Christmas Holiday Concerts @ Main

We're kicking off the Christmas holiday with two special concerts featuring big band music, and secular and sacred holiday pieces!  Join us on December 3 for the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra - and on December 8 for the Oakwood Academy's quartet and choir. 

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Movie Madness & More

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pmThursday, August 25, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pmThursday, September 1, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pmThursday, September 8, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Join us in the Book Nook each week to view a different movie.  If you enjoyed our Afternoon Movies during Summer Reading, this will be perfect for you. 

Periodically we will also feature special guest speakers and organizations, such as theater and dance troupes.  All movies will be rated either G or PG and ratings will be prominently posted. 

* The Library is currently seeking local organizations to perform at the Library.  If your dance, theater, or music troupe is interested please contact Lexie at Lexie [at] hmcpl [dot] org*

WWII musical tribute performance of 'My Grandfather's Letters'

Get your tickets now for a  "Salute to Our Greatest Generation", a special presentation of World War II musical tribute 'My Grandfather's Letters'. Read more »

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!

Scenes from Romeo and Juliet

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 4:30pm - 5:00pm

Lee High School Players proudly present, Romeo and Juliet! You can catch a few scenes at the Huntsville Public Library on Thursday, February 17 @4:30pm.

Excerpts from Ferdinand the Bull, a Lee High School Musical

Catch a special sneek peak of the new Lee High School musical, Ferdinand the Bull! Read more »

Wild Things Puppet Show!

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 4:00pm

Hey, Kids!  Get wild at the Eleanor Murphy Library as we welcome special guest puppeteers for a fall puppet show featuring puppet versions of classic stories such as: Where the Wild Things Are, The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything, and The Monster Who Loved Books.

Billy Goats Gruff & Other Stuff Puppet Show!

See Billy Goats Gruff & Other Stuff October 16! Read more »

"Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff" Puppet Show

Location: Weatherly Heights Baptist Church
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 2:00pm

What happens when the three Billy Goats Gruff try to cross the troll’s bridge? All sorts of stuff does in this retelling of the story. David Stephens’ production of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff will take you on a fun filled journey where you’ll meet familiar faces and learn Little Red Riding Hood’s first name.  From Farmer Frick and Farmer Frack to the crany troll, kids of all ages will laugh and learn during the show!

Join us for an evening with “Riverboat John” Ferguson!

Tuesday, July 6: Listen to songs, stories, anecdotes, quips and snippets from the life and travels of “Riverboat John” Ferguson, Americana folkorist, singer, storyteller, musican, author, and letcurer. Ferguson will be performing original songs and stories centered around his book "The Adventures of “Riverboat John” Ferguson-“Glimpses of Huntsville in the 1950’s." His book will be available for sale and signing at the event.

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