Summer Reading

The Great Big Book Bash

After all the hardships that North Alabama has faced, admission to this year's Great Big Book Bash is now FREE! Read more »

Sci-Quest 'Hands On Trucks' Special Event

Location: Sci-Quest
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Come out and see the HMCPL “Bookmobile” as part of Sci Quest's "Hands-on Trucks" exhibit this Saturday.  The Bookmobile will be issuing library cards; circulating materials (including a special selection of books about trucks); handing out special goodies; and showing other bookmobile features.

Bookmobile featured in Sci-Quest 'Hands on Trucks' exhibit

Come out and see the HMCPL “Bookmobile” as part of Sci Quest's "Hands-on Trucks" exhibit this Saturday.  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!

Preschool Storytime

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 10:30am

This week's theme: Soup!

Meet Gus Whaley

This summer, the children of Huntsville and Madison County read 6,045 hours! Read more »

How was Summer Reading?

What did you think about the 2010 HMCPL Summer Reading Program?  Let us know!  Take this short survey.

End of Summer Party

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, July 29, 2010 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us as we wrap up our Summer Reading Program with a splash! 

Preschool Storytime

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, June 17, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, June 24, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, July 1, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, July 8, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, July 15, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, July 22, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:15amThursday, July 29, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:15am

Listen to stories, learn new songs, and make fun crafts! 

Check out our Summer Reading Websites for Kids and Teens!

At Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, we LOVE summer.  And we LOVE reading!  So Summer Reading is one of our favorite times of year.  It's a time where we invite kids across the community to read for fun!   Check out our Summer Reading webpages!  For kids:  and For teens:

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