After walking through the external doors, you will pass through a second set of internal doors, and be facing the main Circulation desk. Walk around the Circulation desk. Art displays listed as appearing in the Atrium are located on platforms around the central stairs to the second floor, and events taking place in the Atrium take place in the open area between the staircase and the Audiovisual department. Learn more at

Concert: Tennessee Valley Jazz Society Trio

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Ayana Jacobs, Benjamin Edwards, and Devere Pride.  In the Main Library First Floor Atrium.

Martin Luther King Jr. Musical Tribute

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Comemmorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with a special musical tribute to the civil rights leader on January 15.

Local choirs and musicians including the Oakwood Academy Chorus, the Aspire String Quartet, and vocal soloist Sandy Kinslow, will perform Martin Luther King Jr.'s favorite spirituals. Oakwood University Provost Dr. Mervyn Warren will give a presentation about King's visit to Huntsville.

The program will begin at 3 pm on Sunday, January 15 in the atrium of the Main branch.

Please contact Luisa with any questions at lmorenilla [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Holiday Concert

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Special holiday concert by the U.S. Army Materiel Command Band and the Rocket City Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, December 3, 7 p.m.

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

915 Monroe Street

The concert is free of charge and will be held in the Downtown Library Atrium.

Questions? Contact 256-532-5975 or askus [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Rocket City Rock & Soul

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join us November 15 at the Main Branch for this author event and book signing!

On November 15, 6:00pm Huntsville author, Jane DeNeefe, will discuss and read excerpts from her new book, Rocket City Soul: Huntsville Musicians Remember the 1960s in the HMCPL Main Branch Atrium. 

Music will be provided by Ivy Joe Milan and Jim Cavender and special guests, performing some of Huntsville’s musical greats from the 50s through the present.  Copies will be on sale at the event at $20 each, and books will be available online and in book stores beginning November 2.

Thursday Evening Concert

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Aspire String Quartet and Oakwood Adventist Academy Choir

The Thursday Evening Concert series is pleased to host a special Christmas Concert by Oakwood musicians and singers. The concert is free of charge and no registration is required.

The quartet will play a varied program of secular and sacred Christmas pieces. The Oakwood Adventist Academy (High School) Choir will sing two stand alone pieces - "Jingle Bells" and a carol medley and "The Carol of the Bells" and Handel's "Hallelujah Chorus" with the quartet.

Hispanic Heritage Month concert: Mambo Gris Gris

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Enjoy the irrestible Latin-flavored tunes of Huntsville's own talented Mambo Gris Gris at our special family-friendly Hispanic Heritage Month concert.

The concert starts at 6 pm in the Main branch auditorium. We'll have room to dance if the rhythm moves you, or simply relax and enjoy the music.

Please contact Luisa at lmorenilla [at] hmcpl [dot] org with questions.

Thursday Evening Concert

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Ivy Joe Milan & Jim Cavender & Friends--Ivy Joe and Jim are back for an evening of great 50-60's rock & roll.

Thursday Evening Concert

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Huntsville Rocket City Chorus--Songs in the great barber shop quartet tradition.

Thursday Evening Concert

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Nine Sounds--Jazz fusion with a touch of folk.

Thursday Evening Concert

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Celtic Music Extravaganza--Kinvara, Mohr 4, Huntsville Irish Dancers and storyteller "The Seanachie" all in one great musical evening.

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