Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library

Eleanor E. Murphy Library Book Club: Missisippi Delta mysteries series by Carolyn Haines

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join the Eleanor E. Murphy Library Book Club as we read the Mississippi Delta mystery series by Carolyn Haines. Book club participants are invited to read any one of the mysteries in the series.

Broke, unmarried, haunted by the nagging ghost of great-great-grandmother's nanny, and about to lose the family plantation, Sarah Booth is in no condition to fall in love and investigate a murder, but she finds herself doing both. - Novelist Plus

Mrs. Yin-Chi Fuller's Chinese Storytime

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Do you know Chinese?  Explore the Chinese language and culture with Mrs. Yin-Chi Fuller.

Armchair Traveler Book Club: Eat, Pray, Love : One Woman's Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

An interest in the human condition is the common thread that ties together Gilbert's diverse body of work, ranging from a collection of short stories (Pilgrim) to a novel discussing the outdoor lifestyle of Eustace Conway (The Last American Man). In her new work, she continues her exploration of the human psyche through a very personal journey of self-discovery in three countries: Italy, India, and Indonesia. In Italy, her first escape, she devours the food and the melodic language with equal gusto.

Armchair Traveler Book Club: A Cook's Tour - In Search of a Perfect Meal

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dodging minefields in Cambodia, diving into the icy waters outside a Russian bath, Chef Bourdain travels the world over in search of the ultimate meal. The only thing Anthony Bourdain loves as much as cooking is traveling, and A Cook's Tour is the shotgun marriage of his two greatest passions. Inspired by the question, 'What would be the perfect meal?', Anthony sets out on a quest for his culinary holy grail.

Armchair Traveler Book Club: Dreaming in Chinese - Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Deborah Fallows has spent much of her life learning languages and traveling around the world. But nothing prepared her for the surprises of learning Mandarin, China's most common language, or the intensity of living in Shanghai and Beijing. Over time, she realized that her struggles and triumphs in studying the language of her adopted home provided small clues to deciphering the behavior and habits of its people,and its culture's conundrums.

Murphy End of the Summer Party

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Come to the library to revisit the stories of the world and say goodbye to summer!

World Fossil Connection

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Sci-Quest to travel the world of the past with fossils from around the world.

Drumline

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Come listen to the beats of Huntsville Drumline.

FIt and Fun with Little Gym

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Bored over summer break? Have extra energy to burn?

Come learn some fun ways to fight boredom and stay fit!

Chinese Program

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Ever wanted to learn a foreign language?

Come to the library to learn some Chinese characters.

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