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Meet the Artist: Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson

Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson introduces her exhibit Jerusalem!, which is on display April-May, 2014, in the Atrium Gallery.  This mixed media collection of original works depicts the artist's appreciation of the dusty, sunny, faraway land that is Jerusalem. Read more »

Black Maria Film and Video Festival

A diverse lineup of short films from the acclaimed Black Maria Film and Video Festival will be shown at the Main Library on Saturday, May 17, starting at 1 p.m. Admission is free. Read more »

Health Forum: Hospice Care

Lee Shaw of Hospice Family Care discusses the process and issues involved in end-of-life care on Tuesday, March 25, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Events Room on the second floor of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Amazing Science with a Great Observatory: The Chandra X-ray Observatory

Wednesday • March 19 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room • Main Branch Library

Dr. Martin C. Weisskopf gives an insider’s look at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope.  
He’ll discuss Chandra’s mission and the fascinating science behind X-ray telescopy. Read more »

Here, There, and Everywhere

The NASA exhibit Here, There, and Everywhere is on view through March 29 on the second floor of the Main Library downtown. Read more »

Capturing Deep Space: Astrophotography

Doug Horacek, home professional astronomer for the Von Braun Astronomical Society Imaging Team, discusses the team’s astrophotography work.  Camera light capturing capability sees more than the eye, so photography is the way to really see space.  Doug explains how astrophotography works and reveals some of the team’s projects, including Orion and nearby deep space objects.

Wednesday • March 12 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library Read more »

Here, There, and Everywhere: NASA on Display at the Library

Doreen Forsythe, Solar System Ambassador, discusses the NASA exhibit on display at the Lbirary, Here, There, and Everywhere.  She shows how to apply our knowledge of daily experiences to understand universal laws of physics on grander scales, and in very different environments.

They apply here.
They apply there.
They apply everywhere.

Wednesday • March 5 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library Read more »

Free Credit Scores for Military Families from FINRA

Good news for military families striving to build or repair their credit!

The FINRA Investor Education Foundation is pleased to make FICO® credit scores—and the educational information and tools in the FICO Standard product—available free of charge to active duty servicemembers and their spouses who could benefit from its use.

Please note that FINRA requires going through the financial counseling office of your military center.  At Redstone Arsenal, contact: Read more »

Health Forum: Fall Prevention/Balance

Do you worry about falling?  Finding it difficult to keep your balance sometimes?

Pamela Brown, Exercise Physiologist at Huntsville Wellness Center, talks about balance -- how your body maintains balance, why it gets tougher as you get older, and ways to help keep your balance.

Tuesday * September 23 * 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

How to Do Things. PR101: Marketing on a Zero Budget

Does marketing really need to cost money?

Learn some useful ideas for spreading the word about what you have to offer on a ZERO (maybe tiny) budget.

Anna Hanlin, Dynamic Solutions Consultant, is an artist and analyst who wants to know about things and apply them to real world issues.  She hates being “stuck in a box,” so she is always looking for new ideas and connections — and ways to stay out of “boxes.”

Tuesday • April 22 • 6:30-8pm
Main Branch
Second Floor Events Room Read more »

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