Speakers

Murphy Writers Group: A Peer to Peer Writing Group

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, October 26, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, November 9, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, November 23, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, December 14, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, December 28, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, January 11, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmSaturday, January 25, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Murphy Writers Group, representing many different stages and genres of writing, meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library Meeting Room.

Members of the group are given the opportunity to read to their peers and receive positive and helpful feedback. The group is recommended for ages 14 and older.

The members welcome a diverse group of individuals to join adventures with literature.

We are currently looking for a leader (volunteer position) for the Murphy Writers Group.

How to Avoid Being a Holiday Victim

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lt. Wayne Kamus of the Madison Police Department will provide tips on how to avoid being a target of crime.

Self-Defense Awareness

Location:
Date: Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lt. Wayne Kamus of the Madison Police Department will provide tips on how to avoid being a target of crime.

Health Forum: Flu

Dr. Susie Lynn talks about influenza and how to take care of yourself if the bug bites you on Tuesday, December 17, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

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.

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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 »

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