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Spring Book Sale at Bailey Cove Library

Saturday May, 15 & Sunday, May 16th-The Friends of the Bailey Cove Library will hold its annual spring book sale.  Read more »

Food for Fines is back!

June 1 - 7: All HMCPL branches will offer Food for Fines! For each non-perishable food item you bring in, we'll forgive $1 in overdue fines from your library card. Read more »

All branches closed Sunday

All branches with normal Sunday hours will be closed on Sunday, April 4 in observance of Easter.

Big Read Kick-Off: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Saturday, March 27: HMCPL and Burritt on the Mountain team up for the Big Read Kick-Off event. Learn more

Madison Public Library closed March 8-9

Madison Public Library will be closed Monday, March 8 and Tuesday, March 9.

Our Madison branch will be closed to the public on these two days to prepare for RFID. The bookdrop will be available for patron use during this time. Check our locations page to find another branch nearby. Need to renew your items and can't get to a branch? Call the circulation desk at (256) 532-5984 or log in to iBistro. Be sure to have your library card number and PIN handy.

Summer Reading 2014

~We’re taking a scientific approach to Summer Reading 2014.
 Fizz, Boom, READ! encourages children to explore and discover the world inside them and all around them through stories, songs, games, puppets, and other activities that promote STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.
 Spark a Reaction is geared to our teenage readers, and adults can join the fun with Literary Elements. Read more »

Storytime & Egg Hunt

Children under age 5 are invited for stories followed by an egg hunt (weather permitting) in the Children's Garden at 2pm on Friday, April 18th at the Madison Public Library.

Email Ms Maggie @ mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org for more info!

Teen Book Club at Madison

The Madison Public Library's Teen Book Club will meet Thursday, April 17th, at 5:00 to discuss this month's chosen book... The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly. Join us in the YA room to discuss Calpurnia's summer adventures, her scientific discoveries with her grandpa, and her exploits in the Texas Summer Heat.

Next month's book... Wonder, R. J. Palacio

 

Self-Publishing 101

Write Right Lunch & Learn:
 Self-Publishing
May 12 • Noon
Main Library
Bestselling author Linda Winstead Jones talks about the hurdles and possibilities of this growing trend.

~~Write Right Lunch and Learn
Monday May 12, 2014 12:00 PM in the Second Floor Events Room

 

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Tween Hour

Tweens & Teens ages 11-17 can join Ms. Haley every Wednesday @ 2:00pm for a special program or event. See schedule below for details. Check back often for updates.

June 4 - Tween Craft: Ms. Haley will show you how to make a nifty craft.

June 11 - Life Size "Life": Join us and play a life size version of the Game of Life.

June 18 - Tween Craft

June 25 - Penny Art: You'll make an ombre work of art using pennies, a canvas, and a little science. Read more »

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