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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 »

Google Analytics 101

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Who is visiting your website, and what do you do with this information?

Please join the Rocket City Bloggers and the Library for a brown bag lunch featuring Jerry Brown from Birmingham-based web consulting firm, Infomedia.

Jerry discusses why you need statistics about your website's traffic and traffic sources, and how to get them.  Learn to use Google Analytics to drive more traffic to your blog or website, and turn those visits into sales.

Read It Before You Eat It! Understanding Nutrition Labels

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn about how to really understand the Nutrition facts on your favorite foods!  Our very own nutrionist, Victor, will be presenting the seminar.  Free.  More information, call 256-859-9050.

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.
 

Health Forum: Headache

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Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

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?

Forum: Bullying. What is it? How do we prevent it?

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join this Alabama Issues Forum, moderated by the David Mathews Center for Civic Life.

What are different approaches to managing Bullying, and how can our community make a difference?

Box dinners will be provided.  RSVP is required by July 11.

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

How to Do Things: Sprang

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Maximum number of students (age 14+):  8.
Crystal Kitchens of Huntsville Fiber Guild shows this ancient method of constructing a fabric with natural elasticity.  We’ll make a small drawstring bag in class.  The fabric appears similar to netting.  Sprang is closely related to braiding, and is done with threads stretched on a frame.  The fabric builds from both ends toward the middle.

Bring an all wire coat hanger to make the frame, and size 10 crochet cotton.  No weaving experience is required.

How to Do Things: Leaf Pounding

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Maximum number of students (age 14+):  12.
Crystal Kitchens of Huntsville Fiber Guild shows how to transfer the imprint of leaves onto 100% cotton fabric.  In class, we’ll transfer the natural dyes of leaves to fabric.  At home, you’ll be able to set the dyes with a natural chemical action.

Bring a medium size flat-head hammer, a wooden cutting board, 2-inch wide masking tape (not painter’s tape), an old (well worn) bath towel, and freshly picked green leaves.

How to Do Things: Redwork Embroidery

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Maximum number of students (age 14+): 10.

Crystal Kitchens of Huntsville Fiber Guild shows a few simple embroidery stitches and how to stitch a design on a white fabric square.  You will learn how to transfer patterns.

Bring red embroidery floss and an embroidery needle.  Bring a thimble if you need one.  No sewing/embroidery experience is required.

Crystal will bring all the other supplies for use in class.

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 »

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