Speakers

Avoiding Homework Hassles

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 5:00pm - 5:30pm

 

Join us right after the 4:30pm All Ages Storytime for this special workshop for parents.  Parent trainer Dana Trulock will offer some key tips to avoid Homework Headaches! Research tells us that children who do their homework regularly are more likely to be academically successful. This workshop will explore ways to encourage good study habits, provide support and motivation at home as well as how to work with your child’s teacher to help your child get the most out of homework.

How to Do Things: Couponing

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Kristan Stanton, Founder of Moneywise Shopper, shows the ins and outs of saving money with aggressive couponing.  Get clipping, and get the most out of your money!

How to Do Things: Be a Paid Actor

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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.  Bill is a Los Angeles-trained actor who can explain how to get started in the industry – and bring Hollywood to Huntsville!

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "The Craft of Writing for Small Business"

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, December 3, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "The Craft of Writing for Small Businesses"

Tips for job-seekers, small businesses

The Main Library Reference & Adult Services Department sponsors a monthly Lunch & Learn for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Read more »

Jobseeker Workshop: "Federal Job Search"

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Jobseeker Workshop: "Strategic Federal Job Search: What You Need to Know to be Effective"

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Auditorium

Presenter: Paul Summer, Recruiter, Missile Defense Agency Human Resources

 

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Uncovering the Hidden Job Market"

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, October 22, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Uncovering the Hidden Job Market: Career Search Strategies"

Monday, October 22

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

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Speaker: Lucas Christiansen, InfoGroup

Virtual Field Trip to Plimouth Plantation, The First Thanksgiving

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

 

Join us as we take a Virtual Field Trip to Plimouth Plantation and learn about the First Thanksgiving.  We will travel via webcast to get a behind-the-scenes look at the simple but arduous life of the Pilgrims, witness the day-to-day life of the indigenous people who were part of the Wampanoag Nation and see their resourceful solutions to everyday challenges, and join the Pilgrims and Wampanoag as they discuss together their lives, collaboration, and the first Thanksgiving.  This event is recommended for grades K-6.

Photography Seminar: Action Shots

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, October 29, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Robin Conn explains how to shoot his award-winning action shots, with a special nod to sports photography.

Part 1 of our 2-part seminar series: Mike Mercier and Robin Conn share trade secrets from years of experience as staff photographers for The Huntsville Times.

Photography Seminar: Lightweight Lighting Tricks

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, October 22, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Mike Mercier discusses an easy lighting setup for shoots with no more than two flash heads.  This system is geared toward better portraits and still lifes, especially in a non-studio environment.

Part 1 of our 2-part seminar series: Mike Mercier and Robin Conn share trade secrets from years of experience as staff photographers for The Huntsville Times.

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