Summer Reading

Tuesday Tales

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join Ms. Haley for Preschool Storytime for ages 2-5. We'll read stories, sing songs, and have a fun craft!

Tuesday Tales

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join Ms. Haley for Preschool Storytime for ages 2-5. We'll read stories, sing songs, and have a fun craft!

Tuesday Tales

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join Ms. Haley for Preschool Storytime for ages 2-5. We'll read stories, sing songs, and have a fun craft!

Backyard Bash - End of SUMMER READING party

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Come out and celebrate the end of an amazing summer. We'll have music, games, crafts, snacks & more! And don't forget to turn in your Summer Reading logs and Challenge sheets - Prizes will be announced by August 1st!

Books & Brews

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library will be celebrating Adult Summer Reading with the Books & Brews event on Thurs, August 15, from 7pm-9pm at Straight to Ale Brewery at 3200 Leeman Ferry Road, Huntsville, AL 35801.

Join us for group trivia, live music, a book swap, Blind Date with a Book, and an opportunity to meet other reading fans!

If you would like to participate in the book swap, please bring a copy of your favorite book to exchange with another attendee. Read more »

Teen Fandom Showdown

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Are you obsessed over a fandom?  Here is your chance to prove it!  Join your favorite librarians from many of the HMCPL locations to decide which fandom rules them all!  We’ll host games, costume contest, and discussion panels.  

Harry Potter Week: Quidditch!

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Friday, August 2, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Do you have what it takes to be a Seeker?  What about a Beater?  Or even a Keeper? We need you and all your friends to join us on the Quidditch Pitch.  By the standards of the International Quidditch Association we will be doing our best as muggles to master the game of wizards!  Just don’t forget your broom and tennis shoes.  This event will take place at Willow Park near the Bailey Cove Library.

Harry Potter Week: Teacup painting

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

You can’t practice divination without a good tea cup, but you are in luck because we have a few.  Paint your own tea cup while enjoying tea and making some predictions and playing some board games.  Space is limited and sign-ups required.

Harry Potter Week: Harry and J.K. Rowling's Birthdays

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

It’s Harry Potter’s Birthday!!! We will celebrate Harry and J.K. Rowling’s birthdays with cake, snacks, and possibly some trivia!

Harry Potter Week: Make your own wand

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Sadly we cannot travel to Ollivander’s but we can create our own wands.  Put your craftiness to the test and create your own unique wand.  All supplies provided.

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