Community Wide Read

Staged Reading

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Staged reading of "A Gathering of Old Men," featuring different selections from the book.  Free of charge.

Chinese Language Book Discussion

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

"A Gathering of Old Men."  Book discussion in Mandarin.

Spanish Language Book Discussion

Location: Main Library Meeting Room C
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

"A Gathering of Old Men"

Southern Authors Expo

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Up to 25 Southern authors will be on hand to discuss, sell and sign their books at tables throughout the first floor of the Main Library.

Concert: Tennessee Valley Jazz Society

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Jazz by local musians.  In the Main Library First Floor Atrium.

Young Professionals Book Club: "A Gathering of Old Men"

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Discussion of  "A Gathering of Old Men," part of our community-wide read.  Set on a Louisiana sugarcane plantation in the 1970s, "A Gathering of Old Men" is a powerful depiction of racial tensions arising over the death of a Cajun farmer at the hands of a black man.

A Gathering of Voices

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

"A Gathering of Voices: Remembering the Past."  Lecture and discussion sponsored by LearningQUEST and the Huntsville Literary Association.

Film: "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman"

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, April 16, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110.

Concert: Unique Band

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Jazz, R&B, Funk, Blues, and Gospel.  In the Main Library First Floor Atrium.

HMCPL GOODREADS ONLINE DISCUSSION: "A Gathering of Old Men"

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Date: Monday, April 9, 2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

HMCPL GOODREADS ONLINE DISCUSSION: A Gathering of Old Men. http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/60139.
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