Author Events

Gregory Benford looks to the future

World-renowned scientist and science fiction author Gregory Benford will talk about his work on Thursday, June 14, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. Read more »

Rheta returns with "Hank"

Columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson returns to the main library on Friday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m. to talk about her new book, Hank Hung the Moon ... And Warmed Our Cold, Cold Hearts. Read more »

Civil rights history in "Our Southern Home"

Alabama's civil rights history comes to life in a new book by Birmingham native Waights Taylor Jr., “Our Southern Home: Scottsboro to Montgomery to Birmingham – The Transformation of the South in the Twentieth Century.” Read more »

Place, Not Race: Sheryll Cashin on a New Vision of Opportunity in America

National author and speaker Sheryll Cashin discusses her new book, "Place Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America."   Ms. Cashin argues that affirmative action as currently practiced does little to help disadvantaged people, and she offers a new framework for true inclusion. Read more »

Place, Not Race: Sheryll Cashin on a New Vision of Opportunity in America

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, November 10, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

National author and speaker Sheryll Cashin discusses her new book, "Place Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America."   Ms. Cashin argues that affirmative action as currently practiced does little to help disadvantaged people, and she offers a new framework for true inclusion.

NaNoWriMo Write-ins

Join fellow National Novel Writing Month participants at these weekly novel-writing sessions.

All writers are welcome.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including surge protectors for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

For details, contact Sophie Young, 256-532-2362.

Monday * November 3 * 6-8:45pm
Monday * November 17 * 6-8:45pm
Monday * November 24 * 6-8:45pm

Second Floor Events Room
Main Branch Library

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

Join fellow National Novel Writing Month participants at these weekly novel-writing sessions.

All writers are welcome.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including surge protectors for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

For details, contact Sophie Young, 256-532-2362.

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, November 17, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

Join fellow National Novel Writing Month participants at these weekly novel-writing sessions.

All writers are welcome.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including surge protectors for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

For details, contact Sophie Young, 256-532-2362.

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, November 3, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

Join fellow National Novel Writing Month participants at these weekly novel-writing sessions.

All writers are welcome.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including surge protectors for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

For details, contact Sophie Young, 256-532-2362.

Meet the Author: Robert McCammon. NaNoWriMo 101

Internationally acclaimed author Robert McCammon discusses the inspiration and process behind his award-winning works, such as "Boy's Life," "Swan Song," and "The Wolf's Hour," on Thursday, October 2, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. during our National Novel Writing Month kick-off event at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Read more »

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