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Tuesdays with TED

Exercise your mind and expand your understanding with the library and TED!TED talks are short video presentations (usually around 20 minutes) by some of the greatest thinkers and public speakers in the world. Some are challenging, some are controversial, some are inspiring, all are educational.Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12-1 pm, we'll watch a "TED talk" and discuss the topic, as a group. There will be a facilitator, and sometimes an expert guest, at each meeting.Summer TED Talks at the library:June 9: How to Spot a LiarJune 23: How Schools are Killing CreativityJuly 14: The History of Our World in 18 MinutesJuly 28: We Need to Talk About an InjusticeAugust 11: If I Should Have a DaughterAugust 25: The Power of IntrovertsYou are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee will be provided.You don't have to come every meeting, just come when you want to! Read more about Tuesdays with TED

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35989
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Main Library
Second Floor Meeting Room
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Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tuesdays with TED

Exercise your mind and expand your understanding with the library and TED!TED talks are short video presentations (usually around 20 minutes) by some of the greatest thinkers and public speakers in the world. Some are challenging, some are controversial, some are inspiring, all are educational.Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12-1 pm, we'll watch a "TED talk" and discuss the topic, as a group. There will be a facilitator, and sometimes an expert guest, at each meeting.Summer TED Talks at the library:June 9: How to Spot a LiarJune 23: How Schools are Killing CreativityJuly 14: The History of Our World in 18 MinutesJuly 28: We Need to Talk About an InjusticeAugust 11: If I Should Have a DaughterAugust 25: The Power of IntrovertsYou are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee will be provided.You don't have to come every meeting, just come when you want to! Read more about Tuesdays with TED

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35988
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Main Library
Second Floor Meeting Room
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tuesdays with TED

Exercise your mind and expand your understanding with the library and TED!TED talks are short video presentations (usually around 20 minutes) by some of the greatest thinkers and public speakers in the world. Some are challenging, some are controversial, some are inspiring, all are educational.Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12-1 pm, we'll watch a "TED talk" and discuss the topic, as a group. There will be a facilitator, and sometimes an expert guest, at each meeting.Summer TED Talks at the library:June 9: How to Spot a LiarJune 23: How Schools are Killing CreativityJuly 14: The History of Our World in 18 MinutesJuly 28: We Need to Talk About an InjusticeAugust 11: If I Should Have a DaughterAugust 25: The Power of IntrovertsYou are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee will be provided.You don't have to come every meeting, just come when you want to! Read more about Tuesdays with TED

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35987
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Main Library
Second Floor Meeting Room
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tuesdays with TED

Exercise your mind and expand your understanding with the library and TED!TED talks are short video presentations (usually around 20 minutes) by some of the greatest thinkers and public speakers in the world. Some are challenging, some are controversial, some are inspiring, all are educational.Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12-1 pm, we'll watch a "TED talk" and discuss the topic, as a group. There will be a facilitator, and sometimes an expert guest, at each meeting.Summer TED Talks at the library:June 9: How to Spot a LiarJune 23: How Schools are Killing CreativityJuly 14: The History of Our World in 18 MinutesJuly 28: We Need to Talk About an InjusticeAugust 11: If I Should Have a DaughterAugust 25: The Power of IntrovertsYou are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee will be provided.You don't have to come every meeting, just come when you want to! Read more about Tuesdays with TED

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35986
Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor Meeting Room
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tuesdays with TED

Exercise your mind and expand your understanding with the library and TED!TED talks are short video presentations (usually around 20 minutes) by some of the greatest thinkers and public speakers in the world. Some are challenging, some are controversial, some are inspiring, all are educational.Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12-1 pm, we'll watch a "TED talk" and discuss the topic, as a group. There will be a facilitator, and sometimes an expert guest, at each meeting.Summer TED Talks at the library:June 9: How to Spot a LiarJune 23: How Schools are Killing CreativityJuly 14: The History of Our World in 18 MinutesJuly 28: We Need to Talk About an InjusticeAugust 11: If I Should Have a DaughterAugust 25: The Power of IntrovertsYou are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee will be provided.You don't have to come every meeting, just come when you want to! Read more about Tuesdays with TED

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35985
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Main Library
Second Floor Meeting Room
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tuesdays with TED

Exercise your mind and expand your understanding with the library and TED!TED talks are short video presentations (usually around 20 minutes) by some of the greatest thinkers and public speakers in the world. Some are challenging, some are controversial, some are inspiring, all are educational.Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12-1 pm, we'll watch a "TED talk" and discuss the topic, as a group. There will be a facilitator, and sometimes an expert guest, at each meeting.Summer TED Talks at the library:June 9: How to Spot a LiarJune 23: How Schools are Killing CreativityJuly 14: The History of Our World in 18 MinutesJuly 28: We Need to Talk About an InjusticeAugust 11: If I Should Have a DaughterAugust 25: The Power of IntrovertsYou are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee will be provided.You don't have to come every meeting, just come when you want to! Read more about Tuesdays with TED

