Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street
Second Floor Events Room
Presenter: Webinar presented by the Foundation Center
Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation.Learn how the proposal fits into the overall grantseeking process, what to include in a standard proposal to a foundation, and tips for making each section of your proposal stronger.
Brian Bess, Reference Assistant with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, will present "The Periodic Table of Writing" on Tuesday, October 8, at noon in the second-floor Events Room of the Main Library.
Most of the advice from workshops, books and writers on writing can be placed into four general categories: Inspiration, Discipline, Mechanics and Publication. A perfect blending of these elements would increase the chance of success for any aspiring writer.
Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Profitable Blogging"
Monday, May 7
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Main Library, 915 Monroe Street
Second Floor Events Room
Presenter: Jennifer Breuer, RocketCityMom.com
Ms Breuer will discuss her experiences as the founder and current editor of RocketCityMom.com, North Alabama's premier parenting blog. She will discuss effective ways to market your online business and how any type of business can use social media.
Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided. No registration is required. The Small Business Lunch & Learn series sponsored by the Reference & Adult Services Department of the Main Library. Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or email@example.com.
Presenter: Kimberly Lang, author of The Power and Glory (2011)
If you’re confused, overwhelmed, or simply mystified about what it takes to get your book from your desk onto a bookstore shelf, then this workshop has the answers you need. Learn the basics of the business, including publishing models, what agents actually do, and how to protect yourself from scam artists.
USA Today bestselling author, Kimberly Lang is a former ballet dancer and English teacher. She is president of the Heart of Dixie chapter of Romance Writers of America and a founding member of the The Writing Playground, a website for aspiring authors. Her forthcoming 2012 title is Redemption of a Hollywood Starlet.
Justin Givens, president of Image in a Box, will offer an advanced class on the business uses of WordPress during the next Small Business Lunch & Learn on Monday, October 7, from noon to 1 p.m. in the second-floor Events Room of the Main Library. Read more about WordPress: Part Two
Instructor: David Robb Dates: Thursday, November 10 Time: 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM (program begins at noon and ends by 1PM) Location: Main Library Auditorium
Learn how early settlement attempts by Alabama’s long-forgotten, founding scoundrel Zachariah Cox, together with colorful maps of the colonial and federal eras, provide enlightening clues about the historical origins of these two major landmarks in Alabama’s quirky angled borders with Mississippi and Georgia. Read more about LearningQUEST Lunch & Learn: Why Bear Creek/Why Nickajack?
Instructor: T. Gary Wicks Dates: Thursday, 20 October Time: 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM (program begins at noon and ends by 1PM) Location: Main Library Auditorium
T. Gary Wicks will present a program based on his book Huntsville Air and Space. The Air Age in Huntsville Alabama began a century ago with Will Quick’s design and construction of a Flying Machine, which he demonstrated in 1908 for patenting and manufacture. The Space Age began in Huntsville a half a century later with the Von Braun rocket team’s design and construction of the Redstone Jupiter C, which, in 1958, places the free world’s first satellite, Explorer I, into the Earth’s orbit. A decade later in 1969, the Huntsville team performed human kind’s greatest technological achievement of the century with its Saturn V rocket – manned landings on the moon. Read more about LearningQUEST Lunch & Learn: Huntsville Air and Space
Lunch & Learn: Nogginology - Maintaining Your Brain
Instructor: Amit Arora, M.D. Neurologist Dates: Thursday, September 22 (program begins at noon and ends by 1PM) Time:11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Location: Main Library Auditorium
Madison and Huntsville are located in the center of what doctors call the "Stroke Belt." This includes most of the Southeast, and people raised in this area have a much higher risk of stroke than anywhere else in the country. Because area residents are more likely to have a stroke, it is important for everyone to recognize stroke symptoms in themselves or a loved one. When it comes to stroke, seconds count! Thirty-two thousand brain cells die every second a stroke goes untreated. Fast, effective treatment is crucial to get the best possible outcome for a patient experiencing a stroke. Read more about LearningQUEST Lunch & Learn: Nogginology