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Harry Potter Movie Marathon: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Join us as the excitement builds for the upcoming release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 on DVD!    Watch the movies on the Big Screen with other Harry Potter fans during Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of Huntsville City Schools’ Spring Break.  Then on Saturday, April 16 view the première of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 on DVD!    

Full Schedule:

Wednesday, April 13 (HP 1 @ 1:00pm, HP 2 @ 4:00pm)

Thursday, April 14 (HP 3 @ 1:00pm, HP 4 @ 4:00pm)

Spring Make and Take Craft Day

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

The kids are out of school for Spring Break, gas prices are high, and it’s not quite time for the pool yet.  What is there to do?  Easy, come to the Main-Huntsville Public Library for Spring Make and Take Craft Day!  Spring craft supplies and instructions will be set up in the Library Auditorium from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  You can enjoy making fun springtime crafts with your children.  It's easy, creative, constructive, and FREE!

Bailey Cove Library CLOSED today

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, April 11, 2011 (All day) - Tuesday, April 12, 2011 (All day)

The Bailey Cove Library will be closed for two days, Monday, April 11th, and Tuesday, April 12th, for scheduled improvements. No items will be due on these days.  All items may still be left in our outdoor drop boxes.  All other locations are open regularly scheduled hours.  The Bailey Cove Library will reopen for normal business hours on Wednesday, April 14th. Thank you for your patience!

Laptop Learners Program Fundraiser Book Sale

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, April 14, 2011 (All day) - Saturday, April 16, 2011 (All day)

Help us raise money for a new program at the Murphy Branch Library called Laptop Learners! All proceeds from the book sale will go towards purchasing 4 new laptop computers for public computer classes that will be taught at the Murphy Library.

Huntsville Stars Outfielder Chuckie Caufield visits Youth Services

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 4:15pm - 5:15pm

Huntsville Stars outfielder Chuckie Caufield will visit the Youth Services department of our Main branch to talk about baseball, sign autographs, and answer questions. He'll tell students about the significance of African American baseball players on the sport of baseball, and draw their attention to the exhibit we currently have on display in the library's atrium: Pride and Passion: the African American Baseball Experience. 

Caufield will also be reading a story, and then participate in craft time.

Friends of the Bailey Cove Library Book Sale

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011 (All day) - Sunday, May 15, 2011 (All day)

Most items will be just 25 cents! Bestsellers only $1! Selection includes hardback and paperback fiction, non-fiction, children’s, and audiobooks. The Bailey Cove Library is located at 1409 Weatherly Plz., off of Bailey Cove Rd. in south Huntsville. Call 256-881-0257 for more information.

Sci-Quest 'Hands On Trucks' Special Event

Location: Sci-Quest
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come out and see the HMCPL “Bookmobile” as part of Sci Quest's "Hands-on Trucks" exhibit this Saturday.  The Bookmobile will be issuing library cards; circulating materials (including a special selection of books about trucks); handing out special goodies; and showing other bookmobile features.

4th Annual Helen P Lee Memorial Fun Run

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 8:00am - 10:00am

 

Join us for our annual Summer Reading Kickoff.

 

We’ll have fun runs, relay races, face painting, special performances, snacks & more!

 

Don’t miss it!

All About Kites

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us as we make, decorate and then fly our kites! 

Children's Programming Break

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 9:00am - Friday, June 3, 2011 - 5:00pm

Join us for our

Summer Reading Kickoff Event -

The 4th Annual Helen P Lee Memorial Fun Run

June 4th (Saturday)

8-10am

 

We'll have fun runs, goofy relay races, face painting, special performances, snacks, & much more! Don't Miss It!

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