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FREE FLU SHOTS & HEALTH SCREENINGS

Huntsville Hospital Mobile Medical Unit will offer free flu shots for adults and children ages nine and above. 

They will also offer free health screenings for diabetes, heart disease, cholesterol and more.

Health screening results are reported to the patient onsite. All test results are completely confidential.

* Monday • November 10 • 9:30 -12 noon *

Main Branch Library • 915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Chris Daniels  at 256-532-5993.

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Collecting the Past

Discover a digital path to historic research on November 8 when Chuck Sherrill, Tennessee state archivist, presents “Collecting the Past: A Report from Tennessee’s State Librarian and Archivist” from 10 a.m. to noon at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Admission is free. Read more about Collecting the Past

How to Do Things: Apply Chinese Calligraphy into Watercolor Paintings

Supplies fee $5, required at pre-registration, before August 14.
Class size: 12, ages 16+.

Classically trained Chinese watercolor artist Caroline Wang shows how to incorporporate Chinese calligraphy into watercolor paintings and apply it into many art forms.  Especially recommended for students with at least basic watercolor background, although all are welcome.  All supplies will be included.

Tuesday * August 26 * 6:30-8pm
Second floor events room* Main Branch Library
915 Monroe Street. Read more about How to Do Things: Apply Chinese Calligraphy into Watercolor Paintings

Tween Hour

Tweens & Teens ages 11-17 can join Ms. Haley every Wednesday @ 2:00pm for a special program or event. All events are free and supplies are provided. See schedule below for details. Check back often for updates.

June 4 - Upcycled Magazine Art: We'll use magazine strips to make colorful silhouettes.

June 11 - Life Size "Life": Join us and play a life size version of the Game of Life.

June 18 - Friendship bracelets: You will learn how to make simple, stylish friendship bracelets. Read more about Tween Hour

Meet the Author: Greg Iles

New York Times #1 best-selling author Greg Iles will talk about his latest novel, Natchez Burning, on Tuesday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library downtown.

Natchez Burning is the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage. It's set for release on April 29. Read more about Meet the Author: Greg Iles

Meet the Author: Tim Dorsey

Tim Dorsey is back with a new adventure for his serial killer hero, Serge Storms. The New York Times bestselling author will talk about his new novel, Tiger Shrimp Tango, on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m. at the Main Library downtown. Admission is free.

Determined to save a damsel in distress, the Sunshine State’s favorite serial killer and encyclopedia of Florida lore Serge Storms dances a tango of death and mayhem in this funny and dementedly entertaining crime caper. Read more about Meet the Author: Tim Dorsey

Health Risks for African Americans

Gina Turner from Huntsville Hospital will present a free seminar on health risks for African Americans at the next Health Matters @ Madison program on Friday, January 17, at noon at the Madison Library. Read more about Health Risks for African Americans

Meet the Author: John Pritchard

John Pritchard brings back bawdy philosopher Junior Ray, along with his sidekick Voyd Mudd, in this third hilarious installment of the critically acclaimed “Junior Ray” series. Hear him talk about his work on December 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

In Sailing to Alluvium, Pritchard continues the madcap adventures of the duo, who have become “diktectives” to stop the murderous activities of a semi-secret, lethal organization of Southern women, the AUNTY BELLES, headed by Miss Attica Rummage.

Books will be available for purchase and signing. Read more about Meet the Author: John Pritchard

How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101

Find the inspiration you need to write your novel when three published Alabama authors share their writing methods on Thursday, October 3, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

"How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101" is our kickoff program for National Novel Writing Month 2013 (NaNoWriMo), with activities starting November 1.

This year’s authors:
Ronald Andrés Moore – Nocturn
R.A. Nelson – Teach Me, Days of Little Texas, Breathe My Name, and Throat
Annie Laura Smith - Twilight of Honor, Sally Ride, and Neil Armstrong Read more about How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101

Meet the Author: Robert Inman

Nationally acclaimed author Robert Inman discusses his latest novel, The Governor's Lady, on Thursday, October 10, at 7 p.m. at the Main Library.

A heartfelt story of a determined woman's fight to establish her independence in the tumultuous world of male-dominated politics, "The Governor’s Lady" shows how politics brings out the best and worst in people and how the public arena affects politicians’ values and relationships Read more about Meet the Author: Robert Inman

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