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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

Author Julie Williams discusses her book, Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, AL.

We are pleased to welcome author Julie Williams on Sunday, November 7, to discuss her exciting new book, Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910.

Please join us to hear about Williams' intriguing account of uncovering the history of the nation's first flight school, founded by the Wrights in Montgomery 100 years ago.  

When: Sunday, November 7, 2 pm

Where: Main branch, auditorium Read more about Author Julie Williams discusses her book, Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, AL.

Festival of Trees Call for Trees

A free way to spread holiday cheer and share information about your group! 

This is the official call for entries for the Main branch’s Festival of Trees. We invite you to celebrate the season and stretch your creative legs by decorating a tree to promote your group. A well done tree can make people smile and increase interest in your organization’s mission. Read more about Festival of Trees Call for Trees

Use our 'Ask a Librarian' chat service

Get live help from librarians via instant messaging with our Ask Us chat service!

Click here to chat with a librarian!  We’ll answer your questions via IM at the following times:

  • Monday - Thursday, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday - Saturday, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

If you have a question at another time, please contact us at 256.532.975 or 256.532.5967.  You can also send an email: askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Use our 'Ask a Librarian' chat service

NextReads Service at your Library!

 We can help find your next favorite read!

The Huntsville Madison County Public Library is proud to announce the arrival of the search engine NoveList Plus and NextReads e-newsletters.  This new service has replaced BookLetters. Read more about NextReads Service at your Library!

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