All HMCPL branches will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving.

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Introducing our new website

Welcome to our updated website. We've now had a website serving Madison County for over 15 years, this is our second major upgrade to that site, and third new website in the past 2 years.
Some of the great new features we're introducing with this new site include:

How to Do Things: Apply Chinese Calligraphy into Watercolor Paintings

Supplies fee $5, required at pre-registration, before August 14.
Class size: 12, ages 16+.

Classically trained Chinese watercolor artist Caroline Wang shows how to incorporporate Chinese calligraphy into watercolor paintings and apply it into many art forms.  Especially recommended for students with at least basic watercolor background, although all are welcome.  All supplies will be included.

Tuesday * August 26 * 6:30-8pm
Second floor events room* Main Branch Library
915 Monroe Street.

Fizz! Boom! STEAM! Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

Join us in kicking off Summer Reading at the Main Branch with Fizz! Boom! STEAM!, a celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Our guests Mind Gear, Tennessee Valley LEGO Club, Earth Fare, and more will have interactive stations and demos for children and their families to enjoy. Don't forget to grab your Summer Reading kit while you're here! For more information please call Annie Matthys at 256-532-5982.

Take the DMZ Download Challenge!

Download ebooks, audiobooks, and movies from the library in June, and you can help us offer more great digital content for you.

A toast! To murder...

The main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library launches the new Murder at Main Mystery Book Club on Thursday, May 22, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Wine Cellar, 2304 Whitesburg Drive.

Madison Friends Spring Book Sale

Stock up on great reads for those hot summer months at the Madison Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale: May 15-18.

Roadmap to Saving and Investing

Roadmap to Saving and Investing

Navigate your way through the Roadmap to Saving and Investing with this interactive map from Investor.gov

Summer Reading 2014

We’re taking a seriously scientific approach to Summer Reading 2014, but there's still fun for all ages at all 12 library branches.

Tween Hour

Tweens & Teens ages 11-17 can join Ms. Haley every Wednesday @ 2:00pm for a special program or event. All events are free and supplies are provided. See schedule below for details. Check back often for updates.

June 4 - Upcycled Magazine Art: We'll use magazine strips to make colorful silhouettes.

June 11 - Life Size "Life": Join us and play a life size version of the Game of Life.

June 18 - Friendship bracelets: You will learn how to make simple, stylish friendship bracelets.

Order a FREE Financial Foundations Toolkit from USA.gov

Remember when you made that promise to yourself to get a better handle on your finances this year?  Well April is the perfect time to reassess your progress on your money goals as part of Financial Literacy Month.

Order our FREE Financial Foundations Toolkit to from USA.gov (http://promotions.usa.gov/financial-literacy.html) get the advice and confidence you need to make sound money decisions. This toolkit will teach you:

    How to save for college or retirement when money is tight

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