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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 »

Expect a Lovely Day

The Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother Book Club presents bestselling author Lutishia Lovely and her alter-ego Zuri Day in a two-for-one author event on Saturday, March 15, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Meet author Julie Garwood on Skype

Best-selling romance novelist Julie Garwood will meet with the Monrovia Library's Lunch and Love Romance Book Club on Tuesday, February 4, at 11 a.m. through the technological wonders of Skype. Read more »

Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

The Hertha Heller Forum, presented by Friends of the Library, will hold the annual Poets’ Choice Readings by members of the Huntsville Literary Association's Poetry Writing Workshop on Sunday, January 26, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Become a smarter investor

Improve your money savvy and investing know-how through our Mind Your Money program for beginning investors. Read more »

Celebrating Movers and Shakers

We'll celebrate the lives and contributions of renowned African Americans who have had a strong influence on American culture each week in February at the Bessie K. Russell Library, 3011-C Sparkman Drive. Read more »

Dickens kept Christmas well

At the end of Charles Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," old miser Ebenezer Scrooge has been transformed to such an extent that "it was always said of him, that he knew how to keep Christmas well, if any man alive possessed the knowledge." Read more »

Science Fiction Films of the '70s

We'll continue our exploration of classic science fiction movies with Hollywood Science Fiction Films of the '70s on Monday nights, January 13 and 27 and February 3 and 10, at 6 p.m. at the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Write with us!

Sure, we promote reading. We're a library after all. But did you know we promote good writing, too? Two new writing groups target our teenage patrons. Read more »

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