Eleanor Murphy Branch meeting room

Learn Chinese with Huntsville Chinese Village

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Friday, June 22, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Instructors from the Huntsville Chinese Village will be visiting the Eleanor Murphy Library to teach kids about China, the Mandarin Chinese language, and the Chinese zodiac. To learn more about the Huntsville Chinese Village, visit their website.

The program is appropriate for ages Kindergarten to 4th Grade.

Night Photography Class

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Night Photography is more like poetry than it is photography.  Each image brings out things you simply don’t see in an object during the day.  You will learn about the equipment and techniques used to capture images at night as well as how to paint with light, how to best shoot star trails, fireworks and HDR images at night.  We will also have several short demonstrations to help you understand the concepts.

Murphy Library Craft Night: Accessories for Your Home

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Monday, June 25, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Come craft with us as we create items for your home out of upcycled materials. We will be making a message board and decorations for your shelves and walls. All supplies will be provided and the class is free!

Recommended age is 14+.

Trash to Treasure Crafting: Accessories for a Night Out

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Monday, June 11, 2012 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Come craft with us as we create accessories perfect for a night out from recycled items. We will be making dangly earrings, a feather hair ornament, and a clutch. All supplies will be provided and the class is free!

End of Summer Reading Party

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 3:00pm

Summer Reading may be over, but the fun isn't!

Make crafts, eat cake, and be here for your chance to win our Summer Reading Prize Pack!

A Visit from Alabama Youth Ballet

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 3:00pm

Come enjoy the fun of ballet with dancers from Alabama Youth Ballet.

All About Space!

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 3:00pm

Stars, and plants, and black holes! Oh, my!

The Von Braun Astronomical Society will be here to tell you all about space!

 

You can learn more about the Von Braun Astronomical Society at http://www.vbas.org/

This program is perfect for children in Kindergarten - 2nd grade.

Bats @ the Library with the National Speleological Society!

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 3:00pm

Ever wondered what makes a bat, a bat? Batty Pati will visit the library and show us all about bats!

Tuesday Tales

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 10:30amTuesday, June 12, 2012 - 10:30amTuesday, June 19, 2012 - 10:30amTuesday, June 26, 2012 - 10:30amTuesday, July 3, 2012 - 10:30amTuesday, July 10, 2012 - 10:30amTuesday, July 17, 2012 - 10:30am

Dream Big - Read! @ Eleanor Murphy Library!

Age appropriate storys, rhymes, songs, and a craft for preschoolers (ages 3-5).

Please contact Miss Amy (256-881-5620) for any questions.

Paint the Night Sky - Painting Class

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a painting class at Eleanor Murphy Library where we will paint a representation of the night sky.

All you have to do is bring your creativity! We will provide all supplies for this free class. 

Space is limited. Please sign up by calling Murphy Library at 256-881-5620.

 

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