Thursday, April 14, 2011 (All day) to Saturday, April 16, 2011 (All day)
Help us raise money for a new program at the Murphy Branch Library called Laptop Learners! All proceeds from the book sale will go towards purchasing 4 new laptop computers for public computer classes that will be taught at the Murphy Library. Read more about Laptop Learners Program Fundraiser Book Sale
In celebration of "Madison County Reads: Wicked City by Ace Atkins," we will screen the movie "The Phenix City Story." In this semi-documentary, an Alabama town is run by a crime syndicate that's grown fat on prostitution and crooked gambling, directed at soldiers from Fort Benning across the river. Lawyer John Patterson, back from the army, is triggered by what he sees to join the reformers with a plan: to run his father Albert for state attorney general. The syndicate responds with escalating violence: is no one safe?
Attend this class to learn how to use basic features on your digital camera and how to easily share the pictures with your friends. Students are asked to bring their digital camera and its instruction manual to class. Read more about The Basics of Digital Photography
Have you ever wondered how to fill the Saturday afternoon slump? Hey, how about a movie? Come enjoy a free family-friendly movie matinee at the Eleanor Murphy Library every third Saturday at 2:00pm. Free popcorn and drinks! Read more about Third Saturday Movie Matinee
Come to Eleanor Murphy Library any time on Valentine's Day (Monday, February 14) to check out a book from our gift wrapped collection of blind dates. There's no telling what you might get, but perhaps it will be the start of a lifelong literary liason. Read more about Blind Date with a Book
****Please Note: Book Club is rescheduled from Tues, May 3rd. ****
Meet Denver, a man raised under plantation-style slavery in Louisiana in the 1960s; a man who escaped, hopping a train to wander, homeless, for eighteen years on the streets of Dallas, Texas. No longer a slave, Denver's life was still hopeless-until God moved. First came a godly woman who prayed, listened, and obeyed. And then came her husband, Ron, an international arts dealer at home in a world of Armani-suited millionaires. And then they all came together.