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.

Non-Profit Webinar:

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Non-Profit Webinar: “Before You Seek a Grant: A Checklist for New Nonprofits”

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Downtown Library, 915 Monroe Street, Second Floor Events Room

 

Learn the characteristics of effective nonprofits and assess whether yours is ready for foundation fundraising. This class is designed for new nonprofits or community groups with very little experience in grantseeking. We focus specifically on foundation fundraising.

The course will address such questions as:

Non-Profit Webinar: “You Got the Grant! Now What?”

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Non-Profit Webinar: “You Got the Grant! Now What?”

Wednesday, July 27, 2011 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Downtown Library, 915 Monroe Street, Second Floor Events Room

Jazz in the Afternoon series

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pmThursday, June 30, 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pmThursday, July 7, 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

We are proud to partner with the Tennessee Valley Jazz Society to present this video series in conjunction with the annual Jazz-N-June Festival.  This four-part series will be led by passionate, local educator Howard Bankhead, who has been hailed by the Huntsville Times as "a man with a courageously big heart and bold, unselfish ideas."

How to do Things!: Couponing

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

We are pleased to present this informative program presented by locally-based, and nationally recognized money-saving blogger, Laurie Hise, aka "The Passionate Penny Pincher."

Tech Topic -- Txting 4 U n me

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, June 24, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Texting -- using telephones to communicate verbally -- has its own language which is a timesaver for those in the know and a mystery for those who aren't. Come learn to be part of the "in" crowd at this one-hour discussion.

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 Topic -- Geocaching on the Computer

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, June 17, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Geocaching is a sport in which participants find hidden "treasures" using a handheld GPS. Come find out what role computers have!

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 Topic -- Smartphones

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, June 10, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

This week's discussion will center on smartphones: What are they? What are the pros and cons? What are superphones? How are they different from tablets or ereaders?

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 Topic -- Cloud Computing

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

Have you ever watched those commercials on TV and wondered what "the cloud" is that everyone keeps going to?

This free one-hour discussion will introduce you to "the cloud", what it is, and what impact it is having on computing. There will be no hands-on computer instruction, so you are welcome to attend as long as you have some basic understanding of the Internet.

Please contact us at (256) 532-2356 with any questions.

 

Summer Solstice Poetry Reading

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join us in celebrating the official beginning of summer with a festive, open-mic poetry reading. This special event will be emceed by accomlished local poet Ruth Braswell, of the Limestone Dust Poetry Festival.

This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Poets will read in the order they sign up, with sign-ups beginning 30 minutes prior to the start of the program, (6 pm) in the second floor events room of our Main branch.

How to do Things: Write poetry

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

You are invited to attend a free one-time poetry-writing class, taught by accomplished local poet, Ruth Braswell, of the Limestone Dust Poetry Festival. This class will take place from 6:30 to 8 pm in the second floor events room of the Main branch.

This class is appropriate for adults and mature youth. No registration is required. Please just bring a writing utensil and as much paper as you'll need to create your masterpiece! Please see the outline of the class, below, provided by Ms. Braswell.

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