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Diabetes Seminar

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Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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This one-hour workshop will focus on Type II Diabetes awareness.

We will discuss these topics:

  • Definition of Diabetes
  • Risk Factors
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Diabetic myths
  • Diabetic Reference and Resources

 

Free to the public!  No registration required!  Everyone is welcome!

Where: Bessie K. Russell Branch Library at Berachah Gym

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A Celebration of Writing

Celebrate the art and craft of writing with the Murphy Writers Group on Saturday, December 8, at 2 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room at the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. Read more about A Celebration of Writing

Murphy Writers Group

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Murphy Writers Group, representing many different stages and genres of writing, meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library Meeting Room.

Members of the group are given the opportunity to read to their peers and receive positive and helpful feedback. The group is recommended for ages 14 and older. The group is led by Kemi Elufiede, a PhD student at University of AL A&M, who has extensive experience in working with adult writers.

The members welcome a diverse group of individuals to join adventures with literature. Light refreshments will be served.

Please contact Connie Chow at cchow@hmcpl.org or 256-881-5620 with any questions. Read more about Murphy Writers Group

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Murphy Writers Group

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The Murphy Writers Group, representing many different stages and genres of writing, meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library Meeting Room.

Members of the group are given the opportunity to read to their peers and receive positive and helpful feedback. The group is recommended for ages 14 and older. The group is led by Kemi Elufiede, a PhD student at University of AL A&M, who has extensive experience in working with adult writers.

The members welcome a diverse group of individuals to join adventures with literature. Light refreshments will be served.

Please contact Connie Chow at cchow@hmcpl.org or 256-881-5620 with any questions. Read more about Murphy Writers Group

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Avoiding Homework Hassles

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm
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Join us right after the 4:30pm All Ages Storytime for this special workshop for parents.  Parent trainer Dana Trulock will offer some key tips to avoid Homework Headaches! Research tells us that children who do their homework regularly are more likely to be academically successful. This workshop will explore ways to encourage good study habits, provide support and motivation at home as well as how to work with your child’s teacher to help your child get the most out of homework. Read more about Avoiding Homework Hassles

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How to Do Things: Couponing

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Kristan Stanton, Founder of Moneywise Shopper, shows the ins and outs of saving money with aggressive couponing.  Get clipping, and get the most out of your money! Read more about How to Do Things: Couponing

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How to Do Things: Be a Paid Actor

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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How can you get paid as an actor?  Bill Billions, President of Hollywood Huntsville, discusses acting with excellence, finding an agent, and auditioning for real TV and movie roles.  Bill is a Los Angeles-trained actor who can explain how to get started in the industry – and bring Hollywood to Huntsville! Read more about How to Do Things: Be a Paid Actor

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Small Business Lunch & Learn: "The Craft of Writing for Small Business"

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Monday, December 3, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Small Business Lunch & Learn: "The Craft of Writing for Small Businesses"

Monday, December 3

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Speaker: Dr. Sandra Shattuck

More than ever, small businesses represent themselves through writing: business plans, newsletters, email, website copy, Facebook entries, LinkedIn profiles, Twitter, and brochures. Even texting represents your writing skills.

This workshop focuses on a few of those crucial areas of writing. We’ll discuss genre  (Do you use the same copy for your website and your newsletter?), audience (How does your audience change from medium to medium?), style (Is writing a chore or a creative challenge?), and mechanics (What are the twenty peskiest grammatical and punctuation errors we’re likely to overlook?) to address the challenges and joys of writing for your small business.

Dr. Sandra Shattuck has over twenty years’ experience teaching writing and literature at the college level and has worked with the National Writing Project.

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Small Business Lunch & Learn: "The Craft of Writing for Small Business"

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Tips for job-seekers, small businesses

The Main Library Reference & Adult Services Department sponsors a monthly Lunch & Learn for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

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Jobseeker Workshop: "Federal Job Search"

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Jobseeker Workshop: "Strategic Federal Job Search: What You Need to Know to be Effective"

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Auditorium

Presenter: Paul Summer, Recruiter, Missile Defense Agency Human Resources

 

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Jobseeker Workshop: "Federal Job Search"

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