Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library

The Science of Thunderstorms

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

How does a cloud transform into a strong thunderstorm?

Learn the answer to this question and many others in an hour-long program on weather at 3pm, Wednesday, Sept 21, 2011 at the Eleanor Murphy Library.

The instructor, Russell Page, will present a child safe multi-sensory class on weather in a “Mr. Wizard’ format where children have a hands-on learning experience. Educators and parents homeschooling their children are welcome. The program is appropriate for children in kindergarten to the 4th grade.

What Wii Can Do: Wii Bowling

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Monday, September 12, 2011 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Drop by the Eleanor E. Murphy Library to try out the Wii Bowling on the Wii Nintendo System Sept 12

No need to bring your own bowling ball or shoes, we'll show you how to score a strike!

Check out the benefits of the Wii Nintendo System on September 12 at the HMCPL Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library in Look What Wii Can Do!

Bring a friend for a fun showdown!    

 

Gift Giver's Book Sale

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 9:00am - Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 5:00pm

Do you love to give book's as gifts? Come shop at the Gift Giver's Book sale. Bestsellers and new releases will be available for purchase with even a few autographed copies mixed in.

Weekly Readers

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, August 31, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, September 7, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, September 14, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, September 21, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, September 28, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, October 5, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, October 12, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, October 19, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, October 26, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 2, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 9, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 16, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 23, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pmWednesday, November 30, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Miss Amy each Wednesday afternoon for jokes, stories, crafts, and more!

Appropriate for grades 1-4. 

Tuesday Tales

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, August 30, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 6, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 13, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 20, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 27, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 4, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 11, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 18, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 25, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 1, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 8, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 15, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 22, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 29, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us every Tuesday for stories, songs, and a craft!

For children ages 3-5 and their parents.

Smart Couponing Workshop

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, August 27, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

****Back by Popular Demand****

Eleanor E. Murphy Library is offering a FREE couponing workshop on the basics of how to save money using coupons. Join instructor, Jennifer Kelly, as she discusses tips for finding coupons and maximizing your savings.

No signups are necessary. Seating is limited to 25.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Stork Raving Mad by Donna Andrews

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join the Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club as we read a title from the Meg Lanslow mystery series by Donna Andrews.

Meg is eight and a half months pregnant with twins when Michael asks if she wouldn’t mind another houseguest. One of his doctoral students is directing his new translation of a play by a minor Spanish playwright, and the playwright has agreed to come to town for the production.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood by Susan Wittig Albert

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join the Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club as we read a title from the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter series.

Laptop Learners Computer Classes: Basic PC Skills 2

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Bring your own laptop computer or reserve one of the library's to learn about basic computer skills.

Students will learn about basic laptop use, how to create and save files, and using the mouse.

To sign up, visit the Eleanor E. Murphy Library front desk or call 256-881-5620. Students who bring their own laptops must bring their power cord. Students who wish to reserve one of the library's laptops must reserve at sign up. There are a limited number available.

Laptop Learners Computer Classes: Basic PC Skills 1

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Bring your own laptop computer or reserve one of the library's to learn about basic computer skills.

Students will learn about basic laptop use, how to create and save files, and using the mouse.

To sign up, visit the Eleanor E. Murphy Library front desk or call 256-881-5620. Students who bring their own laptops must bring their power cord. Students who wish to reserve one of the library's laptops must reserve at sign up. There are a limited number available.

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