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Laptop Learner Basics at Eleanor Murphy!

Learn the basics of using your laptop computer at these beginner classes on August 17 & 24.

Do you own a laptop computer and  want to learn more about it?

Sign up for our free computer classes where you can bring your own computer and learn how to use it better.   This two part class will review the basics of your computer.  If you do not have your own laptop, we  have a limited number that you can use during class, ask about it during sign up.

Seating is limited, be sure to sign up at the front desk at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library. Read more about Laptop Learner Basics at Eleanor Murphy!

Child Development Classes

Join us each month at Madison for a different class conducted by the Kids & Kin Program. (A relative care provider program of The Family Guidance Center of AL.)

Join us at the HMCPL Madison Branch Library for these special Kids & Kin Programs:

Developmentally Appropriate Activities & Toys

Monday, August 22nd



Learning with Art

Monday, September 19th

10am-noon Read more about Child Development Classes

Enjoy Cocktails with D.P. Lyle

Enjoy cocktails with the author of HOT LIGHTS, COLD STEEL at the home that served as the inspiration for main character, Dub's dwelling. Read more about Enjoy Cocktails with D.P. Lyle

Inkle Loom @ Madison

Join us Friday, August 26 for Introduction to Weaving With the Inkle Loom with Crystal Kitchens!

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The Art of Healthy Aging

We are proud to partner with the Huntsville-Madison County Senior Center to present this informative and engaging session on senior health, on August 26.

Nurse Claire Wood will discuss stroke prevention, diabetes awareness, skin health, maintaining your brain, preventing falls, and heart healthy living. Read more about The Art of Healthy Aging

Financial Seminars at Main, Madison and Bailey Cove!

Are you concerned about your financial health? Do you have questions about investing in today’s economy? Let your library come to the rescue! Read more about Financial Seminars at Main, Madison and Bailey Cove!

How to do Things: Weave a Basket

Join us for this fun and creative craft class on August 9.

We'll each weave a basket on a 5” x 8” wooden base.  Baskets are pretty, and practical, any time of the year! In this class you’ll learn how to handle basket reed and how to shape a basket.   No basket making experience is required.

Basket making is wet work, so wear old clothes and bring a towel.  The instructor will bring all the tools and other supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop. However, we ask that you please bring $5 to cover the cost of supplies. Read more about How to do Things: Weave a Basket

NOOK 101!

Learn about the popular  e-book reader NOOK at the Tillman D. Hill Branch Library on August 9

Nook 101!

The Tillman D. Hill Branch will teach you the ins and outs of using the popular e-book reader NOOK on August 9, 6 p.m.     The event is free and open to the public, and will introduce you how to navigate your Nook, special tips and tricks, and your HMCPL e-book options for download. Read more about NOOK 101!

An afternoon with Christy Jordan

We are delighted to welcome author Christy Jordan, whose book Southern Plate is recognized as one of the best Southern cookbooks in America. Join us for this special author event on August 27. Read more about An afternoon with Christy Jordan

Digital Madison

Join us August 1, 2011 at 6:30PM at the Madison Public Library for our first Digital Madison class.   Read more about Digital Madison