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Eleanor Murphy Branch meeting room

Eleanor Murphy Friends of the Library Meeting

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Repeats every month on the third Tuesday until Tue Jul 16 2013 except Tue May 21 2013, Tue Jun 18 2013, Tue Aug 20 2013, Tue Sep 17 2013.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Monthly Friends of the Library meeting

All are invited to attend. Read more about Eleanor Murphy Friends of the Library Meeting

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Ornament Crafternoon

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Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Craft ornaments for your tree or for gifts. All supplies will be provided for you to create two different types of decorative ornaments for the holiday season.

Program is free and open to the public. For ages 14+.

Questions? Contact Connie at 256-881-5620 or email. Read more about Ornament Crafternoon

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Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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9780486474915
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

A collection of some of the finest Sherlock Holmes mysteries, as described and told by his assistant, Dr. Watson.

 Enjoy Sherlock-themed teas during this discussion of the  2013 Community Read book. Read more about Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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The Language of Flowers

When Victoria Jones starts working for a florist, she realizes her talent with flowers helps her change the lives of the people who buy her creations. But when she must confront her painful past, she has to decide how much she is willing to change. Read more about Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

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Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Louise Penny
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Bury Your Dead

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is facing one of its most strange cases: a man has been brutally murdered in a library where the English citizens of Quebec safeguard their history. The death opens a door into the past, exposing a mystery that has lain dormant for centuries. Read more about Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny

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Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Erin Morgenstern
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The Night Circus

A fierce competition is underway, a contest between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, who have been trained since childhood to compete in "a game," in which each must use their powers of illusion to best the other. Unbeknownst to them, this game is a duel to the death, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will. Read more about Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

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Laptop Learners: Microsoft Word 2010 Part 2

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Monday, November 5, 2012 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Computer class for laptop owners - Advanced basic class on Microsoft Word 2010, text and paragraph formatting, borders and shading, page formatting, and graphics in Word. Student must have Word 2010 installed on their laptop computer. Loaned laptops will have program already installed.

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: Microsoft Word 2010 Part 2

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Murphy Writers Group

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 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 at University of AL A&M, who has extensive experience in 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

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Murphy Writers Group

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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 at University of AL A&M, who has extensive experience in 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

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Tech Helpers: Pinterest

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Learn what Pinterest is and how you can start using it. Read more about Tech Helpers: Pinterest

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