Speakers

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, November 19, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?

Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for these weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, November 12, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?

Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for these weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

NaNoWriMo Write-in

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, November 5, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

The NaNoWriMo challenge: write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).  Think you’re up for it?

Join fellow NaNoWriMo writers for these weekly novel-writing sessions.  All writers are welcome.  Writers under the age of 16 have relaxed word count rules, but must be accompanied by a parent or other older family member.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear.

NaNoWriMo Plot Party

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Thinking about writing a novel during National Novel Writing Month?  Join our “plot party" to kickstart the fundamentals of your novel's plot: characters, themes, scenes, and settings.  Bring your preferred writing tools, including power outlets for laptops and other electronic writing gear.  Coffee, bottled water, and cookies provided.

How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101

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?  Four published Alabama authors share how they approach writing a novel: Jamie Dodson, Les Johnson, Beck McDowell, and Scott Oden.  Read more »

How to Do Things: Decorate for the Seasons

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

The design team of Classy Happenings shares unusual and unexpected tips and tricks for fall and winter decorating.  Kick your home flair up a notch and celebrate the seasons!

Smart Consumer Health

How do you find a medical provider? Experts from Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center discuss the questions you need to ask, and the issues you need to know. Read more »

Smart Consumer Health

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

How do you find a medical provider?  What should you ask your doctor -- or tell them?  How can you stay safe taking prescription drugs?

Experts from Huntsville Hospital and Crestwood Medical Center discuss the questions you need to ask, and the issues you need to know.

Vive le Livre Preview. Thomas Jefferson: American Perspectives

Get ready for Vive le Livre!  Jefferson enthusiast Cutter Hughes offers a perspective on the changing attitudes toward Thomas Jefferson in our nation’s history on Monday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to noon in the auditorium of the Main Library. Read more »

Vive le Livre Preview. Thomas Jefferson: American Perspectives

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Monday, September 24, 2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Get ready for Vive le Livre!

Jefferson enthusiast Cutter Hughes offers a perspective on the changing attitudes toward Thomas Jefferson in our nation’s history.

Cutter outlines Vive author Jon Meacham’s public thoughts on Jefferson, with a special nod to Meacham’s presidential biography, "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power," available in November 2012.

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