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Freegal Music 4.0

Freegal Music is HMCPL's online music service that provides you with high quality, free-of-cost, and DRM-free, music -- songs and albums that are yours to keep forever! Now in our second year of offering this service to you, our music provider has has released a major new update to Freegal, with lots of useful new features! Read more about Freegal Music 4.0

Classical music up close and personal

Learn more about the lives of professional classical musicians when Twickenham Fest musicians, with co-founders Susanna Phillips and Matthew McDonald, appear at two Huntsville-Madison County Public Library locations on Saturday, August 31. They'll be at the Madison Library from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. and at the Main Library from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Read more about Classical music up close and personal

So, you're looking for an agent ...

R.A. Nelson, local author of young adult novels, will offer advice on how to write a query letter and get an agent on Wednesday, August 21, at 5:30 p.m., at the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd. in Madison.

The program is a writers' schmooze hosted by Southern Breeze, the Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi division of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. It's a great opportunity to meet other writers and illustrators. The public is invited to attend. Read more about So, you're looking for an agent ...

Meet the Author: Robert Inman

Nationally acclaimed author Robert Inman discusses his latest novel, The Governor's Lady, on Thursday, October 10, at 7 p.m. at the Main Library.

A heartfelt story of a determined woman's fight to establish her independence in the tumultuous world of male-dominated politics, "The Governor’s Lady" shows how politics brings out the best and worst in people and how the public arena affects politicians’ values and relationships Read more about Meet the Author: Robert Inman

A toast to Summer Reading!

Let's celebrate the great books we read this summer with a great party. Join us for Books & Brews on Thursday, August 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Straight to Ale Brewery, 3200 Leeman Ferry Road.

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library's Adult Summer Reading program was so much fun that we want to end with something special. Our party will include group trivia, live music, a book swap, Blind Date with a Book, and a chance to meet other reading fans. If you would like to participate in the book swap, please bring a copy of a favorite book to exchange with another attendee. Read more about A toast to Summer Reading!

Which Fandom rules them all?

Hey, teens! Are you obsessed over a fandom? Here is your chance to prove it! Join Youth Services librarians from throughout the HMCPL system to decide which fandom rules them all during Fandom Showdown on Saturday, August 3, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more about Which Fandom rules them all?

Groundbreaking for Triana Public Library

The Town of Triana will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the new Triana Public Library on Friday, June 14, at 4 p.m. at 640 Sixth St. in Triana. Read more about Groundbreaking for Triana Public Library

Make your party sparkle!

How do you turn a party into an event that sparkles? Classy Happenings consultants share successful party secrets on Tuesday, July 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

How to Do Things: Plan a Party

Tuesday • July 23 • 6:30-8pm

Second Floor Events Room

Main Library • 915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

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Day of Action for reading

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is partnering with United Way of Madison County for the Day of Action Summer Reading Carnival on Tuesday, June 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hazel Green Elementary, Horizon Elementary, and Morris Elementary. Read more about Day of Action for reading

LEGO Show!

Come to the biggest local LEGO display yet from the Tennessee Valley LEGO Club on June 29 and 30 at the Main Library.

We’ll have towns, working trains, and even a LEGO robot that solves the Rubik’s Cube in minutes. More than 100 prizes will be given away all weekend. LEGO fans of all ages will be inspired by the things they can build with plastic bricks.

Tennessee Valley LEGO® Club Summer Extravaganza

Tickets $5

Saturday, June 29, 9-5pm

Sunday, June 30, 1-5pm

Main Library Auditorium 532-2362 Read more about LEGO Show!

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