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Hertha Heller Forum Series

Hertha Heller Forum: Charitable Giving with Impact and Tax Advantage

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.

Find out more about Friends of the Library programs on our Facebook page. Search for Friends of the Library, Huntsville Main, and "Like" us. Read more about Hertha Heller Forum: Charitable Giving with Impact and Tax Advantage

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS

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Monday, January 12, 2015 - 9:30am
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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

For details, contact Chris Daniels  at 256-532-5993 Read more about FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS

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Friends of the Library Hertha Heller Forum presents Lowell Zoller and "Restless Alabama"

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Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
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Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

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:

February 23, “Restless Alabama” -- Lowell Zoller discusses geological history and the formation of Alabama. Read more about Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

Friends of the Library: Hertha Heller Forum

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Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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"Stories Bones Tell" is presented by Dr. Susan K. Smith, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Kennesaw State University.  The Forum is free and the public is invited. Read more about Friends of the Library: Hertha Heller Forum

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Friends of the Library: Hertha Heller Forum

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“Charitable Giving with Impact and Tax Advantage” is presented by Lynne Berry, Executive Director, Community Foundation Huntsville/Madison County.  The Forum is free and the public is invited. Read more about Friends of the Library: Hertha Heller Forum

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Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

The Friends of the Library will conclude the 2012 Hertha Heller Forum series with Poets' Choice Readings on Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m. in the main library auditorium.

Members of the Huntsville Literary Association's Poetry Writing Workshop will share their work in a program that is open to the public free of charge. Refreshments will be served.

This is a good time to think about joining the Friends of the Library. The group will hold its annual membership drive in April. Read more about Hertha Heller Forum: Poets' Choice Readings

Upcoming Friends of the Library events

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.

 

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Friends of the Library: Final 2011 Hertha Heller Forum

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Sunday, March 27, 2011 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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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.
 
 
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  • 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

 
Short Stories:

  • The Magic Carpet and Other Tales, 1998
  • Black Cloud, White Cloud (Author and Artist Series), 1989

 
Non Fiction:

  • Truth: Four Stories I am Finally Old Enough to Tell, 1998
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