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Meet the Author: Dr. Sonnie Hereford

Huntsville Civil Rights activist Dr. Sonnie Hereford discusses his memoir, Beside the Troubled Waters on Tuesday, June 4, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

New "Author Chat Book Club"

Read and discuss books with the author joining our discussion. Our first featured book/ author is "Days of Little Texas" by R.A. Nelson on Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at Pizzelle's Confections at Lowe Mill. Read more »

Rev up your website

Who's visiting your website, and what can you do with this information? Jerry Brown will offer insights on Thursday, May 30, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Health Forum: Headache

Dr. Melissa DeBerry of Huntsville Hospital Physician Care gives an informative talk on what goes into headaches.

What kinds of headaches are there?  What treatments are available?

Tuesday * June 25 * 11-12Noon

Second Floor Events Room
Main Library

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

How to Do Things: Yoga

Enjoy the benefits of yoga, whether you are an accomplished yogi or a curious beginner. Pam Herdy leads a session on April 23 for all levels of experience. Please bring a yoga mat or towel. Read more »

Health Forum: Hearing Loss

Dr. William McFeely of North Alabama Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates talks about hearing loss on Tuesday, May 28, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

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.

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