Main Library

Meet the Author: Greg Iles

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

New York Times #1 best-selling author Greg Iles discusses his newest novel,
Natchez Burning -- due to release on April 29.

Natchez Burning is the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage.

See Greg's quick talk about the upcoming book and his connection to the South here.

Health Forum: Hospice Care

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Lee Shaw of Hospice Family Care discusses the process and issues involved in end-of-life care.

Tuesday • March 25 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library

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

 

Egg Hunt in the Library!

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Lots of eggs will be hidden in Youth Services. Can you find them? Join in on the springtime fun at your library! Don't forget to bring your egg basket!

Bouncing Bunnies Story Time!

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm

Join Miss Annie and Miss Melissa for a hopping good time! We'll read books about bunnies, sing songs, and interact with our bunny puppet.

Spectacular Science Puppet Show!

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Join Youth Services and our puppet friend Albie the Scientist for a science-themed puppet show that’s out of this world! Robots, critters, inventors and more! There will also be a special Earth Day sing-along surprise!

Cupid's Café: Donna Kauffman

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

USA Today bestselling author of the Cupcake Club Romance series (and brand new Bachelors of Blueberry Cove series!), DONNA KAUFFMAN has seen her books reviewed in venues ranging from Kirkus Reviews and Library Journal to Entertainment Weekly and Cosmopolitan. She lives just outside of DC in the lovely Virginia countryside.

Amazing Science with a Great Observatory: The Chandra X-ray Observatory

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Martin C. Weisskopf gives an insider’s look at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope.  He’ll discuss Chandra’s mission and the fascinating science behind X-ray telescopy.

Capturing Deep Space: Astrophotography

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Doug Horacek, home professional astronomer for the Von Braun Astronomical Society Imaging Team, discusses the team’s astrophotography work.  Camera light capturing capability sees more than the eye, so photography is the way to really see space.  Doug explains how astrophotography works and reveals some of the team’s projects, including Orion and nearby deep space objects.

This program is part of a 4-week companion series to the NASA Here, There, and Everywhere exhibit on display at the Main Branch Library.

Here, There, and Everywhere. NASA on Display at the Library

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Doreen Forsythe, Solar System Ambassador, discusses the NASA exhibit on display at the Library, Here, There, and Everywhere.  She shows how to apply our knowledge of daily experiences to understand universal laws of physics on grander scales, and in very different environments.

They apply here.
They apply there.
They apply everywhere.

For details, call 532-5975.  For more information about the exhibit, visit http://go.hmcpl.org/HTE

Cupid's Café: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Susan Elizabeth Phillips is a New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, and USA Today bestseller, whose books are published all over the world.

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