Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library

Wild Things Puppet Show!

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 4:00pm

Hey, Kids!  Get wild at the Eleanor Murphy Library as we welcome special guest puppeteers for a fall puppet show featuring puppet versions of classic stories such as: Where the Wild Things Are, The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything, and The Monster Who Loved Books.

Family Movie Night

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 6:00pm

Popcorn, laughter, and fun will all be free -- call us at 256-881-5620 to find out what we'll be viewing! 

Holiday Open House and Tree Trimming Party

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 6:00pm

Join us for a Holiday Open House and Tree Trimming Party at the Eleanor Murphy Library -- fun for the whole family!  We will start with a joyous reading of holiday favorites; Are You Grumpy, Santa?, and T’was the Night Before Christmas.  We will then invite everyone to participate in decorating our Library Tree with beautiful ornaments created by the children of our community.  Enjoy refreshments, hot mulled cider, smiling faces, and holiday cheer.  This event is sponsored by the Eleanor Murphy Friends of the Library.

Halloween Party!

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 4:00pm

Join us for  stories, fun, crafts, and treats, stay for the costume contest!  Kindergarteners through 4th graders are all invited.

This event is sponsored by the Eleanor Murphy Friends of the Library

Eleanor Murphy Friends of the Library Book Sale

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Friday, October 22, 2010 (All day)Saturday, October 23, 2010 (All day)Monday, October 25, 2010 (All day)Tuesday, October 26, 2010 (All day)

Are you wondering what best sellers and other treasures you can find for mere pocket change? Be here when the doors open at 9:00am for the best selection!

Eleanor Murphy Library, 7910 Charlotte Dr., Huntsville, AL 35802

Hours of operation: M-Th 9:00am-8:00pm, F-Sat 9:00am-5:00pm.

Sponsored by the Eleanor Murphy Friends of the Library.

"Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff" Puppet Show

Location: Weatherly Heights Baptist Church
Date: Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 2:00pm

What happens when the three Billy Goats Gruff try to cross the troll’s bridge? All sorts of stuff does in this retelling of the story. David Stephens’ production of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff will take you on a fun filled journey where you’ll meet familiar faces and learn Little Red Riding Hood’s first name.  From Farmer Frick and Farmer Frack to the crany troll, kids of all ages will laugh and learn during the show!

Family Movie Night

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 6:00pmThursday, October 14, 2010 - 6:00pm

Popcorn, laughter, and fun will all be free -- call us at 256-881-5620 to find out what we'll be viewing! 

Weekly Readers

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, September 9, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, September 16, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, September 23, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, September 30, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, October 7, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, October 14, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, October 21, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, November 4, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, November 18, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, December 2, 2010 - 4:00pmThursday, December 16, 2010 - 4:00pm

Join Miss Amy each week for poems, stories, chapter books, and a craft!

Tuesday Tales

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 7, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 14, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 21, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, September 28, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 5, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 12, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 19, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, October 26, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 2, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 9, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 16, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 23, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, November 30, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, December 7, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30amTuesday, December 14, 2010 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Each Tuesday, join Miss Amy for Tuesday Tales. The adventure will include stories, songs, and crafts and is best for children ages 3-5 years old.

Food For Fines

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 9:00am - 9:00pmWednesday, June 2, 2010 - 9:00am - 9:00pmThursday, June 3, 2010 - 9:00am - 9:00pmFriday, June 4, 2010 - 9:00am - 9:00pmSaturday, June 5, 2010 - 9:00am - 9:00pmSunday, June 6, 2010 - 9:00am - 9:00pmMonday, June 7, 2010 - 9:00am - 9:00pm

Tuesday, June 1 through Monday, June 7: All HMCPL branches will offer Food for Fines. 

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