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Magic @ Main

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Repeats every month on February, April, May on the third Tuesday 4 times .
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 5:00pm
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Join Us in Youth Services for Magic: The Gathering! Read more about Magic @ Main

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New Year, New You! Vision Board Party

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Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 2:00pm
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Join us as we add your dreams and goals to paper to make them a reality!  This event will be a positive, life changing experience and will help you to get your New Year started right!  Free.

Call us to register 256.859.9050. Read more about New Year, New You! Vision Board Party

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Arm Knitting (Madison)

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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 10:00am
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Join instructor, Crystal Kitchens, to learn to knit a scarf with your arms. Don't bring your knitting needles! Learn how to cast on, how to make the knit stitch, and how to cast off. Bring one skein of extra bulky (code 6) yarn ("Homespun Thick and Quick" is one brand) or two skeins of bulky (code 5) yarn. No knitting experience is required. To register please contact Teresa at tallison@hmcpl.org or call 256-461-0046. There is no fee for this workshop. This workshop is open to adults and youth ages 14 and up. Read more about Arm Knitting (Madison)

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Learn to Weave a Basket with a "D" Handle (Madison)

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Friday, February 27, 2015 - 9:00am
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Join instructor, Crystal Kitchens. on Feb. 27 at the Madison Library from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  In this workshop, you'll make a basket with flat reed and a "D" handle. You'll learn how to handle basket reed, how to start a basket with a handle, and how to shape a basket. The finished baskets will have a 6-inch x 8-inch base. No basket making experience required. Basket making is wet work, so wear old clothes and bring a towel. The leader will bring all the tools and other supplies you'll need to use during the workshop. Please bring a sack lunch.

Registration is required. To register please contact Teresa at tallison@hmcpl.org or call 256-461-0046. There is a supply fee of $14. Please have your payment to the Madison library by Feb.6. Make checks payable to instructor, Crystal Kitchens.

 

 

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YABC: I Hunt Killers

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
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Barry Lyga
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I Hunt Killers

Seventeen-year-old Jazz learned all about being a serial killer from his notorious "Dear Old Dad," but believes he has a conscience that will help fight his own urges and right some of his father's wrongs, so he secretly helps the police apprehend the town's newest murderer, "The Impressionist." Read more about YABC: I Hunt Killers

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Gurley MUST READ Book Club

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 3:30pm
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978-0142422076
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Marie Lu
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Legend

Book discussion on Legend by Marie Lu Read more about Gurley MUST READ Book Club

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Gurley Anime Club

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 5:00pm
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Teens meet together to draw manga, watch an anime movie, and have refreshments Read more about Gurley Anime Club

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Black History Month Celebration

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Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 1:00pm to Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 5:00pm
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Stop in @ the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library as we celebrate Black History Month with a variety of programs highlighting the contributions of African Americans and more.

  • Basic Genealogy Class – Tuesday, February 3, 2-3 p.m.; Thursday, February 12, 7-8 p.m.; Wednesday, February 18, 10-11 a.m.; Tuesday, February 24, 2-3 p.m.; Downtown Huntsville Library. Focus is on research for Black History Month.  256-532-5969.
  • Spotlight on African-American Authors for Children – Wednesdays, February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 10:30 a.m., Downtown Huntsville Library. Story times will feature picture books by African-American authors.  256-532-5982.
  • Hertha Heller Forum: “Black U.S. Army Units 1907-1909” – Sunday, February 22, 2 p.m., Downtown Huntsville Library. Bill Emerson explores the history of African Americans in the U.S. Army. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.  256-532-5969.
  • Inventor Celebration Stations – Wednesday, February 25, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Downtown Huntsville Library. Learn about African-American inventors through hands-on activities, crafts, and more. For all ages.  256-532-5982.
  • Author Hester Bass discusses Huntsville’s desegregation story described in her children's book Seeds of Freedom.  Sunday, February 1, 2:00 PM, Downtown Huntsville Library.   256-532-2362.
  • Digitized images of African Americans in Huntsville ‘s history. During the month of February.  Special Collections Department.  Downtown Huntsville Library.   256-532-5969.

See Meredith Kasenow for additional details, 532-2362

 

 

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Adult Craft Session

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Repeats every week every Friday 4 times .
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 2:00pm
Friday, January 16, 2015 - 2:00pm
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 2:00pm
Friday, January 30, 2015 - 2:00pm
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Join us in January as we make mats for the homeless.  We will be using simple grocery bags to create mats that provide much needed protection from the ground.  No experience needed - just bring a pair of sharp scissors! Read more about Adult Craft Session

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Teen Toss Up - 3DS Meetup (MADISON)

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 6:00pm
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For our first session of Teen Toss Up, don't forget your Nintendo 3DS!! This is your chance to catch some street passes and battle some new friends at Pokemon, Mario Kart and more! No RSVP necessary...Though if you do, I'll probably get more snacks!

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