Hear some of the personal histories saved during the recent StoryCorps recording sessions at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. WLRH will host a StoryCorp listening party on Thursday, April 3, starting at 5 p.m. at the Main Library downtown.
Share your own stories during "Pass the Recorder" sessions before and after the StoryCorps presentation. A reception with treats from KaffeeKlatsch and Dinner By Design starts at 5:30 p.m., and the StoryCorps presentation begins at 6 p.m. Read more about StoryCorps listening party
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, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown.
The next Friends of the Library Hertha Heller Forum presents Lowell Zoller discussing "Restless Alabama," an explanation of the geological history and formation of what is now Alabama. The program will be Sunday, February 23, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown.
He will give special attention to the limestone understructure, earthquakes and sinkholes. Mr. Zoller retired from Marshall Space Flight Center after 35 years. At retirement he was Associate Director of Science and Engineering. Read more about Restless Alabama
Celebrate Black History Month with music at Tuesday Evening Concerts @ The Library. Ivy Joe Milan & Jim Cavender and an All-Star Band will perform selections from Ivy Joe’s new CD on Tuesday, February 25, at 6 p.m. at the Main Library.
Improve your money savvy and investing know-how through our Mind Your Money program for beginning investors.
The series focuses on such topics as savings plans, investment options, and assessing and managing risks.
We’re also giving library cardholders access to Morningstar® Investment Research Center, which offers real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Read more about Become a smarter investor
The Barnes & Noble store at Bridge Street Town Centre will hold a Bookfair on Saturday and Sunday, December 14-15, to support the Madison Public Library. A "Downton Abbey" Tea will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. as part of the festivities.
Make plans now to attend the public meeting for the Madison Public Library Expansion and Renovation Project on Thursday, November 14, 6:30 PM at Madison City Hall, 100 Hughes Road.
Madison’s consultant, Providence Associates, will present and describe characteristics of 21st Century Libraries. Citizen participants will be asked for feedback and ideas to be incorporated into the plans and recommendations that will be the end product of the several-month planning effort ending in December. Read more about Help the Madison Library grow