Author Events

Bestselling author Scott Oden speaks about his new book, The Lion of Cairo

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Please join us for an exciting visit with New York Times bestselling author of historical fiction, Scott Oden, as he talks about his work, including his most recent novel, The Lion of Cairo.

In The Lion of Cairo, Oden masterfully blends history and adventure in the style of Robert E. Howard. Bringing medieval Cario, the true jewel of the Arabian Nights, to exhilarating life, full of intrigue and thunderous battle, Oden resurrects one of the Ancient World’s most beautiful and beguiling countries.

September 18 Romance Author Book Discussion!

Join us at the Madison Public Library on Saturday at 10 a.m. for a Book Lovers event with special guests Peggy Webb, Bonnie Gardner and Lyn Stone.

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Sister to Sister Brother to Brother Book Club Local Authors Expo

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Local authors gather at Sister to Sister Brother to Brother Book Club event!

Local Authors Expo is September 18

Local authors gather to inspire and share at Sister to Sister Brother to Brother Book Club event! Read more »

Bestselling Author Bill Bryson comes to Vive le Livre Nov. 11

There's a new date for Vive le Livre, but our guest  makes it worth the wait!

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Rheta Grimsley Johnson speaks about her newest book, Enchanted Evening Barbie and the Second Coming: A Memoir

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, February 6, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

We are pleased to welcome nationally syndicated, and award-winning columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson to speak about her newest book, Enchanted Evening Barbie and the Second Coming: A Memoir.

This Saturday -25 Cents Book Sale

The Friends of the Library 25 Cents Book Sale is this Saturday Read more »

Author Julie Williams discusses her new book Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, Alabama, 1910

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Sunday, November 7, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

We are pleased to welcome author and Samford University journalism professor Julie Williams, who will be discussing her exciting new book, Wings of Opportunity: The Wright Brothers in Montgomery, AL. Please join us to hear about Williams' intriguing account of uncovering the history of the nation's first flight school, founded by the Wrights in Montgomery 100 years ago.  

Romance Writers Book Signing

Location: Main Library
Date: Friday, August 27, 2010 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Meet and greet dozens of romance writers in the Main Library's atrium. Barnes & Noble Booksellers will be on hand to sell books, and authors will discuss their books and autograph. Free of charge.

For more information about the Book Lovers series of events, see http://hmcpl.org/booklovers

Book signing: photographer Beth Maynor Young

Tuesday, April 20: photographer Beth Maynor Young will discuss her new book Headwaters: A Journey on Alabama Rivers. 7pm, Main Library. Learn more

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