Speakers

Celebration of Writing with Murphy Writers Group

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Murphy Writers Group will be hosting a celebration of writing on Sat, Dec 8th at 2pm in the 2nd Floor Meeting Room at the Main Library, 915 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801. The event will include guest speakers, readings by members of the writing group, and a progressive story.

Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

Guest speakers are  Dr. Monita Soni and "Steve" Gierhart.

Speaker Biographies:

How to Do Things: Be a Paid Actor

How can you get paid as an actor? Bill Billions, president of Hollywood Huntsville, discusses acting with excellence, finding an agent, and auditioning for real TV and movie roles on Tuesday, December 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

How to Do Things: Couponing

Kristan Stanton, founder of Moneywise Shopper, shares the ins and outs of saving money with aggressive couponing on Tuesday, November 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction

Dr. Jennifer C. Garlen, author of Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching, will discuss "Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction" on Tuesday, March 12, at noon at the Main Library. Read more »

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "GoodReads"

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Goodreads"

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenter: Ann Lee Phillips, Collection Development Specialist, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

"The Economic Impact of the Arts"

Allison Dillon-Jauken, executive director of The Arts Council, will discuss "The Economic Impact of the Arts" on Thursday, March 21, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "Online Newsletters"

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "Online Newsletters"

Thursday, February 21, 2013

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Speaker: Sophie Young, Main Library Adult Program Coordinator, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library

Diabetes Seminar

Location: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This one-hour workshop will focus on Type II Diabetes awareness.

We will discuss these topics:

  • Definition of Diabetes
  • Risk Factors
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Diabetic myths
  • Diabetic Reference and Resources

 

Free to the public!  No registration required!  Everyone is welcome!

Where: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library at Berachah Gym

When: November 29, 2012 at 2:00pm

A Celebration of Writing

Celebrate the art and craft of writing with the Murphy Writers Group on Saturday, December 8, at 2 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room at the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. Read more »

Murphy Writers Group

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 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 group is led by Kemi Elufiede, a PhD student at University of AL A&M, who has extensive experience in working with adult writers.

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