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Civil Rights Bus Tour to Birmingham

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 8:45am - 5:00pm

Enjoy a Civil Rights trip to Birmingham for lunch at Niki’s West (extra cost), a 16th Street Baptist Church tour, and a self-guided tour at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Cost is $39, under 65; $35 over 65, and covers bus and entrance fees. A trip liability waiver is required.

Co-sponsored by Huntsville-Madison County Public Library and LearningQUEST.

Contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362 for details.

Civil Rights Bus Tour to Birmingham

Learn more about the civil rights movement in the city where much of the history happened. Join our bus trip to Birmingham on Wednesday, February 20, from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more »

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "The YA Market"

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

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "The YA Market"

Tuesday, February 12

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

What is YA and who reads it? What are the "tricks" of writing for young adults? How can I improve my own writing? Traditional publishing or self-publishing?

 

Speaker: Beck McDowell, author of This is Not a Drill

Social Entrepreneurship

Radhika Kakani, owner of Indigo Market, talks about ways to mix social entrepreneurship into a small business owner's bottom line on Monday, June 3, at noon at the Main Library. Read more »

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Wordpress for Small Business"

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, April 1, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Wordpress for Small Business"

Monday, April 1, 2013

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Speaker: Justin Givens, Image in a Box

Come learn how to take control of your website needs by using one of the most powerful website platforms, WordPress. No matter how large or small your website needs may be; WordPress can be the solution.

 

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Smart Landscaping for Your Small Business"

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, March 4, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Smart Landscaping for Your Small Business"

Monday, March 4, 2013

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

How to use the internet to find the right information for your gardening quest. We will touch on soil information, as well as selection and identification for plants, pests and weeds. 

Speaker: Diane Hansen, Communications Chair, Master Gardeners of North Alabama

 

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Running a Small Craft Business"

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Running a Small Craft Business"

Monday, February 4, 2013

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Have you ever had a hobby that you would like to turn into a business either because you really enjoy it, or you think it will create an income for you? We will discuss the steps to take a small hobby to a larger profitable scale, including budgeting, cost tracking, inventory control and marketing.

 

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Bartering"

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, January 7, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Bartering for Goods & Services"

Monday, January 7, 2013

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Leveraging your business with organized barter.  Purchase advertising, legal services, accounting and even office space for wholesale instead of retail.  The ancient art of barter combined with the age of technology, provides huge benefits for today’s business owner.

Learn to manage your aches

"Oh, my aching back!" If this sounds like you, join us for a talk by Dr. Craig Lincoln of the Orthopaedic Center on Tuesday, January 22, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Health Forum: Heart Attack

Think you’re too young? Too healthy? Find out for sure on Tuesday, February 26, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. You may be surprised. Read more »

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