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Welcome educators!

The Reference & Adult Services Department at the Main Library will host an open house for elementary, middle and high school teachers and librarians as well as home-school educators on Tuesday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more »

Christmas Holiday Concerts @ Main

We're kicking off the Christmas holiday with two special concerts featuring big band music, and secular and sacred holiday pieces!  Join us on December 3 for the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra - and on December 8 for the Oakwood Academy's quartet and choir. 

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Use our 'Ask a Librarian' chat service

Get live help from librarians via instant messaging with our Ask Us chat service! Read more »

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Here’s another terrific database that often gets lost among the many resources offered online by the Library.  Opposing Viewpoints in Context, available on the Alabama Virtual Library, is one of those practical databases that provide excellent information for school assignments ranging from middle school to the first two years of college.  Essentially, it’s an online resource covering today’s hottest social issues from offshore drilling to climate change, from healthcare to immigration.  Read more »

Movies: Classic Horror

Put some fright in your Monday!  NEW INFORMATION   Read more »

Thursday Night Concerts at Main

November  & December Concert Schedule Announced! Read more »

Movies: Classic Hitchcock

Monday Night Movies will show three of Alfred Hitchcock's most memorable films during September: Read more »

Learning Express Library

Here’s another one of the Library’s databases that more people need to know about.  Learning Express Library provides a diverse collection of interactive online tests including skills building tests for elementary, middle or high school students, SAT and ACT test preparation, GED test preparation, GRE, MCAT, LSAT, ASVAB sample tests and many, many more academic and career tests.  It’s easy to access; go to www.learningexpresslibrary.com and open an account with your library card number and a se Read more »

Webinar for Grant Seekers

The Huntsville/Madison County Public Library will be hosting the free webinar, “Before You Seek a Grant:  A Checklist for New Nonprofits,” on Wednesday, July 14th, 1:00-2:00PM in the Second Floor Events Room.  Read more »

Glen Browder discusses his new book, "Stealth Reconstruction"

Former U.S. Representative and Professor Emeritus of American Democracy at Jacksonville State University, Glen Browder, will discuss his new book, "Stealth Reconstruction: An Untold Story of Racial Politics in Recent Southern History."  July 27th, Tuesday, 7:00PM, Main Library Auditorium. Read more »

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