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.
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.
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.
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.