Madison Library meeting room

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

The Anglo Files

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, March 31, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pmMonday, April 7, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pmMonday, April 14, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pmMonday, April 21, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pmMonday, April 28, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pmMonday, May 5, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pmMonday, May 12, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pmMonday, May 19, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Our Downton Abbey Fan Club has grown into The Anglo Files! Our next topic of discussion is the PBS series "Mr. Selfridge". Don't miss out on all the fun!

"Bored" Game Day

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Bust the end-of-Spring-Break boredom and join us for some fun board games. Drop in for this program – designed for children ages Kindergarten through Grade 5 and their favorite adult to accompany them.

Celtic Writing Class

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Learn to write your name in Celtic Letters. Discover Celtic designs and decorations as you turn your name into a work of art. Event will be hosted by special guests from the Fitness Arts Center. Event is suitable for ages 5-12.
Event is free, but RSVP is required. Email mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org for RSVP!

Madison Murder, Ink: Devil in the White City

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

~~An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.
 

Madison Murder, Ink: Penance

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

~~"Born and raised in Chicago, Detective John Lynch might just be about to die there too. A pious old woman steps out of the Sacred Heart confessional and is shot through the heart by a sniper with what at first appears to be a miraculous and impossible shot. Colonel Tech Weaver dispatches a team from Langley to put the shooter - and anyone else who gets in the way - in a body bag before a half-century of national secrets are revealed. But soon the sniper strikes again.

Knit 1, Read Too!: Time and Again

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Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

~~When advertising artist Si Morley is recruited to join a covert government operation exploring the possibility of time travel, he jumps at the chance to leave his twentieth-century existence and step into New York City in January 1882. Aside from his thirst for experience, he has good reason to return to the past—his friend Kate has a curious, half-burned letter dated from that year, and he wants to trace the mystery.

But when Si begins to fall in love with a woman he meets in the past, he will be forced to choose between two worlds—forever.

Knit 1, Read Too!: The Husband's Secret

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Discovering a tattered letter that says she is to open it only in the event of her husband's death, Cecelia, a successful family woman, is unable to resist reading the letter and discovers a secret that shatters her life and the lives of two other women. By the author of What Alice Forgot.

Knit 1, Read Too!: And the Mountains Echoed

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

~~Presents a story inspired by human love, how people take care of one another, and how choices resonate through subsequent generations. Afghanistan, 1952. Abdullah and his sister Pari live with their father and step-mother in the small village of Shadbagh. Their father, Saboor, is constantly in search of work and they struggle together through poverty and brutal winters. To Adbullah, Pari, as beautiful and sweet-natured as the fairy for which she was named, is everything; there is an unparalleled bond between these two motherless sibings.

Knit 1, Read Too!: In the Garden of Beasts

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

~~In 1933, President Roosevelt personally selected William E. Dodd to be the United States ambassador to Nazi Germany. Dodd took his family with him, including his daughter Martha. Initially enamored with the Nazi party and its passion, Martha supported the Third Reich. However, when Hitler's violent policies became apparent, Martha changed her opinion and watched in horror. Here, author Erik Larson offers a chilling first-person account of Germany's transformation under Hitler's rule.

Calligraphy: Beginning Italic

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, April 10, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, April 17, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, April 24, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, May 1, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pmThursday, May 8, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Join instructor, Carol Tillman, for a six week course in Calligraphy. The class meets on Thursdays, beginning April 3. Registration is required. To register, please call 256-461-0046 or e-mail Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org. There is a supply fee of $15.00. Please make checks payable to Carol Tillman and mail them to the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd., Madison, AL  35758, ATTN: Tammy. Your supply fee must be received at the library by March 24 to reserve your spot in the class.

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