Kids @ HMCPL

Pajama Storytime

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.

Tom Sawyer - Reader's Theatre

Come experience 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' through Reader's Theatre. Children will be given the opportunity to perform select scenes from this classic. Memorization is not required. All scripts will be available a week prior to event. Please see Ms Maggie for more information or a script. Event is intended for school age children.

Picnics & Picket Fences-The Big Read Closing Event

The final event for The Big Read, "Picnics and Picket Fences", will take place Saturday, May 1 at the Huntsville Botanical Garden from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. Everyone is invited to bring a picnic lunch to the Garden for a fun, modern twist on the fence "white washing" of Tom Sawyer's day. Attendees may enjoy lunch on the grounds of the Garden, then express themselves by painting portions of picket fences with wild, vivid colors! These fence creations will eventually become a permanent feature of the Madison Public Library's "Living Library" children's garden. The Huntsville Botanical Garden will offer FREE admission to the Garden on May 1 in exchange for the donation of a new children's book. These books will become part of the collection at Madison Public Library.

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

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!

Main Library-Becky Thatcher Tea Party

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.

Becky Thatcher Tea Party

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; please contact the Elixabeth Carpenter Branch Library at 256-723-2995 for more information.

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