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How to Do Things: Irish Dancing

Ever want to be a Lord of the Dance? DeeAnna Thorn Heym of the Huntsville Irish Dancers shows how to jig like the Irish on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

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How to Do Things: Aromatherapy

Afton Harris of Blu Healing Spa shows how to use essential oils to balance and heal on Tuesday, September 17, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials and other aromatic compounds to alter a person's mind, mood, cognitive function or health.

Tuesday, September 17, 6:30-8pm

Main Library Second Floor Events Room

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

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Be prepared for the next stage

Alicia Thomas from the Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments gives an overview of what you need to know to prepare for assisted living on Tuesday, September 17, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

Tuesday, September 17, 11-12 Noon

Main Library Second Floor Events Room

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

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Author Chat Book Club: Faulkner and Zombies

Never thought you'd read a zombie book? "Zombie's Mandate: Find Billy Faulkner" may change your mind.

Novelist and poet Carter Martin weaves William Faulkner with zombies, a combination that may just surprise you. A former UAH professor, Carter also happens to be a regional authority on Faulkner. He'll join our discussion of his book. Read more about Author Chat Book Club: Faulkner and Zombies

Free Health Screenings

Huntsville Hospital Mobile Medical Unit will offer free health screenings for children and adults on Monday, July 8, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Main Library.

Results are reported to the patient onsite. All test results are completely confidential.

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362.

 

Monday July 8th 2013

9:30-12 Noon

Main Library parking lot, next to the former Councill High School.

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Health Forum: Depression

Depression is seen in 1 in 10 of Americans.  Occupational Therapist Imogene Tilson discusses depression and its treatment options. 

Tuesday * October 22 * 11-12Noon

Second Floor Events Room

Main Library * 915 Monroe Street

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 532-2362. Read more about Health Forum: Depression

How to Do Things: Reiki

How to Do Things: Reiki

Reiki uses a technique commonly called palm healing or hands on healing as a form of alternative medicine.  Through the use of this technique,

practitioners aim to transfer universal energy through the palms, for self-healing and well-being. 

Shari Prior explains this natural, non-invasive healing method. 

 

Tuesday • August 27 • 6:30-8 pm

Second Floor Events Room • Main Library • 915 Monroe Street

For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

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Health Forum: Vision

Dr. Patricia McCoy of McCoy Vision talks about your vision and how to preserve it.

 

Tuesday • August 27 • 11-12 Noon

Second Floor Events Room

Main Library • 915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

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Health Forums: Sleep/Insomnia

You can't sleep. Or you fall asleep but you can't stay asleep. Ron Stansell of Huntsville Hospital Sleep Center talks about these sleep problems and more, plus strategies to overcome them on Tuesday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

Want more information about Sleep and Insomnia?  Take a look at our LibGuides online -- http://go.hmcpl.org/insomnia

Tuesday • July 23 • 11-12 Noon

Second Floor Events Room

Main Library • 915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

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Inspire a kid – Join our Engineer Board!

Are you a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) professional?  We'd like to invite you to add your profile to our Engineer Board, a part of the Discover Tech exhibit.  It’s a kiosk with a spaces to post profiles of engineers in our community, to inspire kids to think about engineering as a career.

Ideally, we’d have photographs of STEM professionals doing fun or interesting things, such as building model boats or rock-climbing, plus have a little info about why they love what they do. Read more about Inspire a kid – Join our Engineer Board!

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