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.

Tech Topic -- Free online games

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, July 15, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Let's discuss free computer games. They're more than just fun; they're great for memory, concentration, motor skills and mouse practice!

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 -- Google: More than just searching

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, July 8, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Did you know you can do a lot more with Google than just search for things in it? You can get email, write blogs (online diaries), get all the news you're looking for delivered to one place, find scholarly articles, and more! We'll be doing a quick overview of things you can do, and share personal experiences of using Google for more than just a place to look up the delivery number for your favorite pizza joint.

Tech Topic -- Power Searching

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, July 1, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Have you ever wished you could search a little more effectively? Tired of trying to plow through 15 million results on Google? We'll be talking about Power Searching -- reducing the number of results to things that might actually be useful for you. Handouts on search techniques will be provided, and we'll talk as a group about search methods that work for us.

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.

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.

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