Speakers

How to Do Things: Sensational Seasonal Cards

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Registration deadline: October 31.  Supplies Fee: $3.00, required at registration.
Maximum number of students (age 12+):  32.

Marsha Hosner, StampinUp! Demonstrator, leads this make-and-take class.  You can choose two seasonal cards to make, complete with specialty embossed paper, doodads, stamps and ink.  Additional cards are optional, with supplies paid during the class.

Marsha will bring all the tools and other supplies for use in class.
To register, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

 

How to Do Things: Kiragami Gift Boxes

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Class size (age 14+): 12.
Registration deadline: December 1.  Supplies Fee: $3.00, required at registration.

We will be learning how to make three different paper boxes (approximately 2" - 4" finished size).

Instructor:  Carol Tillman.  Carol has been creating with paper since 1976 when she was first introduced to quilling and calligraphy.

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.

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