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Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is ready to "build a better world" with you! Join our Summer Reading Club by picking up a newsletter at your local library. It’s easy and best of all, FREE! All children through 5th grade may participate in a variety of programs throughout Madison County. From animal programs, martial arts demonstrations, and STEAM-based learning experiences, the library has something for kids of all ages.

There’s so much to learn at the library. Summer Reading newsletters are available for pickup at any branch beginning May 30. On July 22, from 4-7 p.m., we’ll have a Field Day at Big Spring Park to celebrate Summer Reading. See a youth services librarian for more information.


2017-10-20 Family Painting Class

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Madison Public Library at Meeting Room

The family that paints together has fun together at the Madison Public Library. This class is appropriate for all ages, and parents are encouraged to paint with their children.
Sign up with Ms Maggie at 256-461-0046 or mallen@hmcpl.org

Space is limited.


2017-10-20 Knitting at 10

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope

Join our knitting group. Perfect for the beginner and the expert.


2017-10-20 HSO Music Explorers Club

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Where: Main Library at Youth Services Story Time Area

Join the Music Explorers Club, and get your passport to educational expeditions led by the musicians of the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra! Pack your thinking cap and come along on fun-filled journeys to every corner of the orchestra. We’ll learn all about music and musical instruments, and we’ll get a feel for the local culture by making some music of our own. This event will feature Evelyn Loehrlein, HSO Principal Flute.


2017-10-20 Howl at the Moondust

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Main Library at Atrium

"Howl at the Moondust" is a live radio show inspired by the 1938 radio broadcast of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds." It is full of curious characters and high-energy live music, the show is a Halloween party, a theater perfomance, a dance program and fun for all ages!

Costume Contest at 5:30 p.m.
Music begins at 6:00 p.m.

Free. Downtown Huntsville Library Atrium


2017-10-20 Tween Time

When: Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Madison Public Library

Tweens (ages 10-14) unite! We'll meet in the YA room twice each month to enjoy a movie, crafts, and snacks.

Contact mallen@hmcpl.org for more info!