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A schoolteacher from England joins a foreign exchange program and is sent to a school in a small Texas town. How easy is this going to be? Not easy at all.

She has trouble motivating the students to do anything. Then the game of soccer enters the discussions. This teacher loves soccer and soon she has the students wanting to achieve the same goals as she does.

The Murphy Library is showing, The Big Green, a 1995 family comedy with a kick this Thursday at 6 p.m. as part of youth services librarian Bridget Wilson’s summer reading program, “On your mark, get set, read!” Running time for the film is 100 minutes and it is rated PG.

The students and their teacher realize they have a lot to learn, especially when they lose.   Following the rules, playing as a team, and working hard, are the goals they must achieve, just like in life.

Call the library at 837-2417.  Everyone is welcome and there is no charge.


“Water” is the Summer Reading Program’s theme this week and the Murphy Library has the perfect movie especially for these hot summer days: Frozen. It ties into the science of snow and ice, winning over 40 awards for its animation, story, characters and songs. Read the rest of this entry »

This Thursday at 6 p.m. as part of the Summer Reading Program the Murphy Public Library is showing, The Lorax, an animated Dr. Suess comedy. While trying to impress a special girl a 12-year-old boy makes a unique discovery: a strange creature fighting for a better world. Zac Efron, Taylor Swift and Danny DeVito star. 86 min. PG. Call 837-2417.

The Summer Reading theme is Fiss Boom Read! and this week’s movie delves into enviromental science. Have fun!