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Helping young adults with special needs

Amanda Clardy from Huntsville Hospital will discuss services available to young adults with special needs in our community on Friday, March 7, at noon during the Health Matters @ Madison program at the Madison Public Library. Read more »

Teenkers February Event: Welded Mug Candle

Attention all Madison Teens:

Need a current tinkering project? Madison Public Library's Teenkers will meet Thursday, February 27th at the special time of 6:00pm in the meeting room to make its newest creation: The Welded Mug Candle. To ensure the right amount of supplies, you must RSVP to this event. To do so, or for questions, call 256-461-0046 or email Doom at rdoom [at] hmcpl [dot] org

Latin American Crafts: Piñatas

Susana Vizcarra will present an educational workshop on Latin American crafts - piñatas. This workshop is for children and adults ages 10 and up. Participants will make their own piñata.  Registration is required. To register please e-mail Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org or call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046.

YA Book Club at Madison

Madison's YA Book Group will be meeting this Thursday, February 20th, 2014, at 5:00 in the YA room at the Madison Library. We will be discussing Philip Pullman's Ruby in the Smoke, a turn of the century mystery thriller. Come discuss the mystery of the ruby and the strange events in Sally Lockhart's life. 

Madison's YA Book Group meets every third Thursday in the YA room at 5:00pm. March's book will be Cinder by Marissa Meyer.

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Pinterest Test Lab St. Patrick's Day banner

Attention all Pinterest fans! Join us each month in the Pinterest Test Lab as we tackle a popular craft from Pinterest. In our March session, we will make a St. Patrick's Day banner. Cost is $3.00. Please RSVP by calling the Madison library at 256-461-0046 or contact Teresa Allison at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Adult Painting Class

Adult Painting Class

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, February 24, 2014 - 2:00pm -4:00pm

Express your creative side at the Madison Library. We'll paint on an 11 x 14 inch canvas. Materials will be provided, but registration is required. To register, please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046 or contact Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org.


Triangle Loom Weaving - Beginner and Beyond

Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Maximum number of participants: 10 (adults and youth ages 14 and up)

Supply fee: $6

Learn to weave on a triangle frame loom with continuous thread, and how to finish and join the triangles. In this workshop we'll use a 36" loom to make a child's shawl or adult scarf. We'll have a fashion show of scarves, shawls, ruanas and ponchos to give you ideas. You'll learn how to make your own triangle looms in various sizes. No weaving experience is required. Read more »

Garden Rangers - Birdhouses

With wintry weather in full force, it's a great time to learn how to help our small feathered friends.

School-age kids can learn how to make birdfeeders during the Garden Rangers program at the Madison Library on Monday, February 3, at 4 p.m. Read more »

The X Factor Book Club

Are you a 3rd - 5th grader who's always looking for the next great read?

Join us at Madison Public Library's first book club aimed at advanced Juvi readers. On Thursday, January 16th @ 4pm, we'll meet to discuss some of our favorite books and decide which books to read together next! Bring ideas and books, and we'll provide the snacks! Read more »

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