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Starry, starry night of fun

Bring your whole family -- and your telescope, too, if you have one -- to Close Encounters Under the Stars, a family event hosted by the Tillman D. Hill Library in Hazel Green and the Gurley Library. The program will be held at Sharon Johnston Park on Tuesday, July 22, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Read more »

Experience the Modern Quilt Guild

Gorgeous quilts created by members of the Rocket City Modern Quilt Guild are on view in the Atrium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library downtown. They're for sale with 50 percent of the proceeds benefitting the library. Read more »

Murder at Main returns to The Wine Cellar

The Murder at Main Mystery Book Club heads to The Wine Cellar, 2304 Whitesburg Drive, on Thursday, September 18, at 5:30 p.m. The group will discuss novels by Ellen Crosby. Read more »

Blooming Book Sale

An abundant bouquet of book bargains awaits Friends of the Library members at the Blooming Book Sale on Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the FOL Bookstore, just inside the entrance to the Main Library. Read more »

Self-Publishing 101 with Linda Winstead Jones

Learn the nitty-gritty of self-publishing at the next Write Right Lunch & Learn program on Monday, May 12, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Summer Reading 2014

We’re taking a seriously scientific approach to Summer Reading 2014, but there's still fun for all ages at all 12 library branches. Sign up today for Fizz, Boom, READ! for kids, Spark a Reaction for teens, and Literary Elements for adults. Read more »

Self-Publishing 101

Write Right Lunch & Learn:
 Self-Publishing
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

Lifeboat, starring Tallulah Bankhead concludes our "Favorite Hitchcock Film" series on Monday, June 2, at 6 p.m. at the Main Library. 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 »

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