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Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

Frye Gaillard and Kathryn Scheldt intertwine music and poetry in this special literary concert.

Frye, author and writer in residence at the University of South Alabama, discusses the literature and poetry of music and songwriting.  Then Nashville recording artist and singer-songwriter Kathryn performs songs from her collaboration with Frye: their book/CD project, The Quilt.

Sunday * August 25 * 2-4pm

Main Library Auditorium

915 Monroe Street * Huntsville

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

How to Do Things: Bollywood Dancing

Richa Singh shows you how to dance like a Mumbai film star on Tuesday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

The program will be held in the second-floor Events Room of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about How to Do Things: Bollywood Dancing

Health Forum: Parkinson's

Kandess Anderson, CRNP, talks about Parkinson's disease on Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

What are the symptoms of Parkinson's disease? Treatment options? What exactly do we know about Parkinson's?

 

Tuesday •March 26 •11 a.m.-Noon

Second Floor Events Room

Main Library •915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Health Forum: Parkinson's

Health Forum: Colorectal Cancer

Got questions about colorectal cancer? Amy George of Clearview Cancer Institute talks about symptoms, treatment, and prevention on Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

 

Tuesday •March 26 •11-12 Noon

Second Floor Events Room

Main Library •915 Monroe Street.

For details, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Health Forum: Colorectal Cancer

Meet the Author: Jeff Norrell

Award-winning historian Robert J. Norrell talks about his first fiction book, Eden Rise.

This critically acclaimed novel depicts a young man embroiled in a civil-rights conflict that divides his family, his town, and his own identity.

William Heath, author of The Children Bob Moses Led, and historian Dan T. Carter both call Eden Rise “gripping.”  Allen Wier, author of Tehano, remarks on Norrell’s “keen sense of place and the nuances of character” and calls the tale “realistic and haunting.” Read more about Meet the Author: Jeff Norrell

How to Do Things: Bollywood Dancing

Richa Singh shows how to dance like a Mumbai film star.  Free and open to the public.

 

Tuesday •March 26 •6:30-7pm

Second Floor Events Room •Main Library •915 Monroe Street

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about How to Do Things: Bollywood Dancing

How to Do Things: Publishing 101

Find out what it takes to get your book from your desk to a store shelf during Publishing 101 on Tuesday, February 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library.

USA Today best-selling author Kimberly Lang explains the basics of the business, including:

· Publishing models

· What agents actually do

· How to protect yourself from scam artists

Kimberly Lang is the award-winning author of more than a dozen books, and has taught workshops on the craft of writing and business of publishing across the Southeast. Read more about How to Do Things: Publishing 101

Civil Rights Bus Tour to Birmingham

Learn more about the civil rights movement in the city where much of the history happened. Join our bus trip to Birmingham on Wednesday, February 20, from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The day will include lunch at Niki’s West (extra cost); a tour of 16th Street Baptist Church, site of the 1963 bombing that killed four girls, and a self-guided tour of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Cost is $39, under 65; $35 over 65, and covers bus and entrance fees. A trip liability waiver is required. Read more about Civil Rights Bus Tour to Birmingham

Learn to manage your aches

"Oh, my aching back!" If this sounds like you, join us for a talk by Dr. Craig Lincoln of the Orthopaedic Center on Tuesday, January 22, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library.

Dr. Lincoln will discuss the causes of back pain and ways to get the better of it. The program will be held in the second-floor events room.

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Learn to manage your aches

Health Forum: Heart Attack

Think you’re too young? Too healthy? Find out for sure on Tuesday, February 26, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. You may be surprised.

Frank Bohlinger, CRNP, of Heart Center, Inc., gives an informative talk on what goes into a heart attack, how to prevent one, and what to do if you have one.

Tuesday * February 26 * 11 a.m.-noon

Second Floor Events Room * Main Library

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Health Forum: Heart Attack

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