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Rock 'n' Roll and Hollywood

When rock was young, Hollywood studios embraced the music and its makers. The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library and LearningQUEST revisit those days on Monday nights in September with “Hollywood Rock ’n’ Roll: Popular Music and the Movies, 1954-1973.” Read more »

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook suspended

Due to the storm of response, the Sandy Hook PTA has asked the National Council of PTAs to suspend the Snowflakes for Sandy Hook project.

Ring and Sing for Madison Library

Wrap yourself in the sounds of the season and help the Madison Public Library at the 14th annual Ring and Sing on Sunday, December 9, at 6:30 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 7740 Highway 72 W., in Madison. Read more »

Polar Express story time

All aboard for Polar Express Story Time! Your train will leave the Main Library station on Thursday, Dec. 20, at 4:30 p.m. The fun is open to all ages. Read more »

Voyage to Antarctica

Hey, kids! It's a great time to visit the penguins. Join us on a virtual field trip to their home, Antarctica, on Tuesday, December 11, at the Main Library. Read more »

Meet the Author: Kimberla Lawson Roby

The Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother Book Club welcomes best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby to the auditorium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library on Saturday, January 12, at 2 p.m. Read more »

Nutritionist discusses type II diabetes

Raise your diabetes awareness during a seminar at the Bessie K. Russell Public Library on Thursday, November 29, at 2 p.m. Read more »

Experience the first Thanksgiving

Through the magic of technology, we will travel to Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass., to learn about the first Thanksgiving. This virtual field trip will be held at the Main Library on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 1 p.m.

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Discover the many faces of "Nutcracker"

Fitness Arts Center presents an Irish interpretation of “The Nutcracker” on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd. Read more »

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.

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