Speakers

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.

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.

 

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