Author Events

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 »

Meet the Author: Robert Bailey

Hear local attorney Robert Bailey discuss his new legal thriller, The Professor, on Tuesday, July 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library, 915 Monroe St. Read more »

Meet the Author: Mark McCarter

Sports columnist Mark McCarter discusses Never a Bad Game – an inside look at Southern League baseball.  Mark takes the reader through the dugout, clubhouses, and buses – introducing us to the events, teams, players, managers and accomplishments that make up the League’s 50-year history. Read more »

Meet the Author: Mark McCarter

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Sports columnist Mark McCarter discusses his new book, Never a Bad Game – an inside look at Southern League baseball.  Mark takes the reader through the dugout, clubhouses, and buses – introducing us to the events, teams, players, managers and accomplishments that make up the League’s 50-year history.

4-3-2-1 Leadership with Major General Vincent Boles

Retired Major General Vincent E. Boles discusses lessons he learned from leading American men and women into combat and coordinating the nation’s ammunition supply on Thursday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Read more »

4-3-2-1 Leadership with Major General Vincent Boles (Ret)

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Retired Major General Vincent E. Boles discusses lessons he learned from leading American men and women into combat and coordinating the nation’s ammunition supply.  He’ll also share his journey to becoming a speaker and author about his own philosophy, “4-3-2-1 Leadership.”  General Boles hasn’t just read a book or two on Leadership; it has been his life’s work, conducted in the toughest crucibles of national service. 

Acoustic Memories: A Celebration of Southern Music and Literature

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Music, readings, and musings by:

  • Rheta Grimsley Johnson
  • Frye Gaillard
  • Pamela Jackson

Tuesday• July 22 • 6pm
Main Branch Library
915 Monroe Street
For details, call Sophie Young at 532-2362.

Free and open to the public

Celebrate the South's music, stories

Acclaimed authors Rheta Grimsley Johnson and Frye Gaillard join Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Davis Raines and Nashville singer/songwriter Pamela Jackson for “Acoustic Memories: A Celebration of Southern Music and Literature” on Tuesday, July 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Read more »

Meet Local Author Eric Herbert at Monrovia Library!

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Local author Eric W. Herbert will talk about his new novel, Butcher's Bill at Monrovia Library.  

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