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New hours at Monrovia!

Beginning Monday, October 10 Monrovia Library will have new, expanded hours!

To better serve our patrons, the HMCPL Monrovia Branch Library is proud to announce new expanded hours of operation!

  • Mondays 10:00-6:00
  • Tuesdays 10:00-8:00*
  • Wednesdays 10:00-6:00*
  • Thursdays 10:00-6:00
  • Fridays 10:00-5:00
  • Saturdays 10:00-5:00*

*Represents new or expanded hours!

We're really excited about these changes, and looking forward to spending more time with you! Read more about New hours at Monrovia!

Teen Holiday Bake-offs!

Teens!  Put your baking skills to the test with Holiday Bake-offs at Madison and Bailey Cove!

Cookies and Cakes and Holiday Goodness!

Find out who is the best cook with this Teen Holiday Bake-Off event!    Bring your favorite dish and compete with other teens for the best cook honors!

 

  • November 15, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Madison Branch Library
     
  • November 22, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Bailey Cove Branch Library

Madison Holiday Party!

A winter wonderland of stories and song.  Hot cocoa, cookies, carols, and gifts await you on December 15! Read more about Madison Holiday Party!

Search & Rescue

Explore the science behind Search and Rescue with Youth Services on October 18!

 

The Main Library Youth Services will be hosting a special edition of the Super Duper Science Club, The Science Behind Search & Rescue.  

Come out and meet the search and rescue dogs from SARtec!    Learn how Search and Rescue Dogs find people, how are they trained, and what to do if you're lost!   The search dogs and their handlers from SARTec will be on hand to explain and answer any questions you might have. Read more about Search & Rescue

Friends only book sale at Main

The members of Friends of the Library are invited to a 50% OFF FALLING LEAVES SALE on Saturday, October 15, held in the Friends Book Store in the Main Library from 10 am until 4 pm. 

All proceeds from the FOL Book Store and the FOL book sales go directly to the Huntsville Madison County Public Library System.

 

Not a Friend member yet?  You can join and help support your local branch! Read more about Friends only book sale at Main

Rocket City Rock & Soul: Huntsville Musicians Remember the 1960s

Join us November 15 at the Main Branch for this author event and book signing!

On November 15, 6:00pm Huntsville author, Jane DeNeefe, will discuss and read excerpts from her new book, Rocket City Soul: Huntsville Musicians Remember the 1960s in the HMCPL Main Branch Atrium. 

Music will be provided by Ivy Joe Milan and Jim Cavender and special guests, performing some of Huntsville’s musical greats from the 50s through the present.  Copies will be on sale at the event at $20 each, and books will be available online and in book stores beginning November 2.

 

  Read more about Rocket City Rock & Soul: Huntsville Musicians Remember the 1960s

ARTucopia

Celebrate the kickoff to National Arts & Humanities Month with the Huntsville Art Council and HMCPL's ARTucopia October 1

Come out and celebrate the kickoff to ARTucpoia:  Huntsville's Month of Plenty!

A partnership between Huntsville-Madison County Public Library and The Arts Council, Inc.

Lowe Mill Arts Center

Saturday, October 1, 2011

9am-12pm

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

9am – SPACE Sculpture Tour Recycled Art Project

10am – Panoply’s Homegrown Talent FINALS Read more about ARTucopia

Download eBooks for your KINDLE!

Now Kindle users can download their favorite titles in the HMCPL Digital Library!

 

In addition to the eReaders already supported via your HMCPL Digital Library, now Kindle users can also download their favorite titles!

HMCPL's ebook download service, OverDrive, is happy to bring Amazon® Kindle compatibility within the HMCPL eBook collection.  This update, allows most existing eBooks in the HMCPL s collection to be read on all Kindle devices or by using free Kindle apps for iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ and other mobile devices. Read more about Download eBooks for your KINDLE!

Non-Profit 201 Mini Conference

A half day workshop for non-profit professionals & entrepreneurs Friday, October 14 

Join us at the HMCPL Main Branch Library for Non-Profit 201!

Non-Profit 201 was designed based on input from attendees at "Non-Profit 101" in spring, 2011. This half-day workshop provides more information about the nuts and bolts of non-profit management. Both current non-profit professionals and individuals thinking of starting a non-profit will benefit from hearing these dynamic speakers. Read more about Non-Profit 201 Mini Conference

TEEN Read Week!

We've got tons of fun in store for you at your local branch! Check out all the cool activities! Read more about TEEN Read Week!

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