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Rummage and Raffle at Gurley

The Friends of Gurley Library will hold a Rummage and Raffle fundraiser on September 20-21. Read more »

Classical music up close and personal

Learn more about the lives of professional classical musicians when Twickenham Fest musicians, with co-founders Susanna Phillips and Matthew McDonald, appear at two Huntsville-Madison County Public Library locations on Saturday, August 31. They'll be at the Madison Library from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. and at the Main Library from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Read more »

So, you're looking for an agent ...

R.A. Nelson, local author of young adult novels, will offer advice on how to write a query letter and get an agent on Wednesday, August 21, at 5:30 p.m., at the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd. in Madison. Read more »

A toast to Summer Reading!

Let's celebrate the great books we read this summer with a great party. Join us for Books & Brews on Thursday, August 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Straight to Ale Brewery, 3200 Leeman Ferry Road.

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Which Fandom rules them all?

Hey, teens! Are you obsessed over a fandom? Here is your chance to prove it! Join Youth Services librarians from throughout the HMCPL system to decide which fandom rules them all during Fandom Showdown on Saturday, August 3, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Groundbreaking for Triana Public Library

The Town of Triana will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the new Triana Public Library on Friday, June 14, at 4 p.m. at 640 Sixth St. in Triana. Read more »

Day of Action for reading

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is partnering with United Way of Madison County for the Day of Action Summer Reading Carnival on Tuesday, June 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Hazel Green Elementary, Horizon Elementary, and Morris Elementary. Read more »

All That Jazz ...

The Army 4-Star Jazz Orchestra and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra will perform on Thursday, September 5, at 6 p.m. for our End of Summer Celebration concert at the Main Library. Read more »

Open House at Main

We will celebrate National Library Week with an open house at the Main Library, 915 Monroe St., on Wednesday, April 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. The dedication ceremony for the new Family Computing Center on the second floor will be held at 2 p.m. Read more »

Elementary, dear patrons

We’ve read and discussed The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes throughout the month of April. Join us today, April 30, for the final programs in Community Read 2013: the film Murder by Decree from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Main Library, and Sherlockian Shirts Craft for teens at 6 p.m. at the Madison Library. Admission is free.

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