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Write with us!

Sure, we promote reading. We're a library after all. But did you know we promote good writing, too? Two new writing groups target our teenage patrons. Read more »

All decked out for the holidays

A festive display of Christmas trees decks the halls of all three floors of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library downtown.  Read more »

Space program memorabilia

You are invited to attend and document a special presentation being made to the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, Monday, December 30, 2013, at 11 a.m. Three framed space flight commemorative pieces will be presented featuring the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs, missions, and flight patches. Read more »

Health insurance information

Do you have questions about health insurance and the Affordable Care Act? Enroll Alabama will offer free help to sign up for health insurance on Tuesday through Friday, December 17-20, at the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library downtown. Read more »

Mental health matters

Marie Hodges will discuss mental health issues and substance abuse as part of our wellness series Health Matters @ Madison on Friday, December 13, at noon at the Madison Public Library. Read more »

Maintain Your Brain

Learn "How to Maintain Your Brain" at the next Health Matters @ Madison program on Thursday, November 21, at noon at the Madison Public Library. Read more »

Discover the history behind the magic

You can learn about the Renaissance traditions that inspired Harry Potter's magic in the exhibit “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine,” on view at the Main Library downtown through December 28. Admission is free. Read more »

Join our spirited celebration

The Friends of the Madison Public Library invites area nonprofit groups to participate in the second annual “Festival of Wreaths,” a program designed to celebrate the holiday spirit and showcase artists and community organizations in and around Madison. Read more »

Civil War symposium examines events in area

Tennessee Valley Civil War Round Table will hold its first annual Civil War symposium, “The West – The Beginning of the End,” highlighting the Civil War in the Tennessee Valley area on Saturday, November 2, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Explore the Civil Rights Movement in Huntsville

Fifty years ago, local African-American parents and their children integrated Huntsville’s all-white public schools. "On the Front Lines of History: Huntsville and the Civil Rights Movement" honors their courage and determination. Read more »

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