HMCPL Spokesperson and Media Contact:

Jay Hixon

Director of Public Relations



The Library has an open door policy for news media photographers and reporters who are doing stories or projects that directly involve the Library and its programs, resources and services. Advance authorization for such coverage must be obtained from the Library's Director of Public Relations and/or Executive Director.

Press Releases

September 28, 2023: Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Collection Response

September 13, 2023: New Makerspace Studio opens at the Downtown Huntsville Public Library

August 3, 2023: Moms for Liberty Event Exceeds Capacity for Madison Public Library

September 28, 2021: A New Chapter: South Huntsville Library opens

August 31, 2021: Library Launches Local Music Streaming Service

August 9, 2021: Library Announces Partnership with HATCH

July 27, 2021: Library Board Hires Cindy Hewitt as Executive Director

May 26, 2021: Beat the Summer Slide! Summer Reading Kicks Off June 1

April 21, 2021: Huntsville-Madison County Public Library seeking local artists for new music streaming platform

April 7, 2021: Library, City of Huntsville Celebrates opening of Dr. Robert Shurney Legacy Center and North Huntsville Library

October 19, 2020: Library Foundation gifts over $130,000 for digital resources, print books to Library from annual Vive le Livre profits

September 16, 2020: Library Foundation receives joint donation as demand for children’s print books soar amid pandemic

June 1, 2020: Library Reopens on June 15

May 28, 2020: Summer Reading Kicks off June 1


State of America's Libraries Report 2020 (American Library Association)

2018 Annual Report

2019 Impact Report

2020 Impact Report

2021 Impact Report

2022 Impact Report


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