Second Floor Meeting Room

The second floor meeting room is open only for library-sponsored events. It is not available for reservation by the public, unlike our other meeting rooms.

How to Do Things: Painting in Oil with the Palette Knife with Cynthia Parsons

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Have you wondered how to begin to “paint” with a palette knife?

Cynthia Parsons will demonstrate her technique in oils and share her special secrets of composition.  Bring your sketchbook & pen or pencil in case you want to record the stages of development.

You’ll have a wonderful time and be ready to paint your own masterpiece!

More about Parsons at:  www.parsonsartgallery.com

Preview of Parsons teaching: https://www.youtube.com/user/HowtoDrawAndPaint

This program is free and open to the public.

Understanding Your Health Insurance

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, August 15, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Confused about your new insurance? Do you want to know how to get the most out of your insurance? Do you qualify for special enrollment?
All that and more will be explained by your local Huntsville Navigator.
We’re here to help, so please join us for this free event at the Huntsville-Madison Public Library

Friday * August 15, 2014
2pm
Second Floor Events Room
For more information contact TC Caldwell 205-332-0175 or EnrollHuntsville [at] gmail [dot] com

Health Forum: Incontinence for Women

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Donal Aulds discusses Incontinence.
What causes it?  How is it treated?
Can it be avoided?

Tuesday • July 22 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library
For more information, call Sophie Young at 532-2362.

 

Hollywood Rock & Roll

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, September 8, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pmMonday, September 15, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pmMonday, September 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pmMonday, September 29, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Hollywood Rock & Roll is a film/lecture series exploring the history of how rock & roll performers and their music have been portrayed in film.  The series will begin with the rise of rock & roll in the mid-50s with Elvis and other artists and track the growing popularity of popular music in films from the 1960s onwards.  Four complete films will be shown, as well as short film segments to highlight major performers and performances.  Documentaries and feature films will also be shown.  Each film will be introduced with a short lecture about its place in film

100 Years of World War I on Film: Beneath Hill 60

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

August 25 – Beneath Hill 60 (2010)

True account of Australian miner Oliver Woodward enlisted to lead a platoon tunneling and detonating high explosives beneath a German bunker in Belgium in 1916.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

100 Years of World War I on Film: Joyeux Noel

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

August 18 – Joyeux Noel (2005)

French film about the World War I Christmas truce of 1914 when German, French and Scottish troops dropped their weapons and fraternized and celebrated the holiday together.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

100 Years of World War I on Film: Beneath Hill 60

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

August 25 – Beneath Hill 60 (2010)

True account of Australian miner Oliver Woodward enlisted to lead a platoon tunneling and detonating high explosives beneath a German bunker in Belgium in 1916.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

 

100 Years of World War I on Film: Joyeux Noel

Location:
Date: Monday, August 18, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

 

August 18 – Joyeux Noel (2005)

French film about the World War I Christmas truce of 1914 when German, French and Scottish troops dropped their weapons and fraternized and celebrated the holiday together.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

100 Years of World War I on Film: Gallipoli

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

August 11 – Gallipoli (1981)

Account of young men from rural Australia enlisting in the army and sent to fight in an attack on the peninsula of Gallipoli located in eastern Turkey and the resulting loss of innocence. Starring Mel Gibson.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

100 Years of World War I on Film: Paths of Glory

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, August 4, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

As part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War II, we are showing five films released over the past century with the war as the setting and backdrop.

August 4 – Paths of Glory (1957)

Early film from Stanley Kubrick dealing with a group of French soldiers who refuse to fight in a suicidal attack and the attempt by their commanding officer to defend them in the ensuing tribunal. Starring Kirk Douglas.

The film will be shown in the Second Floor Events Room at the Main Library at 6:00 PM.

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