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Library Traffic and Homecoming Parade

The Bob Jones Homecoming Parade is tonight, September 15, at 5:00. Hughes Road is closed south of Eastview. The good news is the Library on Plaza Blvd. is accessible during this time off Brown's Ferry. Go Patriots! Read more about Library Traffic and Homecoming Parade

Madison Windmill Installed!

Swing by MPL today for a preview of the newly installed Windmill in the Children's Garden. Its brightly colored petals are made from recycled metals and bring  elements of energy and motion to the garden project. Library staff and customers cheered this morning as it was anchored in the ground. Job well done! Read more about Madison Windmill Installed!

Job Club

Do you need help on any aspect of your job search? What about an opportunity to network? Let the experts from the Job Club point you in the right direction.

Herb Hayes and his team of experts are here to help you at Madison Public Library on September 28. To learn more go to the Job Club or contact Sarah Sledge at 256-461-0046 or ssledge@hmcpl.org.


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Restoring the Hope

Madison author, Minister C.L. Holley, shares his family's story detailed in his book, "The God of My Midnights." Read more about Restoring the Hope

Triangle Loom Weaving @ Madison


Did you miss out on the January class? Did you make it and want to come back for more? Now is your chance to sign up for an encore performance for Triangle Loom Weaving. The information and supply fee below are applicable to both classes. Enjoy!

Create a cozy triangle scarf to ward off the chill on those long winter nights. Read more about Triangle Loom Weaving @ Madison

Basket Weaving Comes to Madison

Make a round basket with artist Crystal Kitchens!

Learn the necessary skills to handle basket reed, start a round basket and shape it into your personal handmade creation. The finished basket is approximately 6-inches tall with a 5-inch diameter base. Colored reeds and beads provide personal flair for those wanting to express themselves. A second basket can be started if time allows.

This workshop is for beginners. No experience is required. Basket making is wet work, so wear old clothes and bring a towel. All tools and other supplies are provided. Read more about Basket Weaving Comes to Madison

September 18 Romance Author Book Discussion!

Join us at the Madison Public Library on Saturday at 10 a.m. for a Book Lovers event with special guests Peggy Webb, Bonnie Gardner and Lyn Stone.

These prolific and bestselling authors have written over a hundred romance novels covering multiple genres and subgenres, including suspense, historical, comedy, mystery, and more.  Join them for an informal discussion of the passion they all share: books! Saturday, September 18, 10-11:30 a.m. Read more about September 18 Romance Author Book Discussion!

Tap in to your Ghost of Christmas Future!

The Madison Friends of the Library invite you to spend an evening with the great-great grandson of Charles Dickens. Read more about Tap in to your Ghost of Christmas Future!