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.

A Personal Story of My Life During the 1950s (Life Story Presentations)

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, April 25, 2011 - 10:45am - 12:15pm

Community Wide Read - LearningQUEST Series

  • The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: Life in the 1950s
  • April 25 Life Story Presentations (10:45-12:15) in 2nd Floor Events Room
  • Presenters: Various (TBA- from community stories written and submitted about life in the 50s)

Title: A Personal Story of My Life During the 1950s

Hear personal stories about life in the 50s.

Click here to view the program flyer.

“A View from across the River”

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 22, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Anissa Graham, a native of Columbus, GA, will discuss how Phenix City was and is viewed by those who live across the Chattahoochee River.  The presentation will focus on the symbiotic relationship of the two towns, from the 1950s to the present.  “Up from The Ashes,” the documentary about Phenix City will also be shown.

Tracing the Tragedy & Triumph of Phenix City (Lunch & Learn)

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, April 11, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Community Wide Read - LearningQUEST Series 

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: Life in the 1950’s 

 

April 11 Lunch & Learn(noon-1PM) – bring a brown bag lunch – held in the Main Library’s second floor meeting room

Presenter: Ruth Coulter Bentley

Title: Ruth Coulter Bentley – Tracing the Tragedy & Triumph of Phenix City

Spanish Language Book Discussion: Wicked City

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This event is part of the Community Wide Read. Learn more at http://hmcpl.org/wickedcity

Chinese Language Book Discussion: Wicked City

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a Community Wide Read bood discussion.

 

Wicked City Movie: "Up From the Ashes"

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 22, 2011 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In celebration of "Madison County Reads: Wicked City by Ace Atkins," the Reference & Adult Services Department will screen "Up From the Ashes: The Rebirth of Phenix City," the documentary which reveals the changes in Phenix City, Alabama, since the tumultuous 1950s. Professor Anissa Graham will follow the 30 minute documentary with a presentation entitled, "A View from Across the River." Graham, a native of Columbus, Georgia, will discuss how Phenix City was and is viewed by those who live across the Chattahoochee River.

Wicked City Movie: "Walking Tall"

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Friday, April 29, 2011 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In celebration of "Madison County Reads: Wicked City by Ace Atkins," the Reference & Adult Services Department will screen "Walking Tall," the 1973 film which follows the criminals rousted from Phenix City, Alabama. Bring your lunch. Drinks will be provided. The movie will be screened in the Second Floor Events Room at the Downtown Library at 915 Monroe Street.

Wicked City Movie: "The Phenix City Story"

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, April 15, 2011 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

In celebration of "Madison County Reads: Wicked City by Ace Atkins," the Reference & Adult Services Department will screen "The Phenix City Story," the 1955 film noir based on the actual events of Phenix City, Alabama. Bring your lunch. Drinks will be provided. The movie will be screened in the Second Floor Events Room at the Downtown Library at 915 Monroe Street.

Credits are preceded by a 'newscast' containing spoilers.
Runtime 87 minutes.

Internal: Public Services Meeting

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, April 14, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, May 12, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, June 9, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, July 14, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, August 11, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, September 8, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, October 13, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, November 10, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, December 8, 2011 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, January 12, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, February 9, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, March 8, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, April 12, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, May 10, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, June 14, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, July 12, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, August 9, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, September 13, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, October 11, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, November 8, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, December 13, 2012 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, January 10, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, February 14, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, March 14, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, April 11, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, May 9, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, June 13, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, July 11, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, August 8, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, September 12, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, October 10, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, November 14, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, December 12, 2013 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, January 9, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, February 13, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, March 13, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, April 10, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, May 8, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, June 12, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, July 10, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, August 14, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, September 11, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, October 9, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, November 13, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pmThursday, December 11, 2014 - 5:15pm - 6:00pm

Internal: Public Services Meeting

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, April 14, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, May 12, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, June 9, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, July 14, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, August 11, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, September 8, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, October 13, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, November 10, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, December 8, 2011 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, January 12, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, February 9, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, March 8, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, April 12, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, May 10, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, June 14, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, July 12, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, August 9, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, September 13, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, October 11, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, November 8, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, December 13, 2012 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, January 10, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, February 14, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, March 14, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, April 11, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, May 9, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, July 11, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, August 8, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, September 12, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, October 10, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, November 14, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, December 12, 2013 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, January 9, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, February 13, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, March 13, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, April 10, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, May 8, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, June 12, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, July 10, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, August 14, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, September 11, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, October 9, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00amThursday, December 11, 2014 - 8:15am - 9:00am

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