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 Lunch and Learn: First Stop in Helping the Homeless

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

First Stop is a non-profit agency located in Huntsville whose mission is to provide a basic set of services to homeless people in Huntsville and Madison County. First Stop does not duplicate county services available from other agencies, but works with those agencies to fill gaps that exist in services.

Join us as Tashaunda Weeks, Director of First Stop, discusses the mission and history of First Stop, the four tiers of their program (services provided) and ways that the community can help.

CANCELLED: Video Chat with Author Daniel R. Schwarz

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet New York author Dan Schwartz in this special video chat, and discuss his book Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009.

WorryWoos at the Library!

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come meet the WorryWoos! The WorryWoos are cute cuddly monsters that represent emotions such as worry,
insecurity, loneliness, and confusion. The WorryWoo Monsters help children recognize that it’s okay to feel these things and
helps them embrace their emotions.

4 Steps to Writing an A+ Resume

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 1:30pm

Struggling to create the perfect resume?  Join Robert Gossett as he discusses common mistakes made when writing a resumeHe will be focusing  on the 4 things everyone can do to write an effective resume that will get results!

 Robert Gossett spent the last 3 with the Alabama Dept. of Labor as a Veterans Employment Specialist, Tuscaloosa, Huntsville and Decatur Career Centers, specializing in resume writing.

This event will be held at 1;30PM on Thursday, August 22 in the 2nd Floor Events Room at the Main Library.

How to Do Things: Irish Dancing

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Ever want to be a Lord of the Dance? DeeAnna Thorn Heym of the Huntsville Irish Dancers shows how to jig like the Irish!

Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.

How to Do Things: Aromatherapy

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials and other aromatic compounds to alter a person's mind, mood, cognitive function or health.  Afton Harris of Blu Healing Spa shows how to use essential oils to balance and heal.

Health Forum: Assisted Living

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Alicia Thomas from the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments gives an overview of what you need to know to prepare for assisted living.

Non-profit Lunch and Learn: Social Media for Non-Profits—Taking it to the Next Level

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 

Engage your audience using social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. This presentation will be customized fornon-profits with limited resources who already have a current basic knowledge of at least Facebook. You'll learn tips and tricks that will make your life much easier, and your organization's social media presence much stronger. Presented by Stephenie Walker, co-owner and editor at Rocket City Mom, The #1 online parenting resource in Huntsville-Madison County.

Educators' Open House

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

The Educators’ Open House is an introduction to print and online resources for educators including: elementary, middle school, high school teachers and librarians as well as home school educators. Educators may drop by for any one or all of the events:  a refresher course on AVL, an introduction to online resources and a short tour of the library. Tuesday, July 30; 10am-2pm; Main Library.

Write Right - "Facts and Fancy"

Location: Reference, Adult Services, and Computer Training Center
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Local writer Ann Marie Martin discusses “Facts and Fancy: How a Newspaper Career Taught Me to Write Fiction” on Tuesday, July 9, at noon at the Main Library’s Write Right Lunch & Learn series.

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