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Summer Reading 2014

~We’re taking a scientific approach to Summer Reading 2014.
 Fizz, Boom, READ! encourages children to explore and discover the world inside them and all around them through stories, songs, games, puppets, and other activities that promote STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.
 Spark a Reaction is geared to our teenage readers, and adults can join the fun with Literary Elements. Read more »

Self-Publishing 101

Write Right Lunch & Learn:
May 12 • Noon
Main Library
Bestselling author Linda Winstead Jones talks about the hurdles and possibilities of this growing trend.

~~Write Right Lunch and Learn
Monday May 12, 2014 12:00 PM in the Second Floor Events Room


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Main concert series moves to Tuesdays

Jazz, blues, dancing to big band tunes, and more return to the Atrium of the Main Library downtown for spring and summer 2014. But this year the music plays on Tuesday, not Thursday evenings. Read more »

Favorites from Hitchcock

Library staff and friends pick and introduce their favorite movie from the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. The film series "My Favorite Hitchcock Film Is…" runs Mondays at 6 p.m. starting April 28 in the second-floor Events Room at the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Tuesday Evening Concerts

Our popular Thursday night concert series is moving to Tuesdays. We'll start the season on Tuesday, April 29, with Twickenham Jazz & Swing at 6 p.m. in the Atrium of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Friends of the Library membership drive

You're invited to join Friends of the Library during the April FOL membership drive. Read more »

Get the most out of Koha

Patrons, you can learn more about the features offered by Koha, the library's new online catalog system, during three classes in April. Read more »

Volunteer with us this summer

Teens can gain valuable work experience and have fun doing it this summer at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. Apply to volunteer at one of our branches. Read more »

Walk with Showers Library

The Showers Center Library will hold the 4th Annual Walk-A-Thon on Saturday, April 12, starting at 8 a.m. on the ground of the Richard Showers Recreation Center. This event is open to the public, and it's a great way to get some exercise. Read more »

Visit the past through court records

Explore the history of our community and your personal past during our next "Sitting Up with the Dead" program offered by the Special Collections department at the Main Library downtown on Friday, April 11, at 6 p.m. Read more »

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