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Read our "Fair Housing" Guide

Check out our research guide on the Fair Housing Act, which seeks to provide information you may need about the regulation as a  resident of Huntsville and Madison County.

Win tickets to Super WHY Live

Super WHY Live: You’ve Got the Power! is coming to Alabama! Win tickets by entering the coloring contest at YOUR Library.

Scheduled Server Maintenance

Our catalog server, located at, will be taken offline for scheduled maintenance starting Tuesday, June 19, at 9:00 a.m. CDT. This maintenance window should last 2-3 hours.

Teen Summer Expo

Looking for something to do this summer?  Find it at the Teen Summer Expo! 

HMCPL Tagline Contest Winners

We're happy to announce the first-place and honorable mention winners of the HMCPL Tagline Contest. Congratulations to Sarah Sledge and Mary Elizabeth Nix!

New Publication: Wooing You by Mail

Everybody has a story to tell, even your first grade teacher.  Purchase Wooing You by Mail: Letters to Mable from the Heritage Room at Main to read the story of a Huntsville school teacher who in 1937 had two suitors vying for her affection.

Upcoming Friends of the Library events

Mark your calendar for the return of the Hertha Heller Forums and the 25 cents Book Sales, sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

Enter the HMCPL Tagline Contest!

Tap into your creativity and submit up to three taglines in the HMCPL Tagline Contest January 30 - March 11!

Sign up for Audiobooks, Ebooks, and More!

The Computer Training Center will be holding four more of its popular Audiobooks, Ebooks, and More! workshops in February.

Library Giving Tree at HMCPL

Be a Library Angel!  During the month of December, several of our libraries will feature a Library Giving Tree.