Author Events

Meet the Author: Stephanie Osborn

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Dr. Stephanie Osborn, author of the Displaced Detective series discusses the myriad forms of research involved in writing a Holmesian novel, from cutting-edge science like M theory, to what effects narcotics such as cocaine have on the mind and body, to the typical furnishings of a Victorian home and what the well-dressed Victorian gentleman might wear.

Meet the Author: Les Johnson. Hooked on Space Satellites: Why We Now Depend upon Them

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

What would it be like if we were suddenly to lose most, if not all, of our space satellites?  Science fiction and popular science author Les Johnson believes that we’ve become dependent upon them.  Les predicts what might happen to our economy, defense, and daily lives if they were suddenly destroyed.  It would not be a good time… .

Video Chat with Author Carla Gunn

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us for a special video chat with Canadian author Carla Gunn.

Carla discusses her novel "Amphibian," which follows Phineas William Walsh, a fourth-grader with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the natural world.

In a voice that has been compared to Salinger’s Holden Caulfield, Phin reflects on the complex and troubled relationship between humans, animals and the environment all the while struggling to maintain his innocence.

Accolades for "Amphibian":

Spring Writers Event

Location: The Coffee Tree Books & Brew
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Murphy Writers Group is hosting a Spring Writers Event at The Coffee Tree Books and Brew on Thurs, March 21 at 6:00pm.

The event will include guest speaker, Aprill Smith; a progressive story; and readings by writing group members.

The event is free and open to the public. Recommended for ages 14+. Light refreshments will be served.

The Coffee Tree Books and Brew is located at 7900 Bailey Cove Rd SE, Huntsville, AL. The Murphy Writers Group meets twice a month at the Eleanor Murphy Library and is coordinated by Kemi Elufiede.

 

 

 

Ponypalooza at Bailey Cove

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 

Attention, Everypony! All pony fans, bronies and pegasisters won't want to miss Ponypalooza at Bailey Cove Public Library!

Saturday, May 11th at 1PM will be a chance to meet the illustrator of the sensationally popular bestselling comic and Madison resident Andy Price!

Ponypalooza at Main

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 

Attention, Everypony! All pony fans, bronies and pegasisters won't want to miss Ponypalooza at the Main Library downtown!

Saturday, April 13th at 1PM will be a chance to meet the illustrator of the sensationally popular bestselling comic and Madison resident Andy Price!

Come to Tasia's Table! Meet Author Tasia Malakasis

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Date: Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Come to Tasia's Table!

Meet award-winning cheesemaker and author Tasia Malakasis.  Tasia brings a sampling of her exceptional cheeses and discusses her cookbook,

Tasia's Table: Cooking With the Artisan Cheesemaker at Belle Chevre.

Live music provided by Brian Hudson.

Tickets $5

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

Frye Gaillard and Kathryn Scheldt intertwine music and poetry in this special literary concert.

Frye, author and writer in residence at the University of South Alabama, discusses the literature and poetry of music and songwriting.  Then Nashville recording artist and singer-songwriter Kathryn performs songs from her collaboration with Frye: their book/CD project, The Quilt.

Sunday * August 25 * 2-4pm

Main Library Auditorium

915 Monroe Street * Huntsville

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

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