family-friendly

Havoc Ice Hockey Program (Lecture and autograph signing)

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

"Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience" Kickoff Event

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

We are pleased and honored to host the travelling exhibition “Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience”  at our Main branch from March 19 to April 29.

The official kickoff event for the exhibition is Saturday, March 19 at 3:30 pm at historic Optimist Park located at 703 Oakwood Avenue in Huntsville. Baseball historian and author Joe Formichella will be the guest speaker. This event is free and open to the public.

Spring Cleaning Book Sale

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 (All day) - Saturday, March 12, 2011 (All day)

Help us clear out some space in our bookstore!

Books will be priced at 10 cents and up.

Huntsville Havoc players sign autographs

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Two professional hockey players, Kyle Laughlin and Chad Kennedy, will be at the Main branch of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library on Tuesday, March 15th from 4:00-6:00 pm to speak in the the youth services department, and sign autographs for the public.

Please contact Lexie Robinson Austin with any questions at lrobinson [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Movie Monday at Madison!

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, March 7, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join us for another fabulous free movie at Madison.  We'll be showing a brand new animated feature.  Call the Madison Public Library at 256.461.0046 for more details.  Hope to see you there!

Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre Presents: A Sneak Peek of Arthur and the Magic Sword

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

 

Today for Book Buddies, our special guest will be Alabama Youth Theatre. What fun we will have as they promote their production of Arthur and the Magic Sword!

Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre Presents: A Sneak Peek of Arthur and the Magic Sword

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 9:15am - 10:15am

Today for Mother Goose Time, our special guest will be Alabama Youth Theatre. What fun we will have as they promote their production of Arthur and the Magic Sword!

Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre Presents: A Sneak Peek of Arthur and the Magic Sword

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Today for Mother Goose Time, our special guest will be Alabama Youth Theatre. What fun we will have as they promote their production of Arthur and the Magic Sword!

Third Saturday Movie Matinee

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, March 19, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Have you ever wondered how to fill the Saturday afternoon slump? Hey, how about a movie? Come enjoy a free family-friendly movie matinee at the Eleanor Murphy Library every third Saturday at 2:00pm.  Free popcorn and drinks!

A visit from the Huntsville Irish Dancers

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us for a presentation on Irish culture from the Huntsville Irish Dancers. They will present the history of the shamrock and why it's associated with St.Patrick's day, teach the audience some words in gaelic, show the costumes and shoes used in Irish dancing and of course demonstrate the actual dance steps. This even is open for all ages.

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