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One day a happy seven-year-old boy finds that he is no longer an only child, and no longer happy.   A new baby boy has arrived at his home.   However, this baby is wearing a suit and tie. Worst of all, he is barking out orders. What is going on here?

The Murphy Library is showing The Boss Baby, an animated family comedy this Thursday at 6 p.m. Alec Baldwin is the voice of the new baby. Running time is 97 minutes and the film is rated PG.

The older brother is very suspicious and keeps wondering, where did this baby brother come from.  Finally he realizes the baby can really talk and proceeds to tell his older brother his biggest concern, the CEO of the Puppy Company and what this man is planning.   Children will laugh all the way and so will everyone else.

Just to be clear, the Murphy Public Library appreciates all the school principals in Cherokee County.   Now that we have that straight, the next library movie is about a middle school student and the overbearing, rule-making principal and assistant principal of his new school who are driving him and the other students crazy.

This Thursday, June 1, the library is showing Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life, a PG-rated 2016 family comedy about a student with artistic abilities dealing creatively with pressures at home and in school. The film will be shown at 6:00 p.m. and running time is 92 minutes. It was based on a story by James Patterson and was filmed in Atlanta at the Atlanta International School and also near Inman Park.

After too many rules, the student and some friends put their talents to good use on the school’s walls.

After a long day raking leaves, with whom would you like to spend some time?  Sulley and Mike?

This Thursday, October 8 at 6 p.m. the Murphy Library is showing Monsters, Inc. an animated movie about those wonderful miscreants of nature who try to scare children. Billy Crystal and John Goodman are the voices; that laughter you hear is your own.   The film is rated G and running time is 92 minutes.

Most of all, it is refreshing to find that what scares the bad guys most of all, are the good little children. Call the library at 837-2417.

Imagine a world without trees where even breathing is a chore and a 12-year-old boy who lives in it.   When a girl he likes tells him her wish to see a real tree, he goes all out to find one for her. Along the way, he encounters a grumpy creature that had tried to save those trees many years before.

This Thursday at 6 p.m. the Murphy Library is showing The Lorax a 2012 film based on a story by Dr. Seuss that celebrates an environmental hero, another one of the library’s Summer Reading heros. The film is rated PG and running time is 86 minutes. Voices include those of Danny DeVito, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, and Betty White.

Call the library at 837-2417.

Coming-of-age comedy for kids at library is a winner! 

Ricardo is eleven when his family moves to a nicer neighborhood.  That means he has to go to a new school.  Oh great.  How do you find friends when you’re the new kid with a funny-sounding name?  Make stuff  up?  Well…yes.

Don’t miss “1981” Film Movement’s comedy from Montreal, Canada about the lessons learned when growing up.  The Murphy Library will show it Thursday at 3:15 p.m. and again at 6 p.m.  It’s in French with subtitles in English and is perfect for any kid or adult who remembers the troubles and triumphs of being eleven years old.  Parents and teachers will also love Ricardo’s parents and teacher.

Running time is 102 minutes.  Call 837-2417 for details.

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If movies made in Paris make you sigh, be prepared.  “Rugrats in Paris: The Movie” will make you laugh, and sigh.


The Murphy Library is showing “Rugrats in Paris” Thursday at 3:15 p.m. and again at 6 p.m.  It is animated.  The children are in diapers.  And it has laughs for adults, children and grandchildren.  Rated G, it runs 78 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »