We're offering two information sessions on protecting your assets in the event of a natural disaster at the Main branch on April 2 and April 10.
After a disaster, how long your home or business is disrupted is dependent on how well the recovery plan was developed. Learn how to complete a Risk Assessment Checklist or Go To documentation and make simple changes to protect your assets. Linda Putnam will present twice at the Main Library: Read more about Disaster Preparedness - Are your assets bullet-proof?
Dr. John Hinson, a urologist with North Alabama Urology, will discuss prostate cancer and ways to prevent it on Friday, March 30, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Part of the library's monthly Health Forums series, the program will be held in the second-floor meeting room of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. Bring your lunch; drinks will be provided. Admission is free.
Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday with a special musical tribute to the civil rights leader on January 15.
Local choirs and musicians including the Oakwood Academy Chorus, the Aspire String Quartet, and vocal soloist Sandy Kinslow, will perform Martin Luther King Jr.'s favorite spirituals, and Oakwood University Provost Dr. Mervyn Warren will give a presentation about King's visit to Huntsville.
This class is now full. But we will schedule another similar class soon, so check back! You can also take advantage of other programs that will help you discover healthy habits for the new year: Fit for the New Year on Jan. 11, Don't Stress on Jan. 12, Vegan Movie Night on January 12, and Tai Chi on Jan. 24.
Resolve to have the happiest and least stressful year of your life! You'll learn practical techniques to reduce stress and anxiety during this program on January 12.
Dr. Marilyn Lands, a professional counselor, will speak about ways we can cope with and reduce the negative effects of stress and other common mental health problems year round, and will answer your questions.
We're on the path to a healthier lifestyle this new year, with Steffan de Graffenried from the Taijiquan Center of Huntsville who will introduce us to the practice of Tai Chi on January 24.
Tai Chi is a noncompetitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and stretching, which the Mayo Clinic for one, recommends as an effective way to reduce stress and help with a variety of health conditions.