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T -Shirt Quilt 9:30 am
T -Shirt Quilt @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Sherry Nin Quilts tell stories about communities and their inhabitants. In our casual-dress society, the T-shirts we wear also tell stories about our hobbies, concerns, politics, and humor. Now we can take our T-shirts[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Aug 1 @ 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.
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Travelers’ Spanish 1:00 pm
Travelers’ Spanish @ First Christian Church
Aug 2 @ 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[...]
Basic PC 1 1:30 pm
Basic PC 1 @ Downtown Library, Computer Training Center
Aug 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Come for an introduction to the computer! Course is designed for new users; no prior computer experience needed.
Play’s the Thing 1:30 pm
Play’s the Thing @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 2 @ 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[...]
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05-Greeting Cards 1:00 pm
05-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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.
05A-Greeting Cards 2:45 pm
05A-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 3 @ 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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Progressive Christianity 9:30 am
Progressive Christianity @ Valley Methodist Church
Aug 4 @ 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[...]
Museum of Art 1:00 pm
Museum of Art @ Huntsville Museum of Art
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Leader: Sarah K. Curtis Enjoy a docent-led tour of American artist Charles Burchfield’s scientifically accurate botanical sketches. His works show wildflowers and plants found in the forests and fields near his home in Salem, Ohio.[...]
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Ukulele Lessons 2:00 pm
Ukulele Lessons @ Downtown Library, A/B
Aug 6 @ 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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RTJ Golf Trail 9:30 am
RTJ Golf Trail @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Allyson Myers Back in 1992, the state christened the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail (RTJ), which today features 26 golf courses strategically located from the top of Alabama to the bottom. With courses linked[...]
Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Aug 7 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 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[...]
09-Life in Balance 1:00 pm
09-Life in Balance @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Susan Gilbert Good physical balance is a major player in overall good health. Poor balance is a leading cause of falls as we age. Join us as we test our balancing skills, learn balancing[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Aug 7 @ 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.
Armchair Travel 2:00 pm
Armchair Travel @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Melissa Kirkindall Adventures in Wales, England, and Ireland: From Stonehenge to Star Wars: These countries are chock full of ruins, castles, gorgeous gardens, scenery, history, and legend. Join this road trip, and sample a[...]
09A-Life in Balance 2:15 pm
09A-Life in Balance @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 7 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Instructor: Susan Gilbert Good physical balance is a major player in overall good health. Poor balance is a leading cause of falls as we age. Join us as we test our balancing skills, learn balancing[...]
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Nutrition 9:30 am
Nutrition @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 8 @ 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[...]
T -Shirt Quilt 9:30 am
T -Shirt Quilt @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Sherry Nin Quilts tell stories about communities and their inhabitants. In our casual-dress society, the T-shirts we wear also tell stories about our hobbies, concerns, politics, and humor. Now we can take our T-shirts[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Aug 8 @ 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.
Operations Meeting 12:00 pm
Operations Meeting @ Downtown Library, A/B
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
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Photography 9:30 am
Photography @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 9 @ 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
Aug 9 @ 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[...]
Alabama at 200 11:00 am
Alabama at 200 @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: John H. Allen This lecture will offer an overview of the Alabama Bicentennial initiatives at three levels: Alabama’s Bicentennial Commission Huntsville-Madison County Bicentennial Committee Huntsville-Madison County Historical Society Topics will include projects underway, projects planned, and how citizens may[...]
Travelers’ Spanish 1:00 pm
Travelers’ Spanish @ First Christian Church
Aug 9 @ 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[...]
Basic PC 2 1:30 pm
Basic PC 2 @ Downtown Library, Computer Training Center
Aug 9 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff This course is for those just starting to use computers. Requires Basic PC 1.
Play’s the Thing 1:30 pm
Play’s the Thing @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 9 @ 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[...]
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Pearl Harbor 10:00 am
Pearl Harbor @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Tennent Lee On July 8, 1853, Commodore Perry sailed four steam-powered U.S. Navy warships into Tokyo Bay. On December 7, 1941, Japanese Admiral Yamato sent 353 Imperial Japanese fighter planes, bombers, and torpedo planes,[...]
05-Greeting Cards 1:00 pm
05-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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.
Book Review 1:30 pm
Book Review @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Various Aug 10: Lost Writings of Howard Weeden as “Flake White” compiled and edited by Sarah Huff Fisk and Linda Wright Riley. Huntsville’s noted 19th century poet and artist, Maria Howard Weeden, published many[...]
05A-Greeting Cards 2:45 pm
05A-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 10 @ 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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Skywatching 9:30 am
Skywatching @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:45 am
Instructor: Doreen Forsythe The first meeting of this course will present information on the solar eclipse expected on August 21, 2017. Allen Gary, a LearningQUEST member, will share information about eclipses he has witnessed or studied.
