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100 Years of World War I on Film: Beneath Hill 60

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

August 25 – Beneath Hill 60 (2010)

True account of Australian miner Oliver Woodward enlisted to lead a platoon tunneling and detonating high explosives beneath a German bunker in Belgium in 1916.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

 

100 Years of World War I on Film: Joyeux Noel

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Date: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

 

August 18 – Joyeux Noel (2005)

French film about the World War I Christmas truce of 1914 when German, French and Scottish troops dropped their weapons and fraternized and celebrated the holiday together.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

100 Years of World War I on Film: Gallipoli

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

August 11 – Gallipoli (1981)

Account of young men from rural Australia enlisting in the army and sent to fight in an attack on the peninsula of Gallipoli located in eastern Turkey and the resulting loss of innocence. Starring Mel Gibson.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

100 Years of World War I on Film: Paths of Glory

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, August 4, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

August 4 – Paths of Glory (1957)

Early film from Stanley Kubrick dealing with a group of French soldiers who refuse to fight in a suicidal attack and the attempt by their commanding officer to defend them in the ensuing tribunal. Starring Kirk Douglas.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

100 Years of World War I on Film: All Quiet on the Western Front

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

 

July 28 – All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Fierce anti-war statement tracing a group of eager, young, idealistic German boys into war and the subsequent disillusion each of them experiences when facing the harsh reality of survival. Starring Lew Ayers.

Small Business Lunch and Learn

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, July 14, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us at the Main Branch of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library on Monday, July 14, 2014 as L.D. Ralph with the Small Business Administration's Alabama District Office discusses the SBA's financial assistance program to start or expand a small business.

S2S/B2B: Prodigal Son

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Roby (A House Divided, 2014) delivers another emotional adventure in the latest Reverend Curtis Black novel, telling the story of his two sons. Dillon is very resentful of the time and attention the reverend pays to his other children and ignores advice and help from his beloved aunt and his girlfriend, Melissa. He treats both badly and becomes even angrier when his aunt dies. Reverend Black leaves Dillon in Atlanta, tasking him with finalizing the funeral arrangements, while he flies to the bedside of his estranged son, Matthew, whose wife has become abusive and stabbed him.

S2S/B2B: Prodigal Son

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Prodigal Son: The Reverend Curtis Black hasn't spoken to his son, Matthew, in over a year-not since Matthew dropped out of Harvard to marry his girlfriend, Racquel, and be a full-time father to their infant son. Curtis knows that it was he and his wife, Charlotte, who drove Matthew away, but he prays that one day his son will forgive them and come home.

S2SB2B: Humbled

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Join Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother Book Club as we discuss Humbled by Patricia Haley. This is the fifth book in this series.The book club will meet at the 3pm in Showers Center Library located at 4600 Bluespring Rd. Huntsville AL 35810.

Ancestry.com

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Learn how to use the Internet's #1 database for genealogy. You should already have mastered basic Internet skills.

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