As part of our Black History Month celebration, we are hosting a special event-- A Film Showing and Educational Program.
Norm Harris, Director of Driven2Read will discuss his career and achievements as an African-American NASCAR driver. Additionally, Norm will share a viewing of the documentary, Black wheels: history of blacks in NASCAR and other motor sports. The documentary showcases the often overlooked achievements of African-Americans in motor sports, this groundbreaking program showcases Black influence from the invention of stock car racing in the 1920's through today. Mr. Harris was featured in the film. Read more about Film Showing and Program: Black Wheels
Repeats every month on the second Monday 12 times .
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, October 12, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 9:30am
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 9:30am
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 9:30am
Huntsville Hospital Mobile Medical Unit will offer free health screenings for diabetes, heart disease, cholesterol and more. Health screening results are reported to the patient onsite. All test results are completely confidential.
Main Branch Library, Parking lot • 915 Monroe Street
Monrovia Friends of the Library is sponsoring our first annual Read-A-Thon as a fund raiser for the Monrovia Library. Saturday, March 7th will be the main reading day at the Monrovia Library. We will have special guest readers, snacks, and prizes for all reading logs turned in. Children are welcome to come in the pjs and bring a pillow or stuffed animal. We'll have a fun day hanging out to read and raising money for the library.
If you can't make it on March 7th, you can read any time between Sunday, March 1 and Saturday March 14. You can have sponsors pay you so much per minute or just make a flat donation. If you prefer, you can just make a donation yourself. Checks should be made payable to “Monrovia Friends of the Library.” All donations should be turned in at the checkout desk at Monrovia Library by Monday, March 17. Reading logs and donor sheets will be available on the Monrovia Public Library-HMCPL Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Monrovia-Public-Library-HMCPL/373088086134929.
Sunday, February 1, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, March 29, 2015 (All day)
For the months of February and March, Main Library is displaying the works of local artist Christina Wegman. The art, made up mostly of oil paintings, is displayed in the library's atrium, near the stairwell.
Through April, Main Library is also displaying the work of several local quilters. The quilts hang in the center atrium, visible from every floor of the library. Several quilts are for sale, with 50% of proceeds going to the library. Others will be donated to St. Jude's Hospital. Read more about Main Library Exhibits
Join Showers Center Library as we celebrate Black History in the way of music. We will sit back and listen to Mr. Carl Parker Jr. as he play music and give us some history on black musician and singers who we can all relate to. This is a FREE concert and everyone's invited to attend. Read more about Black History Concert: Mr. Carl Parker
In honor of Black History Month, musical duo Voices of Hope will present a free concert in the Atrium of the Main Library, starting at 6 pm. They will perform a combination of Civil Rights songs and Negro spirituals.
About the Duo:
David Clarke is Sgt. Clarke, C-Ped for Oakwood University Police Dept. As a vocal performing artist, he has sung nationally and internationally for many years. He has performed with such artist as Moses Hogan and Dr. Roland Carter. He is a former member of the world-traveled Oakwood University Aeolian of Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. Barbara Newton is visual and vocal artist, author and former educator for the Madison County School System. She has sung nationally and internationally for many years, and has performed with and for such artist as Wintley Phipps, Richard Smallwood and the Huntsville Teacher In-service. She is a former member of the world-traveled Oakwood University Aeolians of Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. Read more about Concert: Voices of Hope
Triana mayor Mary Caudle, along with some of her co-authors, will be at the library to discuss their contributions to the new book Ohhmazing Wellness: Shift Your Vision and Create the Healthy & Happy Lifestyle You Deserve. Read more about Meet the Author: Mary Caudle