Author Events

Taylor Polites Author Talk

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

We are thrilled to welcome author Taylor Polites who will be giving a talk about his brand new novel, The Rebel Wife.

Please find out more about Mr. Polites and his work at http://taylormpolites.com/.

This event will begin at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, February 21 in the Main branch's second floor events room. This event is free and open to the public.

Please contact Luisa with questions at lmorenill [at] hmcpl [dot] org.

Write Right Lunch & Learn: Fundamentals of Freelancing

Interested in writing or editing for newspapers, magazines and websites? Then join us on Tuesday, January 10 for an informative presentation on "The Fundamentals of Freelancing." Read more »

Winter Workshops for Small Business

Entrepreneurs welcome at the HMCPL Main Branch Library! Read more »

Tickets on sale NOW for S2S/B2B Sinners and Saints book event!

Tickets are now available to purchase for the Sister 2 Sister/Brother 2 Brother book discussion and autograph event with authors Reshonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray on Thursday, January 19 at Main. Read more »

Celebrating Native American History: A Special Author Event

We are pleased to welcome three authors who have written books that highlight Native American history and culture, for this special event on December 6. Read more »

Rocket City Rock & Soul

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join us November 15 at the Main Branch for this author event and book signing!

On November 15, 6:00pm Huntsville author, Jane DeNeefe, will discuss and read excerpts from her new book, Rocket City Soul: Huntsville Musicians Remember the 1960s in the HMCPL Main Branch Atrium. 

Music will be provided by Ivy Joe Milan and Jim Cavender and special guests, performing some of Huntsville’s musical greats from the 50s through the present.  Copies will be on sale at the event at $20 each, and books will be available online and in book stores beginning November 2.

An afternoon with Dr. Sonnie Hereford

We are honored to present a special talk by local civil rights activist, Dr. Sonnie Hereford, on November 13. His new memoir, Beside the Troubled Waters, chronicles his experiences during the civil rights era in Huntsville.

Celebrating Native American History: A Special Author Event

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

We are pleased to welcome three authors who have written important books that highlight Native American history and culture, for this special event:

1. Charles Moore , author of Come Tell Me How You Lived
This book contains local stories and rare information about Native Americans from along the Tennessee River. It has beautiful pictures of archeological artifacts. Here is a review of the book.

2. Butch Walker , author of Warrior Mountain
This book contains historical research on Native Americans from across North Alabama.

Meet Authors Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire at Bailey Cove

Join us at the Bailey Cove Library for a night with Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire on November 10 at 7:00pm. Read more »

An Evening with Wayne Flynt

Dr. Wayne Flynt will be speaking about his highly acclaimed new memoir, Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives, on November 8. Read more »

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