Speakers

Meet the Author: Mark McCarter

Sports columnist Mark McCarter discusses his new book, Never a Bad Game, an inside look at Southern League baseball on Tuesday, August 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Read more »

Meet the Author: Mark McCarter

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Sports columnist Mark McCarter discusses his new book, Never a Bad Game – an inside look at Southern League baseball.  Mark takes the reader through the dugout, clubhouses, and buses – introducing us to the events, teams, players, managers and accomplishments that make up the League’s 50-year history.

4-3-2-1 Leadership with Maj. Gen. Vincent Boles

Retired Maj. Gen. Vincent E. Boles discusses lessons he learned from leading American men and women into combat and coordinating the nation’s ammunition supply on Thursday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Read more »

4-3-2-1 Leadership with Major General Vincent Boles (Ret)

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Retired Major General Vincent E. Boles discusses lessons he learned from leading American men and women into combat and coordinating the nation’s ammunition supply.  He’ll also share his journey to becoming a speaker and author about his own philosophy, “4-3-2-1 Leadership.”  General Boles hasn’t just read a book or two on Leadership; it has been his life’s work, conducted in the toughest crucibles of national service. 

Junior Mad Scientists

We have a new science group for young children in kindergarten through second grade at the Madison Library. Read more »

Acoustic Memories: A Celebration of Southern Music and Literature

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Music, readings, and musings by:

  • Rheta Grimsley Johnson
  • Frye Gaillard
  • Pamela Jackson

Tuesday• July 22 • 6pm
Main Branch Library
915 Monroe Street
For details, call Sophie Young at 532-2362.

Free and open to the public

Celebrate the South's music, stories

Acclaimed authors Rheta Grimsley Johnson and Frye Gaillard join Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Davis Raines and Nashville singer/songwriter Pamela Jackson for “Acoustic Memories: A Celebration of Southern Music and Literature” on Tuesday, July 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Read more »

How to Do Things: Apply Chinese Calligraphy into Watercolor Paintings

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

 

****UPDATE: This class is now full, and registration has closed.  Thank you for your interest!

Supplies fee $5, required at pre-registration, before August 14.
Class size: 12, ages 16+.

Classically trained Chinese watercolor artist Caroline Wang shows how to incorporporate Chinese calligraphy into watercolor paintings and apply it into many art forms.  Especially recommended for students with at least basic watercolor background, although all are welcome.  All supplies will be included.

Learn from artist Caroline Wang

 

****UPDATE: This class is now full, and registration is closed.  Thank you for your interest!

Classically trained Chinese watercolor artist Caroline Wang shows how to incorporporate Chinese calligraphy into watercolor paintings and apply it into many art forms.  Read more »

Breast Cancer Awareness

Sandra Cross, Breast Health Specialist, RN, from Huntsville Hospital will be the guest speaker at the Madison Public Library on May 30 at noon. Read more »

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