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Family Date Night @ The Library

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Family Date Night @ The Library! Father/Daughter & Mother/Son, Uncle/Niece & Aunt/Nephew, Grandma/Grandson etc., dates only, please. No children under 12, please, as we want to keep it a worry-free, stress-free evening of bonding with your special sweetie! Read more about Family Date Night @ The Library

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We Love Books! Children's Puppet Show

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Friday, February 10, 2012 - 11:30am
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A special puppet show by Ms Betty, hosted by the MOMs Club of Meridianville. Come early at 11:00 for storytime! Read more about We Love Books! Children's Puppet Show

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Hunger Games Party

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Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Do love love the Hunger Games trilogy? Are you excited about the movie? In celebration of the Hunger Games, coming out March 23, 2012 in theaters, the Tillman D. Hill Library in Hazel Green will be hosting a Hunger Games party on March 6th at 6:00pm. For more information call us at 256-828-9259. Read more about Hunger Games Party

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2012 Teen Library Card Design Contest

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Monday, October 17, 2011 - 9:00am to Friday, November 18, 2011 - 5:00pm
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Design the 2012 Teen Library Card: An Art Contest for Teens

Teens are invited to create, photograph, or design the library card of their dreams!  The artwork will be turned in, judged, and a winner declared.  The winning artwork will appear on a limited edition library card, available during the year 2012.  This contest is open to all Teens (ages 12-19).

 

Huntsville Madison County Public Library Teen Library Design Contest 2012

Contest Rules:

  • All participants must be between the ages of 12-18.
  • All entries must be 100% original art with no copyright or trademark symbols.
  • Participants have the option of submitting artwork to be used as a background on the logo or designing the logo to include the words: “Huntsville Madison County Public Library” and the year “2012”.
  • Art may be signed by the artist.
  • Entries may be print or digital.  Maximum acceptable print size is 8.5” x 11”.  Designs may be submitted up to 8.5 x 11, but keep in mind the logo will also be used for the teen library card which will have a finished size of 2 x 3 ¼ inches so it needs to look good at that size.
  • For digital artwork, we can accept vector artwork (.eps, .ps, .ai, etc.) or we can accept raster images (.jpg, .psd, etc.).  However, the finished artwork must be printable at 300dpi (dots per inch) at 2 x 3 ¼ inches.
  • No slides, video, or websites will be accepted.
  • Deadline for entries is Friday, November 18, 2011 at 5:00 PM.  Art may be submitted to any branch.
  • If you would like to pick up your artwork, please notify the Library in advance.
  • The only limits to your creative expression are no excessive violence, nudity, profanity, or racist overtones.
  • Winning artwork will be displayed on the Teen Library Card for a period of one year and will be used as the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Teen Logo for the same period.
  • For more contest information, contact Katie Kalil, YA Librarian, at (256) 723-2995 or e-mail at kkalil@hmcpl.org

 

ENTRY INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE (please use a blank sheet of paper)

Name

Age

Address, City, State, Zip

Primary Phone, Alternative Phone

Email

Name/Title of Artwork

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Tillman Hill Teen: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

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Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Rick Riordan
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect.

Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle, which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves. Read more about Tillman Hill Teen: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

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Books & Buns Reader's Choice Christmas Stories & Party

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Saturday, December 31, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Almost Home: Books & Buns

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Saturday, November 26, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Mariah Stewart
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Almost Home

When she was young, Steffie Wyler always knew exactly what she wanted to do with her life: 1. Make ice cream. 2. Marry the coolest boy in town. 3. Live happily ever after. These days, Steffie is the proud owner of One Scoop or Two, a wildly popular ice cream parlor. But the cool guy left town right after high school, before they could scratch the surface of their mutual attraction to see what, if anything, lay beneath. Steffie’s made a great life for herself in St. Dennis, but true love has never come knocking.

Wade MacGregor left for college in Texas and remained there to start a successful business with his best friend, Robin Kennedy, but he’s always felt something was missing. Then life throws him a curveball: A third partner has robbed the company blind, and Robin has died—but not before entrusting Wade with a precious secret. Now back in St. Dennis, Wade’s determined to do whatever it takes to protect his friend’s legacy—and to figure out, once and for all, if the sparks that fly whenever he’s with Steffie are just temporary fireworks or the lights in the window leading him home. Read more about Almost Home: Books & Buns

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Behind the Palace Walls: Books & Buns

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Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Lynn Raye Harris
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Behind the Palace Walls

Alone and scared on the dark streets of Moscow, staid, bespectacled Paige Barnes has no choice but to comply with the handsome stranger's command....Little does Paige know she's been rescued by Alexei Voronov--a Russian prince and her boss's deadliest rival. Now he has Paige unexpectedly in his sights, Alexei is prepared to play emotional Russian roulette to keep her close and discover her true motives. But in his splendid gilded palace his game of chance spins out of control and passion takes over.
It's only when she's back home that Paige realizes she's pregnant with the prince's baby... Read more about Behind the Palace Walls: Books & Buns

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Deadly Vows: Books & Buns

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Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 10:30am to 11:30am
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Brenda Joyce
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Deadly Vows

On the morning of her wedding to Calder Hart, amateur sleuth Francesca Cahill is lured away to a private viewing of a portrait that could destroy her entire family: the nude Hart commissioned of her. Her desperate quest to recover the scandalous portrait leads her into a dangerous trap with no way to escape—until it's too late. And when Francesca finally arrives at the church, it's vacant. She has unintentionally jilted Hart at the altar.

When Hart tells her their estrangement is for the best, Francesca is devastated. With a blackmailer intent on destroying her reputation, Francesca turns to Rick Bragg, the city's powerful police commissioner. Together they scour the sordid streets of lower Manhattan, following a deliberately laid trail of clues in a race against the clock. And once it becomes clear that Bragg's marriage is failing, Francesca must war with her feelings for him, battle Hart's jealousy and escape a killer—all as she fights to win Hart back. But sometimes, passion just cannot be denied…. Read more about Deadly Vows: Books & Buns

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