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Progressive Christianity 9:30 am
Progressive Christianity @ Valley Methodist Church
Sep 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor:  Glenn Nettleton You can find a definition of Progressive Christianity at http://progressivechristianity.org/the-8-points/. The group discusses Bishop Spong’s newsletters and other aspects of Christianity. For directions to Valley Methodist Church or to get additional information contact Glenn[...]
Skywatching 9:30 am
Skywatching @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe This is a Great Courses DVD class, presented by Astronomer Alex Filipenko, the same presenter as the Introduction to Astronomy DVD course. This course teaches you how to look for certain phenomena and[...]
Friday Film Festival 2:00 pm
Friday Film Festival @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor:  Jennifer Garlen, PhD Our regular Friday film series turns to tough guy James Cagney this term, with four films from Cagney’s career in the 1930s that showcase his range. Every screening begins with an[...]
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Sep 4 all-day
 
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held This term we will read selections from Great Conversations 4, an anthology of fifteen classic and contemporary writings. Each week’s reading selection will focus on a specific theme: Empire, Grieving, Identity and[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Sep 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Murray-Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading and speaking abilities as well as appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss, in French, L’Etranger by[...]
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23-Adult Coloring 9:30 am
23-Adult Coloring @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Patricia Sarge As children, you loved to color in your coloring books. Coloring is now available for adults, but have you developed appropriate new skills? Come learn techniques based on art theory to improve[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
24-Life Story 1:30 pm
24-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Sep 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance in the process. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
Fall Gardening 2:00 pm
Fall Gardening @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Various Are you ready for flowers and foliage? Eager to dig in the dirt? In this class, Master Gardeners will present information and ideas to help LearningQUEST members prepare their gardens successfully for the[...]
Pretty Women 2:00 pm
Pretty Women @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Bill Nunn Are you tired and weary? Is your life dull and boring? You can change all that! Billy Bob Nunn and Station WFUN will be back on the AIR in the Fall. Join[...]
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Beg French 10:00 am
Beg French @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Bernard Verdier This class offers beginning French in an enjoyable environment for those who have never studied the language. We want to develop a basic working knowledge, so that if you visit France, your[...]
Travelers’ Spanish 1:00 pm
Travelers’ Spanish @ First Christian Church
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Elaine Fredericksen, PhD Spanish for Travelers is designed for students who have some background in Spanish—even just a little—and want to put what they know to use. This active in-class environment involves repetition and[...]
27-Life Story 1:30 pm
27-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Sep 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance in the process. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
Play’s the Thing 1:30 pm
Play’s the Thing @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Anna Blair This class offers an opportunity to delve into scripts from some of the world’s finest and favorite dramatists—Shakespeare to Shaw to Simon and a few others in between—and become another person for[...]
Word® 1 1:30 pm
Word® 1 @ Downtown Library, Computer Training Center
Sep 6 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Word processing for beginners provides instruction in MS Word®, basic menus, formatting, and everyday tasks. Requires basic PC skills.
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Enneagram 9:30 am
Enneagram @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructors: Nancy Sheppard & Roz Stevenson The Enneagram, a personality typing system, is an ancient tool that helps us observe ways we cope in the world. It describes nine different strategies we develop as children[...]
Manifesto 12:30 pm
Manifesto @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 7 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Mike Self This is a contemporary issues course. The facilitator will present possible topics for discussion. However, other issues, presented by class participants, may win out as topics for conversation in any given class.[...]
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Janis Warman Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for awhile, please share your rules with us.[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Sistine Chapel 1:30 pm
Sistine Chapel @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie West In 1508, Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel. With little experience as a painter (though famed for his sculpture David), Michelangelo was reluctant[...]
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Dinner Theatre 8:30 am
Dinner Theatre @ Whitwell TN
Sep 8 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Leader: Sylvia Patterson We will travel by motor coach to attend the Buttonwillow Dinner Theatre play about the Civil War, presented from another – sometimes controversial – perspective. In 1864, a die-hard Tennessee Unionist runs[...]
