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Happy Birthday, Fort Book!

Show your library love during a Hug the Library party and scavenger hunt on Sunday, May 6. We're celebrating the 25th birthday of the Main Library, "Fort Book," which opened to the public on April 26, 1987. Read more »

Materiel Command Band returns to library

The Four Star Jazz Orchestra of the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra will present an evening of big band music and dancing on Thursday, April 26, at 6 p.m. in the atrium of the Main Library. Read more »

Hear novelist Robert McCammon talk about his work

Robert R. McCammon, author of Boy’s Life, the Matthew Corbett series of historical thrillers and The Five, will talk about his work and sign books on Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. His visit is sponsored by the Huntsville Literary Association. Admission is free. Read more »

Super Book Sales!

Three book sales will benefit three of our branch libraries during the weekend of May 11-13. Read more »

Happy Easter! Library is closed

All 12 branches of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library system will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 8. All locations will reopen Monday, April 9, at regular hours.

Bailey Cove Open House

The Friends of the Library at Bailey Cove Public Library will hold an open house on Friday, April 13, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the library, 1409 Weatherly Plaza. Read more »

Support Free2Teach

Give local teachers a boost at your local library!  Read more »

Easter Egg Hunt

The Audio Visual Department at the Main Library will have an Easter Egg Hunt for patrons on Thursday, March 22, through Saturday, April 7. Read more »

Student Summer Volunteer Program

Want to have fun and gain valuable work experience this summer? The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is accepting applications for the Student Summer Volunteer Program now through May 4. Read more »

Integration and Football

John Pruett, retired sports editor and columnist for The Huntsville Times, will talk about the integration of football programs in the 1970s during the closing event of Community Read 2012: A Gathering of Old Men on Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library. Read more »

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