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

Friends of the Library: Hertha Heller Forum

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

“Charitable Giving with Impact and Tax Advantage” is presented by Lynne Berry, Executive Director, Community Foundation Huntsville/Madison County.  The Forum is free and the public is invited.

Ponypalooza at Main

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm


Attention, Everypony! All pony fans, bronies and pegasisters won't want to miss Ponypalooza at the Main Library downtown!

Saturday, April 13th at 1PM will be a chance to meet the illustrator of the sensationally popular bestselling comic and Madison resident Andy Price!

How to Do Things: 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 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

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



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.

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