Skywatching 9:30 am
Skywatching @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe This is a Great Courses DVD class, presented by Astronomer Alex Filipenko, the same presenter as the Introduction to Astronomy DVD course. This course teaches you how to look for certain phenomena and[...]
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Ukulele Lessons 2:00 pm
Ukulele Lessons @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Greg Aweau You have just bought a ukulele and now you want to learn how to play it! Or perhaps you are thinking about buying one. In this course, you will learn how to[...]
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Pencil Drawing 9:30 am
Pencil Drawing @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Billy Herrin The class will start by sketching simple rectangles and circles, creating boxes and cylinders. We will then progress to more “fun” isometric and perspective drawings. You will be amazed that most people[...]
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held This term we will read selections from Great Conversations 4, an anthology of fifteen classic and contemporary writings. Each week’s reading selection will focus on a specific theme: Empire, Grieving, Identity and[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Murray-Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading and speaking abilities as well as appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss, in French, L’Etranger by[...]
9/11 & Huntsville 1:00 pm
9/11 & Huntsville @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructors: N. Jane Roark, MD and Jeffery Birdwell This is the first part of a two-part presentation. Dr. N. Jane Roark, Staff psychiatrist, Huntsville-Madison County Mental Health Center, spent two weeks immediately following the 9/11 New[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
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23-Adult Coloring 9:30 am
23-Adult Coloring @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Patricia Sarge As children, you loved to color in your coloring books. Coloring is now available for adults, but have you developed appropriate new skills? Come learn techniques based on art theory to improve[...]
Nutrition 9:30 am
Nutrition @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Pam Roberts This program features four separate classes meeting on the 2nd Tuesday of each month beginning in August. Each one-hour class is interactive to increase participant learning. Sugar Truths provides education about America’s[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Lincoln’s Speeches 11:00 am
Lincoln’s Speeches @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Hartwell Lutz Each of this program’s four sessions will feature an address delivered by Abraham Lincoln, framed in the events surrounding it: Cooper Union (1860) the First Inaugural (1861) Gettysburg (1863) the Second Inaugural[...]
Operations Meeting 12:00 pm
Operations Meeting @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
24-Life Story 1:30 pm
24-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Sep 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance in the process. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
Fall Gardening 2:00 pm
Fall Gardening @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Various Are you ready for flowers and foliage? Eager to dig in the dirt? In this class, Master Gardeners will present information and ideas to help LearningQUEST members prepare their gardens successfully for the[...]
Pretty Women 2:00 pm
Pretty Women @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Bill Nunn Are you tired and weary? Is your life dull and boring? You can change all that! Billy Bob Nunn and Station WFUN will be back on the AIR in the Fall. Join[...]
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Photography 9:30 am
Photography @ Bailey Cove Library
Sep 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Leader: Waldy Cuevas Our mission is to encourage member socialization, friendship-building, and enjoyment around the pastime of photography. This SIG is a non-competitive environment where we encourage and rely on member participation. Throughout the year[...]
Beg French 10:00 am
Beg French @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Bernard Verdier This class offers beginning French in an enjoyable environment for those who have never studied the language. We want to develop a basic working knowledge, so that if you visit France, your[...]
27-Life Story 1:30 pm
27-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Sep 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance in the process. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
Word® 2 1:30 pm
Word® 2 @ Downtown Library, Computer Training Center
Sep 13 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Learn to make lists, tables, styles, and insert graphics. Requires basic PC skills and Word® 1.
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23A-Adult Coloring 9:30 am
23A-Adult Coloring @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Patricia Sarge As children, you loved to color in your coloring books. Coloring is now available for adults, but have you developed appropriate new skills? Come learn techniques based on art theory to improve[...]
Enneagram 9:30 am
Enneagram @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructors: Nancy Sheppard & Roz Stevenson The Enneagram, a personality typing system, is an ancient tool that helps us observe ways we cope in the world. It describes nine different strategies we develop as children[...]
05-Greeting Cards 1:00 pm
05-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards Come and join us for a fun-filled time learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as you walk away with a handcrafted,[...]
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Janis Warman Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for awhile, please share your rules with us.[...]
