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A toast! To murder...

The main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library launches the new Murder at Main Mystery Book Club on Thursday, May 22, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wine Cellar, 2304 Whitesburg Drive. Read more about A toast! To murder...

Madison Friends Spring Book Sale

Stock up on great reads for those hot summer months at the Madison Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale: May 15-18. Read more about Madison Friends Spring Book Sale

Summer Reading 2014

We’re taking a seriously scientific approach to Summer Reading 2014, but there's still fun for all ages at all 12 library branches. Read more about Summer Reading 2014

New Hope Quilt Show

Learn about the history of quilts and their modern incarnations during “Quilts Then and Now,” a show sponsored by the New Hope Friends of the Library, on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m. Read more about New Hope Quilt Show

StoryCorps listening party

Hear some of the personal histories saved during the recent StoryCorps recording sessions at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Read more about StoryCorps listening party

Health insurance assistance

Volunteers with Bama Covered will be at the Main Library on Monday, March 31, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. to help people sign up for health insurance in accordance with the Affordable Care Act. Read more about Health insurance assistance

Meet the Author: Greg Iles

New York Times #1 best-selling author Greg Iles will talk about his latest novel, Natchez Burning, on Tuesday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m. Read more about Meet the Author: Greg Iles

The Amazing Hubble Telescope

Learn about the wonders of THE AMAZING HUBBLE TELESCOPE from Max Rosenthal, one of the former managers of the Hubble Space Telescope, at the final Hertha Heller Forum of 2014 on Sunday, March 23, a Read more about The Amazing Hubble Telescope

Koha, FOSS, and what that means to you

So, where is HMCPL headed with this new catalog upgrade to Koha? Why are we making this change?

Let’s talk a little philosophy here. No, not Aristotle, but computers. We’re taking a big leap with a major FOSS package, and I thought I’d take a few minutes to explain what that means, and why that’s good for you, our patrons.

FOSS. It's a short acronym, for a big concept. Read more about Koha, FOSS, and what that means to you

Book-Lovers Meetup at Straight to Ale Brewery

Can’t stop talking about books? You're not alone. Meet like-minded book-lovers for a stimulating night of literary games & activities on Tuesday, April 15, at 6 p.m. Read more about Book-Lovers Meetup at Straight to Ale Brewery

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