Auditorium

The auditorium is located on the first floor of the Main Library. After opening the exterior doors of the Main Library, immediately turn right. The auditorium is located straight ahead, at the end of the hallway. Learn more at hmcpl.org/main/auditorium

The books of Kimberly Lang

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Kimberly Lang hid romance novels behind her textbooks starting in junior high, and even a master's program in English couldn't break the obsession with dashing heroes and Happily Ever After. A ballet dancer turned English teacher, Kimberly married an electrical engineer and turned her life into an ongoing episode of "When Dilbert Met Frasier." She and her Darling Geek live in beautiful North Alabama with their one Amazing Child--who, unfortunately, shows an aptitude to sports.

The books of Lyn Stone

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

While working at Boeing as an illustrator, Stone had the idea of trying to freelance book covers. Since she liked to paint faces and figures, romance novels seemed a logical choice. While studying the market on covers, she became firmly hooked on the contents of the books and decided to try writing instead. Lyn feels a special affinity for England and Scotland with their wonderful castles and intriguing history. The American South and Southwest are her favorite settings for contemporary adventures.

The books of Stephanie James

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Jayne Ann Castle Krentz with her seven pennames, including Stephanie James, is considered a pillar in the contemporary romance genre. She frequently uses "Jayne Ann Krentz" for present-day novels, "Jayne Castle" (her birth name) for futuristic novels, and "Amanda Quick" for historicals.

Friends of the Main Library

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, August 5, 2009 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, September 2, 2009 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, October 7, 2009 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, November 4, 2009 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, December 2, 2009 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, January 6, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, February 3, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, March 3, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, April 7, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, May 5, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, June 2, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, July 7, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, August 4, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, September 1, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, October 6, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, November 3, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00amWednesday, December 1, 2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Monthly meeting for the Friends of the Main Library.

Sister 2 Sister: Friends: a Love Story

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 19, 2007 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Happily married actors Basset and Vance trade off chapters to tell their parallel autobiographies in this welcoming testament to love, faith and hard work. Their stories come together to tackle marriage, the trials of a two-career household and the addition of twins by way of a surrogate mother.

S2S/B2B: A Family Sin

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Karim Spencer, raised in the home of a bootlegger in a run-down neighborhood, has gone on to become a successful businessman with a tony home, a beautiful girlfriend, and a son. But memories of tragedy and betrayal have kept him entrenched in the past. Does Karim have what it takes to hold together the family that he so desperately loves?

S2S/B2B: Meet Kim Roby!

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, June 16, 2007 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Meet the New York Times bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby! How do I get tickets?

S2S/B2B: She Had It Coming

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, February 21, 2009 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Note: this meeting is at our Showers Center Library.
If there's one thing Dolores Reese knows, it's how to keep a secret. She makes a fateful decision to live a double life, devoting herself to two different husbands in two different cities. But into this risky situation comes another man, one Dolores can't resist. And if she isn't careful, Dolores just might find out what happens when love, dishonesty, and dangerous jealousy collide.

S2S/B2B: The First Lady

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2007 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Bishop T.K. Wilson's wife, Charlene, is on her deathbed with pancreatic cancer, and with the help of her best friend, she drafts five letters one to each of the four women she feels could be contenders for the title of First Lady of Jamaica Ministries and one to her husband encouraging him to move on after her death and marry someone who can help him lead the church. Per Charlene's request, the letters are delivered after she dies, setting into motion a catty, gossipy page-turner as the chosen four vie for T.K.'s proposal.

S2S/B2B special event: author Mary Monroe

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, March 21, 2009 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet the Author: Mary Monroe
Tickets: $12/each
Purchase yours: Main Library or by calling 532-5950

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