Main Library

33rd Black Maria Film and Video Festival Tour - Program 1

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:15pm

The Library proudly presents a diverse lineup of short films from the acclaimed Black Maria Film and Video Festival — all appropriate for teens and adults.  Join us for two programs, with Q&A and a brief intermission.  These exceptional works range from comedy to drama and are the heart and soul of the festival.

Both programs are Free of Charge and open to the public
For more information, call Sophie Young at 532-2362

Family Fun Night

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Bring your family and friends to Family Fun Night at the Main Branch of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library!

The FREE after-hours program is Friday, April 11, from 6pm-9pm.

There will be a family friendly movie playing in the auditorium (7pm-9pm), camp fire story time with puppets and crafts for kids in the Youth Services area (6pm-7pm), and board games for all ages. Attendees are welcome to bring their own board games to share with new friends.

The Food Fighters Bustaurant food bus will be onsite for meal purchases.

Cupid's Café: Eloisa James

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James writes historical romances for HarperCollins Publishers. Her novels have been published to great acclaim. A reviewer from USA Today wrote of Eloisa's very first book that she "found herself devouring the book like a dieter with a Hershey bar"; later People Magazine raved that "romance writing does not get much better than this." Her novels have repeatedly received starred reviews from Publishers' Weekly and Library Journal and regularly appear on the best-seller lists.

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.

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