Friday Film Festival 2:00 pm
Friday Film Festival @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 11 @ 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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Pencil Drawing 9:30 am
Pencil Drawing @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 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[...]
09-Life in Balance 1:00 pm
09-Life in Balance @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Susan Gilbert Good physical balance is a major player in overall good health. Poor balance is a leading cause of falls as we age. Join us as we test our balancing skills, learn balancing[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Aug 14 @ 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.
Armchair Travel 2:00 pm
Armchair Travel @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructors: Terri & Ray French We Really Really Went to Katmandu (and India too): Perhaps songwriter Bob Seger never really went to Katmandu, but stateside, his name is irrevocably tied to the capital city of[...]
09A-Life in Balance 2:15 pm
09A-Life in Balance @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 14 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Instructor: Susan Gilbert Good physical balance is a major player in overall good health. Poor balance is a leading cause of falls as we age. Join us as we test our balancing skills, learn balancing[...]
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T -Shirt Quilt 9:30 am
T -Shirt Quilt @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Sherry Nin Quilts tell stories about communities and their inhabitants. In our casual-dress society, the T-shirts we wear also tell stories about our hobbies, concerns, politics, and humor. Now we can take our T-shirts[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Aug 15 @ 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.
Make a Difference 1:30 pm
Make a Difference @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Arthur Henderson & Hy Thurman This program will present the Seven-Point Program of the Young Patriots Organization and discuss how we can make a difference by mentoring disenfranchised youth as future leaders. A local[...]
Board Meeting 2:30 pm
Board Meeting @ Main Library, A/B
Aug 15 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
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Alzheimers 10:00 am
Alzheimers @ HudsonAlpha Auditorium
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructors: Rick Myers, PhD & Nick Cochran, PhD Dr. Rick Myers, President of HudsonAlpha Institute, and Dr. Nick Cochran will give a presentation on Alzheimer disease research at HudsonAlpha, including the latest research projects to[...]
Beg French 10:00 am
Beg French @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 16 @ 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
Aug 16 @ 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[...]
Library Website 1:30 pm
Library Website @ Downtown Library, Computer Training Center
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff Explore the Huntsville Public Library’s Website. Learn how to use the card catalog, find out about Alabama Mosaic and Virtual Library, download books and movies, learn new skills including how to[...]
Play’s the Thing 1:30 pm
Play’s the Thing @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 16 @ 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[...]
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Lucky Duck 9:30 am
Lucky Duck @ Parking lot across from Huntsville Depot Roundhouse
Aug 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Leader: Sylvia Patterson Following our map and clues, participants find places of interest around downtown Huntsville and locate the hidden Lucky Ducks there. Receive a prize IF we got them all correct. Dutch treat lunch[...]
Jewelry Making 10:00 am
Jewelry Making @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 17 @ 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[...]
Pearl Harbor 10:00 am
Pearl Harbor @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Tennent Lee On July 8, 1853, Commodore Perry sailed four steam-powered U.S. Navy warships into Tokyo Bay. On December 7, 1941, Japanese Admiral Yamato sent 353 Imperial Japanese fighter planes, bombers, and torpedo planes,[...]
05-Greeting Cards 1:00 pm
05-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 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.
Book Review 1:30 pm
Book Review @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Various Aug 10: Lost Writings of Howard Weeden as “Flake White” compiled and edited by Sarah Huff Fisk and Linda Wright Riley. Huntsville’s noted 19th century poet and artist, Maria Howard Weeden, published many[...]
Sistine Chapel 1:30 pm
Sistine Chapel @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 17 @ 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
Aug 18 @ 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[...]
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Ukulele Lessons 2:00 pm
Ukulele Lessons @ Downtown Library, A/B
Aug 20 @ 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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Great Conversations 10:00 am
Great Conversations @ St. Thomas Episcopal Church
Aug 21 @ 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
Aug 21 @ 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[...]
09-Life in Balance 1:00 pm
09-Life in Balance @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Susan Gilbert Good physical balance is a major player in overall good health. Poor balance is a leading cause of falls as we age. Join us as we test our balancing skills, learn balancing[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Aug 21 @ 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.
Armchair Travel 2:00 pm
Armchair Travel @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Ray Mulcahy Fun Jobs after Retirement: As follow-up to last term’s “Roadtripping in Alaska and Canada,” Ray Mulcahy will delight us again as he shares tales of the enjoyable post-retirement jobs he and his[...]
09A-Life in Balance 2:15 pm
09A-Life in Balance @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 21 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Instructor: Susan Gilbert Good physical balance is a major player in overall good health. Poor balance is a leading cause of falls as we age. Join us as we test our balancing skills, learn balancing[...]
