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Youth Services

After walking through the external doors, you will pass through a second set of internal doors. Youth Services is located on the right, with a desk area labeled "Youth Services."

Learn more at <a href="/youthservices">hmcpl.org/youthservices</a>

International Games Day @ Main Branch

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Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 9:00am
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The Main Branch Library will join hundreds of libraries throughout the country on Saturday, November 15, 2014, for the seventh annual celebration of gaming in libraries – International Games Day @ your library. From 9am-5pm in the Youth Services department, there will be an assortment of family friendly board games available for free play. For more information, contact Connie at 256-532-5946 or cchow@hmcpl.orgRead more about International Games Day @ Main Branch

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Rockin' Storytime-"Ava's One Wish"

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Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:30am
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Join us for a very special Rockin' Storytime! 

The Huntsville Skating School & Training Academy and the Skating Club of Huntsville will be bringing costumed characters from their holiday show and will read the story "Ava's One Wish", an original holiday story written by 5 of their own skaters.  Ava’s One Wish is full of adventure, peril, and hope for a wish come true!

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Music and Rhyme Time-Opus Tadpole

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:30am
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Join us for a special Music and Rhyme Time!  Viljar Weimann, from Huntsville Symphony Orchestra, will be here for the Opus Tadpole presentation on the violin. Read more about Music and Rhyme Time-Opus Tadpole

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Music and Rhyme Time-Opus Tadpole

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:30am
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Join us for a special Music and Rhyme Time!  Huntsville Symphony Orchestra will be here with their Opus Tadpole Presentation with Terry Cornett.  Read more about Music and Rhyme Time-Opus Tadpole

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Meet the Author: Lauren Orbison

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Friday, November 7, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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Join local children's book author Lauren Orbison as she reads and signs copies of her picture book Tortellini! Read more about Meet the Author: Lauren Orbison

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Rocket City NerdCon 2014

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Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am
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The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is hosting the first annual Rocket City Nerd Con (RCNC) fan convention in Huntsville on Oct. 24th-25th, 2014 at the Main Branch Library. For this convention, we are seeking to include as many different representations of fan communities as possible. Basically, if people can geek out about it, we want to celebrate it. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Kids 10 yrs and under get in free with adult admission.

The convention will run from 4pm-10pm on Fri, Oct 24th and 9am-5pm on Sat, Oct 25th. A Nerds Night Out event at Yellowhammer Brewery will wrap up the convention.

Tickets are available online and at your closest library branch.

Visit the program descriptions to learn more about the sessions at the convention. Read more about Rocket City NerdCon 2014

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Rocket City NerdCon 2014

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Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
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The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is hosting the first annual Rocket City Nerd Con (RCNC) fan convention in Huntsville on Oct. 24th-25th, 2014 at the Main Branch Library. For this convention, we are seeking to include as many different representations of fan communities as possible. Basically, if people can geek out about it, we want to celebrate it. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Kids 10 yrs and under get in free with adult admission.

The convention will run from 4pm-10pm on Fri, Oct 24th and 9am-5pm on Sat, Oct 25th. A Nerds Night Out event at Yellowhammer Brewery will wrap up the convention.

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Movie Challenge: A Christmas Story

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Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 4:30pm
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Watch the classic movie "A Christmas Story" with a twist. Every time you hear "you'll shoot your eye out" and other catch phrases you will have to complete a crazy task! Read more about Movie Challenge: A Christmas Story

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Book to Movie Club-Mockingjay

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Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 4:30pm
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We will be discussing the book “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins.  There will also be a Mockingjay craft! Read more about Book to Movie Club-Mockingjay

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Pokemon Palooza

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Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 4:30pm
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Bring your Pokemon decks and challenge other players!  We will also be having Pokemon-themed crafts and food.

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