Author Events

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

Author Discussion: Peggy Webb, Debra Webb, and Lyn Stone

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, September 18, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:30am

These prolific and bestselling authors have written over a hundred romance novels covering multiple genres and subgenres, including  suspense, historical, comedy, mystery, and more. Join them for an informal discussion of the passion they all share: books! 

Speakers: Peggy Webb, Debra Webb, and Lyn Stone

Teens Strut the Write Stuff

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Meet back up with Tricia Mills and the gang to share your experience and successes with the "Summer Writing Challenge." Get feedback from the group and some pointers from a professional!

Speaker: Tricia Mills

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