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: 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

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

Harvey Cotten: Getting Ready for Fall in the Garden

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Lawns, weeds, bugs, pruning, planting, composting...and lots of time for Q&A

*****Please note: this event has been moved to the Second Floor Events Room*****

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.

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