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Feng shui with Clear Englebert

Feng shui master and author Clear Englebert explains feng shui principles and their applications in a three-part special program series starting June 24. The Main, Madison, and Bailey Cove libraries will each host a different program.

Clear will be happy to sign books after his talk. Books are available through pre-order at Barnes & Noble Bridge Street. 

All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call 256-327-8700. Read more about Feng shui with Clear Englebert

LEGO Extravaganza!

LEGOs, LEGOs, and more LEGOs! The Tennessee Valley LEGO® Club returns to the auditorium of the Main Library downtown on June 21-22 for its Summer Extravaganza.

Expect the club’s biggest local LEGO display yet. There will be a variety of activities, dozens of door prizes, and a play brick area for kids.

All-new displays of original LEGO® creations by TNVLC club members, with working trains and towns, plus bingo, door prizes, and a stay-and-play area with lots of LEGO® bricks for our younger visitors.

*** Special door prizes donated by The LEGO® Company *** Read more about LEGO Extravaganza!

Health Forum: Hemorrhoids

Dr. Jason Kinzel of the Digestive Disease Center talks about issues and treatments on Tuesday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

Tuesday * May 20 * 11-12 Noon
Main Library * Second Floor Events Room
For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362. Read more about Health Forum: Hemorrhoids

More Basic Arduino Projects

What is Arduino? A single board computer that makes learning electronics fun. Learn more on Tuesday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

Electronics and Robotics Instructor Don Wilcher is the author of Make: Basic Arduino Projects: 26 Experiments with Microcontrollers and Electronics. He’ll introduce this DIY how-to book and give an easy-to-digest taste of the world of electronics engineering.

**$3 lab fee, required at registration.
Class size: 16 participants. Read more about More Basic Arduino Projects

Harvey Cotten: Getting Ready for Fall in the Garden

Lawns, weeds, bugs, pruning, planting, composting...and lots of time for Q&A

Sunday, August 10, 2-4pm
Main Branch Library Auditorium
915 Monroe Street
Admission is Free.
For more information, call Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Harvey Cotten: Getting Ready for Fall in the Garden

5 Simple Tips for Achieving Greater Financial Security

Could your personal finance plan use a bit of structure?  FINRA can get you started with their 5 tips for achieving greater financial security.  Simple steps, such as thinking about retirement, investing, and credit reports, are a good start.  And the article provides links for further reseources on the Save and Invest website. Read more about 5 Simple Tips for Achieving Greater Financial Security

Warriors avoiding financial pitfalls

Among the dangers that our military faces are financial predators in their own backyard.  Many people do not realize that personal finance issues are a significant concern for our service men and women.  A recent article in Military Times outlines some of the pitfalls that the military community should guard against.  It describes sound approaches to these situations, and mentions a book that three Army captains penned after teaching personal finance wor Read more about Warriors avoiding financial pitfalls

Meet the Artist: Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson

Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson introduces her exhibit Jerusalem!, which is on display April-May, 2014, in the Atrium Gallery.  This mixed media collection of original works depicts the artist's appreciation of the dusty, sunny, faraway land that is Jerusalem.

Light refreshments will be served.

Sunday • 2-4pm
May 4, 2014
Main Branch Library Atrium
915 Monroe Street • Huntsville

For details, call Sophie Young at 532-2362

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Black Maria Film and Video Festival

A diverse lineup of short films from the acclaimed Black Maria Film and Video Festival will be shown at the Main Library on Saturday, May 17, starting at 1 p.m. Admission is free.

All films are appropriate for teens and adults. These exceptional works range from comedy to drama and are the heart and soul of the festival. There will be two programs with a brief intermission and time for questions. For more information, call Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

Program 1

Saturday May 17, 2014 • 1:00pm
Running time: 60 minutes
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Health Forum: Hospice Care

Lee Shaw of Hospice Family Care discusses the process and issues involved in end-of-life care on Tuesday, March 25, from 11 a.m. to noon in the Events Room on the second floor of the Main Library downtown.

Hospice Family Care was founded in 1979 as the first hospice to serve Madison County and continues to be the only not-for-profit hospice agency in the community. For more information about Hospice Family Care and its services, visit www.hospicefamilycare.org. Read more about Health Forum: Hospice Care