We're a Family Place Library. If you'd like to learn more about this, a representative from the national Family Place Libraries organization will visit the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 13, at noon.
On the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry are invited to spend one hour writing about memories, impressions and emotions evoked by this tragedy.
The program is part of the Main Library's Write Right Lunch & Learn series and will be held on Tuesday, September 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in the second-floor events room. Drinks, refreshments and a quiet place to reflect will be provided. Please bring your own writing supplies. Read more about 9/11 Write-In
Mary Wallace Moore, Reference & Adult Services manager at the Main Library, discusses how small businesses can maximize personal profiles to promote the business and how to utilize the company pages during "LinkedIn for Small Business," the next Small Business Lunch & Learn session on Monday, September 10.
If some of the limbs on your family tree reach back to Africa, genealogical research can be a challenge. The Main Library's Heritage Room offers research help during a three-part series of one-hour classes to be held on Tuesdays, September 11, 18 and 25, on the third floor.
Philatelist Jon Berger will share “Stamps and Stories of World War II” on Thursday, August 30, from 10 to 11 a.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe Street. Admission is free. Read more about World War II in stamps
Internationally acclaimed opera star Susanna Phillips will talk about her career and perform selections from various roles in a family-friendly program on Saturday, August 25, from 11 a.m. to noon in the atrium of the main library, 915 Monroe St. Read more about Susanna Phillips: Life of an Opera Star
Learn ways to keep your family safe during severe weather on Friday, August 3, at noon at the main library.
Michael Werner of the Alabama Amateur Radio Emergency Service and other emergency personnel will talk about ways to prepare for disaster, especially when you have young children. After the presentation, there will be a question and answer session with representatives from the Madison County Emergency Management Agency and National Weather Service Huntsville. The program will be presented in the second-floor events room. Read more about Weathering the Storm: Emergency Preparedness for Families