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.

Meet the Author: Greg Iles

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

New York Times #1 best-selling author Greg Iles discusses his newest novel,
Natchez Burning -- due to release on April 29.

Natchez Burning is the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage.

See Greg's quick talk about the upcoming book and his connection to the South here.

Health Forum: Hospice Care

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Lee Shaw of Hospice Family Care discusses the process and issues involved in end-of-life care.

Tuesday • March 25 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library

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

 

Amazing Science with a Great Observatory: The Chandra X-ray Observatory

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Martin C. Weisskopf gives an insider’s look at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope.  He’ll discuss Chandra’s mission and the fascinating science behind X-ray telescopy.

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

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.

 

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.

Health Forum: Osteoporosis

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Imogene Tilson, MA, OTR/L, of Huntsville Hospital's Behavioral Health Services, explains Osteoporosis.  What is it?  What causes it?  Can it be cured?  Prevented?

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

Health Forum: Sinuses

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Trying to find a solution to your sinus problem?  CRNP Kandess Anderson explains your sinuses: health issues, treatment, and prevention.

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

How to Do Things: Totes with Quotes

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

Adults decorate a tote bag with a quote from one of Shakespeare’s famous plays using fabric paint.  This program is sponsored by the Community Read, and is free.  However, registration is required and is on a first-come-first-served basis.  For details, please call Sophie Young at 532-2362.

 

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