Performances

Twickenham Fest at the Libraries/Susanna Phillips

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 11:00am - 11:45am

Twickenham Fest with co-founders Susanna Phillips and Matthew McDonald, at the Libraries--Opera Performance

Meet the Huntsville Feminist Chorus

The Huntsville Feminist Chorus will perform an hour of songs of peace, freedom, and women's empowerment on Sunday, October 6, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. Read more »

Book'N with Jazz

The Tennessee Valley Jazz Society joins forces with the Showers Center Library for a Book'N with Jazz program on Tuesday, June 18, at 3:30 p.m. at the library. TVJS also will be at the Main Library for a storytime program on Wednesday, June 19, at 10:30 a.m. Read more »

Discover Tech Kick Off

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Help us launch the Discover Tech exhibit AND Summer Reading at our grand opening festival!  We'll have science crafts, snacks, face painting, and live music.  Be one of the first people to try out the Discover Tech hands on exhibit!

Recycle Roundup for Kids

Learn how to keep our planet healthy and have fun, too, during our "Recycle Roundup" at the Madison Public Library on Monday, April 15. Read more »

Understanding Type II Diabetes

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

You can raise your diabetes awareness during a seminar at the Bessie K. Russell Public Library!  Nutritionist Victor Owens will discuss the risk factors for type II diabetes as well as signs and symptoms of the disease, myths about diabetes and resources to help you manage the disease. The public is invited. For more information, call the Russell Library at 256-859-9050.

Virtual Field Trip: Spring Break Beach Trip!

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

It's Spring Break, so let's go to the Beach! Virtually, that is.  We'll be visiting with Rangers and kid hosts from the National Park Service as they talk about the islands in the Gulf of Mexico, how they track the animals and plants on those islands, and how influences from nature and humans (including the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill) have changed the seashore.   This event is perfect for kids in grades 3 and up.

Preview of Alabama Youth Ballet's Sleeping Beauty

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

 

Join our Pajamatime Storytime group for a very special preview of Alabama Youth Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty.   Dancers will show off costumes, talk about the story, and show some of the beautiful ballet moves from the production.

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.

Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

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