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Library hours for Labor Day weekend

Our branches normally open on weekends will be open on Labor Day weekend, but all branches will be closed on Monday, September 6 for Labor Day.

Bilingual Storytimes @ Main

Thursdays in July: we're offering a bilingual storytime at Main. 45-60 minutes, open to young children and families. Read more »

Final shows of 'Big River'

June 24, 25, 26: The final 3 performances of 'Big River' (a musical based on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) at Lee High School conclude the Big Read 2010. Purchase tickets online or learn more about the show.

No board meeting in July

There will be no library board meeting in July. The next meeting will be August 18 at 4pm at Main.

We're seeking volunteers!

If you are willing to devote at least two hours a week to your community on a continuing basis, the library needs you! The Main library is seeking multiple volunteers to help assist patrons with our new RFID check-out system, act as a friendly Concierge at the main entrance, work on the Heritage Room Obituary Index project or help with other special tasks or events. Read more »

Summer reading lists from local schools

We're collecting summer reading lists from local schools. We have several junior high and high school lists available now and hope to get more elementary school lists soon. Have a list we don't? Email lrobinson [at] hmcpl [dot] org and we'll post it.

Final Big Read events

We are nearing the end of our 2010 Big Read programming.  We hope you can join us for these final events! Read more »

Moodle Learning Management System Presentation

For those of you who attended our presentation on open source software in libraries at the Alabama Library Association Convention, thanks for coming out to hear us! Read more »

Open Source software presentation

For those of you who attended our presentation on open source software in libraries, thank you for coming out to hear us!  Some of the high points from Amy's portion of the presentation:

A content management system (CMS, for short) is the logical next step for a site that's become too big for one person or one department to manage. While they aren't right for everyone, it was the right choice for us.  A few well-respected and well-known ones are: Read more »

Spend a Saturday outside with the Big Read

Saturday, April 10: we're sponsoring two Big Read events that are perfect for spending time outside:

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