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Meet the Author: Sheryll Cashin

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National author and speaker Sheryll Cashin discusses her new book, Place Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America.   Ms. Cashin argues that affirmative action as currently practiced does little to help disadvantaged people, and she offers a new framework for true inclusion.

Huntsville native Sheryll Cashin is Professor of Law at Georgetown University, where she teaches Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, and Race and American Law among other subjects.  She writes and speaks nationally about race relations, government and inequality in America.  Professor Cashin worked in the Clinton White House as an advisor on urban and economic policy, particularly concerning community development in inner-city neighborhoods.  She is an active member of the Poverty and Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) and Building ONE America, an emerging national network of state and regional coalitions promoting sustainable growth and social inclusion.  She is a two-time nominee for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for non-fiction.

* Monday • November 10, 2014,  6:30-8 PM *

Main Branch Library, Auditorium

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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The NaNoWriMo Challenge

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Monday, November 24, 2014 - 6:00pm
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The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?  Get more details about NaNoWriMo by visiting http://www.nanowrimo.org.

Teen writers: set your own word count goals!  For more information, visit http://ywp.nanowrimo.org.

Write-ins.  Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including surge protectors for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

This content has not been reviewed by National Novel Writing Month.

* Mondays, November 3, 17, 28,  6:00 PM - 8:45 PM *

Main Library, Second Floor Events Room

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The NaNoWriMo Challenge

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Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6:00pm
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The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?  Get more details about NaNoWriMo by visiting http://www.nanowrimo.org.

Teen writers: set your own word count goals!  For more information, visit http://ywp.nanowrimo.org.

Write-ins.  Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including surge protectors for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

This content has not been reviewed by National Novel Writing Month.

* Mondays, November 3, 17, 28,  6:00 PM - 8:45 PM *

Main Library, Second Floor Events Room

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How to Do Things: Secrets to Success in Country Music

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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:30pm
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Father Gabriel Farago is a Nashville record producer and published author of Secrets to Success in Country Music.  He shares 35 years of hands-on music industry experience in the country music industry in this informative and entertaining program for “all age” area hopefuls.  Although geared toward country music, Father Gabriel’s presentation addresses all genres/styles of music.

This program is free of charge and open to the public.

* Monday • October 20 • 6:30-8:30 PM*

Second Floor Events Room, Main Branch Library

For more information, contact Chris Daniels at 532-5967. Read more about How to Do Things: Secrets to Success in Country Music

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NaNoWriMo Challenge

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Monday, November 3, 2014 - 6:00pm
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The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?  Get more details about NaNoWriMo by visiting http://www.nanowrimo.org.

Teen writers: set your own word count goals!  For more information, visit http://ywp.nanowrimo.org.

Write-ins.  Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including surge protectors for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

This content has not been reviewed by National Novel Writing Month.

* Mondays, November 3, 17, 28, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM *

Main Library, Second Floor Events Room

For details, contact Chris Daniels 256-532-5967 Read more about NaNoWriMo Challenge

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How to Do Things: Self-defense

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:30pm
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Self-Defense Workshop with Alexander’s Martial Arts

Geared towards adults, but teens are welcome!  Instructor Ashley Koenig shows:

•  How to avoid dangerous situations

•  Physical self-defense techniques

•  Practice strikes with pads

Admission is free.

* Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 6:30 PM -8:00 PM*

Main Branch Library, Second Floor Events Room

For more information, contact Chris Daniels at 256-532-5967.

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Health Forum: Cholesterol

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 11:00am
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Do you have questions about your cholesterol medication?

What exactly is cholesterol? Why is it so important? How do we manage it?

Gregg Knowles, PharmD. and Huntsville Hospital Pharmacy Clinical Specialist, discusses some of the answers.

*Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 11:00 AM - Noon*

Main Library, Second Floor Events Room

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Spanish Table - The Family

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Monday, October 27, 2014 - 11:00am
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Do you speak Spanish?  Habla Español?

Would you like to practice? Come to our monthly Spanish Table!

Bring a brown bag lunch — we’ll talk in Spanish about different topics for light conversation and company.

* Monday, October 27, 2014, 11:00 AM - Noon*

Main Library, A&B Meeting Room

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Secrets to Success in Country Music

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Friday, October 10, 2014 - 6:30pm
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Father Gabriel Farago is a Nashville record producer and published author of Secrets to Success in County Music.  He shares 35 years of hands-on music industry experience in the country music industry in this informative and entertaining program for "all age" area hopefuls.  Although geared toward country music, Father Gabriel's presentation addresses all genres/styles of music.

* Monday, October 20, 2014, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM * Main Library, Second Floor Events Room

This program is free and open to the public.

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test

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00am
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