Main Library

Capturing Deep Space: Astrophotography

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

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.

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

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

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

Cupid's Café: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

How to Do Things. PR101: Marketing on a Zero Budget

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Does marketing really need to cost money?

Learn some useful ideas for spreading the word about what you have to offer on a ZERO (maybe tiny) budget.

Anna Hanlin, Dynamic Solutions Consultant, is an artist and analyst who wants to know about things and apply them to real world issues.  She hates being “stuck in a box,” so she is always looking for new ideas and connections — and ways to stay out of “boxes.”

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

 

LearningQUEST presents "The Farm in Jones Valley" with Raymond B. Jones

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

LearningQUEST presents "A Southern Literature Renaissance" with Evie Spearman

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 9:30am - 11:00am

How to Do Things: Gluten-free Baking

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Supplies fee: $10, required at registration.

Learn the secrets of exquisite gluten-free baking from Ellen Coleman of Ellen’s Creative Cakes, Inc.

We’ll make two cakes in class, a Carol Fenster Vanilla Cake a Bette Hagman Carrot Cake, as well as Ellen’s signature Buttercream Icing.  Along the way, Ellen will share special guidelines and tips to make your gluten-free baking “Delicious!” 

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

Health Forum: Fall Prevention/Balance

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Do you worry about falling?  Finding it difficult to keep your balance sometimes?  Pamela Brown, Exercise Physiologist at Huntsville Wellness Center, talks about balance -- how your body maintains balance, why it gets tougher as you get older, and ways to help keep your balance.

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

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