Comemmorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with a special musical tribute to the civil rights leader on January 15.
Local choirs and musicians including the Oakwood Academy Chorus, the Aspire String Quartet, and vocal soloist Sandy Kinslow, will perform Martin Luther King Jr.'s favorite spirituals. Oakwood University Provost Dr. Mervyn Warren will give a presentation about King's visit to Huntsville.
The program will begin at 3 pm on Sunday, January 15 in the atrium of the Main branch.
It’s the big kick off to our Book Fair! Join the Library for a warm Hawaiian themed Family Literacy Night. Families can enjoy milk and cookies, a “book” walk, storytime, and other fun games. Read more about Family Literacy Night Luau!
Monday, January 30, 2012 - 9:00am to Friday, February 3, 2012 - 5:00pm
Buy a book and help the Library at the same time? It’s a win-win! Scholastic will be in the Youth Services section of the Main Library during the week of Jan. 30- Feb. 3 to sell a variety of children and teens best-selling books. For every book purchased from this book fair, the Library will get a portion of the proceeds in books for the collection! Read more about Scholastic Book Fair
It’s a super special edition of our LEGO Madness program! Santa gave a Harry Potter Hogwarts LEGO kit to the Library. On Jan 23, you can help build Hogwarts, defend the castle from the Dementors, and help Harry Save the Day! DUPLOS and MEGA Blocks will be available for younger builders. Read more about Harry Potter Lego Night: The Battle for Hogwarts
Come play chess with a worthy opponent at our Family Chess Nights. Boards and equipment will be provided. All ages and playing levels welcome, but kindergartners and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Read more about Family Chess Night
Each Monday, join other LEGO fans and construct projects out of your wildest dreams! The Library will provide some LEGOs and DUPLOs, and participants are welcome to bring their own. Each week participants will be invited to create projects on a theme and finished projects can be put on display at the Library for one week. All ages are invited to participate!
* Help us out! We’re currently looking for donations of gently used LEGOs and DUPLOs to support this program * Read more about LEGO Mania