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Supernova Science Club

Kids can explore a new science topic and have fun, too, each Thursday at 4 p.m and select Wednesdays at 4pm in the Supernova Science Club. Space is limited to 16 children and there is a first-come first-serve sign up sheet each week. To be added to the notification list for sign-ups, email Mrs. Haley at or call 256-881-5620

In weeks that host 2 club meetings, children may only attend 1 meeting: either Wednesday OR Thursday.

Join Ms. Haley for exciting, hands-on science experiments. All supplies are provided and kids will receive a summary of topics covered.  Kids grades K-5 welcome! Here's the current program lineup:

NO meetings in May. Programs will resume June 5 with exciting new projects for Summer Reading!!

For information on the Murphy Summer Science Fair click here.

June 5 - Mindgear: Guests from Mindgear labs will present a fun science acitivity for kids to participate in.

June 12 - Magent Money: Kids can help extract metal from money.

June 18 & 19 - Sun Safety: We'll learn about sun safety and create sun art. Children may attend either Wednesday or Thursday, and must indicate which on sign up.

June 26 - RISE Raptor Project: Learn about birds of prey when RISE brings some of their raptor friends to the library.

July 2 & 3 - Weight and Balance: We'll learn about center of gravity, weight and mass as children make their own balance scales.

July 10 - Huntsville Hospital: Our Summer Reading partner, Huntsville Hospital, will visit with a medical science project.

July 16 & 17 - Genetics: We'll explore basic genetics and children will create their own genetic map.

July 24 -  End of Summer Reading Party: Join us for our wrap-up party and the announcement of Science Fair Winners. No sign up is required to attend the party.

Check back each month for more programs! For more information, contact Haley Whaley at or call the Murphy Library at 256-881-5620.