Speakers

Awesome Afternoons

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Kids ages 5-11 can join Ms. Haley for a special Summer Reading Program.  Events vary, please check the Awesome Afternoons page for a full schedule and more information.

Awesome Afternoons

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Kids ages 5-11 can join Ms. Haley for a special Summer Reading Program.  Events vary, please check the Awesome Afternoons page for a full schedule and more information.

Awesome Afternoons

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Alabama Youth Ballet visits Murphy Library. Kids ages 5-11 can join Ms. Haley for a special Summer Reading Program.  Events vary, please check Awesome Afternoons page for a full schedule and more information.

Awesome Afternoons

Children ages 5-11 can join Ms. Haley every Tuesday afternoon  @ 4:00pm for a special Summer Reading event.  Events include crafts and special programmers and performers. See schedule below for specific events:

June 3 - Color Wheel Collage: Children can make a fun, colorful collage, while learning about color mixing and art.

June 10 - Alabama Youth Ballet will join us to talk about ballet and offer a couple short example performances. Read more »

Health Matters @ Madison: Cardiovascular Health and Wellness

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Brenda Styles, a clinical nurse specialist from Madison Hospital, will be at the Madison Public Library on May 14 at noon. She will present a free seminar on Cardiovascular Health and Wellness. This program is part of our Health Matters @ Madison series.

Meet the Artist: Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson

Tatyana Igumnova Hankinson introduces her exhibit Jerusalem!, which is on display April-May, 2014, in the Atrium Gallery.  This mixed media collection of original works depicts the artist's appreciation of the dusty, sunny, faraway land that is Jerusalem. Read more »

Understanding Depression

Health Matters at Madison! Depression affects millions of people, but often goes untreated. Please join us for our session on "Understanding Depression" on April 28 at noon at the Madison Library. Read more »

Health Matters @ Madison: Free Seminar on Breast Cancer

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Our topic for May is cancer. Sandra Cross, RN, from Huntsville Hospital, will present a free seminar on Breast Cancer on May 30 at noon.

Community Read Guest Speaker: Dr. Chad Thomas

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, April 7, 2014 - 6:00pm

“Antony and Cleopatra in Glasgow, 1972: Shakespeare, Radical Drag, and the Citizens' Theatre”

An overview of cross-gender casting in Shakespeare productions since 1967, a trend in performance that has seen a rise in popularity in the last 45 years, due in part to its special resonance because of its connection to original performance conditions.

Dr. Chad Thomas is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Alabama in Huntsville

Meet the Author: Greg Iles

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

New York Times #1 best-selling author Greg Iles discusses his newest novel,
Natchez Burning -- due to release on April 29.

Natchez Burning is the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage.

See Greg's quick talk about the upcoming book and his connection to the South here.

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