Madison Library meeting room

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

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.

Latin American Crafts: Huichol Art

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Instructor, Susanna Vizcarra, will present an educational workshop on Huichol Art for adults and children ages 8 and up. Participants will make their own "Ojo de Dios". There is a $5.00 supply fee for this program. Registration is required. To register please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046, or e-mail Teresa at tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

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!

Spring Break Movies

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

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

Weave a Basket Around a Gourd

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

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 [at] hmcpl [dot] org. Please bring a sack lunch. Also, please bring a drill (with 7/64" bit), and a hair dryer if possible.

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

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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.”

Literary Giants: Nineteen Eighty-Four

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, March 31, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

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..

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

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, March 7, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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.

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