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Russell Readers BookClub: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

Come join us for some R&R (read and discussion)!

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Time Out Book Club

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.

Poet shares "Pieces of Myself"

Acclaimed local poet Anne Rutledge and a few of her friends will read selections from her new book, Pieces of Myself, on Sunday, June 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe St. Read more »

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Sullivan's Island by Dorothea Benton Frank

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join the Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club as we read a Lowcountry Tale, Sullivan's Island by Dorothea Benton Frank.

**We will be meeting the 2nd Tuesday in July instead of the 1st Tuesday**

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Naughty in Nice by Rhys Bowen

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join the Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club as we read a Royal Spyness mystery, Naughty in Nice by Rhys Bowen. 

In 1933, Georgie, the mystery world’s favorite penniless heiress, escapes to the French Riviera after Her Majesty the Queen sends her there on a mission to recover her stolen snuff box.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: A Gathering of Old Men by Earnest Gaines

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join the Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club as we read the 2012 Community Read Book, A Gathering of Old Men by Earnest Gaines.

Bailey Cove Young Adult: Zombies vs. Unicorns

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Twelve short stories by a variety of authors seek to answer the question of whether zombies are better than unicorns.

S2S B2B: Sinners & Saints

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

TEAM JASMINE or TEAM RACHEL?

Bestselling and award-winning novelists Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Tate Billingsley bring their favorite heroines together in a novel that will delight their legions of fans.

Jasmine Larson Bush and Rachel Jackson Adams are not your typical first ladies. But they’ve overcome their scandalous and drama-filled pasts to stand firmly by their husbands’ sides.

Literature Out Loud!: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas.

Bailey Cove Morning: The Sense of an Ending

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Tony Webster and his clique first met Adrian Finn at school. Maybe Adrian was a little more serious than the others, certainly more intelligent, but they all swore to stay friends for life. Now Tony is in middle age. He's had a career and a single marriage, a calm divorce. He's certainly never tried to hurt anybody. Memory, though, is imperfect. It can always throw up surprises, as a lawyer's letter is about to prove.

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