Speakers

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "Social Media for Nonprofits"

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "Social Media for Nonprofits"

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Speaker: Larkin Grant, Our Valley Events

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Online Newsletters"

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, October 1, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Online Newsletters"

Monday, October 1, 2012

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

We're a good place for families

We're a Family Place Library. If you'd like to learn more about this, a representative from the national Family Place Libraries organization will visit the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 13, at noon. Read more »

From Mental Illness to Mental Wellness

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Beacon of Hope Award-winner James Hickman discusses his journey from schizophrenia to mental health, and his current work as a mental health therapist.  He also introduces his book, "The Mindful Son," which describes his road to recovery and experiences overcoming obstacles, including living with family members coping with this devastating disorder.

How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 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?  Four published Alabama authors share how they approach writing a novel: Jamie Dodson, Les Johnson, Beck McDowell, and Scott Oden.

Get geared up for the 2012 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), with activities starting November 1.  And get those words on the page.

Nonprofit Workshop: "The Nonprofit Landscape"

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Nonprofit Workshop: "The Nonprofit Landscape"

Thursday, September 20, 2012

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenters: Lynne Berry, Community Foundation; Cathy Miller, United Way; Mary Moore, Huntsville Public Library; Candace Burnett, Huntsville Hospital Foundation

Stamps and Stories of World War II

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

“Stamps and Stories of World War II”

Thursday, August 30

10-11:00 a.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Auditorium

Free of charge. No registration required.

 

Program description:

How to Do Things: Electronics with Arduino

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Monday, September 10, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

What is Arduino?  A cool and fun single board computer to learn electronics.  Learn about Arduino and see it in action as Don Wilcher gives a hands-on demo of how to build an electronic 7-Segment LED Display Flasher.  If you’ve ever wondered how electronics work, this is your opportunity.  Don is the author of Learn Electronics with Arduino.  He’ll introduce this DIY how-to book, and give an easy-to-digest taste of the world of electronics engineering.

"Conflict & Emotion" with Linda Winstead Jones

Linda Winstead Jones, New York Times bestselling author, will explore "Conflict & Emotion: The Heart of the Story" at the next Write Right Lunch & Learn program on Tuesday, August 14, from noon to 1 p.m. at the main library, 915 Monroe St. Read more »

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Creating Compelling Characters"

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Write Right Lunch & Learn: “Creating Compelling Characters”

Tuesday, October 9

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

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenters: Rhonda Nelson and Kimberly Lang

The best plot in the world will fall flat without characters your readers love (or love to hate). Learn to create realistic, three-dimensional characters readers will never forget.

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