Main Library

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

Join fellow National Novel Writing Month participants at these weekly novel-writing sessions.

All writers are welcome.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including surge protectors for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

For details, contact Sophie Young, 256-532-2362.

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, November 3, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

Join fellow National Novel Writing Month participants at these weekly novel-writing sessions.

All writers are welcome.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including surge protectors for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

For details, contact Sophie Young, 256-532-2362.

Meet the Author: Robert McCammon. NaNoWriMo 101

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Internationally acclaimed author Robert McCammon discusses the inspiration and process behind his award-winning works, such as "Boy's Life," "Swan Song," and "The Wolf's Hour."

Get geared up for the 2014 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)*, with activities starting November 3.

Thursday • October 2 • 6:30-8pm
Main Branch Library Auditorium
915 Monroe Street • Huntsville

For more information, call Sophie Young at 532-2362.

How to Do Things: Self-defense with Alexander's Martial Arts

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Tuesday  •  October 28 • 6:30-8:00pm
Geared towards adults, but teens are welcome!

Instructor Ashley Koenig shows:
•  How to avoid dangerous situations
•  Physical self-defense techniques
•  Practice strikes with pads

Main Branch Library
Second Floor Events Room
Admission is free.

For more information, call Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

How to Do Things: Egg Gourd Ornaments

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Supplies Fee: $3.00, required at registration by October 24.  
Maximum number of students (age 14+) : 12.  
Call Sophie Young for details, 532-2362.
 
Come make a gourd ornament with us!  Neva Beasley of the Huntsville Gourd Patch shows how to use small ornamental gourds to create hangable ornaments using paints and dyes.

For information about Huntsville Gourd Patch,
visit http://www.alabamagourdsociety.org/html/huntsville.html

 

How to Do Things: Introduction to Macrame

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tuesday • September 9 • 6:30–8pm
Supplies fee: $3, required at registration by August 29.  Call Sophie Young for details, 532-2362.
Maximum class size (ages 14+):  12.
Leader:  Crystal Kitchens, member of Huntsville Fiber Guild.

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.

How to Do Things: Painting in Oil with the Palette Knife with Cynthia Parsons

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Have you wondered how to begin to “paint” with a palette knife?

Cynthia Parsons will demonstrate her technique in oils and share her special secrets of composition.  Bring your sketchbook & pen or pencil in case you want to record the stages of development.

You’ll have a wonderful time and be ready to paint your own masterpiece!

More about Parsons at:  www.parsonsartgallery.com

Preview of Parsons teaching: https://www.youtube.com/user/HowtoDrawAndPaint

This program is free and open to the public.

Understanding Your Health Insurance

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, August 15, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Confused about your new insurance? Do you want to know how to get the most out of your insurance? Do you qualify for special enrollment?
All that and more will be explained by your local Huntsville Navigator.
We’re here to help, so please join us for this free event at the Huntsville-Madison Public Library

Friday * August 15, 2014
2pm
Second Floor Events Room
For more information contact TC Caldwell 205-332-0175 or EnrollHuntsville [at] gmail [dot] com

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

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