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Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

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Address: 915 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone Number: (256)532-5940
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Small town 3 story library

The business section of his library rivals ATL and CHGO for information I was amazed at what periodicals they had. The last few years the library budget has gotten tight but when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2016
PD G
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The business section of his library rivals ATL and CHGO for information I was amazed at what periodicals they had. The last few years the library budget has gotten tight but when I did my graduate work, I lived in this library. My kids grew up in this library , that is why they never were afraid to do research... More 

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Thank PD G
Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is a beautiful Library that is well maintained, They have a Heritage Room for ancestry research as well as a photograph collection of Huntsville from the past. Old newspapers are available on computer. The people are very helpful. They have volunteers who are constantly imputing historical records from the huge Book and Page Official records of the Madison County... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

The Genealogical Library on the third floor is excellent. If one has a library card, then many online resources are available at no cost. The best known of these is the Ancestry environment. The audiobook and video portions on the first floor are excellent. The staff is willing to help and very friendly.

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Thank Helga H
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

i've been coming to this library since i was a little kid. i've always loved this place. there is great parking, and seperate areas for the childrens books. there is a self check out for books that is nice too. i come with a group that reserves some of the rooms for monthly meetings, and we've never had a problem... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Everything was modern and the library offered many alternatives. They have special events, musical events, speakers and authors, art displays, historical research area and genealogy department in addition to a huge book collection. There were hundreds of DVDs and a large children's area with programs for the little ones. I took advantage of the computer center training in Word and... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I enjoy reading at this library, this is the main library in Huntsville Down Town. Library has good collection of books, magazines, circulations, news papers.There are always plenti parking spaces available.

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Thank AuburnDad50
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

All the resources one would expect of a library plus a very helpful staff. I love visiting the library (just wish they had a coffee bar too).

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Thank Dennis F
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I drive by this huge library almost once a month. I cannot say enough good things about this library. for a town as small as Huntsville, this library has everything. free wireless, great 2nd floor business section with investor business daily papers to read. Business research section is superb, rivals most libraries in large cities like LAX.

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Thank PD G
Bartlett, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went there looking for local genealogical history info and found an abundance of material far more reaching. Far too much material for the little time I allotted for this stop on my trip. Very helpful staff. What a great job of creating a collection of beautiful research material. I will be back.

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Thank GrammyRose2013
Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I have been a frequent visitor of the library and the staff have always been friendly and helpful. The Huntsville Heritage / History Room is impressive and the staff are knowledgeable.

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