Civil rights history in "Our Southern Home"

Alabama's civil rights history comes to life in a new book by Birmingham native Waights Taylor Jr., “Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham – The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century.” Read more »


Eleanor Murphy Public Library is temporarily closed for repairs due to damages caused by flooding. Please use either the Bailey Cove or Main libraries for services. We apologize for your inconvenience. A firm re-opening date has not been established. Thank you.

Alabama Gives Day

Show your support for the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library during Alabama Gives Day on Thursday, February 2. Read more »

Presidents' Day Concert

The Four Star Jazz Orchestra of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra return to the Library for an evening of big band music and dancing in celebration of President’s Day. Read more »

English Author Tea

You are cordially invited to attend the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library’s annual English Author Tea on Sunday, January 29, at 2pm.

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Looking for a New Year's Resolution?

Try the Madison Mega Marathon to wet your reading appetite! Let 2012 be the year you read a book a week. Questions? Read more »

3rd Annual Fey Masquerade Ball

Join us for a magical world of fun at the HMCPL third annual Fey Masquerade Ball October 29! Read more »

Find it, share it, read it, review it!

HMCPL's new catalog ( means you'll spend less time hunting your next great read and more time reading it. Read more »

25th Anniversary of Vive le Livre!

The treasured 25th anniversary of the Huntville Library Foundation's gala event will feature award-winning author Scott Turow. Read more »

Embark on your Summer Reading Journey!

Explore the world this summer with our 2011 Summer Reading program, One World, Many Stories! Read more »

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