How did a game show, a hurricane, and a fairy tale help a childhood dream come true? Hester Bass tells how a young boy from New Orleans became the “most famous American artist you’ve never heard of” and a dreamy first-grader became an award-winning author.
Meet Hester at the Library as she talks about her latest book, The Secret World of Walter Anderson. Hester shares the journey of this book to publication and what it was like to work with the illustrator, E. B. Lewis, and the Walter Anderson Family. Discover details that didn't make it into the book. Read more about Author Event: Hester Bass
Robert R. McCammon, author of Boy’s Life, the Matthew Corbett series of historical thrillers and The Five, will talk about his work and sign books on Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. His visit is sponsored by the Huntsville Literary Association. Admission is free. Read more about Hear novelist Robert McCammon talk about his 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. The event is open to the public free of charge.
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, February 18, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Read more about Explore the dreams of a blind girl
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.