Eleanor Murphy Branch meeting room

Night Photography Class

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Sunday, July 1, 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.

Intermediate Couponing Class

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Have you been using coupons for a while but feel like you could be doing more? Class instructor, Jennifer Kelly, will share ideas to help you take your couponing to another level, building a stockpile and playing the Drugstore Game to take you where you want to go with your savings.

Recommended for ages 14+.

Basic Couponing Class

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

What is a coupon? How do I know when to use them to my greatest advantage? How should I organize them? Class instructor, Jennifer Kelly, will share strategies for the new couponer that will make you want to take your coupons with you everywhere you go. Learn how to start maximizing your dollars whenever you walk in a store.

Recommended for ages 14+.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join the Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club as we read a Stephanie Plum mystery, Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich

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.

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