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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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Tickets on sale NOW for S2S/B2B Sinners and Saints book event!

Tickets are now available to purchase for the Sister 2 Sister/Brother 2 Brother book discussion and autograph event with authors Reshonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray on Thursda Read more about Tickets on sale NOW for S2S/B2B Sinners and Saints book event!

Celebrating Native American History: A Special Author Event

We are pleased to welcome three authors who have written books that highlight Native American history and culture, for this special event on December 6. Read more about Celebrating Native American History: A Special Author Event

Rocket City Rock & Soul

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Join us November 15 at the Main Branch for this author event and book signing!

On November 15, 6:00pm Huntsville author, Jane DeNeefe, will discuss and read excerpts from her new book, Rocket City Soul: Huntsville Musicians Remember the 1960s in the HMCPL Main Branch Atrium. 

Music will be provided by Ivy Joe Milan and Jim Cavender and special guests, performing some of Huntsville’s musical greats from the 50s through the present.  Copies will be on sale at the event at $20 each, and books will be available online and in book stores beginning November 2.

Questions? Contact 256-532-5975 or e-mail askus@hmcpl.org.

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