Main Library

Preschool Story Time

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, January 14, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, January 21, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, January 28, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, February 4, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, February 11, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, February 18, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, February 25, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, March 4, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, March 11, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, March 18, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, March 25, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, April 1, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, April 8, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, April 15, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, April 22, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amThursday, April 29, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Age appropriate for: 3- 5 years old
Story time for preschoolers.

Toddler Story Time

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, January 20, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, January 27, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, February 3, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, February 10, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, February 17, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, February 24, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, March 3, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, March 10, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, March 17, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, March 24, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, March 31, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, April 7, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, April 14, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, April 21, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amWednesday, April 28, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Age appropriate for: birth - 2 years
Story time for toddlers and their parents!

Frank Griffin Book Signing

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Author Frank Griffin will speak about and sign copies of his memoir, "Touched by Fire," an account of growing up in a family of migrant farm workers in Alabama. Frank's story covers the period from 1954 to 1963. In 1954 Frank's father, Johnny Frank Griffin was knifed a day after he'd told a Phenix City grand jury of what he'd seen in the moments after Attorney General-designate Albert Patterson's assassination.

Egyptology: Valley of the Kings Lecture Series

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, February 1, 2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pmMonday, February 8, 2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pmMonday, February 22, 2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pmMonday, March 1, 2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pmMonday, March 8, 2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

This series of six lectures by Dr. Bill Stephens focuses on the hidden and mysterious tombs of the Pharaohs that lie in the Valley of the Kings. The lectures are free to the public and will take place in the from 10:30a to 12:00p each Monday, February 1st through March 8th. More information is available by calling 532-5339.

LearningQUEST Rally Day

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2010 - 9:30am - 11:30am

LearningQUEST’s Rally Day for its Winter/Spring 2010 term will be Thursday, Jan 28, 9:30-11:30 AM in the Main Library auditorium.

Speaker: Mayor Tommy Battle
Refreshments provided

There will also be refreshments and the opportunity to

  • join LearningQUEST or renew your membership
  • hear about the upcoming LearningQUEST programs, and
  • register for your choice of courses

Great Big Book Bash: Harry Bliss

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, February 20, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Great Big Book Bash is an annual children's author/illustrator event sponsored by the Huntsville Public Library Foundation and Primrose Schools.  This year's guest is illustrator Harry Bliss.  Mr. Bliss will be giving two exciting and kid-friendly presentations at the Main location of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.  A book signing will follow both presentations and books will be available to purchase the day of the event.

English Author Tea

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, January 30, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Get out your fancy hats! The 9th annual English Author Tea takes place in the Main Library auditorium from 2-4pm. We'll serve a classic tea, and writer Dr. Jennifer Garlen will present on the Brontë family.

Tickets are $15 each and must be ordered in advance; call (256) 532-5950 to reserve yours.

Cupid's Café: The books of Karen Rose

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Cupid's Café: Meet Alabama author Christy Reece

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Cupid's Café: Meet author Beverly Barton

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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