Health Forum: Flu

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Susie Lynn talks about influenza and how to take care of it when you have it.

Meet the Author: John Pritchard

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

John Pritchard brings back bawdy philosopher Junior Ray, along with his sidekick Voyd Mudd, in this third hilarious installment of the critically acclaimed “Junior Ray” series.

In Sailing to Alluvium, Pritchard continues the madcap adventures of the duo, who have become “diktectives” to stop the murderous activities of a semi-secret, lethal organization of Southern women, the AUNTY BELLES, headed by Miss Attica Rummage.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.


How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

You know you want to write that novel, but you’re facing a blank computer screen.  Where do you begin, and how do you keep going?  Three published Alabama authors share how they approach writing a novel.

Get geared up for the 2013 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), with activities starting November 1.  And get those words on the page.

Community Health Initiative--Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, September 23, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

A Madison Hospital Wellness Center Trainer will be speaking on sports medicine and physical therapy topics.

Discover the Writer in You Book Release

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Celebrate the release of the Murphy Writers' Group's first anthology, Discover the Writer in You, on Saturday, September 21, at 2 p.m. in the Main Library - 2nd Floor Meeting Room.

This publication includes the works of members of the Murphy Writers' Group and Teen Authors' Workshop. There is no charge to attend.

Discover the Writer in You book release

Celebrate the release of the Murphy Writers' Group's first anthology, Discover the Writer in You, on Saturday, September 21, at 2 p.m. Read more »

College Readiness

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, September 17, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, September 24, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pmTuesday, October 1, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Clueless about College?
At College Readiness, community professionals present the basics of getting into college to teens & their families!
Topics and Guests are as follows:
Sept 10—What you need to know about ACT/SAT Prep (Guest speaker: Greg Jackson of Sylvan Learning)
Sept 17—Demystifying College Admissions (Guest Speaker: Britney Deutschendorf of UAHuntsville)
Sept 24—Writing the College Admissions Essay (Guest Speaker: Joe Freeman of Randolph School)

Baby Proof Your House!

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Learn how to baby-proof your house room by room!

New Mom Helpful Hints Workshop

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Are you a new mother?  Come join us to share and bond with other moms to discuss helpful ideas and hints on being a mother!  We will also discuss recall awareness, how to create household schedules, and find out about free resources available to you and your family.

Meet the Author: Sena Jeter Naslund

Just in time for Christmas, New York Times bestseller Sena Jeter Naslund comes back to the Library to discuss her new book, The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman: A Novel. Read more »

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