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.

Library Foundation Board Meeting

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, June 20, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, July 18, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, August 15, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, September 19, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, October 17, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, November 21, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, December 19, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, January 16, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, February 20, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, March 19, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, April 16, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, May 21, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, June 18, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, July 16, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, August 20, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, September 17, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, October 15, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, November 19, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, December 17, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, January 21, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, February 18, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, March 18, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, April 15, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, May 20, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, June 17, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, July 15, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, August 19, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, September 16, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, October 21, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, November 18, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, December 16, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, January 20, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, February 17, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, March 17, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, April 21, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, May 19, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, June 16, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, July 21, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, August 18, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, September 15, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, October 20, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, November 17, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pmMonday, December 15, 2014 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

How to do Things!: Take better photos

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

In this session of  "How to do Things!" a (former) professional photojournalist will give a brief presentation featuring advice and techniques for improving your photography. Then we'll open things up for disuccsion. Bring your questions, observations, and an open mind.

Also, please bring a cd/dvd or thumb drive of your own photography for a brief, constructive group critique and discussion of your work, if you'd like.

This session will take place in the second floor events room of the Main branch.

Bollywood Movie Series

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 6, 2011 - 5:30pm - 9:00pmMonday, June 13, 2011 - 5:30pm - 9:00pmMonday, June 20, 2011 - 5:30pm - 9:00pmMonday, June 27, 2011 - 5:30pm - 9:00pmMonday, July 11, 2011 - 5:30pm - 9:00pmMonday, July 18, 2011 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Reference & Adult Services will be presenting a free Bollywood Movie Series, June 6-July 18, with the exception of July 4th (we will be closed). Each Monday night we shall show a Bollywood movie. Bollywood is the name given for the Hindi-language film industry, and each of these six films will give the viewer a glimpse of popular Indian views and traditions. Please be aware these movies will be in Hindi, but feature English subtitles that do not take away from the film its self.

Tech Topics -- QR Codes

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, May 27, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Discover ways to generate free QR codes and how to use them for marketing, informing, advertising, and fundraising.

 

Tech Topics are a regular series of discussions about computing topics. There will be no hands-on work, but you should have basic Internet experience. Class will be held in the second floor Events Room.
 

Tech Topics -- Online Television for Free

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, May 20, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Did you know you can watch many of your favorite programs on your computer for free? In this discussion, we'll talk about some of the places to find television programming and how to find more.

 

Tech Topisc are a regular series of discussions about computing topics. There will be no hands-on work, but you should have basic Internet experience. Class will be held in the second floor Events Room.
 

How to do Things!: Make a Garden Friend

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

In this session of "How to do Things!" we will learn how to paint our own cheerful garden accent in just an hour. You may follow our designs for a turtle, bee or ladybug statue - or dream up a creation of your own. Garden friends can be used in a border to perk up your concrete edging, or stand alone as an accent in your flower bed.

"Pride and Passion" lecture by author Larry Lester

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Larry Lester, co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, and author of several books on the Negro Leagues, will touch briefly, but distinctly, on each of the six historical panels from 1860 to present day. He will dedicate a substantial portion of the program to answering questions, and will be selling and signing his books at this event.

This program will take place in the second floor events room of our Main branch. It is free and open to the public.

"Pride and Passion" lecture by author Joe Formichella

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Joe Formichella, author of Here's to You, Jackie Robinson, will speak about the importance of baseball for the black community in general and how it changed the lives of a generation of young black boys in Mobile in particular. He will answer questions, and will have books for sale at this event.

This program will take place in the second floor events room of our Main branch. It is free and open to the public.

Non-Profit Lunch & Learn: Proposal Writing Basics

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 

In this free live webinar, learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation. The event will be held at the Downtown Library, 915 Monroe Street, in the Second Floor Events Room.

Thursday, June 16, 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.

For those new to proposal writing, this class will cover:

- How the proposal fits into the overall grantseeking process

- What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation

- Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger

How to do Things!: Salsa Dancing

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us for this fun, introduction to Salsa dancing class! Greg & Quinta Stargell will teach us basic salsa steps and technique, to set the foundation for an exciting new hobby that can improve your physical health as well as your social life.

Please wear comfortable clothes and if possible slick bottom shoes since we'll be dancing on carpet. Bring your favorite dance partner, or stag it.  We'll all be rotating partners so no one will dance alone. The only thing you need to bring is a smile!

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