This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. The library will look at "the war to end war," as H.G. Wells dubbed it, through historical documents, films, and television productions.

Joshilyn Jackson, bestselling author of “Gods in Alabama,” “Backseat Saints” and more, is the guest speaker for Vive le Livre 2014, the Huntsville Library Foundation’s annual fundraiser to support the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.

The Maple Hill Band is the next performer in the Tuesday Evening Concerts @ the Library series. Hear this local group on August 5 at 6 p.m. in the Atrium of the Downtown Huntsville Branch.

Classically trained Chinese watercolor artist Caroline Wang shows how to incorporporate Chinese calligraphy into watercolor paintings and apply it into many art forms. 

Local artist Cynthia Massey Parsons loves the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library so much that she's expressed her feelings through her art.

Improve your money savvy and investing know-how through our Mind Your Money program for beginning investors.

The Special Collections department at the Downtown Huntsville Library can help you dig up your family history.

From wearable art to romantic expressions, you'll find lots to love in our crafting classes for adults.

Gorgeous quilts created by members of the Rocket City Modern Quilt Guild are on view in the Atrium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library downtown. They're for sale with 50 percent of the proceeds benefitting the library.

Harvey Cotten discusses lawns, weeds, bugs, pruning, planting, composting with lots of time for questions on Sunday, August 10, at 2 p.m.

We’re taking a seriously scientific approach to Summer Reading 2014, but there's still fun for all ages at all 12 library branches. Sign up today for Fizz, Boom, READ! for kids, Spark a Reaction for teens, and Literary Elements for adults.

Care to help us keep our books in order – plus our CDs, DVDs, etc? We’re launching a new volunteer program, Adopt-a-Shelf, aimed at keeping our materials in top display shape for our patrons.

You want to check out that new e-book at the library, but you don’t have an e-reader. No problem. Now you can check out the e-reader, too.

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Check out our crafting events for children and teens at our branches.

Hear local attorney Robert Bailey discuss his new legal thriller, The Professor, on Tuesday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library, 915 Monroe St.

The Bailey Cove Library celebrates "Star Wars" and the world of Harry Potter as Summer Reading fun winds down.

Got your driver’s license? No, then check out this free online resource to study for your driving permit or review Alabama’s traffic laws and regulations.