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.

How to Do Things: Let’s Talk about Painting in Watercolor

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Join Huntsville artist Cynthia Massey Parsons to learn the fundamentals you’ll want to know to begin painting in watercolor.
Cynthia promises a lively mini-demonstration of a few of her secret techniques that contributed to her watercolor paintings receiving:

  • Honorable Mention, Mississippi Watercolor Grand National Exhibition, 2013
  • Honorable Mention, 72nd National Watercolor Society of Alabama Exhibition, 2013

Bring paper & pencil to take notes!

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.


Health Forum: Chronic Cough

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Jason Smith of the Huntsville Hospital Lung Center discusses lung health, with a special emphasis on cough.  How is it diagnosed?  Treated?

Tuesday • January 28 • 11-12 Noon
Second Floor Events Room
Main Library • 915 Monroe Street.
For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.


How to Do Things: African Drumming

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

African drumming — get the energy of connecting with others through music.  Learn some African hand percussion with Djembe Player Simba Foluke'.  In this class we will learn the African Drums history, music, and connection to our heart beats.

***Registration is required.  To register, call Sophie Young at 532-2362.


Craft Expo

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Artists and artisans from Madison County’s craft guilds feature demonstrations and works from their members.  Live music, and food and items for purchase. 

How to Do Things: Got Photos? Get Organized!

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Do you have boxes of old photos tucked away in closets?
Do you have 100s of digital photos in various locations on your computer, phone and camera?

Certified photo organizer Amy Vaughan shows how you can bring order to the photo chaos and start ENJOYING your family memories again.

Feel free to bring a set of pictures from a life event...we can start organizing them together!

Health Forum: Digestion

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Jason Kinzel of the Digestive Disease Center talks about issues and treatments.


How to Do Things: Sensational Seasonal Cards

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Registration deadline: October 31.  Supplies Fee: $3.00, required at registration.
Maximum number of students (age 12+):  32.

Marsha Hosner, StampinUp! Demonstrator, leads this make-and-take class.  You can choose two seasonal cards to make, complete with specialty embossed paper, doodads, stamps and ink.  Additional cards are optional, with supplies paid during the class.

Marsha will bring all the tools and other supplies for use in class.
To register, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.


How to Do Things: Kiragami Gift Boxes

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Class size (age 14+): 12.
Registration deadline: December 1.  Supplies Fee: $3.00, required at registration.

We will be learning how to make three different paper boxes (approximately 2" - 4" finished size).

Instructor:  Carol Tillman.  Carol has been creating with paper since 1976 when she was first introduced to quilling and calligraphy.

Write Right Lunch and Learn: The Periodic Table of Writing

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 12:00pm

Most of the advice from workshops, books and writers on writing can be placed into four general categories: Inspiration, Discipline, Mechanics and Publication. A perfect blending of these elements would increase the chance of success for any aspiring writer.

Brian Bess, Reference Assistant with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, will present "The Periodic Table of Writing" on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 12:00PM in the second floor events room of the Main Library.

For information, contact the Reference Desk at 256-532-5975.

Health Forum: Flu

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

Dr. Susie Lynn talks about influenza and how to take care of it when you have it.

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