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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 about 2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Aerostats

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 about Happy Birthday, Cat In The Hat! (2007)

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 about The Life and Times of Harriet Tubman (2007)

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 about 2007 Hertha Heller Forum: Unmanned Ground Systems

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. Winners will receive signed books by Jarrett Krosoczka and tickets to his show on February 24th. Read more about 2007 Contest: Punk Out Your Bag!

2007 Ellies Awards!

Teens: Join us for "The Ellies"!
You're invited to the first annual Madison Public Library Award Show: "The Ellies" (The Emmys for YA Books).
We'll feature awards for:

Best Hero/Heroine
Best Teenage Spy
Best Fantasy Book
Best Dressed Character
...and many more!

See acceptance speeches by your favorite authors!
Enter via the purple carpet and dress to impress!

  Read more about 2007 Ellies Awards!

Sitting Up With The Dead 3 (2007)

Sitting Up With The Dead 3
Get locked in the library while you research your genealogy!
The library closes at 5pm on Friday, January 19 for everyone who isn't participating in "Sitting Up With The Dead 3." We'll open the library just for you at 5:45 p.m., then lock you in until midnight, giving you lots of time to do your research. It'll be just you, your fellow genealogy researchers, and whatever ghosts happen to be in the Huntsville Library that night. Read more about Sitting Up With The Dead 3 (2007)

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