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Recommended gift ideas for kids who love books

Looking for fresh gift ideas for little ones this holiday season?  Then look no further than this list reviewing the best kids books of 2011. Read more »

Join the RocketCityMom.com Book Club!

One of the Internet's "best kept secrets in Huntsville, AL" has joined the HMCPL book clubs family!  The RockeyCityMom.com book club will meet monthly at the Madison Public Library starting January 2, 2012. Read more »

Farewell, Ranee Pruitt

We are truly saddened by our loss of Ranee’ Pruitt. In her 44 years with HMCPL, she touched many lives through her work and spirit, and was a beloved representative of the library in the community. She will be missed.

Click here to read a fitting tribute published by the Huntsville Times.

Make eco-friendly recyclable wreaths for the holidays

Learn how to make wreaths from reusable materials in classes at two of our branches: December 5 at Madison and December 8 at Monrovia! Read more »

New hours for Showers Center and Oscar Mason

New winter hours of operation for Showers Center and Oscar Mason go into effect today, November 14. Read more »

This Saturday: semi-annual Friends book sale at Tillman Hill

Join the Friends of the Tillman Hill Public Library on Saturday, November 5, 10am to 3pm for a 25 cent book sale. Read more »

Meet Authors Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire at Bailey Cove

Join us at the Bailey Cove Library for a night with Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire on November 10 at 7:00pm. Read more »

APLS Needs your Feedback!

Let your voice be heard on the future of Alabama public libraries by filling out a survey from Alabama Public Library Service. Read more »

Adventures by Boat: America’s Great Loop and Beyond

Join us this Sunday, Jan. 23 for the Hertha Heller Forum Series!  Liz and Bob Stagg will highlight two recent waterway adventures, with photos illustrating their unique waterway perspective. Read more »

Put a book on our shelves!

Want to help your library? You can donate online to our book fund. Every dollar helps! You can even place a book in someone's honor (or memory) on our shelves for $25, complete with bookplate honoring both you and your recipient.

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