the future of libraries in the digital age
Browse the history of the oldest library in Alabama, The Huntsville Madison County Public Library. From the Library's roots in 1818 when ... all » the area surrounding Huntsville was a part of the Mississippi Territory, through the Carnegie years, the enormous growth as "Rocket City, USA" and on to the future as one of the busiest libraries in the South.
"This is the Public's Library. Our mission is to enrich the educational, recreational, and cultural life of our community. Our knowledgeable and courteous staff will serve as the gateway to library materials, information, and programs."
The Huntsville Library Foundation invites you to learn more about this "Eden of the South." Visit us on the web at http://hpl.lib.al.us.