Speakers

Weathering the Storm: Emergency Preparedness for Families

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, August 3, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

If you have kids, you know that sometimes even the simplest task can become difficult!  So how can you keep your family safe in the stressful situation like a tornado?  Michael Werner of the Alabama Amateur Radio Emergency Service and other emergency personnel will give a presentation on how to be prepared for disaster, especially when you have young children.  After the 1 hour presentation, there will be an open

Rocket City Comickers

Location: Youth Services
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

A club centered on the creation of individual, original comics and manga. Come join the Rocket City Comickers!  Begin you own comic or manga project, or work out the kinks on your current project.  Find your inspiration!  Get peer advice.  Learn new techniques! 

Nee Nee Hetalia

Location: Youth Services
Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

 If you love Hetalia, you need to be at this panel.  If you don’t know what Hetalia is, you really need to be at this panel.  Basically, everyone needs to be at this panel.  Mollie Wyatt, graciously on loan to us from Hama-Con, will lead this discussion on Hetalia and his merry friends and why you should be watching, reading, and cosplaying them!

Nonprofit Workshop: "Understanding Collaboration"

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Nonprofit 201: "Understanding Collaboration"

Thursday, July 19

9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter: Val Porter, Foundation Center Atlanta

How to Do Things: Zumba

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 6:30pm

Dance yourself into shape with Zumba.  This Latin-inspired dance-fitness class will have you moving to red-hot international music and getting a workout while having a blast.  Certified Zumba instructor Tasha Edwards leads the party.  Admission is free.

Better Home Videos

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Date: Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tired of shooting dull home videos?  Thinking about a new camcorder and wondering what features to look for?

Don Tingle shows how to create compelling videos of family events.  We'll go over the basics of planning, shooting, lighting, and editing.  We'll talk equipment as well as technique.

Learn tips and tricks from the pros for making better videos to document your family's memories.

How to Do Things: Weave a Scarf on Soda Straws

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Open to adults and youth ages 12 and up.  Maximum number of students:  20.  To register, call Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

You don’t have to weave on a traditional loom.  Learn how to weave a scarf on soda straws.  You will start the scarf in class and learn how to make pom poms to add to the ends when you finish it at home.  No weaving experience is required.

Bring 4 ounces of worsted weight yarn.  Bring more than one color for a striped scarf.  If you want to use a thinner yarn, you’ll need more than 4 ounces.

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "LinkedIn for Nonprofits"

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, August 16, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "LinkedIn for Nonprofits"

Thursday, August 16

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

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter: Mary Wallace Moore, Reference & Adult Services Manager for Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

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

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, September 10, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

Monday, September 10

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

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter: Mary Moore, Reference & Adult Services Manager at Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Now Hiring, All Companies"

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, August 6, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Now Hiring, All Companies"

Monday, August 6

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

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter, Dale Callahan, Ph.D., author of Resumes are Worthless

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