Brown Bag Spring 2024 Series “Traveling Through History”

Wednesday, February 7th, 2024 – Randall Warren “Turn Back Time” Seasoned singer and performer, Randall Warren, has gathered a group of noted musicians to entertain Comer Library’s Brown Bag audience for the winter 2024 series kickoff.  Warren, a native of...

Brown Bag Fall 2023 Series “Sentimental Journey”

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023 – Linda Rochester Irene (Rena) Vansandt Teel—Gone but Not Forgotten” Irene “Rena” Vansandt, born in 1894 near Rockford Alabama, entered the world with a veil or caul over her face, causing her parents to fear that their child...

Brown Bag Winter 2023 Series “Traveling Through History”

Wednesday, February 1st, 2023-Matthew Downs “The Tennessee Valley Authority and Regional Development in North Alabama, 1933-1960” When we think of the Tennessee Valley Authority, we think of towering hydroelectric dams, churning out electricity and reshaping the...

Brown Bag Fall 2022 Series “Hooked on History”

Wednesday, October 5, 2022–Tina Marie Hosey “Songs that Shaped Our Lives” Songs are an important part of the story of our lives, beginning with early childhood and holding sway during the teen years. Songs propel us forward and help us survive...

Brown Bag Fall 2021 Series “Welcome Back, History”

Wednesday, October 6, 2021—Scotty Kirkland“A (fast) Walk Through History: Alabama’s Bicentennial Park”Conceived as the principal legacy of the 200th-anniversary commemoration of statehood, Alabama Bicentennial Park is the result of the collective vision, dedication,...