In Special Collections, we get donations of all shapes and sizes. Books, papers, artifacts – they all come to us, and we make them available for researchers. Sometimes, though, it is the things we don’t get to keep that really intrigue us.
It is officially spring in the Tennessee Valley. While some of us are still sneezing and wheezing from the explosion of pollen, it isn't enough to keep us from enjoying the beautiful weather. In April, we are celebrating spring with some great programming. Check out what is happening at your local library this month:
April 1• 5:30 p.m.
Gurley Public Library
Beautiful Bookmarks ... come be creative in making a beautiful bookmark in April!
Our April Librarian Book Club pick is "The Affairs of the Falcons" by Melissa Rivero.
Release Date: April 2, 2019
An Anticipated Book of 2019 from:
Southern Living * Buzzfeed * The Huffington Post * Bustle * Fierce * Hip Latina * Ms. Magazine * Alma * The Rumpus
A stunning debut novel about a young undocumented Peruvian woman fighting to keep her family afloat in New York City.
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.
The next installment in Marvel's Cinematic Universe, Captain Marvel, just hit theaters recently and DC has its next release with Shazam set to come out in early April, but beyond being comic book movies from rival publishers do they have anything else in common? Strangely enough, their stories are linked in a tale that begins back in the 1940's.
In the beginning (1940's-1960's)