find fresh inspiration for your passion at the Madison Public Library on Tuesday, September 25, at 6 p.m.

"Conflict & Emotion" with Linda Winstead Jones

Linda Winstead Jones, New York Times bestselling author, will explore "Conflict & Emotion: The Heart of the Story" at the next Write Right Lunch & Learn program on Tuesday, August 14, from noon to 1 p.m. at the main library, 915 Monroe St.

Weave a Melon Basket

Learn to weave a melon basket at the Madison Public Library on Friday, August 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.