I am here to lay some truth on you about how a tired parent reads to her child at the end of a long day. Sometimes when your day is 8 hours of work, meal prep x 3, drinking 64 ounces of water, and attempting those recommended 10,000 steps, you have nothing left in you except lots of water. The library has two library digital resources, Hoopla Digital and BookFlix, that will help you reclaim your time and supplement your bedtime ritual with an entertaining story.
Connie Chow's blog
Being at home during the stay at home order means many of our routines have changed. Gyms are closed, and we may be sitting for even longer periods of time working from home, bingeing television shows, and helping kids with their school work. Whether you are looking to feel physically and mentally fit or trying to keep off the quarantine fifteen, these free resources for a variety of fitness levels are accessible from home any time of day.
March is Reach Out to Your Neighbor Month and throughout the Huntsville-Madison County Library system we aim to be a steady source of information and resources for our neighboring communities.
At the Downtown Huntsville Library, due to our centralized location and numerous services, we serve a diverse patron base. Patrons experiencing homelessness utilize our branch’s services often. Our free public computers, free Wi-Fi, and plentiful reading materials are available to them during their visits to the library. We also offer a free phone in our patron lounge that may be used for short outgoing calls.
Each community has its unique cultural makeup. Some groups may be just arriving, and others may have lived in the area for decades. An example of this is the Mississippi Delta Chinese who migrated to the Mississippi River Delta over a century ago and prospered in the region by operating small grocery stores. The population grew as relatives of early migrants also joined them. Their existence in Mississippi led to a mixture of both Chinese and Southern culture that can be seen in the cuisine and Southern accents of the Chinese who hail from that area.