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Meet the Author: Greg Iles

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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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.

Tuesday · May 6 · 6:30pm
Main Branch Library Auditorium
915 Monroe Street
Huntsville

For more information, call Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Meet the Author: Greg Iles

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Health Forum: Hospice Care

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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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.

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Egg Hunt in the Library!

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Friday, April 18, 2014 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
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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! Read more about Egg Hunt in the Library!

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Bouncing Bunnies Story Time!

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Friday, April 18, 2014 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm
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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. Read more about Bouncing Bunnies Story Time!

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Spectacular Science Puppet Show!

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
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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! Read more about Spectacular Science Puppet Show!

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Cupid's Café: Donna Kauffman

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Donna Kauffman

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. Read more about Cupid's Café: Donna Kauffman

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

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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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.

Dr. Weisskopf is a project scientist for Chandra and Chief Scientist for X-ray Astronomy at Marshall Space Flight Center.  He is the recipient of numerous awards, including NASA Medals for Exceptional Service in 1992 and for Scientific Achievement in 1999. He was elected in 1994 as a Fellow of the American Physical Society, which cited his "pioneering work in X-ray polarimetry and time variability studies of cosmic X-ray sources, and his insightful leadership as Project Scientist for the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility."  In 2006, he received the George W. Goddard Award for scientific contributions to NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. Read more about Amazing Science with a Great Observatory: The Chandra X-ray Observatory

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Capturing Deep Space: Astrophotography

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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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.

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

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

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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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 Read more about Here, There, and Everywhere. NASA on Display at the Library

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Cupid's Café: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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

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