Speakers

Write Right Lunch & Learn: Plotting and Pacing Your Novel

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

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "Plotting and Pacing Your Novel"

Tuesday, June 12

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter: Lynn Raye Harris, author of Strangers in the Desert

How do you decide what happens in your novel? Do you have enough plot to carry you to the end? Is there too much going on? How do you keep the action going and your readers turning pages?  Learn these essentials to fiction writing.

Small Business Lunch & Learn: Top Ten Business Plan Mistakes

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, June 4, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Top Ten Business Plan Mistakes"

Monday, June 4

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

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter: Stephanie Sellers, Women's Business Center of North Alabama

Women of the Civil War

Local historian Nancy Rohr will discuss the role of women in the Civil War during two lectures: “Incidents of the War: The Civil War Diary of Mary Jane Chadick” on Monday, May 7, and “Huntsville Heroes of the Civil War – Heroines All” on Tuesday, May 8. Read more »

How to Do Things: The Non-computing Side of Blogging

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Katherine Monahan of www.eggton.com gives tips on making the most of your blog.  Topics will include: growing your audience; copyright issues; blogger etiquette; developing a niche; advertising; social media tie-ins.

How to Do Things: Kumi Himo

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Learn Kumi Himo, the art of Japanese braiding – and start your own friendship bracelet that you can finish at home.  No braiding experience is required, and all materials are provided.  Admission is free.

Meet Mr. Lincoln

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Dennis Boggs returns to the Library to kick off our ALA exhibit, Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War.  A Lincoln presenter from Nashville, Tennessee,  Mr. Boggs travels from coast to coast presenting President Lincoln for schools, colleges, universities, and libraries. His credits include documentaries for the History Channel, “Being Lincoln” and “Looking for Lincoln.” He has also been featured on several PBS programs. Mr. Boggs will perform “Meet Mr. Lincoln” and end the evening with Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: Proposal Budgeting Basics

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: “Proposal Budgeting Basics” 

Thursday, June 21, 2012

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

 

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenter: Webinar presented by the Foundation Center

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: Proposal Writing Basics

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: “Proposal Writing Basics”

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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

 

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenter: Webinar presented by the Foundation Center

How to Do Things: Belly Dancing!

Try out this exotic international dance form, as instructors from the Beledi Club show us the moves behind the mystique.  You can try out wearing scarves and coins, and get a terrific workout at the same time!

How to Do Things: Birdwatching in North Alabama

Where are some of the best birding spots in our area?  How do you find the birds, and how do you know which ones you see?

Bill McAllister has watched and photographed wild birds for over 50 years.  He’ll share tips on finding and identifying birds in North Alabama, and give us clues on the best times and places to find our feathered friends.

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