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All branches closed on Sunday, April 24

All branches with normal Sunday hours will be closed on Sunday, April 24 in observance of Easter. Read more about All branches closed on Sunday, April 24

WWII musical tribute performance of 'My Grandfather's Letters'

Get your tickets now for a  "Salute to Our Greatest Generation", a special presentation of World War II musical tribute 'My Grandfather's Letters'.

The narrative story of World War II told in the words and music of the time,  ‘My Grandfather’s Letters’ is a special performance library benefit fundraiser produced by Ed Gollop Theatrical Productions.     Read more about WWII musical tribute performance of 'My Grandfather's Letters'

Teen Volunteers at the Huntsville Public Library

In the Huntsville Public Library Student Volunteer Program, students gain real job experience in a fun and educational environment while performing a valuable community service.

Volunteers will be assisting in the Youth Services area, and they will have varied task responsibilities such as shelving books, preparing crafts, assisting children with the Summer Reading program, and participating in library programs at the direction of the librarian. Read more about Teen Volunteers at the Huntsville Public Library

Gurley Library Challenge 5K and Fun Run

Grab your running shoes and join us on May 21, 2011 at 8:00 am for a fun, family 5K and 1 mile fun run/walk event to support the Gurley Public Library.   Read more about Gurley Library Challenge 5K and Fun Run

Create this fun springtime craft at our next "How to do Things!" class on April 26.

In this fun, sprintime craft class, you may follow our designs for a turtle, bee or ladybug statue - or dream up a creation of your own. Garden friends can be used in a border to perk up your concrete edging, or stand alone as an accent in your flower bed.

This class will take place in the second floor events room of our Main branch, from 6:30-8 pm. All supplies are provided by the library. It is free and open to the public, but small donations are requested, to help us cover the cost of supplies. Read more about Create this fun springtime craft at our next "How to do Things!" class on April 26.

Madison Branch Teen Volunteer Applications Due April 17

Are you 14 or older? Are you interested in helping out your community while earning volunteer hours? Now is your chance to join the Madison Public Library as a TEEN VOLUNTEER.

Visit Ms Mandy or Ms Maggie at the Madison Public Library and fill out the 2011 Student Volunteer Application Form. Make sure you turn in your Application Form by Sunday, April 17th!

And, attend one of our two required Teen Orientations - May 3 (Tuesday) @ 6pm or May 7th (Saturday) @ 10am. Read more about Madison Branch Teen Volunteer Applications Due April 17

Murphy Branch Laptop Learners Program Fundraiser Book Sale

Help us raise money for a new program at the Murphy Branch Library called Laptop Learners!

All proceeds from the book sale will go towards purchasing 4 new laptop computers for public computer classes that will be taught at the Murphy Library.  The book sale begins Thursday, April 14 and ends Saturday, April 16, all day during normal business hours.

View the book sale flyer! Read more about Murphy Branch Laptop Learners Program Fundraiser Book Sale

Learn to Save BIG at Smart Couponing Workshop

***RESCHEDULED***

Are you looking for more ways to save money?  Join us for a FREE couponing workshop at the Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Saturday, June 4 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

In this difficult recessionary time, many are looking for the best ways to stretch their spending dollars and maximize value.   Businesses are also very eager to earn these dollars, and the savvy shopper can reap the benefits.   Learn about where to find coupons and how to use them to maximize savings. Read more about Learn to Save BIG at Smart Couponing Workshop

Harry Potter Movie Marathon

Join us as the excitement builds for the upcoming release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 on DVD!

Watch the movies on the Big Screen with other Harry Potter fans during Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of Huntsville City Schools’ Spring Break.  Then on Saturday, April 16 view the première of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 on DVD!    

Full Schedule:

Wednesday, April 13 (HP 1 @ 1:00pm, HP 2 @ 4:00pm)

Thursday, April 14 (HP 3 @ 1:00pm, HP 4 @ 4:00pm)

Friday, April 15 (HP 5 @ 11:00am, HP 6 @ 2:00pm) Read more about Harry Potter Movie Marathon

Spring Make and Take Craft Day

Join us for Make and Take Craft Day at the Main Library on April 14, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The kids are out of school for Spring Break, gas prices are high, and it’s not quite time for the pool yet.  What is there to do?  Easy, come to the Main-Huntsville Public Library for Spring Make and Take Craft Day!  Spring craft supplies and instructions will be set up in the Library Auditorium from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  You can enjoy making fun springtime crafts with your children.  It's easy, creative, constructive, and FREE! Read more about Spring Make and Take Craft Day

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