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.



February 2 • 10:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Madison Public Library

Why have just a Saturday when you can have a CATURDAY? Celebrate all things cat with special guests Madison Animal Rescue Foundation (MARF) and Therapy Partners. We'll start the day with a cat-themed family storytime at 10:30 a.m. in the auditorium. Then we'll head to the program room to see some feline friends from MARF until 2:00 p.m.   Teens can join Ms Nora for Caturday Crafternoon (think hats for cats and more!) in the Studio from 2:00-4:00 p.m.  At 3:00 p.m. we'll have Chico the therapy cat and her owner Cheri come tell us all about Therapy Partners and what they do for our community. Enjoy a variety of cat activities and displays throughout the day  It would be a cat-astrophe to miss! Donations to MARF of kitten food and cat litter appreciated.  


Gurley Family Craft Night

February 4 • 5:30 p.m.

Gurley Public Library

Valentine Mason Jars ... come be creative in painting sweet hearts and stripe designs on mason jars.


Valentine’s Day Cards

February 6 • 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope

Young and old alike are welcome to join us to make your sweetie a card for Valentine’s Day! Supplies provided.


Teen Night: Valentine’s Day Cards

February 7 • 6:00 p.m.

Downtown Huntsville Library

Get creative and make some unique Valentine's Day cards for the special ones in your life! All supplies will be provided for free, but feel free to bring some special supplies from home you'd like to use.


Once Upon a Winter’s Night

February 8 • 6:00 p.m.

Madison Public Library

Join us for a special family-friendly after-hours event at the Madison Public Library. We’ll celebrate fairytales through puppet shows, games, crafts, music, and more! Meet real princesses and learn fun dances. Pajamas and fairytale garb encouraged.


Adult Valentine's Crafts and Treats

February 9 • 2:00 p.m.

Tillman D. Hill Public Library of Hazel Green


I Love Books Puppet Show

February 11 • 4:00 p.m.

Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library

Join our puppet pals for fun stories, rhymes, songs, and a simple craft.


Make Your Own Valentine’s Box

February 12 • 4:30

Tillman D. Hill Public Library of Hazel Green

Decorate your own box to receive Valentine’s and treats in.


Valentine’s Puppet Show

February 13  • 10:30 a.m.

Bailey Cove Branch Library

Join us for a fun puppet show just in time for Valentine's Day. There will be puppets, stories, songs, and crafts.


Children's Valentine Party

February 14 • 4:30 p.m.

Tillman D. Hill Public Library of Hazel Green


Free Family Movie Night: Smallfoot

February 16  • 4:00 p.m.

Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope

Free showing of Smallfoot on our projector screen. We will be serving water and popcorn.


Flower Seed 

February 19 • 1:00 p.m.

Bailey Cove Branch Library 

In February our thoughts turn towards warmer weather approaching.  Seed Balls that will spread flowers native to Alabama are a wonderful way to get Spring started. Join us to make a few seed balls to take home to your own gardens.


Book Bash: Arthur

February 26  • 6:00 p.m.

Madison Public Library

As we anticipate our author visit from Marc Brown, we'll celebrate all things Arthur through activities, games and a snack. Note: this event is on both Thursday, February 14 at 4.p.m. and  on Tuesday, February 26 at 6 p.m. Please choose the date that works best for you.