All HMCPL locations will be closed Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. Additionally, the Downtown Huntsville Library will be closed on Tuesday, May 30, for elevator construction. All other branches will open as scheduled on May 30.

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Required reading lists

If a school in Madison County has a required summer reading list, we'll post it here. If yours isn't listed, send it to and we'll post it here!

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools and Junior Highs

  • Huntsville city middle school
  • Madison city
  • Randolph School
  • Sparkman Middle:
    • 6th grade: Rules by Cynthia Lord
    • 7th grade: The True Confesssion of Charlotte Doyle by Ruth E. Avi
    • 8th grade: Freath the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick

High Schools