Lynne Berry of the Community Foundation of Huntsville/Madison County presents "Charitable Giving with Impact and Tax Advantage" at the second Hertha Heller Forum on Sunday, February 24, at 2 p.m. in the Main Library Auditorium.
Learn how to give and at the same time benefit your personal interests. The public is invited to all of FOL's Forums.
Huntsville Hospital Mobile Medical Unit will offer free health screenings for diabetes, heart disease, cholesterol and more. Health screening results are reported to the patient onsite. All test results are completely confidential.
* Monday • January 12 • 9:30 -12 noon *
Main Branch Library, Parking lot • 915 Monroe Street
The Hertha Heller Forum, presented by Friends of the Library, will hold the annual Poets’ Choice Readings by members of the Huntsville Literary Association's Poetry Writing Workshop on Sunday, January 26, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Main Library downtown.
The Hertha Heller Forum series is open to the public free of charge. Here are upcoming programs in the series:
Mark your calendar for the return of the Hertha Heller Forums and the 25 cents Book Sales, sponsored by the Friends of the Library!
HERTHA HELLER FORUMS:
February 26 - Cathy Puett Miller, Community Impact Coordinator for Educational Programs, United Way of Madison County, presents "Reading and Writing as Tools for Life." She will explore how reading and writing are faring in Madison County and discuss community initiatives and collaborations.
The final FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY Hertha Heller FORUM will be held on Sunday, March 27, at 2 o'clock in the auditorium of the Main Library. The Forum will feature Mississippi author Ellen Douglas, and will be presented by Eugene Ham, a life-long friend of the author. Mr. Ham is a retired teacher, editor, illustrator, and a writer of book reviews. Influenced by Faulkner, Ms. Douglas has authored seven novels and two books of short stories. Mr. Ham will provide an overview of her body of work and the themes which are treated in most of her work, especially in her most popular novel, Can't Quit You, Baby. The Forum is free.
Books by Ellen Douglas
The Rock Cried Out, 1979
A Lifetime Burning, 1982
A Long Night, 1988
Can't Quit You, Baby, 1988
Apostles of Light: A Novel, 1994
A Family's Affairs, 1997
Where the Dreams Cross, 2000
The Magic Carpet and Other Tales, 1998
Black Cloud, White Cloud (Author and Artist Series), 1989
Truth: Four Stories I am Finally Old Enough to Tell, 1998