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Hot summer reading nights!

The library’s Summer Reading programs go nocturnal for 2012 with Dream Big READ for children, Own the Night for teens and Reading Under a Starry Night for adults. Read more »

Poet shares "Pieces of Myself"

Acclaimed local poet Anne Rutledge and a few of her friends will read selections from her new book, Pieces of Myself, on Sunday, June 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe St. Read more »

"Proposal Writing Basics"

Employees of nonprofit organizations can learn key components of making a grant proposal to a foundation during “Proposal Writing Basics,” the next program in the library's Nonprofit Lunch & Learn series. Read more »

Raw Materiel's got rhythm

Raw Materiel, the Army Materiel Command’s rhythm and blues band, will perform classic R&B and rock 'n' roll on Thursday, September 13, at the Concerts at the Library series. Read more »

Lincoln at the library

Historian Susanna Leberman of the library’s archives department will give a PowerPoint presentation depicting life in Huntsville during the Civil War on Sunday, June 3, from 2 to 3 p.m., in the atrium of the main library, 915 Monroe St.  Read more »

Women of the Civil War

Local historian Nancy Rohr will discuss the role of women in the Civil War during two lectures: “Incidents of the War: The Civil War Diary of Mary Jane Chadick” on Monday, May 7, and “Huntsville Heroes of the Civil War – Heroines All” on Tuesday, May 8. Read more »

Microwave Dave heats up the library

The Thursday evening Concerts at the Library series continues with Microwave Dave Gallaher and his classic blues guitar on May 10  at 6 p.m. in the atrium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. Admission is free. Read more »

TV Time Machine takes action

May's TV Time Machine takes you back to two popular 1970s action shows, Hawaii Five-O and The Rockford Files. Read more »

Jefferson Bass turns the "Key"

Dr. Bill Brockton is back with a new forensic puzzle to solve – but this time the clues are 2,000 years old and the solution may be earth-shattering. Find out more about his latest adventure, The Inquisitor’s Key, when his creators, journalist Jon Jefferson and forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Bass, the writing team Jefferson Bass, return to Huntsville on Friday, May 11, at 7 p.m. Read more »

Run for fun at Madison Library

The Helen P. Lee Memorial Fun Run will be held on Saturday, June 2, as a kickoff for the Madison Public Library’s Summer Reading activities. Read more »

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