Youth Craft Programs

Check out our crafting events for children and teens at our branches.







Junior Readers

laughing while being shot

Every Tuesday, join Ms Maggie for jokes, madlibs, stories, and crafts. This storytime is intended for K-2nd grades. Contact Ms Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org or 256-461-0046 for more info.

Mad Scientists

At on next meeting on Thursday, April 10th @ 4pm, we'll explore density just like Shakespeare would have - with glittery fairy jars. 
RSVP required.
For more information contact Miss Maggie (mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org) or 256-461-0046

Nonfiction Connection

Each month at our Nonfiction Connection meetings, school age children (K-5th grades) are invited to explore a different subject each month with books, activities & crafts. Our next session will be on Monday, April 14th @ 4pm.
RSVP required.
For more information contact Miss Teresa (tallison [at] hmcpl [dot] org) or 256-461-0046

Garden Rangers

Attention school age kids! Want to help out in the garden and learn at the same time? On Monday, April 21st, join us for a very special Garden Rangers where we'll celebrate our beautiful planet! Toddlers & Preschoolers can join us from 3-4pm for planting and a take home craft. 
Garden Rangers (K-5th grades) will meet from 4-5pm to compost, plant, and work on a special take home project. 
RSVP required, and please bring hand shovels, gloves etc from home (if possible!)
For more information contact Miss Maggie (mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org) or 256-461-0046



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Young aspiring writers will have the opportunity to gather with other wordy teens to share their pieces, complete writing challenges, and expand their wordsmith abilities. Writers are encouraged to bring pieces they’ve already written. Our next meeting will be on Thursday, February 6th @ 5pm. RSVP required. For more information contact Miss Doom (rdoom [at] hmcpl [dot] org) or 256-461-0046

Fueled Art

Get your fix: coffee and hot beverages await as sound cocoons you. Delve into new creative projects each month as Maggie guides a new painting theme. On Tuesday, April 15th @ 5:30pm let your artistic soul be inspired by the words (quotes provided) of Williams Shakespeare
RSVP required.
For more information contact Miss Maggie (mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org) or 256-461-0046

Pinterest Passion

On April 22nd, Tuesday @ 6pm, we’ll create little people out of corks and wire of which even the bard himself would approve. 
RSVP required. 
For more information contact Miss Maggie (mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] org) or 256-461-0046


Journey to the Madison library on the 4th Thursday of the month at 5:00 and join us in a monthly teenkering craft!
RSVP is required.
To reserve your spot, email Doom at rdoom [at] hmcpl [dot] org or call 256-461-0046.

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Supernova Science Club

Join Ms. Haley each week for an exciting, hands-on science experiment and investigation. The science club meets on Thursdays at 4pm. Click HERE for a schedule of experiments.  For more information email Ms. Haley at handerson [at] hmcpl [dot] org!


Totes with Quotes - Tweens/Teens

Monday • April 21 • 4:00-5:00pm

Tweens and Teens ages 10-18 can decorate a tote bag with a quote from one of Shakespeare’s famous plays using fabric paint.

This program is sponsored by the Community Read, and is free.
However, registration is required and is on a first-come-first-served basis, space is limited to 15 slots.
Registration opens April 1.

To sign up, email Haley Whaley at hwhaley [at] hmcpl [dot] org or call 256-881-5620.

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Tillman Hill