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Local History Comes to Life in New Online Collection

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library welcomes the Huntsville History Collection as a new online resource bringing together photographs and historical records for local residents. Read more about Local History Comes to Life in New Online Collection

Christmas Holiday Concerts @ Main

We're kicking off the Christmas holiday with two special concerts featuring big band music, and secular and sacred holiday pieces!  Join us on December 3 for the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra - and on December 8 for the Oakwood Academy's quartet and choir. 

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Meet Authors Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire at Bailey Cove

Join us at the Bailey Cove Library for a night with Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire on November 10 at 7:00pm.

Rachel Hawkins is an Alabama author with two very successful books: Hex Hall and Demon Glass.  Her third book in the series, Spell Bound, is set to be released in March 2012.

Myra McEntire is a newly published author from Tennessee.  Her book Hourglass is already in its second printing and the sequel, Timepiece, is expected to be published June 2012. Read more about Meet Authors Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire at Bailey Cove

National Novel Writing Month

November is National Novel Writing Month. Enjoy the moral support and camaraderie of other aspiring writers every Monday evening throughout November, as you attempt to pen the great American novel.

No experience is necessary to participate in this fun, but intensive creative endeavor! 

Every Monday evening in November, from 6 to 9 pm the second floor events room in our Main branch will be transformed into a writer's haven, as creative minds will be hard at work, producing a novel within just one month! Read more about National Novel Writing Month

Alabama Issues Forum on state dropout rate

In this public Alabama Issues Forum on November 3, citizens will have the opportunity to carefully weigh differing perspectives on productive ways to approach Alabama's student dropout issue. An RSVP is required to participate. Read more about Alabama Issues Forum on state dropout rate

The Truth about Triple Negative Breast Cancer

The end of October shouldn't mean the end of breast cancer awareness. Join us for this informative session and have your questions answered about an aggressive form of the disease known as triple negative breast cancer, on November 4.

Kelly East, a genetic counselor at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will give an informative presentation about breast cancer, with a special focus on triple negative breast cancer, which is usually more aggressive and more likely to recur and metastasize than other subtypes of breast cancer. Read more about The Truth about Triple Negative Breast Cancer

An Evening with Wayne Flynt

Dr. Wayne Flynt will be speaking about his highly acclaimed new memoir, Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives, on November 8.

LearningQUEST and the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Archives department are partnering to present this special event featuring the celebrated Alabama historian and author, on November 8, at 7 pm.

This event is free and open to the public. It will take place in the Main branch's Heritage Room, located on the third floor. Books will be availabe for purchase and signing by the author. Read more about An Evening with Wayne Flynt

2012 Teen Library Card Design Contest

Teens are invited to create, photograph, or design the library card of their dreams!   Read more about 2012 Teen Library Card Design Contest

Meet Author Melanie Dickerson

Monrovia Public Library is hosting a meet and greet with author Melanie Dickerson on Tuesday, November 29 at 6:30 p.m. Read more about Meet Author Melanie Dickerson

More Monrovia Matters - Session 3

Join us at Monrovia Library Thursday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 for Session Three of Monrovia Matters with Billy Vaughn.  Mr. Vaughn's delightful wit and historical insight into the growth and development of the Monrovia area will focus on the schools of the area in this last installment  of Monrovia Matters.   Read more about More Monrovia Matters - Session 3

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