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College Readiness: Writing the College Essay

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Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Joe Freeman, Guidance Counselor and High School English Instructor at Randolph School, will share expert advice on writing essays for college applications.  Read more about College Readiness: Writing the College Essay

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Heather's Hints: Couponing 101

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Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Two full hours of hands-on couponing! Learn the basics of couponing: meal planning, grocery lists, stockpiling, match-ups, stacking, inserts, ads and more. Learn store by store rules and instructions: Kroger, Publix, WalMart, Walgreens, and CVS. Plus much, much more! Read more about Heather's Hints: Couponing 101

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Free Algebra I Instruction

**Classes are now full** Are you a middle or high school student needing extra instruction in Algebra I? Are you a parent struggling to help your child with his or her Algebra homework? RSVP now to claim a spot in our upcoming classes. Read more about Free Algebra I Instruction

New Year Classes for Nonprofits

Learn to find funders for your nonprofit,  and maximize social media at our Nonprofit Lunch & Learn events in January and February. Read more about New Year Classes for Nonprofits

Small Business Lunch & Learn: “"Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!”

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Monday, January 9, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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Monday, January 9, 2012

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Event Room

Presenter: Greg Crabtree, founding partner of Crabtree, Rowe & Berger

Take the mystery out of small business finance with this no-frills guide to understanding the numbers that will guide your business out of any financial black hole. Author Greg Crabtree, a successful accountant, small business advisor, and popular presenter, shows you how to use your firm's key financial indicators as a basis for smart business decisions as you grow your firm from startup to $5 million (and, more!) in annual revenue. Mr. Crabtree will have copies of the book available for purchase. Read more about Small Business Lunch & Learn: “"Simple Numbers, Straight Talk, Big Profits!”

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S2S B2B: Meet Authors ReShonda Tate Billingsley & Victoria Christopher Murray

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Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
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ReShonda Billingsley and Victoria Murray
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Sinners & Saints

 

Join Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother as we welcome bestselling, award-winning authors Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Tate Billingsley, as they bring their favorite heroines together in SINNERS & SAINTS.

This event will be on Thursday January 19, 2012 at 6:00pm, Main Library auditorium, Book signing to follow, with lite refreshments. Tickets are $7.00 each; purchase yours at the Main Library (256-532-5950) or Showers Center Library (256-851-7492). Tickets go on sale December 12th, get yours early and they make great Christmas gifts for your friends.

Sinners & Saints:

Victoria Christopher Murray’s Jasmine Cox Larson Bush and ReShonda Tate Billingsley’s Rachel Jackson Adams are not your typical First Ladies. But they’ve overcome their scandalous and drama-filled pasts to stand firmly by their husbands’ sides.

 

But when a coveted position opens up—the President of the National Baptist Association—each woman thinks her husband is perfect for the job.  As Jasmine and Rachel’s husbands are both nominated, the scheming begins and both women are back to their old ways. With their husbands as President, they will have more power, prestige, and money than they could have ever dreamed! The competition is on and both will do anything and everything in their power to get their husbands’ the job.   It becomes a battle of the First Ladies as these women try to one-up each other.

 

Just when Jasmine and Rachel think they’re going to have to fight to the finish, the current First Lady of the National Baptist Association steps in…a woman bigger, badder, and more devious than either of them. The women have finally met their match, but the conspiracy behind the position runs deeper than either Jasmine or Rachel could have imagined. Read more about S2S B2B: Meet Authors ReShonda Tate Billingsley & Victoria Christopher Murray

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Preparing for the Journey - Early Literacy

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 11:00am to 11:15am
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Parent/Child interactions beginning at birth impact academic success. We'll share information and fun activities to assist parents in establishing a strong foundation for their children which will contribute to their success in school.

Join us each month for a special 15-30 minute long informational session on parenting a productive student here in Madison County. All sessions are hosted by MCEC (Military Child Education Coalition). Read more about Preparing for the Journey - Early Literacy

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Preparing for the Journey - Early Literacy

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 10:00am to 10:15am
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Parent/Child interactions beginning at birth impact academic success. We'll share information and fun activities to assist parents in establishing a strong foundation for their children which will contribute to their success in school.

Join us each month for a special 15-30 minute long informational session on parenting a productive student here in Madison County. All sessions are hosted by MCEC (Military Child Education Coalition). Read more about Preparing for the Journey - Early Literacy

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