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Excerpts from Ferdinand the Bull, a Lee High School Musical

Catch a special sneek peak of the new Lee High School musical, Ferdinand the Bull!Join the cast of Lee High Schools Ferdinand the Bull as they perform some of their favorite numbers for a library audience. This performance is free to the public and open to all ages. You can catch the performance Tuesday, November 9 @ 2:30pm in the Main Library Atrium. Read more about Excerpts from Ferdinand the Bull, a Lee High School Musical

Harry Potter Yule Ball

The pleasure of your company is requested at the Harry Potter Yule Ball. On Saturday, November 20, 2010 from 6:00 -10:00 pm, Wizards and Muggles alike will enjoy an evening celebrating the newest Harry Potter movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.  This grand event will be held at Hogwarts the Huntsville Madison County Public Library.  Guests from the Wizarding World are invited to wear their finest dress robes to this magical event.  Be prepared to dance to wizarding tunes like Harry and the Potters, eat magical Harry Potter themed snacks, and enjoy activities related to the Harry Po Read more about Harry Potter Yule Ball

We Wish You a "Green" Christmas!

Find out how to enjoy the holiday season even more, while being kind to the earth!

Just in time for the holiday season, we are very pleased to host professional ecologist and active member of Huntsville's Operation Green Team, Soos Weber, as she presents “The Greening of Christmas: How to reduce your carbon footprint and enjoy the holidays even more.”

At this informative and engaging event you will learn about: Read more about We Wish You a "Green" Christmas!

Basket Weaving Comes to Madison

Make a round basket with artist Crystal Kitchens!

Learn the necessary skills to handle basket reed, start a round basket and shape it into your personal handmade creation. The finished basket is approximately 6-inches tall with a 5-inch diameter base. Colored reeds and beads provide personal flair for those wanting to express themselves. A second basket can be started if time allows.

This workshop is for beginners. No experience is required. Basket making is wet work, so wear old clothes and bring a towel. All tools and other supplies are provided. Read more about Basket Weaving Comes to Madison

How to do Things!: Introduction to Knitting on November 9

If the changing leaves and cooler weather have you dreaming of cozy scarves and sweaters, we have the perfect class for you!Learn basic stitches and knitting techniques that will set the foundation for a practical money-saving skill, as well as a creative and rewarding new hobby! This class will be on Tuesday, November 9, from 6:30 to 8 pm, in the second floor events room of the Main branch. Read more about How to do Things!: Introduction to Knitting on November 9

Visions of the Native

Take a fascinating look at Native Americans in literature! Read more about Visions of the Native

Holiday Events at the 12

We might not have a turtle dove, but we've got fun things to do!

Spend some of your holidays with the 12 branches of the Huntsville Madison County Public Library.   Here's a list of some fun holiday events.

 

Festival of Tress @ Main

December 1-27 during regular business hours

Main branch, 915 Monroe Street

Come enjoy the trees at the Library.  Civic organizations are showcasing their groups with cleverly decorated trees!

 

Gingerbread Man Puppet Show Read more about Holiday Events at the 12

Halloween Party Cancelled (Madison Public Library)

Due to inclement weather, Madison Public Library's Halloween Party has been cancelled. Stay safe! Read more about Halloween Party Cancelled (Madison Public Library)

Board Development and Governance for Nonprofits

Learn best practices of innovative board governance and nonprofit leadership tips from special guest Russell Jackson, director of Member Services of the Alabama Association of Nonprofits.

Speaker:  Russell Jackson, Director of Member Services, Alabama Association of Nonprofits

Date/Time:  Thursday, November 4, 2010, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Location:  Main Library Events Room, Second Floor Read more about Board Development and Governance for Nonprofits

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