Give local teachers a boost at your local library!
The Bailey Cove, Madison, Main and Monrovia branches of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library are supporting Free2Teach, a charitable organization dedicated to providing FREE classroom supplies to the teachers in our community.
Free2Teach needs seven core items -- pencils, pens, crayons, washable markers, glue sticks, copy paper, and loose-leaf paper -- along with other basic classroom supplies, such as construction paper, notebooks, rulers, scissors, highlighters, books, and backpacks. Read more about Support Free2Teach
John Pruett, retired sports editor and columnist for The Huntsville Times, will talk about the integration of football programs in the 1970s during the closing event of Community Read 2012: A Gathering of Old Men on Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library. Read more about Integration and Football
The Bailey Cove Library presents Heather's Hints, a free Couponing 101 Class, on Monday, March 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library.
The class offers two hours of hands-on couponing with blogger and couponing wizard, Heather McIngvale, founder of "Heather's Hints." She will lead participants through the basics of couponing: meal planning, grocery lists, stockpiling, match-ups, stacking, inserts, ads and more. Learn store by store rules and instructions: Kroger, Publix, Walmart, Walgreens, and CVS. Read more about Cut Costs with Coupons
Join the Bailey Cove Library to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Girl Scouts of America, our community partners, at a birthday party on Monday, March 12, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the library. Read more about Happy 100th, Girl Scouts!
The Friends of the Showers Center Library will hold the second annual Walk-A-Thon fundraiser on Saturday, April 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Richard Showers Center, 4600 Blue Spring Road.
You may register on the day of the event for the one-hour walk, which will be held on the track behind the center. If it rains, the walk will be held inside the center. The Friends group will also hold a membership drive that day. For more information, call the Showers Center Library at 256-851-7492. Read more about Showers Center Second Annual Walk-A-Thon