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Archive for October 2012

The Murphy Library is screening Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit an animated feature with vegetables as a main course.  But fear not, a crazy inventor and his smart, trusty dog offer lots of laughs.  Running time 85 minutes.  Rated G. Children, grown-ups, inventors and dog lovers are all welcome. Read the rest of this entry »

During WWII in Nazi-occupied Paris, Jewish men, women and children were hunted down and arrested.  Then, the Resistance began and helped many survive.  Among those groups that helped the Resistance, one is unexpected — the Muslims of the Paris Mosque. Read the rest of this entry »

Heritage Day is this Saturday, October 13 and all of downtown Murphy will have activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Spelling Bee Challenge Words

Here are the Spelling Bee Challenge Words for the 2012-2013 Spelling Bee taking place on November 15, 2012 at Martins Creek School.

Study these after you have mastered the Spelling Bee Study Words (See separate list of  Spelling Bee Study Words 2012-2013).

The Spelling Bee will focus on the Spelling Bee Study Words but also may include words from the Challenge Words and from the Merrriam Webster Dictionary Read the rest of this entry »

Manners matter.  Just ask Nanny McPhee, a very special governess in the next movie at the Murphy Library.  There are seven children who need lessons in being polite in this funny, magical film starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth.  97 min.  PG. Screenings at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry »