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.

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

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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.

100 Years of World War I on Film: All Quiet on the Western Front

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, July 28, 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.

 

July 28 – All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Fierce anti-war statement tracing a group of eager, young, idealistic German boys into war and the subsequent disillusion each of them experiences when facing the harsh reality of survival. Starring Lew Ayers.

Small Business Lunch and Learn

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, July 14, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us at the Main Branch of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library on Monday, July 14, 2014 as L.D. Ralph with the Small Business Administration's Alabama District Office discusses the SBA's financial assistance program to start or expand a small business.

Write Right Lunch and Learn: Courting the Muse

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, August 11, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 

 

 

How to Do Things: Apply Chinese Calligraphy into Watercolor Paintings

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

 

****UPDATE: This class is now full, and registration has closed.  Thank you for your interest!

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.

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 go.hmcpl.org/fengshui2014.

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.

 

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