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GENRES: A Workshop for Librarians

“GENRES 2010: Romance Fiction” is an all-day collection development and programming mini-conference taking place on Friday, August 27, at the Main Library. Read more »

This Saturday -25 Cents Book Sale

The Friends of the Library 25 Cents Book Sale is this Saturday Read more »

Young Professionals' Book Club kicks off with Slaughterhouse Five

Slaughterhouse Five Kicks Off Young Professionals' Book Club Read more »

Learning Express Library

Here’s another one of the Library’s databases that more people need to know about.  Learning Express Library provides a diverse collection of interactive online tests including skills building tests for elementary, middle or high school students, SAT and ACT test preparation, GED test preparation, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, ASVAB sample tests and many, many more academic and career tests.  It’s easy to access; go to www.learningexpresslibrary.com and open an account with your library card number and a se Read more »

Webinar for Grant Seekers

The Huntsville/Madison County Public Library will be hosting the free webinar, “Before You Seek a Grant:  A Checklist for New Nonprofits,” on Wednesday, July 14th, 1:00-2:00PM in the Second Floor Events Room.  Read more »

How was Summer Reading?

What did you think about the 2010 HMCPL Summer Reading Program?  Let us know!  Take this short survey.

Bilingual Storytimes @ Main

Thursdays in July: we're offering a bilingual storytime at Main. 45-60 minutes, open to young children and families. Read more »

Final shows of 'Big River'

June 24, 25, 26: The final 3 performances of 'Big River' (a musical based on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) at Lee High School conclude the Big Read 2010. Purchase tickets online or learn more about the show.

Homework Alabama

Sometimes library patrons are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of online information provided by the Library.  As a result, they often overlook terrific sites that are lost in the mass of data that can be accessed.  One very helpful but underused database within the Library's collection is Homework Alabama. Read more »

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