It's that time of year again - the biggest award for the comics and graphic novel community is here! Every year in June the nominees are announced with the winners presented at San Diego Comic Con, the largest and most well known comic book convention in North America. Below I've listed the titles we currently have available for checkout currently in our collection along with the categories they were nominated for with the winners highlighted, and you can check out the complete list of nominees on the official website.
In Alabama, August means back to school! Whether it's pre-K or post-grad, and everything in between, HMCPL has what you need to make it a success. Find resources for:
- Study guides
- College test prep
- Foreign language learning
- Makerspace Studios
Library Board of Directors Hires Cindy Hewitt to lead the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library System
The Board of Directors for the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library (HMCPL) voted during its July meeting to hire Cindy Hewitt to lead the 10-branch library system as the new Executive Director. Hewitt has been the Interim Executive Director since October 2020, when Laurel Best retired after 12 years.
More Hoopla Summer Drive-in Double Features
Hoopla offers stacks and stacks of flicks for anyone who wants to spend a couple hours watching weird movies. Grab your popcorn, candy and soda. The show is about to begin! (Please remember, Hoopla does not offer “double feature” options. I am just putting two films together. Each film you select counts as a borrow.) Happy hunting as you deep dive into the titles Hoopla offers.
Nature Run Amuck!
Even More Hoopla Summer Drive-in Double Features
The longer I am on here looking for some movies to talk about, the more movies I find to talk about. Don’t let the summer heat get you down, cool off with a couple of films and a sparkling cold soda. Here are ten more double feature shows that I’ve put together. (Please remember that Hoopla does not offer a “double feature” option and each movie you select counts as one of your five monthly borrows.) offers.
Let’s Hit the Beach!
Hoopla Summer Drive-in Double Features
Cinema Documentaries on Hoopla
Personally, the only thing as enjoyable as watching movies is watching documentaries about movies. Hoopla offers thousands of documentaries. These are some I found that cover different aspects of cinema. (All write-ups are courtesy Hoopla.)
By now might have seen WandaVision, or certainly seen the Agatha memes making their rounds on the internet. WandVision is one of the latest installments in the MCU (along with The Falcon & The Winter Soldier) released on the streaming service Disney Plus, taking place after the events of Avengers: End Game and following the Scarlet Witch and featuring some familiar faces and lots of nods to the original source material. Below I've put together a list of some relevant titles available in the catalog and online through Hoopla to further your witchy cravings if you're still looking for more after binging the series:
With adult summer reading, you don't HAVE to read these books, you GET to read them! We guarantee an A+.
Get the quick list here or click on the links below.
We know all about the Mercury Seven astronauts, but what about the women they left Earthbound? This enthralling biography of the "Astronaut wives" brings to light the real lives, struggles, and heartache that shadowed the Life magazine covers, White House visits, and star turns. The Astronaut Wives Club should be a part of any reading about America's Space Race.