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Triangle Loom Weaving at Madison

Learn to weave on a triangle frame loom with continuous thread, and how to finish and join the triangles at the HMCPL Madison Branch on Sept 30, 9AM-3PM. 

This workshop will use a 36” loom to make a child’s shawl or adult scarf and a fashion show of scarves, shawls, ruanas and ponchos to give you ideas.  You’ll learn how to make your own triangle looms in various sizes.  No weaving experience is required. Sign-up required online or by phone. $8 materials fee due day of the workshop. Read more about Triangle Loom Weaving at Madison

Teacher, Teacher -- Grantseeker

A special Lunch & Learn session for educators on September 14th from 12PM-1PM at the Main Branch Library

Educational funding is a tough topic, making the grant writing topic a very important one for teachers looking for ways to enrich their curriculum.  

In this Lunch & Learn session, Mary Moore will discuss ways educators can search for grant opportunities, provide tips for effective grantseeking, and share information about current grants and education-friendly foundations. This concise one hour class is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Read more about Teacher, Teacher -- Grantseeker

Look What Wii Can Do!

Drop by the Eleanor E. Murphy Library to try out the Wii Bowling on the Wii Nintendo System Sept 12 Read more about Look What Wii Can Do!

Basket Weaving at Bailey Cove!


Learn to weave and create your own basket at this six-hour basket weaving workshop on Saturday, September 17 from 9am- 3pm.  

The workshop is open to all skill levels, with beginners weaving a simple basket with round reed, and experienced basketmakers making a Cherokee double-wall basket. 

Basket making is wet work, so wear some old clothes and bring a towel!  The leader will bring all the tools and other supplies you’ll need to use during the workshop.    Bring a sack lunch to enjoy with the group! Read more about Basket Weaving at Bailey Cove!

Bailey Cove Friends Booksale

Pick up some new items for your home collection on September 10-11 during regular library hours! 

The Friends of the Bailey Cove library will be hosting a two-day Super Book Sale at the HMCPL Bailey Cove Branch.   Most items will be just 25 cents! Bestsellers only $1!   Selection includes hardback and paperback fiction, non-fiction, children’s, and audiobooks. Read more about Bailey Cove Friends Booksale

Digital Madison

Join us for another Digital Madison session September 7 at Madison Read more about Digital Madison

Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Main

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with HMCPL’s special programming at the Main Branch!   Read more about Hispanic Heritage Celebration at Main

Little Learners' Workshops at Main

Kiwanis Little Learners Worshop Series for children ages 1-3 and caregivers at the Main branch begins September 30th.  Registration is now open! Read more about Little Learners' Workshops at Main

HMCPL at the Roller Derby


Get $2 off admission to the Dixie Derby Girls Roller Derby on August 27 with your HMCPL Library Card!   Read more about HMCPL at the Roller Derby

Author Luncheon with Keith Thomson

Meet the talented Keith Thomson, author of Once a Spy and Twice a Spy on August 26 at Main


The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is pleased to welcome Keith Thomson, author of Once a Spy and Twice a Spy on Friday, August 26, 2011 at 12:30pm for a special author luncheon.    Tickets are $15, and include box lunch, drink, and door prizes.  Registration is available at http://store.hmcpl.org/tickets/genres2011/luncheon Read more about Author Luncheon with Keith Thomson