Acclaimed authors Rheta Grimsley Johnson and Frye Gaillard join Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Davis Raines and Nashville singer/songwriter Pamela Jackson for “Acoustic Memories: A Celebration of Southern Music and Literature” on Tuesday, July 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library.

Bring your whole family -- and your telescope, too, if you have one -- to Close Encounters Under the Stars, a family event hosted by the Tillman D. Hill Library in Hazel Green and the Gurley Library. The program will be held at Sharon Johnston Park on Tuesday, July 22, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

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.

Celebrate Southern music and literature with acclaimed authors Rheta Grimsley Johnson and Frye Gaillard and singer/songwriters Pamela Jackson and Davis Raines on Tuesday, July 22, at 6 p.m. in the Atrium of the Downtown Huntsville Branch.

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 Bessie K. Russell Library is accepting art work from kids and teens ages 4 to 18 for the Creative Young Minds Art Show.

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of the start of World War I. The library will look at "the war to end war," as H.G. Wells dubbed it, through historical documents, films, and television productions.

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

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.

Need help with your Kindle, iPad, or other type of tablet? Puzzled by a Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint project? Can't get your email to work? Our Computer Training Center staff can assist you with these and other computer problems during open labs offered every Friday in July from 10 a.m. to noon.