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Madison Library meeting room

After opening the external doors of the library, the meeting room is located on your right.

Weave a Basket Around a Gourd

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Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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Join instructor, Crystal Kitchens, to learn to weave a basket AROUND a Gourd. The instructor will provide cleaned gourds ready to finish, as well as other tools needed to complete the project. The supply fee is $14. Registration is required. To register, please call 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa at tallison@hmcpl.org. Please bring a sack lunch. Also, please bring a drill (with 7/64" bit), and a hair dryer if possible. Read more about Weave a Basket Around a Gourd

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Douglas Stoffer, Photographer and Author, to visit the Madison Library

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Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Douglas Stoffer, local resident and author of Reflections, A Photographic Journey in Black and White, will be visiting the Madison Library to discuss his book and present his photos on March 24 at 6:30 P.M. Doug made his living as an Aeronautical/Aerospace contract photographer to NASA throughout the United States. During this time he pursued his first passion, fine art photography. “This book represents creating vivid images for over 40 years as a photographer to express my artistic passion.” Read more about Douglas Stoffer, Photographer and Author, to visit the Madison Library

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Literary Giants: Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Monday, March 31, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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George Orwell
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Nineteen Eighty-Four

Portrays a terrifying vision of life in the future when a totalitarian government, considered a "Negative Utopia," watches over all citizens and directs all activities, becoming more powerful as time goes by.. Read more about Literary Giants: Nineteen Eighty-Four

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Health Matters Session 8: Services Available for Young Adults with Special Needs

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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Amanda Clardy, from Huntsville Hospital, will be presenting a free seminar on services available for young adults with special needs in our community. This is the 8th session in our Health Matters @ Madison series. Read more about Health Matters Session 8: Services Available for Young Adults with Special Needs

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X Factor Book Club

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Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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9780061791109
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Maryrose Wood
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The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book I: The Mysterious Howling

Are you a 3rd - 5th grader who's always looking for the next great read? Join us at our first book club aimed at advanced Juvi readers. Each month we'll meet to discuss a book, enjoy an activity and snacks, and decide on our next book selection. Bring ideas and books, and we'll provide the snacks! No RSVP required, but contact Ms Maggie at mallen@hmcpl.org for more info. Read more about X Factor Book Club

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X Factor Book Club

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Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Avi
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Poppy (Tales from Dimwood Forest)

Are you a 3rd - 5th grader who's always looking for the next great read? Join us at our first book club aimed at advanced Juvi readers. Each month we'll meet to discuss a book, enjoy an activity and snacks, and decide on our next book selection. Bring ideas and books, and we'll provide the snacks! No RSVP required, but contact Ms Maggie at mallen@hmcpl.org for more info. Read more about X Factor Book Club

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Latin American Crafts: Piñatas

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Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
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Susana Vizcarra will present an educational workshop on Latin American crafts - piñatas. This workshop is for children and adults ages 10 and up. Participants will make their own piñata. Registration is required. To register please e-mail Teresa at tallison@hmcpl.org or call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046. Read more about Latin American Crafts: Piñatas

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Spring Break Movies

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Repeats every day until Thu Mar 27 2014 .
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Have some extra time on your hands during Spring Break? Come out on Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday @ 2pm in the Young Adult room and enjoy a couple of movies.

Monday (March 24th) @ 2pm - YA Book to Movie
Tuesday (March 25th) @ 2pm - Movie Singalong 
Wednesday (March 26th) @ 2pm - YA Book to Movie
Thursday (March 27th) @ 2pm - Movie Mockfest 
Friday (March 28th) @ 9am - YA Book to Movie

See Ms Doom or Ms Maggie for details Read more about Spring Break Movies

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Pinterest Test Lab St. Patrick's Day banner

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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Attention all Pinterest fans! Join us each month in the Pinterest Test Lab as we tackle a popular craft from Pinterest. In our March session, we will make a St. Patrick's Day banner. Cost is $3.00. Please RSVP by calling the Madison library at 256-461-0046 or contact Teresa Allison at tallison@hmcpl.org. Read more about Pinterest Test Lab St. Patrick's Day banner

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Literary Giants: A Good Man Is Hard To Find And Other Stories

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Monday, February 24, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Flannery O'Connor
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A Good Man Is Hard To Find And Other Stories

In 1955, with this short story collection, Flannery O'Connor firmly laid claim to her place as one of the most original and provocative writers of her generation. Steeped in a Southern Gothic tradition that would become synonymous with her name, these stories show O'Connor's unique, grotesque view of life-- infused with religious symbolism, haunted by apocalyptic possibility, sustained by the tragic comedy of human behavior, confronted by the necessity of salvation. Read more about Literary Giants: A Good Man Is Hard To Find And Other Stories

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