Our annual Community Read program focuses on William Shakespeare and his works throughout the month of April. All branches will host events centered on this theme. We’ll also offer a series of special presentations and speakers.


Our popular Thursday night concert series is moving to Tuesdays. We'll start the season on Tuesday, April 29, with Twickenham Jazz & Swing at 6 p.m. in the Atrium of the Main Library downtown.


Local author Eric W. Herbert will talk about his new novel, Butcher's Bill, during three programs at our branches. He will be at the Madison Library on Thursday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m., at the Monrovia Library on Tuesday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m., and at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library on Saturday, April 26, at 3 p.m.


Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson introduces her exhibit Jerusalem!, which is on display April-May, 2014, in the Atrium Gallery.  This mixed media collection of original works depicts the artist's appreciation of the dusty, sunny, faraway land that is Jerusalem.


New York Times #1 best-selling author Greg Iles will talk about his latest novel, Natchez Burning, on Tuesday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library downtown.

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


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


Library staff and friends pick and introduce their favorite movie from the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. The film series "My Favorite Hitchcock Film Is…" runs Mondays at 6 p.m. starting April 28 in the second-floor Events Room at the Main Library downtown.


Improve your money savvy and investing know-how through our Mind Your Money program for beginning investors. Our series of four Mind Your Money Lunch & Learn sessions begins Thursday, March 27, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Main Library downtown.


Patrons, you can learn more about the features offered by Koha, the library's new online catalog system, during three classes in April.


Health Matters at Madison! Depression affects millions of people, but often goes untreated. Please join us for our session on "Understanding Depression" on April 28 at noon at the Madison Library.


You're invited to join Friends of the Library during the April FOL membership drive.


Teens can gain valuable work experience and have fun doing it this summer at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. Apply to volunteer at one of our branches.