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T -Shirt Quilt 9:30 am
T -Shirt Quilt @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: Sherry Nin Quilts tell stories about communities and their inhabitants. In our casual-dress society, the T-shirts we wear also tell stories about our hobbies, concerns, politics, and humor. Now we can take our T-shirts[...]
Water Conservation 9:30 am
Water Conservation @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Rhonda Britton Alabama is a water-rich state with over 77,000 miles of rivers and streams; however, we must not take this abundance for granted, as attested to by our recent drought conditions. We must[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Aug 22 @ 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.
PDC Meeting 1:30 pm
PDC Meeting @ Main Library, A/B
Aug 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
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Beg French 10:00 am
Beg French @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 23 @ 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
Aug 23 @ 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[...]
Internet 1 1:30 pm
Internet 1 @ Downtown Library, Computer Training Center
Aug 23 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff This course is for those just starting on the Web. Requires basic PC skills.
Play’s the Thing 1:30 pm
Play’s the Thing @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 23 @ 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[...]
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Pearl Harbor 10:00 am
Pearl Harbor @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Tennent Lee On July 8, 1853, Commodore Perry sailed four steam-powered U.S. Navy warships into Tokyo Bay. On December 7, 1941, Japanese Admiral Yamato sent 353 Imperial Japanese fighter planes, bombers, and torpedo planes,[...]
05-Greeting Cards 1:00 pm
05-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 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.
Book Review 1:30 pm
Book Review @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructors: Various Aug 10: Lost Writings of Howard Weeden as “Flake White” compiled and edited by Sarah Huff Fisk and Linda Wright Riley. Huntsville’s noted 19th century poet and artist, Maria Howard Weeden, published many[...]
Sistine Chapel 1:30 pm
Sistine Chapel @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 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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Skywatching 9:30 am
Skywatching @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 25 @ 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
Aug 27 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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[...]
Pencil Drawing 9:30 am
Pencil Drawing @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 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[...]
09-Life in Balance 1:00 pm
09-Life in Balance @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Instructor: Susan Gilbert Good physical balance is a major player in overall good health. Poor balance is a leading cause of falls as we age. Join us as we test our balancing skills, learn balancing[...]
Mah Jongg 1:00 pm
Mah Jongg @ Downtown Library, A/B
Aug 28 @ 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.
Armchair Travel 2:00 pm
Armchair Travel @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Instructor: Tom Ress Patagonia and Beyond: Join Tom Ress for a trek through the mountains of Patagonia in southern Chile. Enjoy the natural beauty of Torres del Paine National Park’s massive glaciers, towering peaks, and[...]
09A-Life in Balance 2:15 pm
09A-Life in Balance @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 28 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Instructor: Susan Gilbert Good physical balance is a major player in overall good health. Poor balance is a leading cause of falls as we age. Join us as we test our balancing skills, learn balancing[...]
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Water Conservation 9:30 am
Water Conservation @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Instructor: Rhonda Britton Alabama is a water-rich state with over 77,000 miles of rivers and streams; however, we must not take this abundance for granted, as attested to by our recent drought conditions. We must[...]
LQ Office Hours 10:00 am
LQ Office Hours @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Reference Area
Aug 29 @ 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.
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Beg French 10:00 am
Beg French @ Downtown Library, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 30 @ 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
Aug 30 @ 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[...]
Internet 2 1:30 pm
Internet 2 @ Downtown Library, Computer Training Center
Aug 30 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Library CTC Staff This course is a continuation of Internet 1. Requires basic PC skills and basic internet.
Play’s the Thing 1:30 pm
Play’s the Thing @ Downtown Libary, 2nd Floor Events Room
Aug 30 @ 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[...]
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Genomic Medicine 10:00 am
Genomic Medicine @ HudsonAlpha Auditorium
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Instructor: David Bick, MD Dr. David Bick will talk about how genomic medicine and genomic technology can provide insight into your health and well-being and will discuss the Smith Family Clinic on the HudsonAlpha campus.[...]
Pearl Harbor 10:00 am
Pearl Harbor @ Downtown Library, Auditorium
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Instructor: Tennent Lee On July 8, 1853, Commodore Perry sailed four steam-powered U.S. Navy warships into Tokyo Bay. On December 7, 1941, Japanese Admiral Yamato sent 353 Imperial Japanese fighter planes, bombers, and torpedo planes,[...]
05-Greeting Cards 1:00 pm
05-Greeting Cards @ Bailey Cove Library
Aug 31 @ 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
Aug 31 @ 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
Aug 31 @ 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
Aug 31 @ 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
Aug 31 @ 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,[...]