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Smart Consumer Health

How do you find a medical provider? Experts from Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center discuss the questions you need to ask, and the issues you need to know. Read more »

Vive le Livre Preview. Thomas Jefferson: American Perspectives

Get ready for Vive le Livre!  Jefferson enthusiast Cutter Hughes offers a perspective on the changing attitudes toward Thomas Jefferson in our nation’s history on Monday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to noon in the auditorium of the Main Library. Read more »

Hike with the Land Trust

We're partnering with the Land Trust of North Alabama to offer this family-friendly, fun and easy hike on the lovely Wildflower Trail in Blossomwood on Saturday, May 19, at 9 a.m.

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Meet the Author: Hester Bass

How did a game show, a hurricane, and a fairy tale help a childhood dream come true? Find out when award-winning author Hester Bass talks about her work on Sunday, September 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Main Library auditorium. Read more »

Meet Mr. Lincoln

Dennis Boggs returns to the Main Library on Tuesday, May 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., to kick off our American Library Association exhibit, "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War." Read more »

Author Event: Tayari Jones

Nationally acclaimed author Tayari Jones comes to the Main library May 13 to talk about her latest novel, Silver Sparrow. Read more »

How to Do Things: Belly Dancing!

Try out this exotic international dance form, as instructors from the Beledi Club show us the moves behind the mystique.  You can try out wearing scarves and coins, and get a terrific workout at the same time!

How to Do Things: Birdwatching in North Alabama

Where are some of the best birding spots in our area?  How do you find the birds, and how do you know which ones you see?

Bill McAllister has watched and photographed wild birds for over 50 years.  He’ll share tips on finding and identifying birds in North Alabama, and give us clues on the best times and places to find our feathered friends.

Celebrate National Library Week with Us

Celebrate National Library Week April 8-14 at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library by entering our contests and letter writing campaign! Read more »

NOOK Color winners announced!

*Updated* Congratulations to the winners of our Community Read prize drawing! Those selected received a Barnes & Noble NOOK ColorTM. Read more »

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