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Belly Dancing at Madison

Learn the basics of belly dancing  on July 19 at the Madison Public Library

Shahala Liv Butler teaches introductory moves and techniques set to traditional belly dancing drumming and music!   

All ages welcome. 


  • July 19, 6PM
    Belly Dancing
    Madison Library
    130 Plaza Blvd.
    Madison, AL 35758
    More information at (256) 461-0046

Fencing at Monrovia

See Fencing Demonstrations at Monrovia on June 23 with fencing expert, Charles Bosco!

Who doesn't love a good, old fashioned sword-fight?

En Garde!

Monrovia Public Library will be featuring a Fencing Demonstration on June 23 at 6:30 p.m. with Olympic Fencing competitior Charles Bosco as part of their Summer Reading programs.   Read more about Fencing at Monrovia

Faire on the Green

Travel back in time for the Time of your life  with the Tillman D. Hill Branch in this Renaissance Faire and Summer Reading Celebration!

Join us June 11 from 10AM-2PM at the Tillman D. Hill Branch Library for Faire on the Green, a special Renaissance Faire featuring Bagpipes, Renaissance Storytellers, Bellydancers, Scottish Clans, Crafts, Food and other fun filled activities.  

  Read more about Faire on the Green

Sitting up with the Dead

The Heritage Room will be hosting its first of three ‘Sitting Up with the Dead’ programs on Friday, June 3rd with speaker Donna Dunham.

The program will run from 6 PM to 11 PM and cost $22.50 per person (includes box meal), or, $15.00 for those not wishing the box meal. Deadline for Registration is Thursday, June 2nd. Read more about Sitting up with the Dead

Weathering the Storm: Emergency Preparedness for Families

As our community recovers from the recent tornado disaster, learn about what you can do in the future to prepare your family and children Read more about Weathering the Storm: Emergency Preparedness for Families

4th annual Helen P. Lee Fun Run

Join us as The Friends of the Madison County Public Library help celebrate the library's birthday with a Fun Run for ages 0 - 9 years, complete with stroller and toddler races!    

The 4th Annual Helen P. Lee Fun Run will begin at 8 a.m. and will include a morning of fun runs, goofy relays, crafts, birthday cake  in celebration of the library's birthday.

Zoofari Earth wildlife show will provide an up-close encounter with animals from around the world to kick-off Summer Reading.    Read more about 4th annual Helen P. Lee Fun Run

Celebrate the 234th Birthday of our Flag with Betsy Ross!

Enjoy the patriotic festivities at the Main Branch Auditorium with Betsy Ross and her friends on Tuesday, June 14! Read more about Celebrate the 234th Birthday of our Flag with Betsy Ross!

Non-Profit Lunch & Learn: Philanthropy/In-Sight

Bring your lunch and learn about Philanthropy In/Sight®, a great tool for non-profits in this 1-hour presentation.

Part of our continuing Non-Profit Lunch & Learn series at the Main Branch Library, the latest presentation will focus on Using Philanthropy In/Sight®, an interactive mapping tool that can quickly create maps that reveal patterns of giving and funding relationships, and is designed for anyone interested in the impact of philanthropy around the world and in your own backyard. Read more about Non-Profit Lunch & Learn: Philanthropy/In-Sight

The Great Big Book Bash

After all the hardships that North Alabama has faced, admission to this year's Great Big Book Bash is now FREE!

The Library Foundation’s Annual Great Big Book Bash program is back again to give children and families a chance to interact with their favorite authors.  This year, the Great Big Book Bash will serve as a kick-off to our Summer Reading Program on May 21, 2011 at the Main Branch Library.    Two sessions will be hosted featuring two different authors.   Read more about The Great Big Book Bash

Open Wi-Fi Internet Access available at select branches

Unrestricted WI-FI internet access is now available for the public without login requirements.

In efforts to aid communication during the continued efforts to restore power to Huntsville/Madison County residents, the following branches now have unrestricted wi-fi internet access available for the public from outside each of these library grounds: Read more about Open Wi-Fi Internet Access available at select branches