Teens @ HMCPL

Movers and Shakers: History Makers-- Courageous and Faithful

Each Monday in February we will present a biographical and art series based on renowned African-Americans that have influenced today's Black culture and American society.

This volume focuses on possessing the courage to fight for your dreams. Through a series of real-life stories and experiences, this documentary illustrates the great courage of African-Americans.

The program is composed of the personal stories of African-American icons that embody the meaning of the word courage and faith.  Some of those include: Nikki Giovanni, Terry McMillan, B.B. King, Harry Belafonte, Angela Davis, Dr. Alvin F. Poussaint, Ruby Dee, Rev. Al Sharpton, Kim Fields, Susan L. Taylor to name a few.

Light refreshments will be served.

Movers and Shakers: Bob Marley

Each Monday in February we will present a biographical and art series based on renowned African-Americans that have influenced today's Black culture and American society.

“Live for yourself and you will live in vain. Live for others, and you will live again.” -- Bob Marley

Come and learn more about this intriguing individual that advocated social change all the while making music to sing and dance to. Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. This documentary is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, and legend, from his early days to his rise to international superstardom. Made with the support of the Marley family, the film features rare footage, incredible performances and revelatory interviews with the people that knew him best.

PG-13

Light refreshments will be served.

Teen Night at Monrovia - Sea of Monsters Party

Celebrate all things Percy Jackson at our teen Sea of Monsters party on a special night in January. Includes a premier showing of the movie and more.  For more information contact 256-489-3392.

Snow White presented by The Alabama Youth Ballet

Alabama Youth Ballet presents a special preview of their Spring ballet, Snow White.

Jr Readers - Nutcracker on Ice

Join cast members from 'Nutcracker on Ice' for a special visit TODAY (Tuesday, November 19th @ 4pm) at the Madison Public Library. Learn about the characters, the costumes and the upcoming production.

For more info, contact Ms Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org or 256-461-0046

Teen Writer's Group December Meeting

It is a truth universally acknowledged that teens with a pen, paper and a story to tell must be in want of a writer's group. The Teen Writer's Group of the Madison Library will be holding its next meeting on Thursday, December 5th at 5:00 pm. Topic to discuss will be story planning. Young writers are encouraged to bring pieces they've already written. This is a free event, but please RSVP to Doom (rdoom [at] hmcpl [dot] org) or 256-461-0046!

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