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READ Around the Block - Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Kick off Summer Reading at Madison Public Library. This year, we've expanded the fun!

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The Heart of the Matter

Brenda Styles, a clinical nurse specialist from Madison Hospital, will talk about cardiovascular health and wellness on Wednesday, May 14, at noon at the Madison Public Library. Read more »

Nonfiction Connection

Each month at our Nonfiction Connection meetings, school age children (K-5th grades) are invited to explore a different subject each month with books, activities & crafts. Our next session will be on Monday, May 12 @ 4pm. We will learn about fireflies!  RSVP required. For more information contact Miss Teresa (tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org) or 256-461-0046.

Calligraphy: Beginning Italic

Back by popular demand! Join instructor, Carol Tillman, for a six week course in Calligraphy. The class meets on Thursdays, beginning June 12  from 2:00 – 3:30. (Class will not be held on Thursday, July 3.) Registration is required. To register, please call 256-461-0046 or e-mail Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org. There is a supply fee of $15.00. Please make checks payable to Carol Tillman and mail them to the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd., Madison, AL  35758, ATTN: Tammy. Read more »

Teenkers April Event: Ray Gun

Madison Teenkers! Salley forthe to the institution whence tomes of words and wisdome rest upon metallic shelves to construct the next glorious Teenkers project... Ray Guns (non-functioning, unfortunately). Teenkers will congregate in the Meeting Roome at the 5 o'clock hour this evening, Thursday, April the 24th. Should you have questions regarding our project, feel free to call upon Doom at 256-461-0046.

Storytime & Egg Hunt

Children under age 5 are invited for stories followed by an egg hunt (weather permitting) in the Children's Garden at 2pm on Friday, April 18th at the Madison Public Library.

Email Ms Maggie @ mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org for more info!

Teen Book Club at Madison

The Madison Public Library's Teen Book Club will meet Thursday, April 17th, at 5:00 to discuss this month's chosen book... The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly. Join us in the YA room to discuss Calpurnia's summer adventures, her scientific discoveries with her grandpa, and her exploits in the Texas Summer Heat.

Next month's book... Wonder, R. J. Palacio

 

Garden Rangers - Earth Day Extravaganza

Join Madison Public Library for a special Garden Rangers on Monday, April 21st from 3-5pm when we'll celebrate our beautiful planet! 


Toddlers & Preschoolers can join us from 3-4pm for planting and a take home craft. 

Movie Nights at Madison

Two classic movies will be shown at the Madison Library as part of our month long Big Read Celebration. The theme for this year is Shakespeare. On April 14 at 6:00 P.M..., "Kiss Me Kate" will be aired in the meeting room. This movie is not rated. On April 21 at 5:30 P.M..., "Shakespeare in Love" will be shown. It is rated R. Don't miss out on movie nights!

Understanding Depression

Health Matters at Madison! Depression affects millions of people, but often goes untreated. Please join us for our session on "Understanding Depression" on April 28 at noon at the Madison Library. Read more »

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