All HMCPL branches will close at 2 p.m today, March 19th, due to the potential for inclement weather.

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Disaster Preparedness - Are your assets bullet-proof?

We're offering two information sessions on protecting your assets in the event of a natural disaster at the Main branch on April 2 and April 10.

Weave a Basket Purse with Crystal Kitchens

Learn how to weave a basket purse with Crystal Kitchens at Madison! We will learn how to handle reed, fill in the bottom, and shape it into a 4.5-by-9-by-8-inch purse. Dyed reed will be available to decorate your basket.

New Publication: Wooing You by Mail

Everybody has a story to tell, even your first grade teacher.  Purchase Wooing You by Mail: Letters to Mable from the Heritage Room at Main to read the story of a Huntsville school teacher who in 1937 had two suitors vying for her affection.

Support Free2Teach

Give local teachers a boost at your local library! 

Prostate Cancer -- How to prevent it

Dr. John Hinson, a urologist with North Alabama Urology, will discuss prostate cancer and ways to prevent it on Friday, March 30, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Easter Egg Hunt

The Audio Visual Department at the Main Library will have an Easter Egg Hunt for patrons on Thursday, March 22, through Saturday, April 7.

Student Summer Volunteer Program

Want to have fun and gain valuable work experience this summer? The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is accepting applications for the Student Summer Volunteer Program now through May 4.

Recipe for Success: Kindergarten Readiness

Join Youth Services for a Recipe for Success program on Wednesday, March 21 at 11am to find out why "Kindergarten Readiness" doesn't have to be a mystery.

Integration and Football

John Pruett, retired sports editor and columnist for The Huntsville Times, will talk about the integration of football programs in the 1970s during the closing event of Community Read 2012: A Gathering of Old Men on Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library.

Flower Pot Painting

Continue celebrating Earth Day and join us as we paint four-inch clay flower pots on Monday, April 23, at the Madison Public Library. Space is limited, so sign up soon!