Ice Pops and Tea 1:00 pm
Ice Pops and Tea @ Dock at Lowe Mill
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Leader: Sally Barnett Visit two local businesses and learn their stories, processes, and operations. Piper and Leaf is a local family-run tea company. All of their teas are blended with as many local ingredients as[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Sistine Chapel 1:30 pm
Sistine Chapel @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 14 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie West In 1508, Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel. With little experience as a painter (though famed for his sculpture David), Michelangelo was reluctant[...]
05A-Greeting Cards 2:45 pm
05A-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Sep 14 @ 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards Come and join us for a fun-filled time learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as you walk away with a handcrafted,[...]
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Scientific Questing 9:30 am
Scientific Questing @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor:  Glenn Nettleton This SIG starts with several videos and images that will stir your imagination. Members receive a monthly e-newsletter, and a few of the newsletter technology topics are discussed. Then we have an[...]
Skywatching 9:30 am
Skywatching @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe This is a Great Courses DVD class, presented by Astronomer Alex Filipenko, the same presenter as the Introduction to Astronomy DVD course. This course teaches you how to look for certain phenomena and[...]
Gala History Gab 1:00 pm
Gala History Gab @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm
Instructor: John Kvach UAH History professor John Kvach will lead an entertaining class about what was actually going on in Russia at the time Amor Towles’ A Gentleman in Moscow takes place. Mr. Towles is[...]
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Ukulele Lessons 2:00 pm
Ukulele Lessons @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Greg Aweau You have just bought a ukulele and now you want to learn how to play it! Or perhaps you are thinking about buying one. In this course, you will learn how to[...]
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Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Sep 18 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hike leaders Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin. Meet new and old LearningQUEST members for these enjoyable morning jaunts. Liability waivers are[...]
Pencil Drawing 9:30 am
Pencil Drawing @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Billy Herrin The class will start by sketching simple rectangles and circles, creating boxes and cylinders. We will then progress to more “fun” isometric and perspective drawings. You will be amazed that most people[...]
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held This term we will read selections from Great Conversations 4, an anthology of fifteen classic and contemporary writings. Each week’s reading selection will focus on a specific theme: Empire, Grieving, Identity and[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Sep 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Murray-Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading and speaking abilities as well as appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss, in French, L’Etranger by[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Thriving 1:30 pm
Thriving @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 18 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Betty Carlton and June Norton Feeling frustrated trying to keep up with the latest changes in technology? You are not alone. This course will discuss the rate of accelerations of change in technology versus[...]
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23-Adult Coloring 9:30 am
23-Adult Coloring @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Patricia Sarge As children, you loved to color in your coloring books. Coloring is now available for adults, but have you developed appropriate new skills? Come learn techniques based on art theory to improve[...]
33-PC & Security 9:30 am
33-PC & Security @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Rick Marrero This two-part course will provide you with the tools and knowledge to secure your private information from unauthorized access. We will discuss the current security threats that you face on a daily[...]
Historic Churches 9:30 am
Historic Churches @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Shirley Mohler As people moved into the wilderness that would later be called Alabama, most brought with them everything they owned: furniture, livestock, seeds for planting, and many brought one book – the Bible.[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
24-Life Story 1:30 pm
24-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Sep 19 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance in the process. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
Fall Gardening 2:00 pm
Fall Gardening @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Various Are you ready for flowers and foliage? Eager to dig in the dirt? In this class, Master Gardeners will present information and ideas to help LearningQUEST members prepare their gardens successfully for the[...]
Pretty Women 2:00 pm
Pretty Women @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Bill Nunn Are you tired and weary? Is your life dull and boring? You can change all that! Billy Bob Nunn and Station WFUN will be back on the AIR in the Fall. Join[...]
Board Meeting 2:30 pm
Board Meeting @ Main Library, A/B
Sep 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
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Physics 9:30 am
Physics @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor:  Doreen Forsyth Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This session will cover relativity and Einstein. This course includes lectures from[...]
27-Life Story 1:30 pm
27-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Sep 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance in the process. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
Excel® 1 1:30 pm
Excel® 1 @ Downtown Library, Computer Training Center
Sep 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Learn menus, functions and definitions; work with spreadsheets, insert and import data, create databases that can calculate and sort. Requires Word®.
