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Photography Seminar: Action Shots

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Monday, October 29, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Robin Conn explains how to shoot his award-winning action shots, with a special nod to sports photography.

Part 1 of our 2-part seminar series: Mike Mercier and Robin Conn share trade secrets from years of experience as staff photographers for The Huntsville Times. Read more about Photography Seminar: Action Shots

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Photography Seminar: Lightweight Lighting Tricks

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Monday, October 22, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Mike Mercier discusses an easy lighting setup for shoots with no more than two flash heads.  This system is geared toward better portraits and still lifes, especially in a non-studio environment.

Part 1 of our 2-part seminar series: Mike Mercier and Robin Conn share trade secrets from years of experience as staff photographers for The Huntsville Times. Read more about Photography Seminar: Lightweight Lighting Tricks

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Nonprofit Lunch & Learn (CANCELLED)

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Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: “Economic Impact of the Arts”

Thursday, January 17, 2013

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER. The re-schedule date will be posted as soon as available.

Presenter: Allison Dillon-Jauken, Executive Director of the Arts Council
Allison will provide an overview of the Arts community of Madison County as well as economic impact data collected from a recent research study.

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Nonprofit Lunch & Learn (CANCELLED)

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Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "Improving Your Nonprofit's Financial Health"

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Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: “Improving Your Nonprofit's Financial Health”

Thursday, December 6, 2012

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.

$10 – coffee, dessert, handouts, door prize

Please register through the Library Store.

Presenter: Richard Brewster, National Center on Nonprofit Enterprise
Learn to understand and manage your nonprofit's finances. This webinar will help you to: evaluate how well your nonprofit uses its resources; take your organization's financial pulse; and adapt to any economic climate.

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  • Understanding the balance between money and mission in your organization
  • How to understand your nonprofit's short- and long-term financial health
  • How to make your nonprofit more financially healthy

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Slides, a financial health chart, and other resources are available as downloadable handouts to help you improve your organization's financial health.

 

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Nonprofit Lunch & Learn: "Improving Your Nonprofit's Financial Health"

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Nonprofit Webinar: "Your Board and Fundraising"

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Nonprofit Webinar: “Your Board and Fundraising”

Thursday, November 15, 2012

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Learn how to engage your board in fundraising.  This webinar helps you think through the process of getting your board involved with fundraising.

Topics covered:

  • The role of your board
  • Why board members may be reluctant to fundraise and how to overcome these concerns
  • Ways the board can participate in fundraising activities
  • Tips for strengthening your fundraising board

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Nonprofit Webinar: "Your Board and Fundraising"

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Write Right: "I Think I Can: Writing for Children"

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Write Right Lunch & Learn: “I Think I Can: Writing for Children”

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

12:00 noon  –  1:00 p.m.

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

Presenter: Hester Bass, author of The Secret World of Walter Anderson
Learn how to write entertaining and meaningful books for children with tips on idea development, story structure, and more from an award-winning author.

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org. Read more about Write Right: "I Think I Can: Writing for Children"

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Write Right: "E-Publishing & Self-Publishing"

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Write Right Lunch & Learn: "E-Publishing & Self-Publishing"

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

12:00 noon  –  1:00 p.m.

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Presenter: Debra Webb, author of the “Faces of Evil” series

USAToday bestselling author, Debra Webb will discuss the ins-and-outs of self-publishing. The publishing industry has exploded with the new frontier of electronic publishing. Debra will share her journey down the path of publishing independence as well as tips from other Indie bestsellers.

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks will be provided.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at 256-532-5975 or askus@hmcpl.org.

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Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Creating and Selling Informational Products"

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Monday, November 5, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Creating & Selling Informational Products"

Monday, November 5, 2012

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Huntsville AL  35804

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Speaker: Dale Callahan, Ph.D., author of Resumes are Worthless!

Find out how to take your expertise and turn it into an information product and sell it online. Dale Callahan, Ph.D., author of “Resumes are Worthless” helps individuals find what they are good at and develop a marketable product. 

Bring a sack lunch. Drinks provided.

Questions? Contact Mary Moore at askus@hmcpl.org or 256-532-5975. Read more about Small Business Lunch & Learn: "Creating and Selling Informational Products"

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It's NaNoWriMo time! Are you ready to write?

The NaNoWriMo challenge: Write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days during November, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).

Think you’re up for it? Join us in November at the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library and the Redstone Post Library for programs designed to inspire and support you. For details about NaNoWriMo, visit http://www.nanowrimo.org.

Teen writers, set your own word count goals. For more information, visit http://ywp.nanowrimo.org. Read more about It's NaNoWriMo time! Are you ready to write?

Postcard Views of Huntsville

Travel back in time and see Huntsville as it was from 1902 through the 1950s with postcard views of buildings, streets, and people. This program will be presented on Thursday, October 25, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Main Library auditorium.

First introduced in 1902, postcards provide historic and unique views of times past. Historic preservation architect Ralph Allen shares a rich variety of views that are worth writing home about.

This program is presented jointly by LearningQUEST and the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library. Read more about Postcard Views of Huntsville

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