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Mark Twain Biography

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 9:30am - 10:30am

This biographical overview of Mark Twain will include excerpts of two of Twain's classics: The Innocents Abroad and Life on the Mississippi. Experience Twain's unique writing style as you take in both the account of Mark Twain's travels abroad during the mid eighteenth century, and his memoir of his youthful years paddling the mighty Mississippi River. With numerous surprises, this writer's point of view may not be what you expect.

Presenter: Dr. John Conover

A Public Square Conversation on Afghanistan

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Enter into an interesting conversation about the new American strategy in Afghanistan, with additional troops and new timelines. Includes interactive discussion.

Facilitator: Paul Hays

This LearningQUEST event is open to the public.

A Public Square Conversation on Terrorism

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 9, 2010 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Join us for a discussion on Terrorism where we will explore this current issue from its genesis to its results. Contribute your ideas on solutions to this worldwide problem. This LearningQUEST event is open to the public.

Facilitator: Paul Hays

Hertha Heller Forum

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, February 28, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Huntsville Literary Association is teaming up with the Friends of the Library for an afternoon of good food, wine, and poetry. The forums are free and begin at 2:00pm in the main auditorium.

Intermediate Word 2

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Working with tables, columns, tabs and other intermediate tools. Prerequisite: Intermediate Word 1

Access

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Database management. Prerequisites:Intermediate Word and Intermediate Excel

New England Historic Genealogical Society

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

NewEnglandAncestors.org website has a listing of over 110 million names to reseach your ancestors online. Prerequisite: Basic Internet

DMZ: Digital Media Zone

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Learn how to check out items from growing collection of digital books, music, and videos. You may download your selections to your PC or transfer them to a compatible portable device for use on-the-go. While you may browse this collection and checkout items, you will be unable to download files to a library PC. Please ask a librarian for assistance. Prerequisite: Basic Internet

Basic Publisher

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, March 29, 2010 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Desktop publishing program, design newsletters, create greeting cards, signs, letterheads, business cards, flyers and more. Prerequisites: Basic PC Skills and Basic Word

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