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23A-Adult Coloring 9:30 am
23A-Adult Coloring @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Patricia Sarge As children, you loved to color in your coloring books. Coloring is now available for adults, but have you developed appropriate new skills? Come learn techniques based on art theory to improve[...]
Enneagram 9:30 am
Enneagram @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructors: Nancy Sheppard & Roz Stevenson The Enneagram, a personality typing system, is an ancient tool that helps us observe ways we cope in the world. It describes nine different strategies we develop as children[...]
Jewelry Making 10:00 am
Jewelry Making @ Bailey Cove Library
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Leaders: Diana Canada and Joy Anderson BYOB (Bring Your Own Beads). Do you ever need more time in your day for family, home, hobbies, and crafting? Come visit our jewelry making group, bring your unfinished[...]
Manifesto 12:30 pm
Manifesto @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 21 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Mike Self This is a contemporary issues course. The facilitator will present possible topics for discussion. However, other issues, presented by class participants, may win out as topics for conversation in any given class.[...]
05-Greeting Cards 1:00 pm
05-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards Come and join us for a fun-filled time learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as you walk away with a handcrafted,[...]
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Janis Warman Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for awhile, please share your rules with us.[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Sistine Chapel 1:30 pm
Sistine Chapel @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Debbie West In 1508, Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel. With little experience as a painter (though famed for his sculpture David), Michelangelo was reluctant[...]
05A-Greeting Cards 2:45 pm
05A-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Sep 21 @ 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards Come and join us for a fun-filled time learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as you walk away with a handcrafted,[...]
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara Roberts Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking leader Barbara Roberts. Enjoy leisure hikes, several on paved greenways that allow you time to enjoy the local flora and fauna. Meet LearningQUEST members[...]
Skywatching 9:30 am
Skywatching @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe This is a Great Courses DVD class, presented by Astronomer Alex Filipenko, the same presenter as the Introduction to Astronomy DVD course. This course teaches you how to look for certain phenomena and[...]
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Ukulele Lessons 2:00 pm
Ukulele Lessons @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Greg Aweau You have just bought a ukulele and now you want to learn how to play it! Or perhaps you are thinking about buying one. In this course, you will learn how to[...]
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Bunco 9:30 am
Bunco @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor:  Joy Anderson Come join us for a fun-filled morning of Bunco. As it is played today, Bunco is a social dice game played in teams of 4 involving 100% luck and very little skill (there[...]
Monday Hiking 9:30 am
Monday Hiking @ Varies
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am
Leaders: Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hike leaders Sue Campbell and Bruce Martin. Meet new and old LearningQUEST members for these enjoyable morning jaunts. Liability waivers are[...]
Pencil Drawing 9:30 am
Pencil Drawing @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Billy Herrin The class will start by sketching simple rectangles and circles, creating boxes and cylinders. We will then progress to more “fun” isometric and perspective drawings. You will be amazed that most people[...]
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Marie Held This term we will read selections from Great Conversations 4, an anthology of fifteen classic and contemporary writings. Each week’s reading selection will focus on a specific theme: Empire, Grieving, Identity and[...]
Int/Adv French 10:30 am
Int/Adv French
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Denise Murray-Selah This course is for anyone with intermediate to advanced French reading and speaking abilities as well as appropriate command of French grammar. The class will read and discuss, in French, L’Etranger by[...]
2-1-1 Connects AL 12:00 pm
2-1-1 Connects AL @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Instructor: Jessica Rasche This course answers the following questions: What is the 2‑1‑1 Information and Referral Program? Why was 2‑1‑1 created? What information does 2‑1‑1 provide? What categories of resources are included? When it is best to[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader:  Janet Tedrow Mah Jongg players of all levels meet weekly to play. A beginning class is available upon request. For information, contact Janet Tedrow at wftedrow@aol.com.
Thriving 1:30 pm
Thriving @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Betty Carlton and June Norton Feeling frustrated trying to keep up with the latest changes in technology? You are not alone. This course will discuss the rate of accelerations of change in technology versus[...]
