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.

We Wish You a "Green" Christmas!

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Just in time for the holiday season, we are very pleased to host professional ecologist and active member of Huntsville's Operation Green Team, Soos Weber, as she presents “The Greening of Christmas: How to reduce your carbon footprint and enjoy the holidays even more.”

At this informative and engaging event you will learn about:

· The pros and cons of an artificial vs. a live Christmas tree.

· Recycling memorable tree decorations

· Eco-friendly holiday greeting cards and wrapping paper

The Philosophy of Happiness

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

What is happiness? Is it possible to truly attain? And if so, how?

These are questions we will be examining from two unique perspectives, in a special two-part lecture series just in time for the holidays.

In the first installment on Sunday, November 21, Dr. Gitendra Uswatte from the University of Alabama, Birmingham will present fascinating insights from the field of psychology, about how we perceive and experience happiness.

The Psychology of Happiness

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

What is happiness? Is it possible to truly attain? And if so, how?

These are questions we will be examining from two unique perspectives, in a special two-part lecture series just in time for the holidays.

In the first installment on Sunday, November 21, Dr. Gitendra Uswatte from the University of Alabama, Birmingham will present fascinating insights from the field of psychology, about how we perceive and experience happiness.

Help Yourself to Diabetes Health

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Diabetes affects millions of Americans, young and old, rich and poor, of all different races.

In observation of National Diabetes Month in November, the Help Yourself to Health Initiative is sponsoring a diabetes forum with a health professional from Huntsville Hospital who address topics including:  What is Diabetes? How is it diagnosed?  How can you prevent it? And what can be done to treat it?

How to do things!: Introduction to knitting

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

If the changing leaves and cooler weather have you dreaming of cozy scarves and sweaters, we have the perfect class for you! Learn basic stitches and knitting techniques that will set the foundation for a practical money-saving skill, as well as a creative and rewarding new hobby!

Please bring your favorite yarn and knitting needles, if you can. Light-colored yarn and size 8 knitting needles are recommended. A limited amount of supplies will be available to class participants.

This class is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

LearningQuest: Renaissance Rebels

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Board Development & Governance for Nonprofit Organizations

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 9:00am - 11:00am

November 4th, Thursday, 9:00am-11:00am, 2nd Floor Events Room, Main Library.  This class, taught by Russell Jackson of the Alabama Association of Nonprofits, is for individuals who wish to increase their leadership competency in the role of nonprofit board member or nonprofit staff leader.

National Novel Writing Month "Write-in"

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, November 8, 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pmMonday, November 15, 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pmMonday, November 22, 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

November is National Novel Writing Month, and The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is proud to be the official "write-in" location for local aspiring authors particpating in this unique, nation-wide annual event, which is sponsored by the nonprofit organization, The Office of Letters and Light.

Please learn more about the month-long event at http://www.nanowrimo.org and join us each Monday in November (except the 1st) from 6 to 9 pm in the Second Floor Events Room of the Main branch.

Halloween Movie

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, October 18, 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pmMonday, October 25, 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Internal: E-Leaders

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, October 15, 2010 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

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