Speakers

How to Do Things: Reiki

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Reiki uses a technique commonly called palm healing or hands on healing as a form of alternative medicine.  Through the use of this technique, practitioners aim to transfer universal energy through the palms, for self-healing and well-being.

Shari Prior explains this natural, non-invasive healing method. 

How to Do Things: Plan a Party

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

How do you turn a party into an Event that sparkles?

Event Consultants from Classy Happenings share secrets to a unique and successful party. 

Health Forum: Vision

Dr. Patricia McCoy of McCoy Vision talks about your vision and how to preserve it.

 

Tuesday • August 27 • 11-12 Noon

Second Floor Events Room

Main Library • 915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

 

Health Forum: Vision

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Patricia McCoy of McCoy Vision talks about your vision and how to preserve it.

 

Tuesday • August 27 • 11-12 Noon

Second Floor Events Room

Main Library • 915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

 

Health Forums: Sleep/Insomnia

You can't sleep. Or you fall asleep but you can't stay asleep. Ron Stansell of Huntsville Hospital Sleep Center talks about these sleep problems and more, plus strategies to overcome them on Tuesday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Health Forum: Sleep

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Having trouble sleeping?  Staying asleep?

Ron Stansell of Huntsville Hospital Sleep Center talks about sleep issues and strategies.

Find out more information about Sleep and Insomnia in our online LibGuide: http://go.hmcpl.org/insomnia

 

Tuesday • July 23 • 11-12 Noon

Second Floor Events Room

Main Library • 915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

 

Geocaching 101 for Families

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

An hour-long class in the Meeting Room at the Eleanor Murphy Library, followed by an optional cache run to practice new skills! Class will be taught by Bobby Hall from North AL Geocachers Association.

FAMILY FRIENDLY CLASS – Recommended for ages 8 yrs and up.

Murphy Writers Group: A Peer to Peer Writing Group

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, June 22, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, July 13, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, August 10, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, August 24, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, September 14, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Murphy Writers Group, representing many different stages and genres of writing, meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library Meeting Room.

Members of the group are given the opportunity to read to their peers and receive positive and helpful feedback. The group is recommended for ages 14 and older. The group is led by Kemi Elufiede, a graduate student, who has extensive experience working with adult writers.

The members welcome a diverse group of individuals to join adventures with literature.

Meet the Author: Les Johnson

What would it be like if we were suddenly to lose most, if not all, of our space satellites? Scientist and author Les Johnson discusses his predictions at the Main Library on Sunday, June 16 at 2 p.m.. Read more »

Meet the Author: Les Johnson

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Date: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Hooked on Space Satellites: Why We Now Depend upon Them

What would it be like if we were suddenly to lose most, if not all, of our space satellites?  Science fiction and popular science author Les Johnson believes that we’ve become dependent upon them.  Les predicts what might happen to our economy, defense, and daily lives if they were suddenly destroyed.  It would not be a good time… .

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