Bailey Cove Branch Library

Spring Book Sale

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Friends of the Bailey Cove Library will hold its annual spring book sale. Most items are just 25 cents. Bestsellers are $1. Selection includes paperback and hardback fiction, non-fiction, children's, music, audiobooks, and movies

Bailey Cove Evening Book Club

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The Bailey Cove Evening Book Club will discuss "The Diaries of Adam and Eve and other stories" by Mark Twain.

Princesses, Pirates, and Buried Treasure: Fun with Tom and Friends Puppet Show

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library's Puppet Troupe is back for another fun and busy tour with the show "Princesses, Pirates, and Buried Treasure: Fun with Tom and Friends". The show follows the adventures of Tom Sawyer and his friends Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher. Stories featured in the show: The tall tale of Stormalong, our fractured version of Rapunzel, and a fun bear hunt. Of course there will also be music, dancing, and lots of surprises!

Bailey Cove Film Screening of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1960)

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, April 26, 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Bailey Cove Library will show the film "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (1960).

Movie: "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" (1949)

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, April 19, 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Bailey Cove Library will show the film "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court" (1949).

Movie: Tom and Huck (1995)

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, April 12, 2010 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Bailey Cove library will show the film "Tom and Huck" (1995).

From Hannibal to Hollywood: Mark Twain on the Silver Screen

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Sunday, April 11, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Friends of the Bailey Cove Library present "From Hannibal to Hollywood: Mark Twain on the Silver Screen:" A Lecture and Discussion by Dr. Jennifer Garlen. Dr. Garlen will discuss the many film adaptations of Mark Twain's works, including "Tom and Huck," the 1995 movie filmed in Mooresville and other areas in North Alabama. She will examine the modern cultural impact of Twain's work and how we view it through our own generational lenses. Dr. Garlen earned her Masters in English from Georgia Southern University and her Ph.D.

Movie: 'Mark Twain' - A Film Directed by Ken Burns

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 10, 2010 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Bailey Cove Branch Library will show the film "Mark Twain- A Film directed by Ken Burns." The first half of the showing will be from 10-12 and the second half will be from 2-4pm.

Bailey Cove Classics: A Hero with a Thousand Faces

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, September 13, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Dr. Jennifer Garlen continues the discussion of Campbell's classic work on mythology and psychology.

Bailey Cove Classics: A Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, August 2, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Campbell outlines the Hero’s Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world’s mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction. Discussion led by Dr. Jennifer Garlen.

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