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International Games Day @ Main Branch

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Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 9:00am
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The Main Branch Library will join hundreds of libraries throughout the country on Saturday, November 15, 2014, for the seventh annual celebration of gaming in libraries – International Games Day @ your library. From 9am-5pm in the Youth Services department, there will be an assortment of family friendly board games available for free play. For more information, contact Connie at 256-532-5946 or cchow@hmcpl.orgRead more about International Games Day @ Main Branch

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FREE FLU SHOTS & HEALTH SCREENINGS

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Monday, November 10, 2014 - 9:30am
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Huntsville Hospital Mobile Medical Unit will offer free flu shots for adults and children age nine and above. 

They will also 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.

 * Monday • November 10 • 9:30 -12 noon *

Main Branch Library • 915 Monroe Street

For details, contact Chris Daniels  at 256-532-5993.

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Meet the Author: Lauren Orbison

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Friday, November 7, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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Join local children's book author Lauren Orbison as she reads and signs copies of her picture book Tortellini! Read more about Meet the Author: Lauren Orbison

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Rocket City NerdCon 2014

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Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am
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The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is hosting the first annual Rocket City Nerd Con (RCNC) fan convention in Huntsville on Oct. 24th-25th, 2014 at the Main Branch Library. For this convention, we are seeking to include as many different representations of fan communities as possible. Basically, if people can geek out about it, we want to celebrate it. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Kids 10 yrs and under get in free with adult admission.

The convention will run from 4pm-10pm on Fri, Oct 24th and 9am-5pm on Sat, Oct 25th. A Nerds Night Out event at Yellowhammer Brewery will wrap up the convention.

Tickets are available online and at your closest library branch.

Visit the program descriptions to learn more about the sessions at the convention. Read more about Rocket City NerdCon 2014

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Rocket City NerdCon 2014

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Friday, October 24, 2014 - 4:00pm
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The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is hosting the first annual Rocket City Nerd Con (RCNC) fan convention in Huntsville on Oct. 24th-25th, 2014 at the Main Branch Library. For this convention, we are seeking to include as many different representations of fan communities as possible. Basically, if people can geek out about it, we want to celebrate it. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Kids 10 yrs and under get in free with adult admission.

The convention will run from 4pm-10pm on Fri, Oct 24th and 9am-5pm on Sat, Oct 25th. A Nerds Night Out event at Yellowhammer Brewery will wrap up the convention.

Tickets are available online and at your closest library branch.

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Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre: Scenes from The Nutcracker

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Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Enjoy a visit with Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre as they perform scenes from The Nutcracker and teach us about ballet. Read more about Alabama Youth Ballet Theatre: Scenes from The Nutcracker

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test

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00am
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October Fright Night Movies

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Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:00pm
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How to Do Things: Arm Knitting

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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This program is full.  Registrations are no longer being accepted.

Call Chris Daniels for details, 532-5993.
Maximum class size (ages 14+):  12.
Leader:  Crystal Kitchens, member of Huntsville Fiber Guild

 

Learn to knit a scarf with your arms.  Don't bring your knitting needles! 

Learn how to cast on, how to make the knit stitch, and how to cast off. 

Bring one skein of extra bulky (code 6) yarn (Homespun Thick and Quick is one brand) or

two skeins of bulky (code 5) yarn.  No knitting experience is required.

 

 For information about Huntsville Fiber Guild,

visit http://sites.google.com/site/hsvfiber/

or email HsvFiber@gmail.com

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Rockin' & Learnin' Kids' Club

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 3:30pm
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Become an all-around awesome kid! Score some major experience points by digging into arts, crafts, origami, games, experiments, and more! Something new and cool each month. Read more about Rockin' & Learnin' Kids' Club

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