Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 1:00pm to Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 5:00pm
Stop in @ the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library as we celebrate Black History Month with a variety of programs highlighting the contributions of African Americans and more.
Basic Genealogy Class – Tuesday, February 3, 2-3 p.m.; Thursday, February 12, 7-8 p.m.; Wednesday, February 18, 10-11 a.m.; Tuesday, February 24, 2-3 p.m.; Downtown Huntsville Library. Focus is on research for Black History Month. 256-532-5969.
Spotlight on African-American Authors for Children – Wednesdays, February 4, 11, 18 and 25, 10:30 a.m., Downtown Huntsville Library. Story times will feature picture books by African-American authors. 256-532-5982.
Hertha Heller Forum: “Black U.S. Army Units 1907-1909” – Sunday, February 22, 2 p.m., Downtown Huntsville Library. Bill Emerson explores the history of African Americans in the U.S. Army. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. 256-532-5969.
Inventor Celebration Stations – Wednesday, February 25, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Downtown Huntsville Library. Learn about African-American inventors through hands-on activities, crafts, and more. For all ages. 256-532-5982.
Author Hester Bass discusses Huntsville’s desegregation story described in her children's book Seeds of Freedom. Sunday, February 1, 2:00 PM, Downtown Huntsville Library. 256-532-2362.
Digitized images of African Americans in Huntsville ‘s history. During the month of February. Special Collections Department. Downtown Huntsville Library. 256-532-5969.
See Meredith Kasenow for additional details, 532-2362
Join us in January as we make mats for the homeless. We will be using simple grocery bags to create mats that provide much needed protection from the ground. No experience needed - just bring a pair of sharp scissors! Read more about Adult Craft Session
Let's celebrate Black History Month by learning about African American inventors! Each inventor station will feature an inventor and allow for hands-on activities, crafting, and even TASTING experiences! A great educational opportunity for all ages. Read more about Inventor Celebration Stations