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Three Piece Problem Art - Family Painting

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Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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On Saturday, April 6th at  2pm, make your own Sherlock-inspired art piece to take home. 4x4 canvas panels will be provided for you to paint and take home to display. Can you solve the mystery? Recommended for ages 14+.
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Laptop Learners: Excel 1

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Monday, April 8, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Computer class for laptop owners - Microsoft Excel 2010 for beginners, including opening and closing documents; navigation; and selecting and manipulating colums, rows and cells.

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. Students without laptops are welcome to sit in on the class. Students without Excel installed on their laptops are still welcome to sit in on the class. Read more about Laptop Learners: Excel 1

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Laptop Learners: Skype

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Monday, April 1, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Computer class for laptop owners - Learn about the Skype software and how to use it to communicate with others. 

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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.

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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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9780297867289
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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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