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Happy birthday, Harry Potter!

Celebrate all things Harry Potter during the week of Harry's birthday, July 31. The Bailey Cove Public Library hosts Harry Potter Week, July 29-August 2. Read more »

How would you use a card catalog cabinet?

Card catalog cabinets hold a special place in the hearts of many library patrons. Now you have a chance to buy a retired card catalog cabinet in our online auction, running through Friday, August 2. Read more »

Writing tips from a daily newsroom

Local writer Ann Marie Martin discusses “Facts and Fancy: How a Newspaper Career Taught Me to Write Fiction” on Tuesday, July 9, at noon at the Main Library’s Write Right Lunch & Learn series. Read more »

UAH Small Business Development Center

Learn how the Small Business Development Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville helps small business owners at the next Small Business Lunch & Learn program on Monday, July 1, at noon at the Main Library. Read more »

Music and Rhyme Storytime with Jazz

The Tennessee Valley Jazz Society will be at the Main Library for a storytime program on Wednesday, June 19, at 10:30 a.m. Read more »

A Not-for-Profit Hospice in a For-Profit World

When you're a not-for-profit hospice provider in a for-profit world, you face lots of challenges. Donna Davenport, volunteer coordinator for Hospice Family Care, discusses these and more in a Nonprofit Lunch & Learn program on Thursday, June 20, at noon at the Main Library. Read more »

I Need Volunteers - Now What Do I Do?

Cathy Miller, education impact and volunteer programs coordinator for United Way of Madison County, will talk about volunteer needs of nonprofit groups on Thursday, July 18, at noon at the Main Library. Read more »

Evenings with Wilder

Billy Wilder was one of the most provocative directors in the post-World War II era of American film. Join us on Monday nights in July for "Evenings With Wilder: A Billy Wilder Retrospective" as we watch five of his greatest films from the 1940s through the 1970s at the Main Library. Read more »

Book'N with Jazz

The Tennessee Valley Jazz Society joins forces with the Showers Center Library for a Book'N with Jazz program on Tuesday, June 18, at 3:30 p.m. at the library. TVJS also will be at the Main Library for a storytime program on Wednesday, June 19, at 10:30 a.m. Read more »

Day for "Duck Dynasty"

Calling all “Duck Dynasty” fans! The Tillman Hill Public Library in Hazel Green will celebrate the popular A&E reality show on Tuesday, June 25, at 6 p.m. Read more »

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