Speakers

Harvey Cotten: Getting Ready for Spring

It's too cold and too early for spring flowers, but it's not too soon to plan for a gorgeous spring garden. Gardening guru Harvey Cotten of the Huntsville Botanical Garden will offer tips on Sunday, February 10, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library. Read more »

Harvey Cotten: Getting Ready for Spring

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

New and exciting plants in the garden centers • Soil amending • Tilling • Pre-emergents • Lawns • Vegetable gardens … and lots of time for Q&A.

Virtual Field Trip: Favorite Series Authors' on Heroes, Scamps, and Sidekicks

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (authors of the Hank Zipzer books) as they host a panel of our favorite series authors!  You'll meet R.L. Stine (Goosebumps), Kathryn Lasky (Guardians of Ga'hoole), Jim Benton (Dear Dumb Diary) and Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants).  They'll discuss what it's like to be an author and what makes their stories and characters come to life.  Recommended for Grades 2-5.

Virtual Field Trip: A Virtual Tour of Antarctica

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join us on a virtual field trip as we plunge into the icy depths of Antarctica!  We’ll be watching a few short virtual tours, conducting some Antarctic science experiments, and learning about the geography of the Antarctic area.  This version of the Virtual Field trip is a special edition of our Super Duper Science Club!

Virtual Field Trip: A Virtual Tour of Antarctica

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us on a virtual field trip as we plunge into the icy depths of Antarctica!  We’ll be watching a few short virtual tours, conducting some Antarctic science experiments, and learning about the geography of the Antarctic area.  This Virtual field trip is especially for home schooled kids in grades 2-5.

Celebration of Writing with Murphy Writers Group

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Murphy Writers Group will be hosting a celebration of writing on Sat, Dec 8th at 2pm in the 2nd Floor Meeting Room at the Main Library, 915 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801. The event will include guest speakers, readings by members of the writing group, and a progressive story.

Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

Guest speakers are  Dr. Monita Soni and "Steve" Gierhart.

Speaker Biographies:

How to Do Things: Be a Paid Actor

How can you get paid as an actor? Bill Billions, president of Hollywood Huntsville, discusses acting with excellence, finding an agent, and auditioning for real TV and movie roles on Tuesday, December 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

How to Do Things: Couponing

Kristan Stanton, founder of Moneywise Shopper, shares the ins and outs of saving money with aggressive couponing on Tuesday, November 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction

Dr. Jennifer C. Garlen, author of Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching, will discuss "Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction" on Tuesday, March 12, at noon at the Main Library. Read more »

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "GoodReads"

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Goodreads"

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenter: Ann Lee Phillips, Collection Development Specialist, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

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