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How to Do Things: Geocaching

Have you seen strangers investigating shrubbery, rocks, or lamp posts? Have you found a strange item in the woods?

Learn the basics of the Global Positioning System and the hi-tech game/sport/hobby of geocaching.

Use of individual GPS receivers will not be covered, but there will be some practice time.  Everyone is encouraged to bring a handheld GPS unit; there will be a short practice run after class. Please become familiar with your GPS ahead of time.

 

Tuesday * June 25 * 6:30-8pm

Second Floor Events Room Read more »

How to Do Things: Caving

Ever have a craving to go somewhere dark and spooky? Read more »

Goodreads Meetup at Straight to Ale Brewery

Can’t stop talking about books? You're not alone. Meet like-minded book-lovers and learn about the Library’s Goodreads Group on Tuesday, April 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Straight to Ale Brewery. Read more »

Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

Frye Gaillard and Kathryn Scheldt intertwine music and poetry in this special literary concert.

Frye, author and writer in residence at the University of South Alabama, discusses the literature and poetry of music and songwriting.  Then Nashville recording artist and singer-songwriter Kathryn performs songs from her collaboration with Frye: their book/CD project, The Quilt.

Sunday * August 25 * 2-4pm

Main Library Auditorium

915 Monroe Street * Huntsville

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

How to Do Things: Bollywood Dancing

Richa Singh shows you how to dance like a Mumbai film star on Tuesday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Health Forum: Parkinson's

Kandess Anderson, CRNP, talks about Parkinson's disease on Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Health Forum: Colorectal Cancer

Got questions about colorectal cancer? Amy George of Clearview Cancer Institute talks about symptoms, treatment, and prevention on Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Meet the Author: Jeff Norrell

Award-winning historian Robert J. Norrell talks about his first fiction book, Eden Rise.

This critically acclaimed novel depicts a young man embroiled in a civil-rights conflict that divides his family, his town, and his own identity.

William Heath, author of The Children Bob Moses Led, and historian Dan T. Carter both call Eden Rise “gripping.”  Allen Wier, author of Tehano, remarks on Norrell’s “keen sense of place and the nuances of character” and calls the tale “realistic and haunting.” Read more »

How to Do Things: Bollywood Dancing

Richa Singh shows how to dance like a Mumbai film star.  Free and open to the public.

 

Tuesday •March 26 •6:30-7pm

Second Floor Events Room •Main Library •915 Monroe Street

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

How to Do Things: Publishing 101

Find out what it takes to get your book from your desk to a store shelf during Publishing 101 on Tuesday, February 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

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