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Pieces of Myself: Meet Poet Anne Rutledge

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Sunday, June 3, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Join us as Anne Rutledge and friends read selections from her new book, Pieces of Myself, honoring this local poet for her contribution to Huntsville’s literary arts.  Signed books will be available for purchase.  Read more about Pieces of Myself: Meet Poet Anne Rutledge

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Margret Mefford - Book Signing and Reception

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Sunday, March 18, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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 Madison Friends of the Library will present a book signing and reception with Margret Mefford, author of 'Journey to Freedom', an account of life in WWII Germany as remembered and told by the children who endured the hardships of war. Read more about Margret Mefford - Book Signing and Reception

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Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

The Friends of the Library will conclude the 2012 Hertha Heller Forum series with Poets' Choice Readings on Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m. in the main library auditorium. Read more about Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

Author, artist Melonie M. King shares her work

Local author Melonie M. King will talk about her new chapbook, "Palm to Palm with an Angel," on Sunday, March 4, at 2 p.m. in the second-floor events room of the main library. Read more about Author, artist Melonie M. King shares her work

Move over Scarlett; meet 'The Rebel Wife'

The main library will host a book signing for Huntsville native Taylor M. Polites in support of his first book, "The Rebel Wife," on Tuesday, February 21. Read more about Move over Scarlett; meet 'The Rebel Wife'

Explore the dreams of a blind girl

Keith Jacobs, native Huntsvillian and author of "Alicia Without Sight and the Dreams She Dreams At Night," will visit the Main Library's Youth Services department to read his book on Saturday, Febr Read more about Explore the dreams of a blind girl

A Rare Titanic Family: Author Julie Williams speaks about her new book.

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Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Mark your calendars for a fascinating program by Birmingham author Julie Williams.  This April marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Williams will appear in period costume and speak about her new book, A Rare Titanic Family, which chronicles the experiences of her great uncle, who survived the Titanic disaster with his wife and baby. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

This program begins at 2 pm in the auditorium of the Main branch. It is free and open to the public. Read more about A Rare Titanic Family: Author Julie Williams speaks about her new book.

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Author Event: Tayari Jones

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Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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We are thrilled to welcome celebrated Southern author Tayari Jones. She will be speaking about her most recent work just out in paper back, Silver Sparrow. Please learn more about Ms. Jones and her work at http://www.tayarijones.com/.

Books will be available for purchase and signing by the author. This event will begin at 2 pm. Read more about Author Event: Tayari Jones

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Author Talk: Melonie M. King

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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We are pleased to welcome local author Melonie M. King to speak about her new anthology of poetry and photography, Palm to Palm with an Angel. Books will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

This event will begin at 2 pm in the second floor events room of the Main branch. It is free and open to the public. Read more about Author Talk: Melonie M. King

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Taylor Polites Author Talk

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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We are thrilled to welcome author Taylor Polites who will be giving a talk about his brand new novel, The Rebel Wife.

Please find out more about Mr. Polites and his work at http://taylormpolites.com/.

This event will begin at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, February 21 in the Main branch's second floor events room. This event is free and open to the public.

Please contact Luisa with questions at lmorenill@hmcpl.org. Read more about Taylor Polites Author Talk

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