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Visit our festive halls

Each year a variety of local nonprofit organizations set up Christmas trees throughout the Main Library. The 2012 display will be on view December 1-28 on the first and second floors.

Kids pick the president

Kids! Who would get your vote if you could vote for president? Stop by Youth Services at the Main Library now through November 6 to cast your vote in our mock presidential election.  Read more »

Reserve your seat at 'Tasia's Table'

Tasia Malakasis, owner of the famed Belle Chèvre fromagerie in rural North Alabama, will talk about her passion and philosophy on food during a tasting event at the Madison Public Library on Saturday, November 17, at 2 p.m. Read more »

Meet the Author: Adam Vines

Adam Vines has a passion for poetry and for fishing. You can hear him talk about both and more on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe St. The Huntsville Literary Association is bringing him to town. The program is open to the public. Read more »

Alabama and the Presidency

Alabama has a long history of presidential connections. Learn more about them in “Alabama and the Presidency,” on view now on the third floor of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. Read more »

Enhance your online security

Learn how to make your computer more secure during Operation Cyber Protect on Thursday, November 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Sweet treats for sweet reads

The Friends of the Library at the Showers Center Public Library will host a dessert fundraiser on Saturday, November 3, starting at 11 a.m., at the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe St. Read more »

Classic Films in Focus

Jennifer Garlen, author of Kermit Culture: Critical Perspectives on Jim Henson’s Muppets, will present a film/lecture series on two classic films from Hollywood’s golden age. This is the first event of an ongoing series exploring movies from her new book, Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Films Worth Watching. Read more »

Enter the 2013 Teen Design Contest

Attention teen artists: The Youth Services Council at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is taking submissions for the 2013 Teen Design Contest. The winning graphic design will be featured on the Summer Reading 2013 book bags. Read more »

Axis 360 expands ebook offerings

Axis 360, offered through Baker & Taylor book distributor, is a great resource for readers of ebooks. Patrons can log in at http://hmcpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com; they need their library card number and PIN to access this free service. Read more »

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