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: So You Call Yourself A Man

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2007 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

In signature Weber style, alternating first-person chapters follow the troubled, Catch-22 lives of best-of-friends trio James Robinson, Brent Williams and Sonny Harrison. Within the first five pages, James's marriage is in jeopardy when Michelle, an ex-flame, reappears with a love child that she claims is his. Gorgeous Brent is a devout Christian who marries a big woman with a big heart, but ends up in a fiery love affair with a respected church member -- one that calls more than his marriage into question.

S2S/B2B: God's Gift to Women

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, September 20, 2008 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Julian Payne gets into bed with millions of women every night. As an after-hours radio talk-show host, Julian captivates his female audience with his deep voice and sensitive spirit. Women can't get enough: They call in, begging for his advice about love, lust, commitment, and betrayal. Julian provides his listeners with the blunt male perspective, and he always has the right thing to say. But when it comes to his own romantic life, or lack thereof, he's at a loss for words.

Sister 2 Sister: What Goes Around

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

Terry Winston is married to Jackie and has been raising his teenage twin daughters, Ariana and Alisa. When the girls' birth mother, Catherine, resurfaces with more selfish motives, the harmony of the whole Winston clan is shaken. Catherine has become a very wealthy woman acquiring international companies with blackmail and dirty tactics. However, Catherine is facing a health issue that all of her money cannot fix. She disrupts the girls' prom night to ask one of them to donate a kidney.

S2S/B2B: One in a Million

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Kennedi Mason thinks she's the luckiest woman on earth. She loves her job, she has a wonderful best friend, and she's been married for ten years to her soul mate. There's nothing she can think of that could make her life any better. Then one fateful day Kennedi receives a piece of news that will turn her world upside down. In an instant, her life and her marriage have changed, but not at all in the way that she had expected.

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?

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