Auditorium

The auditorium is located on the first floor of the Main Library. After opening the exterior doors of the Main Library, immediately turn right. The auditorium is located straight ahead, at the end of the hallway. Learn more at hmcpl.org/main/auditorium

Clone of The Hertha Heller Forum presented by the Friends of the Library, featuring the Huntsville Literary Association's Poets Society.

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

The Friends of the Library present the second Hertha Heller Forum, featuring the Huntsville Literary Association's Poets Society.

Clone of The Hertha Heller Forum presented by the Friends of the Library, featuring Alan Brown speaking about "School Spirits: Ghost Stories from Alabama's Campuses."

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

The Friends of the Library present the second Hertha Heller Forum, featuring Alan Brown speaking about "School Spirits: Ghost Stories from Alabama's Campuses."

The Hertha Heller Forum presented by the Friends of the Library, featuring Bill Emerson, discussing U.S. Army units formed in 1907 and 1909 composed solely of black soldiers.

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

The Friends of the Library present the second Hertha Heller Forum, featuring Bill Emerson, discussing U.S. Army units formed in 1907 and 1909 composed solely of black soldiers.

Place, Not Race: Sheryll Cashin on a New Vision of Opportunity in America

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, November 10, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

National author and speaker Sheryll Cashin discusses her new book, "Place Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America."   Ms. Cashin argues that affirmative action as currently practiced does little to help disadvantaged people, and she offers a new framework for true inclusion.

Meet the Huntsville Feminist Chorus

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This a capella women's chorus, which has been singing in Huntsville since 1993, will sing an hour of songs to open hearts and minds.

Sunday * October 5 * 2-3pm
Main Branch Library Auditorium
For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

Meet the Author: Courtney Miller Santo

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

International best-selling author Courtney Miller Santo discusses her new novel, "Three Story House," a tale of three young women who find themselves failing in love, career and family and come together to rebuild something that is condemned but ultimately beautiful.

Sunday • September 7
2-4pm
Main Branch Library
Auditorium
915 Monroe Street

For more information, call 532-2362

Engage the Enemy More Closely III

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Battles of Coronel and the Falklands were the first two major naval engagements of the First World War.  The defeat of Admiral Craddock's British squadron in November 1914 at the Battle of Coronel by Admiral von Spee's Asiatic Squadron was Britain's first defeat at sea in over a century.  The British got revenge one month later at the Battle of the Falklands that ended the German threat to British maritime trade in the Atlantic and Pacific.  The events are thrilling and a little known campaign from the early days of modern navel warfare.

Views of Alabama Historic Lodgings

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am

In the late 19th century most Alabama towns, no matter how small, usually had an inn or hotel for weary travelers.  These early buildings were usually simple wooden structures with inviting verandas.  For the more affluent traveler there were also fancy resorts and spas that offered an escape from the heat and miasmas that blanketed Alabama in the summer.  This program provides a visual tour of many of the early accommodations from the Colonial Inn at Fairhope to the Mentone Inn in the northeast corner of the state.

Monte Sano Views

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Experience Monte Sano Mountain as never before with rarely seen photos and maps from a private collection.  Go on a "Monte Sano Ramble" with late 19th century Judd photos, explore life at the CCC camp in mid-1930, visit early summer houses, and of course enjoy views of Monte Sano.

Clone of Clone of Friends of the Library 25 cent sale

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

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