Book It to the Library in February

It’s no secret we LOVE the Huntsville Madison County Public Library and all of it’s many branches! There’s no shortage to quality community programs they host for kids and families. We like to list them here every month, but you can see all of their other events on the HMCPL website.

WEEKLY LIBRARY EVENTS

Tuesday Tales
BRANCH: Eleanor E. Murphy
DATE: Tuesdays at 10:30 am
INFO: Story Time for ages 2-5, featuring stories, rhymes and music followed by a simple craft. A typically smaller story time held in the children’s section so younger toddlers may wander as needed. Siblings welcome! Contact Ms. Haley at hwhaley@hmcpl.org for more info.

Tween Hour
BRANCH: Eleanor E. Murphy
DATE: Wednesdays at 4:00pm
INFO: Tweens ages 10-14 can participate in arts, crafts, life-size games, science projects, & parties. Contact Ms. Haley at hwhaley@hmcpl.org for more info.

Preschool Story Time
BRANCH: Monrovia Library
DATE: Mondays and Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
INFO: Children birth to five years old enjoy an interactive time with stories, music, finger plays, crafts and more. Topics for February include Mice, Feelings, Teeth, Birds, Dr. Seuss. For more information contact Mandee Farley at 256-489-3392 or email mfarley@hmcpl.org.

Tween Night
BRANCH: Triana Public Library
DATE: Each 2nd Friday Night @ 5:00pm
INFO: No inside voices required. Youth ages 11-15 hangout at the library after it closes listen to music, play games or watch a movie and eat snacks. The possibilities are endless
More info 256-772-9943


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SPECIAL LIBRARY EVENTS

Animation Creation
BRANCH: Triana Public Library
DATE: February 2016 @ 5:30pm
INFO: Please call 256-772-9943 for exact Day. Participants will unleash the artist that’s inside and get their creative juices flowing and invent characters and storylines

Home School Connections
BRANCH: Monrovia Library
DATE: Wednesday, February 3, 2:00 p.m.
INFO: Homeschoolers from grades 2nd-5th enjoy hands on activities and learn library skills. The topic for February is Fun with Math. For more information contact Mandee Farley at 256-489-3392 or email mfarley@hmcpl.org.

Cupcake Wars
BRANCH: Monrovia Library
DATE: Friday, Feb. 5, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
INFO: This competitive event is for teens 12-18 only. Come test your cupcake decorating skills against your peers in an all-out battle to be the champion cupcake decorator. For more information contact Mandee Farley at 256-489-3392 or email mfarley@hmcpl.org.

Family Movie Night – Minions
BRANCH: New Hope
DATE: Feb. 6th, 4:00pm
INFO: Dress as your favorite Minion. Free popcorn and lemonade.

Celebrating Chinese New Year
BRANCH: Triana Public Library
DATE: Monday, February 8, 2016 @ 4:30pm
INFO: Enjoy an afternoon of playing games, arts and crafts and of course food.
More info 256-772-9943


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I Love Books Puppet Show
BRANCH: Eleanor E. Murphy
DATE: February 9th at 4:00pm
INFO: Great for kids of all ages! This show features 3 stories, rhymes, music that celebrates our love of books and will be followed by a simple craft. Contact Ms. Haley at hwhaley@hmcpl.org for more info.

Board Game Night
BRANCH: Monrovia Library
DATE: Tuesday, Feb. 9, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
INFO: Anyone 13 and up can compete in a board game extravaganza at the library. February’s game is Ticket to Ride: Europe. For more information contact Kat Carroll at 256-489-3392 or email kcarroll@hmcpl.org.

We Love Books! Puppet Show
BRANCH: Bailey Cove Public Library
DATE: 2/10 and 2/11. 9:15 AM and 10:30 AM each day
INFO: This program is a fun puppet story time which includes children’s picture books, music, rhymes, a craft, and lots of puppets.

Let’s Talk About Abe Lincoln
BRANCH: New Hope
DATE: Feb. 11th 4:00pm
INFO: Let’s Talk About Abe Lincoln, a presentation by guest speaker, Gary Carlyle, retired teacher and principal. Interesting little known facts about our 16th president will be presented.


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Family Movie Night
BRANCH: Monrovia Library
DATE: Friday, Feb. 12, 6:00 p.m.
INFO: Families can enjoy a free night at the movies with popcorn and drinks for a minimal charge. For more information contact Cindy Hewitt at 256-489-3392 or email chewitt@hmcpl.org. Free tickets available at the Monrovia Library.

Monrovia Masterminds Science Club
BRANCH: Monrovia Library
DATE: Thursday, Feb. 18 , 4:00 p.m.
INFO: Students from 2nd-5th grade enjoy hands on science experiments and learning at our after school science club. February’s theme is the Skeletal System. For more information contact Mandee Farley at 256-489-3392 or email mfarley@hmcpl.org.

West African Folktales
BRANCH: Bessie K Russell
DATE: Feb. 20th at 11:00am
INFO: Join us for this family friendly event! Hear stories and make an African Kufi Hat inspired craft! Family friendly event. Free.

Family Movie Night
BRANCH: Triana Public Library
DATE: Friday, February 26 @ 6:00pm
INFO: Showing: New Release for all ages