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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.

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Virtual Field Trip: A Virtual Tour of Antarctica

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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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 Virtual field trip is especially for home schooled kids in grades 2-5. Read more about Virtual Field Trip: A Virtual Tour of Antarctica

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Meet the Author: Adam Vines

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Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Huntsville Literary Association hosts an afternoon with poet Adam Vines, author of The Coal Life and editor of Birmingham Poetry Review. The public is invited.  Read more about Meet the Author: Adam Vines

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Meet the Feminist Chorus

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Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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This a capella women's chorus, which has been singing in Huntsville since 1993, will sing an hour of songs of peace, freedom, and women's empowerment. Read more about Meet the Feminist Chorus

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Jobseeker Workshop: "Federal Job Search"

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Jobseeker Workshop: "Strategic Federal Job Search: What You Need to Know to be Effective"

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

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Presenter: Paul Summer, Recruiter, Missile Defense Agency Human Resources

 

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Jobseeker Workshop: "Federal Job Search"

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Meet the Authors: Frye Gaillard and Sena Jeter Naslund

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Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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This double-header author event features Frye Gaillard, who discusses his latest book, The Books That Mattered: A Reader’s Memoir.  In this collection of essays, Frye pays tribute to the writings that enriched and altered his life.  Frye also talks about Sena Jeter Naslund, whose novels Ahab’s Wife: Or, The Star-Gazer and Adam & Eve are included in the memoir, and he introduces this Southern author favorite.  Sena then carries the discussion over to her own formidable work. Read more about Meet the Authors: Frye Gaillard and Sena Jeter Naslund

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Virtual Field Trip to Plimouth Plantation, The First Thanksgiving

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Join us as we take a Virtual Field Trip to Plimouth Plantation and learn about the First Thanksgiving.  We will travel via webcast to get a behind-the-scenes look at the simple but arduous life of the Pilgrims, witness the day-to-day life of the indigenous people who were part of the Wampanoag Nation and see their resourceful solutions to everyday challenges, and join the Pilgrims and Wampanoag as they discuss together their lives, collaboration, and the first Thanksgiving.  This event is recommended for grades K-6. Read more about Virtual Field Trip to Plimouth Plantation, The First Thanksgiving

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Huntsville Literary Association Salon

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Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:45pm
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The Huntsville Literary Association presents Dr. Monita Soni, who will present an homage to the magical poetry and art of Rabindra Nath Tagore, first Indian Nobel Laureate for literature. Read more about Huntsville Literary Association Salon

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Meet the Author: Jennifer Garlen

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Friday, October 12, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Jennifer Garlen discusses her new book, “Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching.”  In an age of streaming video and booming DVD production, viewers have access to more old movies than ever before, but the number of choices can be staggering. "Beyond Casablanca" offers thoughtful reviews of 100 classic films worth watching, including silent and foreign pictures, musicals, dramas, comedies, Westerns, and even science fiction and horror. From cult classics to Oscar winners, readers will find movies for every taste and mood.

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For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Meet the Author: Jennifer Garlen

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A Virtual Visit with Author J.K. Rowling

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Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
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On Thursday, October 11, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will participate in a live virtual author visit to classrooms across America to discuss the world of Harry Potter including Pottermore, an exciting, free online experience that offers Harry Potter fans the chance to explore and discover exclusive new writing by J.K. Rowling as well as immerse themselves in other interactive content and community activities.

The October 11 webcast will be broadcast live from J.K. Rowling’s hometown of Edinburgh, Scotland, and is the first time she has had the opportunity to answer questions from kids live since 2007.

You can view this webcast in the Auditorium of the Huntsville Public Library! Read more about A Virtual Visit with Author J.K. Rowling

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Vive le Livre Preview. Thomas Jefferson: American Perspectives

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Monday, September 24, 2012 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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Get ready for Vive le Livre!

Jefferson enthusiast Cutter Hughes offers a perspective on the changing attitudes toward Thomas Jefferson in our nation’s history.

Cutter outlines Vive author Jon Meacham’s public thoughts on Jefferson, with a special nod to Meacham’s presidential biography, "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power," available in November 2012.

Vive le Livre is the Huntsville Library Foundation’s Annual Gala Fundraising Event.  An evening set aside to celebrate the book, Vive features a great contemporary author for dinner, keynote address and book signing.  This year Vive features Jon Meacham on Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00 in the North Hall of the VBC.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and contributing editor at TIME, Jon Meacham is one of America's most prominent public intellectuals. Known as a skilled raconteur and an accomplished historian with a depth of knowledge about politics, religion, and current affairs, he understands and analyzes how issues and events impact modern life.

This is a joint program sponsored by Huntsville-Madison County Public Library and LearningQUEST. Read more about Vive le Livre Preview. Thomas Jefferson: American Perspectives

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