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Letters to Soldiers: Let's Say Thanks!

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 9:00am - 5:45pm

 

It can get lonely when you are serving your Country far away from your home and family.  Help our soldiers out by writing them a letter or drawing a picture.  You can drop in the Huntsville Public Library anytime on Nov. 12 to create your letter or bring letters you have already written.  All the letters and pictures collected will be sent to soldiers via Soldier’s Angels, a non-profit with the motto “May No Soldier Go Unloved”.    

Whoooo’s There? An Owl Puppet Show

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Children of all ages are invited to have a hootin’ good time with our Owl Puppet Show.   Stories featured: Owl Babies by Martin Waddell, Little Owl Lost by Christ Haughton, and Goodnight Owl by Pat Hutchins.  Of course our puppets will be singing and dancing too! 

Whoooo’s There? An Owl Puppet Show

Location: Bailey Cove Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 10:00am - 11:00am

 

Children of all ages are invited to have a hootin’ good time with our Owl Puppet Show.   Stories featured: Owl Babies by Martin Waddell, Little Owl Lost by Christ Haughton, and Goodnight Owl by Pat Hutchins.  Of course our puppets will be singing and dancing too! 

A Visit from the Nutcracker

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Come to the Eleanor Murphy Library to see a special preview of Alabama Youth Ballet’s The Nutcracker.

Meet Author Melanie Dickerson

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Melanie Dickerson is an award-winning author of The Healer's Apprentice.  A former teacher, she now lives in the Harvest-Monrovia area where she spends her time writing and taking care of her husband and two daughters.  Her newest book, The Merchant's Daughter will release in November of this year.  Come meet Melanie and hear about her books and her publishing experience at the Monrovia Library.

Operation StandUP!

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Come and join us to StandUP against Bullying!

Kids will be able to express their thoughts and feelings about bullying by creating their own work of art!  Artwork will be displayed throughout our library!

 

*Light refreshments will be served.   No sign up required.  Questions?  Call us!  256-859-9050

Monrovia

Location: Monrovia Public Library
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The Monrovia Public Library is normally open from 10am-6pm on Wednesdays.

How to do Things: Make a Halloween Costume

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Get creative and low-cost ideas for making a unique Halloween costume this year! Tammy McCarthy from the BERNINA Sewing Center will present fun ideas, and teach some basic techniques for creating a variety of fun, homemade Halloween costumes.

This program is appropriate for all ages. It's free and open to the public. It will begin at 6:30 pm in the second floor events room of our Main branch.

Please contact Luisa with any questions at lmorenilla [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Murphy Friends of the Library Autumn Book Sale

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Friday, October 21, 2011 - 9:00am - Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 5:00pm

Fall into the Savings!

Come to the Murphy Friends of the Library Autumn Book Sale!

Prices start at 25 cents.

The Science Behind Search and Rescue

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

 

How do Search and Rescue Dogs find people?  How are they trained?  What do you do if you're lost?  Come find out at this special edition of the Super Duper Science Club.  The search dogs and their handlers from SARTec will be on hand to explain and answer any questions you might have.

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