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After opening the external doors of the library, the meeting room is located on your right.

Adult Painting Lab

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Repeats every month on January, February, March, April on the fourth Monday 4 times .
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:00pm
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 2:00pm
Monday, March 23, 2015 - 2:00pm
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 2:00pm
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Express your creative side at the Madison Library!  We'll paint with acrylic paints on canvas. There is a supply fee of $3.00. To register, please call the Madison Library at 256-461-0046 or contact Teresa at tallison@hmcpl.org. Read more about Adult Painting Lab

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Local Author, Scott Phillips, to Visit Madison Library

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Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 6:30pm
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Local author, Scott Phillips, will be at the Madison Library on Thursday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss his new book, Remove Before Flight. As a ten-year-old boy inspired by fellow Ohioan, Neil Armstrong, when he landed on the moon in 1969, Scott dreamed of someday becoming part of something larger than himself. Ten years later, through a series of serendipitous life events, Scott Phillips embarked on a career with NASA's groundbreaking Space Shuttle Program. He was the last team member to exit the first External Tank prior to its maiden flight on April 12, 1981, and saved the Remove Before Flight ribbon as a memento. What followed was an extraordinary 33-year adventure, encompassing the entire span of the program -- from the depths of tragedy to the exclusive never-before-seen photos and first-hand stories. Remove Before Flight takes the reader on a historical and personal journey that will enlighten and entertain. Read more about Local Author, Scott Phillips, to Visit Madison Library

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Elder Care (Madison)

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:00am
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Holiday Party (MADISON)

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Monday, December 22, 2014 - 2:00pm
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Come to the Madison Public Library for our Holiday Puppet show. Join us in the storytime room at 2pm for a shadow puppet show and Christmas carols. Then we'll travel into the garden for hot cocoa, games and a holiday movie (weather permitting). Lawn chairs and blankets recommended!


Contact rdoom@hmcpl.org or mallen@hmcpl.org for more info! Read more about Holiday Party (MADISON)

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Local Author, Jonathon Scott Payne, to visit the Madison Library

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Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 2:00pm
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Local author, Jonny Payne, will be at the Madison Library on Nov. 23 at 2:00 to discuss his new book - Mighty Little Man.  Payne is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force. During his time in the Air Force, Payne and his cat flew on assignments around the world.  Payne describes his book as “the inspirational true story of a military man’s whatever-it-takes approach and his beloved cat … as they unite in a battle against what we feared would be certain death.” Read more about Local Author, Jonathon Scott Payne, to visit the Madison Library

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Opus Tadpole - Violin (MADISON)

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Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 10:30am
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What sound does a French horn make? What is the difference between a viola and a violin? How many strings are on a harp?


Children (and their parents and grandparents) have fun discovering the answers to these musical questions and more during twenty-minute Opus Tadpole presentations, entertaining and interactive ways for our youngest listeners to learn about the instruments of the orchestra. Grownups may also learn a thing or two! Read more about Opus Tadpole - Violin (MADISON)

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Time Out Book Club - Howl's Moving Castle

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 12:00pm
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Diana Wynne Jones
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Howl's Moving Castle

Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl's castle. To untangle the enchantment, Sophie must handle the heartless Howl, strike a bargain with a fire demon, and meet the Witch of the Waste head-on. Along the way, she discovers that there's far more to Howl—and herself—than first meets the eye.

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Jr Readers: Skating School of Huntsville Presents Ava's One Wish

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
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Join us at the Madison Public Library for a special edition of Jr. Readers where the Skating School of Huntsville presents Ava's One Wish. Ava's One Wish is the story of an orphan who ventures out with hope on a journey along with Jingles, her ever devoted companion. They encounter woodland creatures, menacing ravens, happy villagers, sweet confections, icy crystals, sparkling lights and more! Come experience the wonder of Christmas and the joy of a wish come true!

There will be a short craft following the Skating performance. The craft requires a RESERVATION, but the performance by the Skating School of Huntsville does not. Contact Ms Maggie at mallen@hmcpl.org for more info! Read more about Jr Readers: Skating School of Huntsville Presents Ava's One Wish

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Saturday Family Story Time (Madison)

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Repeats every 2 weeks every Saturday until Sat Aug 22 2015 .
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 10:00am
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Can't come to story time during the week? No problem! Join Ms. Teresa for a special Saturday story time on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month at the Madison Library. Read more about Saturday Family Story Time (Madison)

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Saturday Family Story Time (Madison)

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Repeats every 2 weeks every Saturday until Sat May 23 2015 .
Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 10:00am
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 10:00am
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Can't come to story time during the week? No problem! Join Ms. Teresa for a special Saturday story time on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month at the Madison Library. Read more about Saturday Family Story Time (Madison)

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