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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 »

Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

The Friends of the Library will conclude the 2012 Hertha Heller Forum series with Poets' Choice Readings on Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m. in the main library auditorium. Read more »

Cut Costs with Coupons

The Bailey Cove Library presents Heather's Hints, a free Couponing 101 Class, on Monday, March 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library. Read more »

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