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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 »

Latin Band returns to Library

The Rocket City Latin Band returns to the Atrium of the Downtown Huntsville Branch on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. 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

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 »

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