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

How to Do Things: AL.com for Seniors

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

How do you get the news, now that The Huntsville Timeshas changed so much?

Elizabeth Hoekenga will show you how to find news from The Huntsville Times on your computer, mobile device or tablet. Learn to find news for your area, find special features like comics and puzzles, set up an AL.com account, and sign in.  She’ll also explain how to get help and answers to your questions.

Please bring a laptop computer, smart phone or tablet (such as an iPad) if you own one. There will be a limited number of iPads available for use at the program.

Meet the Author: Jeff Norrell

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Date: Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Award-winning historian Robert J. Norrell talks about his first fiction book, Eden Rise.

This critically acclaimed novel depicts a young man embroiled in a civil-rights conflict that divides his family, his town, and his own identity.

William Heath, author of The Children Bob Moses Led, and historian Dan T. Carter both call Eden Rise “gripping.”  Allen Wier, author of Tehano, remarks on Norrell’s “keen sense of place and the nuances of character” and calls the tale “realistic and haunting.”

Friends of the Library 25 cent sale

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Friends of the Library 25 cent sale

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

A Virtual Field Trip to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join us for a very special event for African American History month. The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is sending instructors to Huntsville to conduct a "Virtual Field Trip" to the Institute! They'll talk about the events that happened in Birmingham in 1963 (in a child friendly way, of course), tell you about the BCRI, and help the kids play a Tug of War object lesson about equality.  This Virtual Field Trip is perfect for homeschooling families with kids in grades K-5.

Love in the Library Valentine Fair

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

 

Love in the Library Valentine Fair

Saturday, January 26, 2013

2:00-4:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Auditorium

 

S2SB2B: Kimberla Lawson Roby

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother Book Club with host an author event featuring bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby. This event will be at the Main Library on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 2:00pm in the auditorium. 

Harvey Cotten: Getting Ready for Spring

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

New and exciting plants in the garden centers • Soil amending • Tilling • Pre-emergents • Lawns • Vegetable gardens … and lots of time for Q&A.

Virtual Field Trip: Favorite Series Authors' on Heroes, Scamps, and Sidekicks

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Join Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver (authors of the Hank Zipzer books) as they host a panel of our favorite series authors!  You'll meet R.L. Stine (Goosebumps), Kathryn Lasky (Guardians of Ga'hoole), Jim Benton (Dear Dumb Diary) and Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants).  They'll discuss what it's like to be an author and what makes their stories and characters come to life.  Recommended for Grades 2-5.

Virtual Field Trip: A Virtual Tour of Antarctica

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Join us on a virtual field trip as we plunge into the icy depths of Antarctica!  We’ll be watching a few short virtual tours, conducting some Antarctic science experiments, and learning about the geography of the Antarctic area.  This version of the Virtual Field trip is a special edition of our Super Duper Science Club!

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