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New Year's Day Hours

All branches will be closed on Sunday, January 1, 2012 in observance of New Year's Day. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, January 2.  Stay safe as you celebrate the new year! Read more about New Year's Day Hours

How to do Things!: Tai Chi on February 8

Steffan de Graffenried from the Taijiquan Center of Huntsville will introduce us to the practice of Tai Chi. Read more about How to do Things!: Tai Chi on February 8

Library hours for the Christmas holiday

All branches will be closed on Friday, December 24 and Saturday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, respectively. Normal business hours will resume on Sunday, December 26.  Have a safe and happy holiday weekend! Read more about Library hours for the Christmas holiday

Request items for our collection online!

Is there an item you'd like us to add to our collection? Let us know about it through our online Patron Request Form.

Our new online Patron Request Form allows you to send us suggestions for items to add to our collection, directly from your computer.  The form is located here: http://hmcpl.org/request, and is also accessible through the Services drop-down menu. Read more about Request items for our collection online!

The Philosophy of Happiness

Find happiness TODAY at 6:30 pm at the Main library! Philosopher and economist Dr. Erik Angner will speak about what great philosophical thinkers can teach us about how to pursue happiness in our daily lives. Read more about The Philosophy of Happiness

12th Annual Ring & Sing

Capture the Spirit of the Holidays

Free Handbell Concert with a cookie reception to follow!  

December 12, 2010 · 6:30 pm

Presented by Messiah Lutheran Church And Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.  Messiah Lutheran Church (256-721-0041) is located at 7740 Highway 72 W, Madison AL.  All donations benefit The Madison Public Library.

More info @ 256-461-0046 Read more about 12th Annual Ring & Sing

How to do Things!: Get Published

Calling all authors! In this session on December 14 at 6:30 pm, you will get practical advice and guidance about how to approach the process of publishing your work, from New York Times bestselling author, Scott Oden.

Bring a notebook and your questions!

This event is free and open to the public. It will be in the auditorium of the Main branch.

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Meet the cast of The Nutcracker on Ice!

Kick off your Holiday season in style!   Stop by your Library and meet the figure skating cast members from the beloved Christmas tale, The Nutcracker.

 The cast will be at the Madison Public Library Tuesday, Nov. 30 @ 4:00 p.m. and at the Main-Huntsville Public Library on Wednesday, Dec. 1 @3:30-5:00 p.m.  and Thursday, Dec. 2 @ 10:30 a.m. Read more about Meet the cast of The Nutcracker on Ice!

Library closed for Thanksgiving

All branches will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 for Thanksgiving. Normal business hours will resume on Saturday, November 27. Read more about Library closed for Thanksgiving

Meet bestselling author Scott Oden

Please join us on December 5 at 2 pm for an exciting visit with New York Times bestselling author of historical fiction, Scott Oden, as he talks about his most recent novel, The Lion of Cairo.

In The Lion of Cairo, Oden masterfully blends history and adventure in the style of Robert E. Howard. Bringing medieval Cario, the true jewel of the Arabian Nights, to exhilarating life, full of intrigue and thunderous battle, Oden resurrects one of the Ancient World’s most beautiful and beguiling countries. Read more about Meet bestselling author Scott Oden

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