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
Author Victoria Seitz provides tips for dressing in today's NO SUIT workplace.
It used to be that the only office attire that communicated success was the suit. Today there truly is a continuum of options that are just as appropriate and communicate success whether you work in a factory, argue a case in court, sell, or teach.
• Learn the foundations of good style and design
• Identify the appropriate clothing for your workplace
• Use color to develop your own individual look that WORKS for you
• Maximize your assets and minimize your liabilities with your body type
• Travel light but right for work
• Develop a dress policy that protects your business’ brand image
Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided. No registration required.
Join Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother on Saturday September 17, 2011 at 2:00pm at the Main Library on 2nd floor in the Events Room. We will listen as our local authors tell us exciting stories about their books! We have lined up this year Mr. James Floyd, Ms. Tamecia McDowell, Ms. LaShea Johnson, Mr. Charlie Holley and Ms. Jonia Brown. This event is free to the public. Read more about S2S/B2B: Local African American Authors Expo
Madison author, Minister C.L. Holley, describes the recovery process after the death of his son, Torrell. Torrell collapsed on the gym floor during basketball practice at Liberty Middle School and died a few minutes later from a heart attack. Mr. Holley shares the story of his family's struggle with depression with tips on how to cope after the loss of a loved one especially during the holiday season. Read more about Restoring the Hope