All branches of the HMCPL will be closed on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day

Skip To Main Content

cdaniels's blog


Huntsville Hospital Mobile Medical Unit will offer free flu shots for adults and children ages nine and above. 

They will also offer free health screenings for diabetes, heart disease, cholesterol and more.

Health screening results are reported to the patient onsite. All test results are completely confidential.

* Monday • November 10 • 9:30 -12 noon *

Main Branch Library • 915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Chris Daniels  at 256-532-5993.


How to Do Things: Beaded Snowflake Earrings

Tuesday January 13, 2015, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Main Library, Second Floor Events Room

Maximum number of (adult and youth ages 14 and up) students:  10.

Leader:  Leslie Malakowsky, member Huntsville Bead Society

Supply fee:  $3.50, required at registration by January 2, 2015

For details, call Chris Daniels 532-5993

Make a pair of beaded snowflake earrings!

Roadmap to Saving and Investing

Roadmap to Saving and Investing

Navigate your way through the Roadmap to Saving and Investing with this interactive map from

Order a FREE Financial Foundations Toolkit from

Remember when you made that promise to yourself to get a better handle on your finances this year?  Well April is the perfect time to reassess your progress on your money goals as part of Financial Literacy Month.

Order our FREE Financial Foundations Toolkit to from ( get the advice and confidence you need to make sound money decisions. This toolkit will teach you:

    How to save for college or retirement when money is tight

Report: Nearly 63 percent of Alabama households have almost no emergency savings (poll)

A recent report by the nonprofit Corporation for Enterprise Development in Washington, D.C. says 62.7 percent of Alabama households are financially insecure.

Morningstar Announced 2013 U.S. Fund Manager of the Year Awards

Morningstar announced the nominees for its 2013 U.S. Fund Manager of the Year awards. The
awards acknowledge managers who not only delivered impressive performance in 2013,
but who have also delivered excellent long-term risk-adjusted returns, and have been
good stewards of fund shareholders' capital. To recognize outstanding fund managers
each year, Morningstar selects leaders in five strategies: domestic stock,
international stock, fixed income, alternatives, and allocation.

For the winners and related article to go:

My Money Five  is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. The website has several special features including My Money FiveMy Money Five discusses making the most of your money by starting with five building blocks for managing and growing your money. is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from more than 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.  One featured article titled My Money Five is summarized below.

Public Library Association Financial Literacy Resources

The Public Library Association website has a Professional Tools feature which includes various links to resources for librarians and patrons including a financial literacy section.  The link is below.