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2007 Easter Egg Hunt!

Ready for a Friday afternoon of Easter-egg hunting?
We're hiding eggs all over the Youth Services Department and filling them with candy and library goodies! We'll have areas for younger and older children, and Easter crafts and treats for all! Parents, bring your kids and your camera!
Mark your calendar!
Date: Friday, April 6
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Place: Main Library, Youth Services

Mambo Gris Gris (2007 Thursday Evening Concerts)

Huntsville band Mambo Gris Gris
What is Mambo Gris Gris? For that matter, how is it pronounced? (Hint: 'gree-gree')
Mambo Gris Gris plays certain songs from various artists that capture the essence of the Latino heritage mixed with American influence. Having the sounds of the accordion, flute, classic guitar, bass and congas gives it the Latin feel. You throw in a good, smooth saxophone from the jazzy side and a great drummer adding a little bit of rock & roll — you got yourself a great sounding band. Read more »

Open the Wardrobe! (2007)

Are you ready to open the wardrobe, Narnia fans?
Meet the characters of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe at the library this magical Saturday morning! We'll travel the land of Narnia through games, crafts, food, and fun.
Produced in part with the Butler High School Drama Department, who will be presenting the play "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" on April 12-14, 2007. Tickets for the production will be available!
Mark your calendar!
Date: Saturday April 7
Time: 10 a.m.
Place: Main Library, Youth Services Read more »

Star Wars Day @ Your Library (2007)

Darth Vader will make a special appearance at the Bailey Cove Branch Library in celebration of the 30th anniversary of "Star Wars," the movie. This iconic film was first released May 25, 1977. The film spawned five more feature films, animated films, over one hundred books, comic books, graphic novels, and radio plays. Read more »

Happy Birthday, Cat In The Hat! (2007)

The Cat in the Hat is 50!
Come celebrate with us! The much-loved Cat in the Hat is 50, and we'd like to celebrate the birthday by bringing the world of Dr. Seuss to life. We'll have lots of Dr. Seuss games, crafts, and fun at the Youth Services area in the Main Library -- and what are we serving for lunch? Why, green eggs and ham, of course!
This event is free for the entire family. We'd love to see you there, Sam-I-Am! We'll have a Seuss-ational time!
About the program Read more »

2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Aerostats

2007 Hertha Heller Forum Lecture Series:Aerostat Surveillance Systems
The third Hertha Heller Forum sponsored by Friends of the Huntsville Public Library will be held on Sunday, March 25, at 2:00 p.m. in the main auditorium of the downtown branch and concludes our technology series for this year. Admission is free, and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. Read more »

The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman (2007)

The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman
Renee Mobley, PhD, steps outside of her professional role as a Marriage and Family Therapist and embodies the role of Harriet Tubman. Dr. Mobley has performed this one-woman act during Black History Month for schools, churches and public facilities all over the nation for more than 10 years.
During the month of February we recognize the roles of African Americans and their
contribution to our communities and the nation. This presentation is appropriate for all ages.
Mark your calendar!
Date: Thu., February 15 Read more »

2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Unmanned Ground Systems

Hertha Heller Forum Lecture Series: Unmanned Ground Systems
The second Hertha Heller Forum sponsored by Friends of the Huntsville Public Library will be held on Sunday, February 25, at 2:00 p.m. in the main auditorium of the downtown branch. Admission is free, and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served after the presentation. Read more »

2007 Contest: Punk Out Your Bag!

Contest: Punk Out Your Bag! To celebrate this year's Great Big Book Bash guest, the Huntsville Public Library invites you to "Punk Out Your Bag!" The entry form is available online! Inspired by the book, "Baghead" by Jarrett Krosoczka, students in grades K-8 are encouraged to artistically personalize any size paper bag to reflect their own personalities, passions, and most favorite things! Entries will be judged based on creativity, artistic merit, and interpretation of theme. Read more »

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