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Get the most out of Koha

Koha has many features designed to enhance your online library experience. You can learn more about the library's new online catalog system on Wednesday, May 14, at 1:30 p.m. at the Main Library. 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 »

Good gifts from Koha

Koha is a Māori, or native New Zealand, word that refers to a gift-giving custom. At the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, it’s also the name of our new library services platform. Koha will be online on March 18; our old catalog is now unavailable, as of the evening of Sunday, March 16. Read more »

E-readers for you

You want to check out that new e-book at the library, but you don’t have an e-reader. No problem. Now you can check out the e-reader, too. Read more »

Book sale at Bessie K. Russell Library

The Bessie K. Russell Public Library will hold a book sale on March 7 and 8 during regular library hours. Read more »

Celebrate the Bard

Our annual Community Read program focuses on William Shakespeare and his works throughout the month of April. All branches will host events centered on this theme. We’ll also offer a series of special presentations and speakers. Read more »

Great bargains on great books

Find great bargains on book at the Friends of the Library's 25-Cent Book Sale on Saturday, March 1, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Stories of our history

William Hampton, local history buff and founder of the Huntsville Revisited Facebook page, will share stories of our area's rich history on Sunday, February 23, at 2 p.m. at the Monrovia Library in a program celebrating Black History Month. Read more »

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