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Bollywood Film Series

Our fourth annual Bollywood Film Series features traditional Indian food, henna, saris, and, of course, Bollywood films. The series continues each Monday night through July 7. Read more »

Write Right Lunch and Learn: Write as Badly as Possible, or I’ll give you an ‘F’

Did you ever feel frustrated in school when you had a writing assignment and the teacher was demanding that you use proper grammar, punctuation and spelling when you’re struggling to formulate a topic in your mind? Read more »

Bond ... James Bond: The Connery Years

"Thunderball" concludes our James Bond film series on Monday, March 24, at 6 p.m. at the Main Library downtown. Read more »

First Stop in Helping the Homeless

Tashaunda Weeks, director of First Stop, discusses the agency's mission and history of helping the homeless on Thursday, September 19, at noon in the second floor Events Room at the Main Library. Read more »

Grow Your Business with ReferenceUSA

Bill Carlson, Account Executive of ReferenceUSA, will be at the Main Library to present new tools for marketing your business at the Grow Your Business workshop. He will conduct two one-hour workshops on Thursday, August 8, at 1:00 pm and repeat it again at 6:30 pm. Read more »

Social Media — Taking it to the Next Level

Learn how to engage your audience using such social media platforms as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram on Thursday, August 15, at noon at the Main Library. Read more »

I Need Volunteers – Now What Do I Do?

Cathy Miller, education impact and volunteer programs coordinator for United Way of Madison County, will talk about volunteer needs of nonprofit groups on Thursday, July 18, at noon at the Main Library.

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Homework Alabama

Sometimes library patrons are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of online information provided by the Library.  As a result, they often overlook terrific sites that are lost in the mass of data that can be accessed.  One very helpful but underused database within the Library's collection is Homework Alabama. Read more »

Book signing: photographer Beth Maynor Young

Tuesday, April 20: photographer Beth Maynor Young will discuss her new book Headwaters: A Journey on Alabama Rivers. 7pm, Main Library. Learn more

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