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

Sister 2 Sister: Changing Faces

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2006 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Roby's portrayal of three steadfast best friends in Chicago shows how they cope with waves of individual and interpersonal troubles.

S2S/B2B: Do You Take This Woman?

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2007 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Two childhood friends must weigh their love for each other against their love for the same woman. As the boundaries of love, trust, and friendship are stretched and tested, this story evolves into a deeply engaging tale.

S2S/B2B: Pleasure

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 18, 2009 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

How realistic is it to believe that one lover can satisify a woman's every fantasy? Nia has it all-- and is driven by the desire for more. Fantasies spiral out of control, and she discovers that pleasure does not come without pain.

Sister 2 Sister: The Amen Sisters

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

A Christy Award finalist offers a bold and gritty story about one of the most talked about issues in the church--religious leaders who sexually abuse members of their congregations--and how two women heal after betrayal.

S2S/B2B: Like Trees, Walking

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, September 15, 2007 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Narrator Roy Deacon, a 17-year-old seventh-generation mortician, is pressed into service after his brother, Paul, discovers a friend's body hanging from a camphor tree. Roy prepares the body for burial while the community's most fiery leaders rally to press the police to find a better explanation for murder than "a drug deal gone wrong." Throughout the commotion, Roy maintains a remarkable calm as he approaches the end of his senior year in high school, prepares bodies and attends to a distressed Paul.

S2S/B2B: Million Dollar Deception

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2009 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

When readers last closed the book on Nate Kenny, his scheming had backfired, and he not only lost a great fortune in a messy divorce but his wife ended up with the very man he paid off to seduce her into infidelity. Now, four years later, it's time for payback.

Sister 2 Sister: Sittin' in the Front Pew

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Death brings about strange emotions. Glynda Naylor discovers this when she gets the call that she must bury her beloved daddy, who raised her and her three sisters after their mother's death. He was a fantastic father, without question, but did he have something to hide? Like, perhaps, another daughter?

S2S/B2B: Local Black Authors Expo

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2007 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Come and meet some of our homegrown authors in and around Huntsville. Hear what inspired them! Also meet a local publisher and learn how to get your book published. This event is free to the general public! Featured guests include:

Frank Chase, author of False Roads to Manhood
Vanessa Jackson Austin, author of Live On
Nathenial H. Jones, author of Nate On Living
Irene Steele, author of Some Glad Morning
Mark Williams, CEO, of The Mark Williams Project

S2S/B2B: Midnight - a Gangster Love Story

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, June 20, 2009 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Midnight enjoys a life of comfort in his Islamic African family, but his father never hides the truth about the fierce challenges of the world outside of his estate. So when Midnight's father's empire is attacked, he sends Midnight with his mother to the United States. In the streets of Brooklyn, Midnight learns to protect the ones he loves, build a business, reclaim his wealth and status, and remain true to his beliefs.

Sister 2 Sister: Life is Not a Fairy Tale

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2006 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

At the age of seventeen, despite the promise of her extraordinary voice, Fantasia was in danger of becoming just another sad statistic: an uneducated, unmarried teenage mother living in the projects. But Fantasia had been raised by two strong, influential women: Both her grandmother and mother are preachers, and she was raised with an unshakable faith. In Life Is Not a Fairy Tale, Fantasia speaks -- with a spirit as strong as her voice -- about what it takes to believe in the power of one's self.

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