Eleanor Murphy Branch meeting room

Forest Friends Puppet Show

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join our animal friends for a puppet show of fun in the forest.

Swimmy Puppet Show

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Join our animal friends for a puppet show full of summery fun.

ZooTime Puppet Show

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Join our animal friends for a fun puppet show on the safari.

Family Storytime

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Join Ms. Haley for Preschool Storytime. We'll read stories, sing songs, and make a fun craft. Age 2-5, but the whole family is welcome!

Family Storytime

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 3:30pm - 4:00pm

Join Ms. Haley for Preschool Storytime. We'll read stories, sing songs, and make a fun craft. Age 2-5, but the whole family is welcome!

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum existence of their contemporaries. But when they go beyond the boundaries of normal morality their lives are changed profoundly and forever, and they discover how hard it can be to truly live and how easy it is to kill.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck’s epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one family’s shifting fortunes.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Three sisters have returned to their childhood home, reuniting the eccentric Andreas family. Here, books are a passion (there is no problem a library card can't solve) and TV is something other people watch. Their father-a professor of Shakespeare who speaks almost exclusively in verse-named them after the Bard's heroines. It's a lot to live up to.

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: A Killing in the Hills by Julia Keller

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

What's happening in Acker's Gap, West Virginia? Three elderly men are gunned down over their coffee at a local diner, and seemingly half the town is there to witness the act. Still, it happened so fast, and no one seems to have gotten a good look at the shooter.  Was it random? Was it connected to the spate of drug violence plaguing poor areas of the country just like Acker's Gap? Or were Dean Streeter, Shorty McClurg, and Lee Rader targeted somehow?

Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: Heartsick by Chelsea Cain

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Portland detective Archie Sheridan spent years tracking Gretchen Lowell, a beautiful and brutal serial killer. In the end, she was the one who caught him…and tortured him…and then let him go. Why did Gretchen spare Archie’s life and then turn herself in? This is the question that keeps him up all night—and the reason why he has visited Gretchen in prison every week since.

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