Author Events

Meet the Author: Robert McCammon. NaNoWriMo 101

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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."

Get geared up for the 2014 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)*, with activities starting November 3.

Thursday • October 2 • 6:30-8pm
Main Branch Library Auditorium
915 Monroe Street • Huntsville

For more information, call Sophie Young at 532-2362.

Meet the Author: Melanie Plesce

Melanie Plesce will discuss her new suspence novel, One Winter Weekend, on Saturday, August 16, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Eleanor Murphy Branch Library, 7910 Charlotte Drive. Admission is free. Read more »

Meet the Author: Courtney Miller Santo

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

International best-selling author Courtney Miller Santo discusses her new novel, "Three Story House," a tale of three young women who find themselves failing in love, career and family and come together to rebuild something that is condemned but ultimately beautiful.

Sunday • September 7
2-4pm
Main Branch Library
Auditorium
915 Monroe Street

For more information, call 532-2362

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 his new book, Never a Bad Game, an inside look at Southern League baseball on Tuesday, August 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library. 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 Maj. Gen. Vincent Boles

Retired Maj. Gen. 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 »

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