What would it be like if we were suddenly to lose most, if not all, of our space satellites? Scientist and author Les Johnson discusses his predictions at the Main Library on Sunday, June 16 at 2 p.m..
Huntsville Civil Rights activist Dr. Sonnie Hereford discusses his memoir, Beside the Troubled Waters on Tuesday, June 4, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.
Based on interviews conducted by historian Jack Ellis, the account spans much of Dr. Hereford’s life, from childhood to medical school, to his participation in the Huntsville Civil Rights movement, and after the end of segregation.
Read and discuss books with the author joining our discussion. Our first featured book/ author is "Days of Little Texas" by R.A. Nelson on Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at Pizzelle's Confections at Lowe Mill.
"Days of Little Texas" offers a ghost story, a romance, and a reckoning unlike anything you’ve read before.
Acclaimed YA author R. A. Nelson joins our discussion of his novel, set in the environs of the evangelical revival circuit and centered around Ronald Earl, who at ten became the electrifying “boy wonder” preacher known as Little Texas. Read more about New "Author Chat Book Club"
Who's visiting your website, and what can you do with this information? Jerry Brown will offer insights on Thursday, May 30, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.
The Rocket City Bloggers and the Main Library are sponsoring "Make the Most of Your Website: Google Analytics 101," a brown bag lunch program featuring Jerry Brown from Birmingham-based Web consulting firm Infomedia. Read more about Rev up your website
Have you seen strangers investigating shrubbery, rocks, or lamp posts? Have you found a strange item in the woods?
Learn the basics of the Global Positioning System and the hi-tech game/sport/hobby of geocaching.
Use of individual GPS receivers will not be covered, but there will be some practice time. Everyone is encouraged to bring a handheld GPS unit; there will be a short practice run after class. Please become familiar with your GPS ahead of time.
Ever have a craving to go somewhere dark and spooky?
Larry Foreman talks about caves and caving for beginners and experienced cavers alike on Tuesday, May 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Learn the basics of preserving the cave environment and making your caving visits safe and enjoyable.
Larry is a Responsible National Speleological Society (NSS) Caver with the NSS Huntsville Grotto.