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Happy (and healthy!) Holidays

This program is canceled, but will be rescheduled. Please check back soon for new date and time.

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Celebrating Native American History: A Special Author Event

We are pleased to welcome three authors who have written books that highlight Native American history and culture, for this special event on December 6.

1. Charles Moore , author of Come Tell Me How You Lived
This book contains local stories and rare information about Native Americans from along the Tennessee River. It has beautiful pictures of archeological artifacts. Here is a review of the book.

2. Butch Walker , author of Warrior Mountain
This book contains historical research on Native Americans from across North Alabama. Read more about Celebrating Native American History: A Special Author Event

Library system closed for Thanksgiving

All branches will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 in observance of Thanksgiving. Normal business hours will resume on Saturday, November 26.

Branches will close at 6pm on Wednesday, November 23. Read more about Library system closed for Thanksgiving

Nutcracker-palooza: an explosion of library dance programs

During the week of Nov 28 – Dec 1, Youth Services will be hosting a series of programs for all ages focused on dance.

Several local studios will be presenting selections from their Nutcracker productions, and a professional dancer will be visiting storytimes to teach the children about dance!

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TEEN Glee Night at Madison

Been busy studying? Relax with pizza and karaoke at Madison Public Library!

Belt out your favorite tunes at the Madison TEEN Glee night!  Meet new friends, have a ton of fun, and practice your favorite songs beginning at 6 pm on Thursday, December 1. Read more about TEEN Glee Night at Madison

Library Board meeting pushed up one week

Next month's board meeting has been moved to Wednesday, December 14 at Main.  The meeting starts at 4 p.m.

The Library Board meets the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. at the Main branch unless otherwise stated.  Click here for more information about the board and a list of upcoming meetings. Read more about Library Board meeting pushed up one week

Make eco-friendly recyclable wreaths for the holidays

Learn how to make wreaths from reusable materials in classes at two of our branches: December 5 at Madison and December 8 at Monrovia! Read more about Make eco-friendly recyclable wreaths for the holidays

Upcycled Wreath Class for Adults

Upcycled Art! It's not just for Teens! Grown-ups put on your Santa hats and scoot to Madison Public Library to create your very own holiday wreath from an old book. We supply the books and materials, you supply the inspiration and creativity. Plan to get started at 6pm on Monday, December 5 at Madison Public Library.

Questions? Ask Sarah at ssledge@hmcpl.org or 256-461-0046. Read more about Upcycled Wreath Class for Adults

Eating Well with Diabetes

With the holidays upon us, it's a great time to learn how to eat heathier AND enjoy our food! Join us for this special American Diabetes Month event on November 29.

Having diabetes doesn't have to mean giving up delicious foods. Laura Watson, a professional diabetes educator at the Huntsville Hospital Diabetes Control Center will be give an informative, interactive presentation about how to get the most out of your diet- for your health, and your happiness! Read more about Eating Well with Diabetes

Weave a Melon Basket at Madison

Learn how to weave a basket by signing up for a six-hour workshop on December 2 at the Madison Public Library.  Reserve your space in this class now as seating is limited! Read more about Weave a Melon Basket at Madison

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