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Mother Goose Storytime

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Repeats every week until Thu Jul 22 2010 .
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 9:15am
Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 9:15am
Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 9:15am
Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 9:15am
Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 9:15am
Thursday, July 15, 2010 - 9:15am
Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 9:15am
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This weekly storytime is age appropriate for children 18 months to 3 years of age. Read more about Mother Goose Storytime

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Food For Fines

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Repeats every day until Sat May 15 2010 .
Saturday, May 1, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Sunday, May 2, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Monday, May 3, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Friday, May 7, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Sunday, May 9, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Monday, May 10, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Thursday, May 13, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Friday, May 14, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Saturday, May 15, 2010 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
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Saturday, May 1 through Saturday, May 15: All HMCPL branches will offer Food for Fines. 

For each non-perishable food item a patron brings in, the library will forgive $1 in overdue fines from their library card. The donated canned and boxed goods will benefit those in need of service through the CANS (Caring and Nurturing Support) Food Drive, sponsored by Leadership Huntsville/Madison County Alumni.The library will only accept new, unopened cans and boxes of food within the expiration date, and charges for lost or damaged items cannot be waived.
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How to use a flash drive

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Friday, May 28, 2010 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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One-hour demonstration for beginner computer users; requires basic computer experience Read more about How to use a flash drive

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Social Networking

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Tuesday, May 25, 2010 (All day)
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This class will cover Linkedin, Twitter, MySpace and Facebook. Students will be able to sign up for a free account during class and how to work with each site will be covered. Requires Basic PC Skills and Basic Internet. Read more about Social Networking

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Basic Publisher

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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Desktop publishing program, design newsletters, create greeting cards, signs, letterheads, business cards, flyers and more. Read more about Basic Publisher

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Fundamentals of Good Fiction

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Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Do you understand POV? (It stands for "point of view.") What about "Show, Don't Tell"? Do you know what a dialog tag is and how to use it?  Discuss these and other essential building blocks of your novel.

Speaker: Kira Sinclair Read more about Fundamentals of Good Fiction

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Plotting and Pacing Your Novel

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Friday, June 25, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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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.

Speaker: Lynn Raye Harris Read more about Plotting and Pacing Your Novel

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Conflict and Emotion: The Heart of the Story

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Saturday, June 19, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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What drives your story? What drives your characters? Go beyond plot to the real heart of your story.

Speaker: Linda Winstead Jones Read more about Conflict and Emotion: The Heart of the Story

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Creating Compelling Characters

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Friday, June 18, 2010 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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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.

Speakers: Rhonda Nelson and Kimberly Lang Read more about Creating Compelling Characters

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Health Sites for Seniors

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
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This class explores websites dedicated to senior's health, drug interaction sites and more. Read more about Health Sites for Seniors

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