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23-Adult Coloring 9:30 am
23-Adult Coloring @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Patricia Sarge As children, you loved to color in your coloring books. Coloring is now available for adults, but have you developed appropriate new skills? Come learn techniques based on art theory to improve[...]
33-PC & Security 9:30 am
33-PC & Security @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Rick Marrero This two-part course will provide you with the tools and knowledge to secure your private information from unauthorized access. We will discuss the current security threats that you face on a daily[...]
Historic Churches 9:30 am
Historic Churches @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Shirley Mohler As people moved into the wilderness that would later be called Alabama, most brought with them everything they owned: furniture, livestock, seeds for planting, and many brought one book – the Bible.[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
Lincoln’s Speeches 11:00 am
Lincoln’s Speeches @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Hartwell Lutz Each of this program’s four sessions will feature an address delivered by Abraham Lincoln, framed in the events surrounding it: Cooper Union (1860) the First Inaugural (1861) Gettysburg (1863) the Second Inaugural[...]
24-Life Story 1:30 pm
24-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance in the process. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
PDC Meeting 1:30 pm
PDC Meeting @ Main Library, A/B
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Fall Gardening 2:00 pm
Fall Gardening @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Various Are you ready for flowers and foliage? Eager to dig in the dirt? In this class, Master Gardeners will present information and ideas to help LearningQUEST members prepare their gardens successfully for the[...]
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Physics 9:30 am
Physics @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor:  Doreen Forsyth Physics is the fundamental science. It explains how the universe behaves at every scale, from the subatomic to the extragalactic. This session will cover relativity and Einstein. This course includes lectures from[...]
27-Life Story 1:30 pm
27-Life Story @ Faith Presbyterian Church
Sep 27 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructor: Betty Carlton This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to write his/her own life story and needs guidance in the process. Each participant will be given handouts regularly as resource guides for[...]
Excel® 2 1:30 pm
Excel® 2 @ Downtown Library, Computer Training Center
Sep 27 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Excel® 2 covers formatting, freezing, formulas, and functions. You should already have completed Word® and mastered the skills in Excel® 1.
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23A-Adult Coloring 9:30 am
23A-Adult Coloring @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Patricia Sarge As children, you loved to color in your coloring books. Coloring is now available for adults, but have you developed appropriate new skills? Come learn techniques based on art theory to improve[...]
Enneagram 9:30 am
Enneagram @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Instructors: Nancy Sheppard & Roz Stevenson The Enneagram, a personality typing system, is an ancient tool that helps us observe ways we cope in the world. It describes nine different strategies we develop as children[...]
Veterans Memorial 9:30 am
Veterans Memorial @ Parking lot across from Huntsville Depot Roundhouse
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Leader: Sylvia Patterson The Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial is dedicated to those who answered the call of duty in the Armed Forces, protecting our country and way of life. It is a place of[...]
05-Greeting Cards 1:00 pm
05-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carol Edwards Come and join us for a fun-filled time learning about the art of handcrafted greeting cards. Stamping is an art form that gives “instant gratification” as you walk away with a handcrafted,[...]
Hand and Foot 1:00 pm
Hand and Foot @ Downtown Library, A/B
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Leader: Janis Warman Everyone, beginner to expert, is welcome to play the Hand and Foot variation of Canasta. Instruction and “cheat sheets” are provided upon request. For those who have played for awhile, please share your rules with us.[...]
LQ Office Hours 1:00 pm
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The office is located on the 2nd Floor, to the left of the Reference Desk in the alcove. Staff are available during open hours to provide forms, answer questions, and assist our membership as needed.
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Friday Hiking 9:00 am
Friday Hiking @ Varies
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am
Leader: Barbara Roberts Explore a variety of local hiking trails with hiking leader Barbara Roberts. Enjoy leisure hikes, several on paved greenways that allow you time to enjoy the local flora and fauna. Meet LearningQUEST members[...]
Skywatching 9:30 am
Skywatching @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Sep 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe This is a Great Courses DVD class, presented by Astronomer Alex Filipenko, the same presenter as the Introduction to Astronomy DVD course. This course teaches you how to look for certain phenomena and[...]
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