Community Wide Read

Solving Family Mysteries: Genealogy Workshop

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Monday, April 22, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Genealogy workshop focusing on using library resources to locate rare or hard to find information for your family tree.

Sign up by calling the Murphy Library at 256-881-5620 or email cchow [at] hmcpl [dot] org (subject: CR%3A%20Genealogy%20Workshop) .

Three Piece Problem Art - Family Painting

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

On Saturday, April 6th at  2pm, make your own Sherlock-inspired art piece to take home. 4x4 canvas panels will be provided for you to paint and take home to display. Can you solve the mystery? Recommended for ages 14+.
Sign up at the Murphy Library by calling 256-881-5620.

I Spy Storytime – FAMILY STORYTIME

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am

 

Children will get to exercise the Sherlock skills in a 'spot the picture' story time, and then get to color in a hidden object picture themselves.

Contact Ms Maggie at mallen [at] hmcpl [dot] orgfor more info.

Sherlockian Shirts - TEENS

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

 

Design and make your own Sherlock-themed t-shirt one of two ways: use fabric markers and stencils to add color to a plain white tee, or go the opposite way and lighten up a black tee with bleach pens. (You bring the shirt, we’ll supply the pens!)

Sign up REQUIRED – Contact Ms Mandy at mpinyan [at] hmcpl [dot] orgto sign up or for more info.

TSFOC Book Club: You Killed Wesley Payne

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

 

Join an awesome group for snacks and discussions. In honor of the great Sherlock Holmes, we’ll be reading a detective story (with a snarky, modern twist!)

You Killed Wesley Payne by Sean Beaudoin

Piece Problem Art - Family Painting

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The family that paints together, has fun together. On Saturday, April 6th at 10am, make your own Sherlock-inspired art piece to take home. 4x4 canvas panels will be provided for you to paint and take home to display. Can you solve the mystery?

Dr Who Club - British Invasion

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Whovians, on Thursday, April 4th @ 6pm, prepare yourselves for a British invasion. In honor of another British great, we’ll be designing and making our own Sherlock-themed tea cups and saucers using Sharpie markers. Stencils, suggested quotes, markers, and cups and saucers will be provided. Take your masterpiece home and bake it to make it last as long as Sherlock Holmes' legacy!

Time Out Book Club: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs.

Teen Night: BBC Jubilee

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Do you love everything from the UK?  Well so do we!  Come discuss Doctor Who, Sherlock, and all your favorite BBC shows.  Have tea and scones while we watch our favorite episode of Sherlock.  Costumes encouraged!  For more information contact Julia Hendon at jhendon [at] hmcpl [dot] org or 256-881-0257.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Margaret Lea works in her father’s antiquarian bookshop where her fascination for the biographies of the long-dead has led her to write them herself. She gets a letter from one of the most famous authors of the day, the mysterious Vida Winter, whose popularity as a writer has been in no way diminished by her reclusiveness. Until now, Vida has toyed with journalists who interview her, creating outlandish life histories for herself --- ;all of them invention.

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