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35984
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Main Library
Second Floor Meeting Room
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tuesdays with TED

Exercise your mind and expand your understanding with the library and TED!TED talks are short video presentations (usually around 20 minutes) by some of the greatest thinkers and public speakers in the world. Some are challenging, some are controversial, some are inspiring, all are educational.Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12-1 pm, we'll watch a "TED talk" and discuss the topic, as a group. There will be a facilitator, and sometimes an expert guest, at each meeting.Summer TED Talks at the library:June 9: How to Spot a LiarJune 23: How Schools are Killing CreativityJuly 14: The History of Our World in 18 MinutesJuly 28: We Need to Talk About an InjusticeAugust 11: If I Should Have a DaughterAugust 25: The Power of IntrovertsYou are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee will be provided.You don't have to come every meeting, just come when you want to! Read more about Tuesdays with TED

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35983
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Main Library
Second Floor Meeting Room
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Tuesdays with TED

Exercise your mind and expand your understanding with the library and TED!TED talks are short video presentations (usually around 20 minutes) by some of the greatest thinkers and public speakers in the world. Some are challenging, some are controversial, some are inspiring, all are educational.Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 12-1 pm, we'll watch a "TED talk" and discuss the topic, as a group. There will be a facilitator, and sometimes an expert guest, at each meeting.Summer TED Talks at the library:June 9: How to Spot a LiarJune 23: How Schools are Killing CreativityJuly 14: The History of Our World in 18 MinutesJuly 28: We Need to Talk About an InjusticeAugust 11: If I Should Have a DaughterAugust 25: The Power of IntrovertsYou are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee will be provided.You don't have to come every meeting, just come when you want to! Read more about Tuesdays with TED

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35982
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Second Floor Meeting Room
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Great Books

The books you should have read, but never did!The Great Books Discussion Group is open to any adult who is interested in reading and discussing great books (mostly classics).We read one book every month, agreed upon by the group. We then meet on the 4th Friday of that month to discuss. Discussions are led by select members, each meeting.Our July book is: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark TwainAll are welcome to join, even if you have not read the book!If you have any questions, please email: asprogramming@hmcpl.org Read more about Great Books

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35378
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Main Library
Meeting Room A & B
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Book Club Meetings
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Friday, July 24, 2015 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Cupid's Cafe Book Group

Join us to talk romance and mystery. We meet once per month. All are welcome to join. Bring $5 if you'd like to eat lunch.We all read a book or books of our choosing by the assigned author of the month. The library will carry copies of each book. At the meeting, we discuss the book(s) we read with the rest of the group!June 24, 2015 – Andrea KaneAndrea Kane is a bestseller New York Times author. She writes contemporary psychological thrillers and historical novels. Andrea Kane creates characters who come to life on the pages of her novels.July 22, 2015 – Paula Hawkins Paula Hawkins, a London journalist, has become a bestselling author with her first novel, The Girl on the Train. Cupid’s Café Book Club selection is The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins. The author has created a thriller that entwines the life of her main character, Rachel, and the lives of strangers on a train in a complex story which involves alcohol and its effects on Rachel’s life. August 26, 2015 – Mary Burton Mary Burton is a New York Times and USA Today author. She writes historical and contemporary romantic suspense novels. Mary Burton researches the forensic and police procedures so that her characters come to life in the complex plots of her romantic suspense novels. She attends annually a Writers Police Academy, and is a member of International Thriller Writers, Mystery Writers of America, Romance Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime. September 23, 2015 – Sharon Sala Sharon Sala is a New York Times bestselling author under her name and her pen name, Dinah McCall. Sharon Sala writes romantic suspense novels with complex plots containing realities of the world along with elements of hope and love woven within the pages to make her dreams become her novels . She has been on the bestselling lists of The New York Times, USA Today, Publisher’s Weekly and Waldenbooks Mass market fiction.October 28, 2015 Author - Lesia FlynnLesia Flynn will be speaking at our October 28, 2015 Cupid’s Café Book Club meeting. Lesia Flynn, a former Huntsville Public Library employee, is now a published author. She is a member of the Heart of Dixie Chapter of Romance of Writers of America, Lesia has written Renovating Christmas, A Skyline Royal, and A Skyline View. November - NO MEETINGDecember 2, 2015 -- Read a Holiday Romance or Mystery by your favorite author Read more about Cupid's Cafe Book Group

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32547
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Main Library
Meeting Room A & B
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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