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Laptop Learners: Windows 7 Part 2

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Monday, March 18, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Computer class for laptop owners - Learn how to save and find things you've saved, how to navigate directory structures, and how to work with USB drives, Wordpad, and other formats. You must already have mastered the skills taught in Windows 1.

Sign up at Murphy Library or by calling 256-881-5620. Limited number of laptops are available for loan. Please ask during sign-up to reserve. Read more about Laptop Learners: Windows 7 Part 2

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Laptop Learners: Windows 7 Part 1

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Monday, March 11, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Computer class for laptop owners - Learn about operating systems, parts of Windows 7, features, and more, in this tutorial designed for 21st century learners.

Sign up at Murphy Library or by calling 256-881-5620. Limited number of laptops are available for loan. Please ask during sign-up to reserve. Read more about Laptop Learners: Windows 7 Part 1

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Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

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Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Maria Semple
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette

When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her. Read more about Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

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Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Gillian Flynn
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Gone Girl

When a woman goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage, while her husband, desperate to clear himself of suspicion, realizes that something more disturbing than murder may have occurred. Read more about Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

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Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Will Schwalbe
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The End of Your Life Book Club

Recounts how the author and his mother read and discussed books during her chemotherapy treatments, describing how the activity involved a wide range of literary genres, furthered their appreciation for literature, and strengthened their bond. Read more about Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

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Jazz It Up

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
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Learn about Jazz music and make a craft. For grades K-4 Read more about Jazz It Up

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It's Snowing!

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
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Come to the library to hear snowy tales and make a snowflake craft. For kindergarten to 4th grade. Read more about It's Snowing!

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Murphy Writers Group: A Peer to Peer Writing Group

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Repeats every month on the second Saturday and on the fourth Saturday until Sat May 25 2013 .
Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Murphy Writers Group, representing many different stages and genres of writing, meets on the second and fourth Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Eleanor E. Murphy Library Meeting Room.

Members of the group are given the opportunity to read to their peers and receive positive and helpful feedback. The group is recommended for ages 14 and older. The group is led by Kemi Elufiede, a PhD student, who has extensive experience working with adult writers.

The members welcome a diverse group of individuals to join adventures with literature. Light refreshments will be served.

Please contact Connie Chow at cchow@hmcpl.org or 256-881-5620 with any questions. Read more about Murphy Writers Group: A Peer to Peer Writing Group

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E-books @ Your Library: Nook

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Learn how to borrow e-books from the library using your Nook e-reader. The Axis 360, Overdrive, and Freading e-book platforms will be reviewed.

This class is specifically for the Nook e-reader. Students are encouraged to bring their own e-readers.

Sign up to attend this class by calling 256-881-5620. Read more about E-books @ Your Library: Nook

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E-books @ Your Library: Kindle

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Learn how to borrow e-books from the library using your Kindle e-reader. The Axis 360, Overdrive, and Freading e-book platforms will be reviewed.

This class is specifically for the Kindle e-reader. Students are encouraged to bring their own e-readers.

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