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Gregory Benford looks to the future

World-renowned scientist and science fiction author Gregory Benford will talk about his work on Thursday, June 14, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. Read more »

Rheta returns with "Hank"

Columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson returns to the main library on Friday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m. to talk about her new book, Hank Hung the Moon ... And Warmed Our Cold, Cold Hearts. Read more »

Run for the Gurley Library!

The 14th annual Gurley Library Challenge 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday, May 19, starting at Madison County Elementary School at 8 a.m. for the 5K and 9 a.m. for the Fun Run. Walkers are encouraged to participate. Read more »

Civil rights history in "Our Southern Home"

Alabama's civil rights history comes to life in a new book by Birmingham native Waights Taylor Jr., “Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham – The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century.” Read more »

Alabama Gives Day

Show your support for the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library during Alabama Gives Day on Thursday, February 2. Read more »

3rd Annual Fey Masquerade Ball

Join us for a magical world of fun at the HMCPL third annual Fey Masquerade Ball October 29! Read more »

Find it, share it, read it, review it!

HMCPL's new catalog ( means you'll spend less time hunting your next great read and more time reading it. Read more »

25th Anniversary of Vive le Livre!

The treasured 25th anniversary of the Huntville Library Foundation's gala event will feature award-winning author Scott Turow. Read more »

Embark on your Summer Reading Journey!

Explore the world this summer with our 2011 Summer Reading program, One World, Many Stories! Read more »

Free assistance with FEMA aid applications

*UPDATED* We're here to help you submit your FEMA aid applications! Read more »

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