Explore your world in May!

  • Posted on: 30 April 2019
  • By: Melanie Thornton

We are celebrating the great outdoors during the month of May at our 12 locations! We have partnered with the Land Trust of North Alabama to bring you some great books on the outdoors, as well as some great programs. Check out one of these events, coming to you this month! For our full event calendar, please visit here.

Madison Spring Movie Series

May 3 and 17 · Sunset

Madison Public Library

Join us for a free movie on our patio! May 3- Captain Underpants; May 17- Shrek.


May Crafterwork – Painted Flower Pots

May 6 · 6:00 p.m.

Madison Public Library

Paint a small flower pot to brighten up your indoor or outdoor space and celebrate the return of beautiful weather to Alabama!


A History of Huntsville's Hotels and Motels

May 9 6:00 p.m.

Downtown Huntsville LIbrary 

Special Collections- Third Floor

Special Collections staff member Thomas Hutchens will talk about the history of hotels and motels in Huntsville, beginning with the historic Green Bottom Inn.


Joe Cuhaj - Best Dog Hikes – Alabama

May 11 · 10:00 a.m.

Bailey Cove Branch Library

Joe Cuhaj will speak about his new book "Best Dog Hikes-Alabama". If weather and time allow, we may visit the South Huntsville Dog Park with Joe.


Paint Happy Trees and Scenery

May 11 · 1:00 p.m.

Bailey Cove Branch Library

You have seen the Happy Trees on TV! Come make your own painting using the same easy skills!


Summer Concert Series

May 14 and 28 · 6:00 p.m.

Downtown Huntsville Library

Join the Downtown Huntsville Library for our returning Summer Concert Series. Every other Tuesday at 6pm from May to September. 5/14 In the Mood Big Band


Visit Madison’s Greenway Trails with Madison Parks & Recreation

May 15 · 6:30 p.m.

Madison Public Library

Join Madison City Parks & Rec as they highlight the area’s beautiful Greenway trails.


Passport Phillipines

May 18 · 1:00 p.m.

Madison Public Library

Learn about Philippine customs, traditions, and history, watch folk dance performances and a Philippine native attire fashion show, and participate in food sampling!


Paint Along with Cynthia Parsons

May 25 · 10:00 a.m.

Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope

Join Cynthia Parsons to paint a pot of geraniums & a nearby watering can. Space is limited. Call now 256-723-2995.


Adult Crafts

May 28 · 6:00 p.m.

Tillman D. Hill Public Library of Hazel Green

Create a tin can planter and other spring crafts.