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Youth Services

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Preview of Fantasy Playhouse's Tom Sawyer

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Bailey Cove hosts a sneak preview of Fantasy Playhouse Children's Theater's production of Tom Sawyer. Please join us for a scene from Jackson's Island featuring Tom, Huck, and Joe. There will be an opportunity for questions at the end of the presentation.

A Visit with Harriet Tubman

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

What was it like to be a member of the Underground Railroad? You can ask Harriet Tubman!  On Thursday, February 3 @ 4:00pm, a historical re-enactor will visit the Main Library and bring Harriet Tubman to life!   Learn more about brave Harriet Tubman:  African American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the Civil War.   This is a great way to kick off African American History month!

Huntsville Rockhounds Baseball Organizational Meeting

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, January 9, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Contact:  Efrem Hanson, (256) 503-1755

Volunteer Orientation

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Huntsville Madison County Public Library needs you! Our library welcomes volunteers and community service. Visit http://hmcpl.org/volunteer for guidelines and an application, then join us for orientation to get started helping your library.

This event will be held in Meeting Rooms A & B near the Auditorium at Main.

African American Lives documentary viewing (Black History Month series)

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:30pmSunday, February 27, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Join us to watch the fascinating and educational documentary series, African American Lives, produced by PBS and hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

On February 20th we will present the first two episodes in the series, Listening to Our Past and The Promise of Freedom.

On Febrary 27th we will present the second two episodes, Searching for Our Names and Beyond the Middle Passage.

Each episode is one hour long. We will have a brief intermission between the 2 episodes.

Launch Program with Mental Health Center of Madison County

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Contact:  Sherman Dailey, (256) 705-6339

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Monday, January 3, 2011 (All day) - Saturday, January 15, 2011 (All day)

Come check out the great prices and selections at the Friends of the New Hope Public Library's Book Sale.
All paperbacks will be 10 for $1 and hardbacks will be 5 for $1.
 

Library closed for Martin Luther King Day

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, January 17, 2011 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

Mensa Kids Trek

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Contact:  Martha Williams, (256) 883-0173

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