Kids @ HMCPL

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.

Main Library 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!

Triangle Loom Weaving for Teens

Date: Wedensday, March 17, 2010
Time: 10:00 AM -4:00 PM
Ages: 11 - 19
Cost: $5.00
Maximum number of students: 10
Instructor: Crystal Kitchens

Teens can learn how to weave a shawl on a 36-inch triangle frame loom. No weaving experience required, and instructor will provide all tools and other supplies. Bring a sack lunch. Drinks provided. Students must register for class at Bailey Cove.

Website focus groups

We'll be traveling to various library branches and departments through February 26 to get your feedback about our new changes to the website, and feedback on our future website plans. The focus groups will be thirty minutes long and held 

Movie: Planet 51 (2009)

Planet 51

Movie: Planet 51
Released: 2009
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman
Rating: PG for mild sci-fi action and some suggestive humor.
American astronaut Captain Charles "Chuck" Baker lands on Planet 51 thinking he's the first person to step foot on it. To his surprise, he finds that this planet is inhabited by little green people who are happily living in a white picket fence world, and whose only fear is that it will be overrun by alien Chuck!

Movie: Where the Wild Things Are (2009)

Where the Wild Things Are

Movie: Where the Wild Things Are
Released: 2009
Stars: Max Record, James Galdonfini, Catherine O'Hara, Forest Whitaker
Rating: PG for mild thematic elements, some adventure action and brief language.
An adaptation of Maurice Sendak's classic children's story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world--a forest inhabited by ferocious wild creatures that crown Max as their ruler.

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