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: Apply Chinese Calligraphy into Watercolor Paintings

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Supplies fee $5, required at pre-registration, before August 14.
Class size: 12, ages 16+.

Classically trained Chinese watercolor artist Caroline Wang shows how to incorporporate Chinese calligraphy into watercolor paintings and apply it into many art forms.  Especially recommended for students with at least basic watercolor background, although all are welcome.  All supplies will be included.

Tuesday * August 26 * 6:30-8pm
Second floor events room* Main Branch Library
915 Monroe Street.

How to Do Things. Feng Shui: The Flow of Chi Energy within the Home

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Part 1 of our 3-part program series about feng shui.  For more information, visit

This workshop consists of three parts:

Health Forum: Hemorrhoids

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Jason Kinzel of the Digestive Disease Center talks about issues and treatments.

Tuesday * May 20 * 11-12 Noon
Main Library * Second Floor Events Room
For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.


How to Do Things: Electronics: More Basic Arduino Projects

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

What is Arduino?  A single board computer that makes learning electronics fun. 

Electronics and Robotics Instructor Don Wilcher is the author of Make: Basic Arduino Projects: 26 Experiments with Microcontrollers and Electronics.  He’ll introduce this DIY how-to book and give an easy-to-digest taste of the world of electronics engineering.

**$3 lab fee, required at registration.
Class size: 16 participants.

Tuesday * May 20 * 6:30-8pm
2nd Floor Events  Room
Main Branch Library

Bollywood Film Series

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 9, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pmMonday, June 16, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pmMonday, June 23, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pmMonday, June 30, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pmMonday, July 7, 2014 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

What: Bollywood Film Series

When: 5:30 p.m. Every Monday Night Beginning June 9th-July 7th

Where: Second Floor Events Room at the Main Branch

Join us as we celebrate our fourth annual Bollywood Film Series with traditional Indian food, henna, saris, and Bollywood films! The film series begins Monday June 9th, and will be every Monday night for five weeks. The activities will begin at 5:30 p.m. and the film will begin at 6:00 p.m. thereafter. Note: Admission is free. Some films may not be appropriate for young audiences, parental discretion is advised.

Library Explorers - Therapy dogs

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 30, 2014 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Each week a different guest will explore something AWESOME with us at the library. This week, our guest will be the therapy dogs! Grades K-2.

Write Right Lunch and Learn: Self Publishing 101

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, May 12, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Learn the nitty gritty of self-publishing, the hurdles and the possibilities of this growing trend.


Linda Winstead Jones is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 70 romance novels and novellas. After twenty years in the publishing business, she's both traditionally and self-published--what's called a "hybrid" author. Linda lives in Huntsville with her husband of 42 years.

Coffee and water will be provided.

For questions, contact the Reference Desk at 256-532-5975.

Who Was William Shakespeare?

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

 The Main Library will be hosting Dr. Jeff Nelson of UAHuntsville for the talk "Who Was William Shakespeare?" in the 2nd floor events room. We will also be serving cake and tea to honor Shakespeare's 450th birthday. Come join the celebration!

Small Business Lunch and Learn

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, April 14, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wendy Reeves, CEO of Wynsum Communications, will share social media
strategies for promoting your message. She has more than 20 years'
experience as a communications specialist, including a decade as a reporter
for The Huntsville Times.

33rd Black Maria Film and Video Festival Tour - Program 2

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 2:30pm - 3:45pm

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

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