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.

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!

Tech Topic -- Telephone on your computer

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 22, 2011 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

You've probably heard that you can use your computer to make telephone calls. Did you know you can do it for free? And that your free call can also be in video?

Join us for a free, one-hour discussion of using your computer like a telephone. There is no hands-on computer work, so you are welcome to come as long as you have a basic understanding of the Internet.

Please contact us at (256) 532-2356 with any questions. No registration is required.

 

Tech Topic -- Cloud Computing

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 1, 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. No registration is required.

 

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