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An afternoon with Dr. Sonnie Hereford

We are honored to present a special talk by local civil rights activist, Dr. Sonnie Hereford, on November 13. His new memoir, Beside the Troubled Waters, chronicles his experiences during the civil rights era in Huntsville.

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Celebrating Native American History: A Special Author Event

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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We are pleased to welcome three authors who have written important books that highlight Native American history and culture, for this special event:

1. Charles Moore , author of Come Tell Me How You Lived
This book contains local stories and rare information about Native Americans from along the Tennessee River. It has beautiful pictures of archeological artifacts. Here is a review of the book.

2. Butch Walker , author of Warrior Mountain
This book contains historical research on Native Americans from across North Alabama.

3. Wheeler Pounds, author of Histories of Cherokee Hideaway
This is the first in a historical fiction trilogy about an Indian family that escaped removal.

The event will take place at 6:30 pm in the Main branch auditorium.

Books will be available for purchase and signing by the authors at this event.  It is free and open to the public. Please contact Luisa at lmorenilla@hmcpl.org with questions.
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Meet Authors Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire at Bailey Cove

Join us at the Bailey Cove Library for a night with Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire on November 10 at 7:00pm. Read more about Meet Authors Rachel Hawkins and Myra McEntire at Bailey Cove

An Evening with Wayne Flynt

Dr. Wayne Flynt will be speaking about his highly acclaimed new memoir, Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives, on November 8. Read more about An Evening with Wayne Flynt

An Evening with Wayne Flynt

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Learning Quest and the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Archives department are partnering to present this special event featuring celebrated Alabama historian and author, Wayne Flynt on November 8, at 7 pm.

Dr. Flynt will be speaking about his highly acclaimed new book, Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives.

This event is free and open to the public. It will take place in the Main branch'e Heritage Room, on the third floor. Books will be availabe for purchase and signing by the author.

Please contact Susanna Leberman with questions at sleberman@hmcpl.org or 256-532-5989. Read more about An Evening with Wayne Flynt

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Meet Author Melanie Dickerson

Monrovia Public Library is hosting a meet and greet with author Melanie Dickerson on Tuesday, November 29 at 6:30 p.m. Read more about Meet Author Melanie Dickerson

Meet Author Melanie Dickerson

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Melanie Dickerson is an award-winning author of The Healer's Apprentice.  A former teacher, she now lives in the Harvest-Monrovia area where she spends her time writing and taking care of her husband and two daughters.  Her newest book, The Merchant's Daughter will release in November of this year.  Come meet Melanie and hear about her books and her publishing experience at the Monrovia Library. Read more about Meet Author Melanie Dickerson

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A Haunted Evening with Jessica Penot

Get into the Halloween "spirit" at this special event with local author Jessica Penot, who will share her knowledge about haunted buildings in North Alabama and Chattanooga, on October 20.  Read more about A Haunted Evening with Jessica Penot

Author Tina Savas speaks about Women of True Grit

Join us for an inspiring talk by successful Birmingham entrepreneur and author, Tina Savas, on October 19.

This program will begin at 6:30 pm in the Main brach auditorium. Read more about Author Tina Savas speaks about Women of True Grit

Author Event: Lynn Raye Harris at Tillman Hill

Join the Books 'n Buns Book Club at Tillman Hill for a special book discussion with romance author Lynn Raye Harris on Saturday, October 15. Read more about Author Event: Lynn Raye Harris at Tillman Hill

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