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Monrovia Library Author Talk with Melanie Dickerson

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 6:30pm
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Author Melanie Dickerson will be at Monrovia Library discussing and signing her fifth book in her fairy tale fantasy series, The Princess Spy.  

Melanie Dickerson is an award-winning author who earned her bachelor’s degree in special education from The University of Alabama. She has taught in Georgia, Tennessee, Germany and the Eastern European country of Ukraine. A member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and Romance Writers of America (RWA), she now spends her time writing and taking care of her husband and two daughters near Huntsville, Alabama.

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Meet the Author: Lauren Orbison

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Friday, November 7, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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Join local children's book author Lauren Orbison as she reads and signs copies of her picture book Tortellini! Read more about Meet the Author: Lauren Orbison

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Rocket City NerdCon 2014

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Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am
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The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is hosting the first annual Rocket City Nerd Con (RCNC) fan convention in Huntsville on Oct. 24th-25th, 2014 at the Main Branch Library. For this convention, we are seeking to include as many different representations of fan communities as possible. Basically, if people can geek out about it, we want to celebrate it. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Kids 10 yrs and under get in free with adult admission.

The convention will run from 4pm-10pm on Fri, Oct 24th and 9am-5pm on Sat, Oct 25th. A Nerds Night Out event at Yellowhammer Brewery will wrap up the convention.

Tickets are available online and at your closest library branch.

Visit the program descriptions to learn more about the sessions at the convention. Read more about Rocket City NerdCon 2014

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Book Launch Party

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 5:30pm
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Meet the Author: Sheryll Cashin

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Monday, November 10, 2014 - 6:30pm
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National author and speaker Sheryll Cashin discusses her new book, Place Not Race: A New Vision of Opportunity in America.   Ms. Cashin argues that affirmative action as currently practiced does little to help disadvantaged people, and she offers a new framework for true inclusion.

Huntsville native Sheryll Cashin is Professor of Law at Georgetown University, where she teaches Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, and Race and American Law among other subjects.  She writes and speaks nationally about race relations, government and inequality in America.  Professor Cashin worked in the Clinton White House as an advisor on urban and economic policy, particularly concerning community development in inner-city neighborhoods.  She is an active member of the Poverty and Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) and Building ONE America, an emerging national network of state and regional coalitions promoting sustainable growth and social inclusion.  She is a two-time nominee for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for non-fiction.

* Monday • November 10, 2014,  6:30-8 PM *

Main Branch Library, Auditorium

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00am
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Meet Local Author Eric Herbert at Monrovia Library!

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Local author Eric W. Herbert will talk about his new novel, Butcher's Bill at Monrovia Library.   Read more about Meet Local Author Eric Herbert at Monrovia Library!

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Author will discuss new thriller

Local author Eric W. Herbert will talk about his new novel, Butcher's Bill, during three programs at our branches. He will be at the Madison Library on Thursday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m., at the Monrovia Library on Tuesday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m., and at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library on Saturday, April 26, at 3 p.m. Read more about Author will discuss new thriller

Local Author, Eric Herbert, to Visit Madison Library

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Local author, Eric W. Herbert, will be at the Madison Library on Thursday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss his new book. Eric’s new novel, Butcher’s Bill, is a thrilling crime novel that pits two religiously pious men against each other in a war between the holy and the unholy. Join Eric for his presentation on this enthralling saga of faith, insanity, and the rescue of a community from the clutches of the criminal mind. Read more about Local Author, Eric Herbert, to Visit Madison Library

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Meet the Author: Greg Iles

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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New York Times #1 best-selling author Greg Iles discusses his newest novel,
Natchez Burning -- due to release on April 29.

Natchez Burning is the first installment in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets past and present in a mesmerizing thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage.

See Greg's quick talk about the upcoming book and his connection to the South here.

Tuesday · May 6 · 6:30pm
Main Branch Library Auditorium
915 Monroe Street
Huntsville

For more information, call Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Meet the Author: Greg Iles

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