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English Book Discussion of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 17, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

English Book Discussion of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," led by Nathan Rambo.

Spanish Book Discussion of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 17, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Dr. Linda Maier, Associate Spanish Professor and Assistant Chair of the University of Alabama in Huntsville's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, will lead a Spanish discussion of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."

Chinese Book Discussion of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 17, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Chinese Book Discussion of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," led by Barbara Liaw.

Will Stutts Performance of "Mark Twain's America"

Location: Merrimack Hall
Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

From Hannibal to Hollywood: Mark Twain on the Silver Screen

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Sunday, April 11, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Friends of the Bailey Cove Library present "From Hannibal to Hollywood: Mark Twain on the Silver Screen:" A Lecture and Discussion by Dr. Jennifer Garlen. Dr. Garlen will discuss the many film adaptations of Mark Twain's works, including "Tom and Huck," the 1995 movie filmed in Mooresville and other areas in North Alabama. She will examine the modern cultural impact of Twain's work and how we view it through our own generational lenses. Dr. Garlen earned her Masters in English from Georgia Southern University and her Ph.D.

Inspirational Book Club: The Riverhaven Years Series by B.J. Hoff

Location: Elizabeth Carpenter Public Library of New Hope
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

In Rachel’s Secret,when the wounded Irish American riverboat captain, Jeremiah Gant, bursts into the rural Amish setting of Riverhaven, he brings chaos and conflict to the community--especially for young widow, Rachel Brenneman. The unwelcome “outsider” needs a safe place to recuperate before continuing his secret role as an Underground Railroad conductor. Neither he nor Rachel is prepared for the forbidden love that threatens to endanger a man’s mission, a woman’s heart, and a way of life for an entire people.

Movie: 'Mark Twain' - A Film Directed by Ken Burns

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2010 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Bailey Cove Branch Library will show the film "Mark Twain- A Film directed by Ken Burns." The first half of the showing will be from 10-12 and the second half will be from 2-4pm.

UAH Sigma Tau Delta Lecture with Dr. Laurel Bollinger

Location: Union Grove Gallery, UAH
Date: Friday, April 9, 2010 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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