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March is Reach Out to Your Neighbor Month

  • Posted on: 28 February 2019
  • By: Melanie Thornton

March is Reach Out to Your Neighbor month at your local library. We are celebrating libraries as centers of their communities this month with a list of great programs for everyone:

March Crafterwork - Rocket City Rock Painting

March 4 • 6:00 p.m.

Madison Public Library

Come meet your neighbors and paint a happy rock to spread cheer around our community. Leave your rocks around town for others to find and keep or share with others. Follow Rocket City Rocks on Facebook to see where you might find other rocks!

 

Library receives grant for STEM programming

  • Posted on: 21 February 2019
  • By: Melanie Thornton

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library received a grant from The Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). LSTA is the only federal program exclusively for libraries. It is administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). With the funds provided by the grant, the Library is providing meaningful opportunities for school-aged children and teens throughout Madison County in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Librarian Book Club for February

  • Posted on: 28 January 2019
  • By: Melanie Thornton

We are kicking off our new Librarian Book Club pick of the month. Each month, our librarians will select the "next bestseller" for you and/or your book club.

Our February selection is "Bowlaway" by Elizabeth McCracken. 

Release Date: February 5, 2019

Place a hold in our catalog.

A sweeping and enchanting new novel from the widely beloved, award-winning author Elizabeth McCracken about three generations of an unconventional New England family who own and operate a candlepin bowling alley

February is Love your Library Month

  • Posted on: 25 January 2019
  • By: Melanie Thornton

February is Love your Library Month. Show your library some love by visiting during the month of February!

International Book Giving Day

February 1 -13

Bailey Cove Branch Library

Help Local Children Love Books by donating new or gently used children’s books at the Bailey Cove library to be given to a local organization that supports children and learning.

 

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Start your New Year at the Library!

  • Posted on: 2 January 2019
  • By: Melanie Thornton

Happy New Year! This is the time of year where we reflect on our goals and aspirations and resolve to make changes. A great place to start is the library! Whether you want to pick up a new skill, brush up on your finances, or read up on health and meditation, your local branch has something for you. Welcome to Self-Improvement Month at the Huntsville Madison County Public Library!

Improve Yourself at Bailey Cove

Fridays in January at 11:00 am

Bailey Cove Branch Library

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