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Fizz! Boom! STEAM! Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

Join us in kicking off Summer Reading at the Main Branch with Fizz! Boom! STEAM!, a celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Our guests Mind Gear, Tennessee Valley LEGO Club, Earth Fare, and more will have interactive stations and demos for children and their families to enjoy. Don't forget to grab your Summer Reading kit while you're here! For more information please call Annie Matthys at 256-532-5982. Read more about Fizz! Boom! STEAM! Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

Wizard Rock Show Featuring Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley

Ready to rock Hogwarts-style? Nationally-known Wizard Rock bands Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley will play their Potter-inspired ballads to the literary masses at the Main Branch. Food trucks will be onsite to fuel the epic rock frenzy! Party at the library! For more information, please call Annie Matthys at 256-532-5982. Read more about Wizard Rock Show Featuring Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley

Wizard Rock Show Featuring Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley

Ready to rock Hogwarts-style? Nationally-known Wizard Rock bands Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley will play their Potter-inspired ballads to the literary masses at the Main Branch. Food trucks will be onsite to fuel the epic rock frenzy! Party at the library! Read more about Wizard Rock Show Featuring Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley

Wizard Rock Show Featuring Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley

Ready to rock Hogwarts-style? Nationally-known Wizard Rock bands Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley will play their Potter-inspired ballads to the literary masses at the Main Branch. Food trucks will be onsite to fuel the epic rock frenzy! Party at the library! Read more about Wizard Rock Show Featuring Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley

Wizard Rock Show Featuring Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley

Ready to rock Hogwarts-style? Nationally-known Wizard Rock bands Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley will play their Potter-inspired ballads to the literary masses at the Main Branch. Food trucks will be onsite to fuel the epic rock frenzy! Party at the library! Read more about Wizard Rock Show Featuring Tonks & The Aurors and Justin Finch-Fletchley

Recipe for Success: Kindergarten Readiness

Join Youth Services for a Recipe for Success program on Wednesday, March 21 at 11am to find out why "Kindergarten Readiness" doesn't have to be a mystery.

Join Dana Trulock, of the Military Child Education Coalition, as she discusses the things you need to know to prepare your child for Kindergarten.  This is the perfect time to plan, as you will have all summer to implement the things Dana teaches!

Where: Main Library

Who to contact: Youth Services Read more about Recipe for Success: Kindergarten Readiness

Online book club for teens

Teens: love to read? Want to meet new people? Join our online teen book club at Good Reads: http://tinyurl.com/LibraryTeens We're open to all teens who want to talk about books! Read more about Online book club for teens

Meet illustrator Harry Bliss at the Great Big Book Bash

Friday, Feb. 19 & Saturday, Feb. 20: Bring your kids to the library for a knee-slapping, laugh-out-loud funny event that will spark their creativity! Bliss is best known for his illustrations in books like A Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin and A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech. In his presentations, Mr. Bliss will explain how he turns stories into art and then he will teach you how to create your own art. Presentations are at 10:30am and 2:30pm in the Main Library auditorium. Read more about Meet illustrator Harry Bliss at the Great Big Book Bash