Speakers

Meet the Author: Dr. Sonnie Hereford

Huntsville Civil Rights activist Dr. Sonnie Hereford discusses his memoir, Beside the Troubled Waters on Tuesday, June 4, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Meet the Author: Dr. Sonnie Hereford

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Huntsville Civil Rights activist Dr. Sonnie Hereford discusses his memoir, Beside the Troubled Waters.  Based on interviews conducted by Jack Ellis, the account spans much of Dr. Hereford’s life, from childhood to medical school, to his participation in the Huntsville Civil Rights movement, and after the end of segregation.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

New "Author Chat Book Club"

Read and discuss books with the author joining our discussion. Our first featured book/ author is "Days of Little Texas" by R.A. Nelson on Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at Pizzelle's Confections at Lowe Mill. Read more »

New "Author Chat Book Club"

Location: Flying Monkey Arts Center
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Read and discuss books with the author joining our discussion!

Our first featured book/ author is "Days of Little Texas" by R.A. Nelson. A ghost story, a romance, and a reckoning unlike anything you’ve read before.

Acclaimed YA author R. A. Nelson joins our discussion of his novel, set in the environs of the evangelical revival circuit and centered around Ronald Earl, who at ten became the electrifying “boy wonder” preacher known as Little Texas.

Rev up your website

Who's visiting your website, and what can you do with this information? Jerry Brown will offer insights on Thursday, May 30, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Google Analytics 101

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

Who is visiting your website, and what do you do with this information?

Please join the Rocket City Bloggers and the Library for a brown bag lunch featuring Jerry Brown from Birmingham-based web consulting firm, Infomedia.

Jerry discusses why you need statistics about your website's traffic and traffic sources, and how to get them.  Learn to use Google Analytics to drive more traffic to your blog or website, and turn those visits into sales.

Read It Before You Eat It! Understanding Nutrition Labels

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn about how to really understand the Nutrition facts on your favorite foods!  Our very own nutrionist, Victor, will be presenting the seminar.  Free.  More information, call 256-859-9050.

Health Forum: Headache

Dr. Melissa DeBerry of Huntsville Hospital Physician Care gives an informative talk on what goes into headaches.

What kinds of headaches are there?  What treatments are available?

Tuesday * June 25 * 11-12Noon

Second Floor Events Room
Main Library

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

Health Forum: Headache

Location:
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Melissa DeBerry of Huntsville Hospital Physician Care gives an informative talk on what goes into headaches.

What kinds of headaches are there?  What treatments are available?

Forum: Bullying. What is it? How do we prevent it?

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join this Alabama Issues Forum, moderated by the David Mathews Center for Civic Life.

What are different approaches to managing Bullying, and how can our community make a difference?

Box dinners will be provided.  RSVP is required by July 11.

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

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