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

Spooktacular Puppet Show

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am

It's back: Our fun Spooktacular Puppet Show with rhymes, music and more at 10:30am and 3:30pm. Enjoy your Halloween treats and a show at your library!

Little Gym at the Library!

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, March 14, 2014 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Tired of winter leaving you and your energetic little ones stuck inside? It’s time to get moving with our friends from Little Gym! Join us for an afternoon wiggling, jumping, and other children's physical activities.

Children's Chinese New Year Celebration!

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Monday, January 27, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Experience Chinese culture! To celebrate Chinese New Year, Huntsville Chinese Village will offer an afternoon of music, dance and games! Learn about Taichi through the Lion Dance, watch a live martial arts demonstration, see a hulusi (a traditional Chinese musical instrument), practice Chinese yo yo and more! A great cultural experience for children of all ages.

Books & Bricks: Children's LEGO Workshop

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Friday, February 21, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

An interactive children's LEGO workshop with Tennessee Valley LEGO Club. This program is limited to 24 participants, so please visit the Main Branch's Youth Services Dept. to reserve a spot! There will be a $2 charge for this program due at the time the reservation is made. All proceeds go toward funding more fun library programs for kids!

Animal Tales Holiday Show!

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Our friends from Animal Tales are back with more cool, exotic critters to see! This is an amazing and educational live animal show you won’t want to miss!

Jedi Academy Camp

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Would you attend Jedi Academy? Do you have what it takes to use The Force? Join us for Jedi Academy Camp and see if you're a Jedi in the making!  Join us for Jedi Academy Camp and see if you're a Jedi in the making! This program is limited to 50 participants. Please call 256-532-5949 or visit the Main Branch's Youth Services Dept. to reserve your spot today!

Meet the Author: John Pritchard

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

John Pritchard brings back bawdy philosopher Junior Ray, along with his sidekick Voyd Mudd, in this third hilarious installment of the critically acclaimed “Junior Ray” series.

In Sailing to Alluvium, Pritchard continues the madcap adventures of the duo, who have become “diktectives” to stop the murderous activities of a semi-secret, lethal organization of Southern women, the AUNTY BELLES, headed by Miss Attica Rummage.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

You know you want to write that novel, but you’re facing a blank computer screen.  Where do you begin, and how do you keep going?  Three published Alabama authors share how they approach writing a novel.

Get geared up for the 2013 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), with activities starting November 1.  And get those words on the page.

Tsubaki Anime Club - Weekend

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 12:30pm - 4:30pm

Weekend Anime Club is back and better than ever!

Why, you ask?

Because now it’s FOUR straight hours of anime-watchin’, okashi-eatin’, fan-freakin’ fun!

 

College Readiness

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, September 17, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, September 24, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, October 1, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Clueless about College?
At College Readiness, community professionals present the basics of getting into college to teens & their families!
Topics and Guests are as follows:
Sept 10—What you need to know about ACT/SAT Prep (Guest speaker: Greg Jackson of Sylvan Learning)
Sept 17—Demystifying College Admissions (Guest Speaker: Britney Deutschendorf of UAHuntsville)
Sept 24—Writing the College Admissions Essay (Guest Speaker: Joe Freeman of Randolph School)

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