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Meet the Author: Skip Tucker

Friendly fire — or murder? On Sunday, Aug. 11, longtime political aide Skip Tucker discusses his first novel, Pale Blue Light, a historical fiction that dares ask if the shooting of Confederate Lt. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was an accident, or if more sinister forces were involved. Read more »

Come to Tasia's Table!

Meet award-winning cheesemaker and author Tasia Malakasis on Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

How to Do Things: Filing Your Taxes

Don’t pay more taxes than you have to. Learn the rules from tax adviser Tom DeLong on Tuesday, March 19, at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Meet the Author: Irene Latham

Irene Latham is a poet and novelist who writes heart-touching tales of unexpected adventure. She will talk about her work on Sunday, February 3, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Meet the Author: Robert J. Norrell

Award-winning historian Robert J. Norrell talks about his first novel, Eden Rise, on April 14 at the Main Library. Read more »

Meet the Authors: Frye Gaillard and Sena Jeter Naslund

This double-header author event features Frye Gaillard, who discusses his latest book, The Books That Mattered: A Reader’s Memoir.  In this collection of essays, Frye pays tribute to the writings that enriched and altered his life.

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Energy-efficient Cooking with Chef Donovan Fandre

Chef Donovan Fandre shares the secrets to delectable dishes that also save energy. Read more »

English Author Tea

You are cordially invited to attend the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library’s annual English Author Tea on Sunday, January 29, at 2pm.

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Warriors avoiding financial pitfalls

Among the dangers that our military faces are financial predators in their own backyard.  Many people do not realize that personal finance issues are a significant concern for our service men and women.  A recent article in Military Times outlines some of the pitfalls that the military community should guard against.  It describes sound approaches to these situations, and mentions a book that three Army captains penned after teaching perso Read more »

Meet the Artist: Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson

Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson introduces her exhibit Jerusalem!, which is on display April-May, 2014, in the Atrium Gallery.  This mixed media collection of original works depicts the artist's appreciation of the dusty, sunny, faraway land that is Jerusalem. Read more »

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