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OPEN HOUSE: Meet and Greet with the Friends of the Bailey Cove Library

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Friday, April 8, 2011 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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 Please stop by for refreshments and smiling faces, and take a moment to meet our supportive and devoted Friends of the Bailey Cove Library. Find out in what ways the Friends have helped our library through the years! Read more about OPEN HOUSE: Meet and Greet with the Friends of the Bailey Cove Library

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Friends of the Bailey Cove Library

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Repeats every 2 months on the second Friday until Fri Oct 25 2013 except Fri Feb 11 2011, Fri Feb 10 2012.
Friday, April 8, 2011 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, June 10, 2011 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, August 12, 2011 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, October 14, 2011 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, December 9, 2011 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, August 10, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, February 8, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, June 14, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am
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Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Bailey Cove Library.
Odd numbered months (Jan, March, May, etc.): we will meet the second Thursday at 6:30PM.  Even numbered months (Feb, April, June, etc.): we will meet the second Friday at 10:00AM. Read more about Friends of the Bailey Cove Library

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Friends of Showers Center Library First Annual Walk-A-Thon!

Are you a walker?  If so, please support the Showers Center Library on Saturday, April 9, beginning at 8 a.m, for the Friends of the Showers Center Library Walk-A-Thon. Read more about Friends of Showers Center Library First Annual Walk-A-Thon!

Showers Center Library 1st Annual Walk-A-Thon

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Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 8:00am to 11:00am
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April 9, 2011

Richard Showers Recreation Center

Registration- 8:00 AM

Walk Starts - 9:00 AM

 

The Friends of Showers Center Library need your help!

 Are you a walker if so what about walking to support the Showers Center Library? We need participants for the Walk-A-Thon.

 For more information call Showers Center Library. 256-851-7492 Mon-Fri

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Friends of the Library: Final 2011 Hertha Heller Forum

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Sunday, March 27, 2011 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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The final FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY Hertha Heller FORUM will be held on Sunday, March 27, at 2 o'clock in the auditorium of the Main Library.  The Forum will feature Mississippi author Ellen Douglas, and will be presented by Eugene Ham, a life-long friend of the author.  Mr. Ham is a retired teacher, editor, illustrator, and a writer of book reviews.  Influenced by Faulkner, Ms. Douglas has authored seven novels and two books of short stories.  Mr. Ham will provide an overview of her body of work and the themes which are treated in most of her work, especially in her most popular novel, Can't Quit You, Baby.  The Forum is free.
 
 
Books by Ellen Douglas
 
Fiction:

  • The Rock Cried Out, 1979
  • A Lifetime Burning, 1982
  • A Long Night, 1988
  • Can't Quit You, Baby, 1988
  • Apostles of Light: A Novel, 1994
  • A Family's Affairs, 1997
  • Where the Dreams Cross, 2000

 
Short Stories:

  • The Magic Carpet and Other Tales, 1998
  • Black Cloud, White Cloud (Author and Artist Series), 1989

 
Non Fiction:

  • Truth: Four Stories I am Finally Old Enough to Tell, 1998
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Friends of the Library: Hertha Heller Forum Presents Poet's Choice Readings

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Sunday, February 27, 2011 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Friends of the Library presents The Huntsville Literary Association's POET'S CHOICE READINGS!  The second Friends of the Library HERTHA HELLER FORUM of 2011 will be held on February 27 at two o'clock in the auditorium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.  Members of HLA Poetry Workshop, which meets monthly, will select poems written during the past year to be read at the Forum.  The Forum is free and open to the public.  A chap book will be available for guests at the reading and refreshments will be served. Read more about Friends of the Library: Hertha Heller Forum Presents Poet's Choice Readings

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Friends of the Library 2011 Falling Leaves Sale (members only)

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Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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The members of Friends of the Library are invited to a 50% OFF FALLING LEAVES SALE on Saturday, October 15, held in the Friends Book Store in the Main Library from 10 am until 4 pm.  All proceeds from the FOL Book Store and the FOL book sales go directly to the Huntsville Madison County Public Library System. Read more about Friends of the Library 2011 Falling Leaves Sale (members only)

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Friends of the Library 2011 Blooming Book Sale (members only)

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Saturday, June 25, 2011 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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The members of Friends of the Library are invited to a 50% OFF BLOOMING BOOK SALE on Saturday, June 25, held in the Friends Book Store in the Main Library from 10 am until 4 pm.  All proceeds from the FOL Book Store and the FOL book sales go directly to the Huntsville Madison County Public Library System.

If you are not a member of FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY, you may join there and be eligible to buy books of every kind at 50% OFF.  Don't miss it! Read more about Friends of the Library 2011 Blooming Book Sale (members only)

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Friends of the Main Library 25 cents Book Sale

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Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Books will be flying off the shelves at the Friends of the Huntsville Madison County Public Library 25 cents book sale!  There will be a great selection of fiction, non-fiction, text books, children's books and so much more!  Best if all, everything costs a quarter!  The sale is from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Huntsville Madison County Public Library Auditorium, 915 Monroe Street, Huntsville. Read more about Friends of the Main Library 25 cents Book Sale

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Friends of the Main Library 25 cents Book Sale

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Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
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Books will be flying off the shelves at the Friends of the Huntsville Madison County Public Library 25 cents book sale!  There will be a great selection of fiction, non-fiction, text books, children's books and so much more!  Best if all, everything costs a quarter!  The sale is from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Huntsville Madison County Public Library Auditorium, 915 Monroe Street, Huntsville. Read more about Friends of the Main Library 25 cents Book Sale

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