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Madison Public Library Film Screening of "Tom & Huck" (1995)

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Monday, April 19, 2010 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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The Madison Public Library will show the film "Tom & Huck" (1995). Read more about Madison Public Library Film Screening of "Tom & Huck" (1995)

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Princesses, Pirates, and Buried Treasure: Fun with Tom and Friends Puppet Show

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library's Puppet Troupe is back for another fun and busy tour with the show "Princesses, Pirates, and Buried Treasure: Fun with Tom and Friends". The show follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer and his friends Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher. Stories featured in the show: The tall tale of Stormalong, our fractured version of Rapunzel, and a fun bear hunt. Of course there will also be music, dancing, and lots of surprises! Read more about Princesses, Pirates, and Buried Treasure: Fun with Tom and Friends Puppet Show

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Movie: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)

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Monday, April 12, 2010 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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The Madison Public Library will show the film "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1960). Read more about Movie: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)

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Madison Public Library - Becky Thatcher Tea Party

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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The Becky Thatcher Tea Party is for ages 5-8 and will generate excitement for the characters in "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer." Attendees will enjoy a real tea service with an etiquette coach to provide tips on the proper behavior at the table. Space is limited--tickets will be available a week prior to the event. Contact Madison at 256-461-0046 for more information. Read more about Madison Public Library - Becky Thatcher Tea Party

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Movie:"Mark Twain Tonight!" featuring Hal Holbrook (1967)

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Monday, April 5, 2010 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Madison Public Library will show the film "Mark Twain Tonight!" featuring Hal Holbrook (1967). Popcorn and soft drinks will be provided! Read more about Movie:"Mark Twain Tonight!" featuring Hal Holbrook (1967)

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Movie: "Mark Twain: A Film Directed by Ken Burns"

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Saturday, April 3, 2010 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Madison Public Library will be showing the Ken Burns' film "Mark Twain" from 12pm to 4pm with a fifteen minute intermission at 2:00pm. Popcorn and drinks will be provided; please bring a lunch! Read more about Movie: "Mark Twain: A Film Directed by Ken Burns"

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Book Video Challenge Submissions Due

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Saturday, April 24, 2010 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
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TEEN BOOK VIDEO CHALLENGE -
Can you create an awesome book video trailer?

 The rules are simple…

 Create a trailer advertising a favorite teen book.

 Videos should be 3 minutes or less.

 Videos should focus on creativity.

 Book Videos should advertise a Young Adult novel – Browse our Young Adult area or visit our website for book ideas.

 Book Videos can feature live action (real people like you or your friends), cartoons, clips, images (pictures), puppets, etc (Be creative!)

 

All videos should be submitted to Maggie by email or in person.

 All videos are due by April 24, 2010.

 Winners will be announced April 29, 2010 at 6pm.

All prizes TBA. Read more about Book Video Challenge Submissions Due

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Teen Art Contest Winners Announced!

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Thursday, April 1, 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Winners will be announced for our first Teen Art Contest (ages 12-18)

THREE WAYS TO WIN 

1. Two-Dimensional Art (Anything that you’ve sketched, painted, etc)

2. Digital Art (Anything that you’ve created with the help of a computer)

3. Tom Sawyer Art (GRAND PRIZE In honor of this year’s Big Read – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – we challenge you to create a new representation of Tom Sawyer. Keep him recognizable, perhaps use a scene from the novel, but be as creative as possible. Who know? Maybe Tom Sawyer would be a great character for a Manga!)

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Submissions due for Teen Art Contest

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Monday, March 15, 2010 - 9:00am to Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 5:00pm
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TEEN ART CONTEST

Are you between the ages of 12-18?

If so, submit your entry between March 15th - 21st. Winners will be announced on Thursday (April 1st) at 6pm.

THREE WAYS TO WIN 

1. Two-Dimensional Art (Anything that you’ve sketched, painted, etc)

2. Digital Art (Anything that you’ve created with the help of a computer)

3. Tom Sawyer Art (GRAND PRIZE In honor of this year’s Big Read – The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – we challenge you to create a new representation of Tom Sawyer. Keep him recognizable, perhaps use a scene from the novel, but be as creative as possible. Who know? Maybe Tom Sawyer would be a great character for a Manga!)

All prizes are TBA! Read more about Submissions due for Teen Art Contest

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Pajama Storytime

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Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm
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Don't forget your pajamas and your favorite stuffed animal, as we enjoy cookies and bedtime stories. This event is intended for 3-5 year olds. Read more about Pajama Storytime

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