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How to Do Things: African Drumming

Our African drumming class has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown.

Health Forum: Digestion

Dr. Jason Kinzel of the Digestive Disease Center talks about digestive issues and treatments on Tuesday, November 19, at 11 a.m. in the second-floor Events Room of the Main Library downtown.

Money Management Resources for Members of the Military

Here's an interesting resource page from Loyola University, featuring Money Management resources for members of the military community. It includes federal as well as private sources and tools to help families and members of the military manage their financial resources, spouse employment and education, parenting and child care, relocation, deployment, reunion, and the particular concerns of families with special-needs members.

Health Forum: Flu

Dr. Susie Lynn talks about influenza and how to take care of yourself if the bug bites you on Tuesday, December 17, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

Meet the Author: Sena Jeter Naslund

Just in time for Christmas, New York Times bestseller Sena Jeter Naslund comes back to the Library to discuss her new book, The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman: A Novel.

CANCELLED: Video Chat with Author Daniel R. Schwarz

Meet New York author Dan Schwarz in this special video chat, and discuss his book Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009.

The Poetry of Alabama Music

Acclaimed author Frye Gaillard and musical artist Kathryn Scheldt intertwine music and poetry in this special literary concert on Sunday, August 25, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library.

Meet the Huntsville Feminist Chorus

The Huntsville Feminist Chorus will perform an hour of songs of peace, freedom, and women's empowerment on Sunday, October 6, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St.

Meet the Author: Susan Schneider

Biopsychologist Susan Schneider discusses her latest book, The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World, and the discoveries about cause and effects on our genetic makeup on Monday September 30, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

Author Chat Book Club

John Sims Jeter joins our discussion of his novel, ...and the angels sang, on Thursday, September 12, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pizzelle's Confections at Lowe Mill.