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Local author to visit Madison Library

John William Davis, author of Rainy Street Stories: Reflections on Secret Wars, Espionage and Terrorism, will be at the Madison Library on Monday, January 13, at 6:30 p.m. to talk about his book. Read more »

Pinterest Test Lab 3-D Snowman

Attention all Pinterest fans! Join us each month in the Pinterest Test Lab as we tackle a popular craft from Pinterest. In our January session, we will make 3-D snowmen in a frame. 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.

 

Jr Readers - Nutcracker on Ice

Join cast members from 'Nutcracker on Ice' for a special visit TODAY (Tuesday, November 19th @ 4pm) at the Madison Public Library. Learn about the characters, the costumes and the upcoming production.

For more info, contact Ms Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org or 256-461-0046

Teen Writer's Group December Meeting

It is a truth universally acknowledged that teens with a pen, paper and a story to tell must be in want of a writer's group. The Teen Writer's Group of the Madison Library will be holding its next meeting on Thursday, December 5th at 5:00 pm. Topic to discuss will be story planning. Young writers are encouraged to bring pieces they've already written. This is a free event, but please RSVP to Doom (rdoom [at] hmcpl [dot] org) or 256-461-0046!

Jr Readers - Nutcracker on Ice

Join cast members from 'Nutcracker on Ice' for a special visit on Tuesday, November 19th @ 4pm at the Madison Public Library. Learn about the characters, the costumes and the upcoming production.

For more info, contact Ms Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org or 256-461-0046

Pinterest Test Lab Holiday Tree

Date: Friday, December 6, 2013

Time: 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.

Cost: $3.00

Instructor: Teresa Allison

Maximum number of students: 12

Open to adults and youth ages 14 and up.  Read more »

Time Out Book Club RESCHEDULED (Madison Public Library)

Take a ‘Time Out’ each month to meet other adult fans of YA at the Madison Public Library, enjoy a great discussion, and get exciting new recommendations. Children are welcome! Contact Ms Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org for more info!

November - Forest of Hands & Teeth (Ryan)
December - American Born Chinese (Yang)

Our NOVEMBER MEETING has been rescheduled for Thursday (11/7/13) @ Noon). This is a great month to join our group and make recommendations for our 2014 book selections.

Weave a Tote/Purse Basket

Date:  Friday November 22, 2013

Time:   9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Cost:  Supply fee:  $14.

Maximum number of students:  12.

Open to adults and youth ages 14 and up.

 

How to Avoid Being a Holiday Victim

Stay safe this holiday season! Lt. Wayne Kamus, of the Madison Police Department, will be at the Madison Library on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1:00 p.m. Lt. Kamus will give a presentation with valuable tips on how to avoid being the victim of a holiday crime.

A New Perspective on Alzheimer's and Dementia Care

Are you caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or Dementia? We can help! Christy Todd, Community Relations Coordinator from Senior Helpers, will be giving a presentation with a positive approach to caring for family members with these diseases. Her free seminar will include information on: 

  • How and when to seek help from a physician
  • The difference between Alzheimer's and dementia
  • How different parts of the brain are affected by dementia
  • Techniques to provide effective care
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