Main Library

Short Story Analysis for Amateurs

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, May 25, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, August 31, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, September 28, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, October 26, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, November 30, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, January 25, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, February 22, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, March 29, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, April 26, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, May 31, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, August 30, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, September 27, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, October 25, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, November 29, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, January 31, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, February 28, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, March 27, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, April 24, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, May 29, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, August 28, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, September 25, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, October 30, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pmTuesday, November 27, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Interested in short stories? Come engage in discussions of classic and modern short stories by well known and not so well known authors.  Monthly events are free to the public age 18 and above. Enrollment is limited to 21.

To reserve a place, call (256) 684-5803 or (256) 536-7898 and get your short story reading assignment. Once a spot has been saved for you, please advise if you have to cancel so that others on a potential waiting list can be contacted to attend. The story must be read in advance!

Genealogy After Hours

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, May 7, 2010 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Come to Genealogy After Hours for exclusive after hours access to: Census Records, Periodicals, Books (remember these?), Microfilm Readers and Computers. Robert Scott Davis, Jr. will open the evening with a talk about researching. Bring your own supper;we will have drinks & chips.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer stage production

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2010 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

Providence Classical School is presenting a stage adaptation of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer on Thursday, April 22 at 4 - 5:30, Main Library Auditorium.

Cupid's Café: The books of Nicholas Sparks

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Come and discuss books written by bestselling author, Nicholas Sparks.

Cupid's Café: The books of Harlan Coben

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Author photo: Harlan Coben

Come and discuss books written by bestselling author, Harlan Coben.

HMCPL Pirate Day

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

Ahoy ye librarylubbers! Join HMCPL for their first ever "Pirate Day". All programs all day long will be pirate themed, and library employees will be dressed in their finest Pirate gear! So practice your very best pirate-y "ARGS!" and join us for Pirate Day.

Whitewater Rapids

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, June 16, 2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, June 23, 2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, June 30, 2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, July 7, 2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, July 14, 2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pmWednesday, July 21, 2010 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Join us for exciting programs every week!  Find out about the National Weather Service, Sci Quest, Wheeler Wildlife Refuge, and MORE!

Toddler Time

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, June 16, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, June 23, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, June 30, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 7, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 14, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 21, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, July 28, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Come enjoy stories, dancing, and crafts just for toddlers!

Smooth Sailing

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmTuesday, June 15, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmTuesday, June 22, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmTuesday, June 29, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmTuesday, July 6, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmTuesday, July 13, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pmTuesday, July 20, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join us each Tuesday in Youth Services for summer fun!  Each week, we'll have a new and exciting program to Make a Splash in your summer vacation!  This program is geared towards kids in Kindergarten and 1st grades.

Baby & Me Storytime

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:00amTuesday, June 15, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:00amTuesday, June 22, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:00amTuesday, June 29, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:00amTuesday, July 6, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:00amTuesday, July 13, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:00amTuesday, July 20, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:00amTuesday, July 27, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:00am

A time to enjoy reading, songs, and lap games with baby at the library.  For babies 0-24 months and their caregivers.

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