480 Park Lane
Tuesday through Saturday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We are please to open our doors to library patrons and book lovers of the Murphys area.
Our hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Can't find the book you're looking for in the Calaveras Library system? Did you know that you can borrow books from other libraries through the Link+ system? Read the New York Times for free? Watch movies and listen to audio books?
Murphys Library is a great source for used book at rock bottom prices. Ask the librarian how to find our used book room upstairs. We've got great titles on all sorts of topics (follow our Instagram account to see what's on the shelves)
Murphys Library always has a good supply of new books for your reading enjoyment.
Murphys Library celebrates student achievement with a scholarship award.
Thursday • February 15 • 11:00 a.m.
Join us for a discussion of
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
By Jan-Philipp Sendker
Where: upstairs at the Murphys Library
When a prominent New York lawyer vanishes, his wife and daughter Julia discover a love letter to a mysterious Burmese woman. Determined to unravel the mystery , Julia travels to the woman's village and uncovers a story of immense hardship and resilience, and the hidden chapters of her father's life.
Tuesdays • 10:30 A.M.
Story Time for Tots is back at the Murphys Library.
Your kids will have a wonderful morning with stories, music, and activities suitable for small children.
If you have any questions, or would like to volunteer to lead a Story Time, please contact us at murphyslibrary @ gmail.com
Exploring Identity, Love, and Being Black in America in Fiction Writing:
A Conversation with Award-Winning Author Jason Mott
Free online event
Tuesday, February 20th at 1:00 PM PST
All you need is a Calaveras County library card!
Join us at the Calaveras County Library in San Andreas for a wild ride around the world through different cultures and traditions. Enjoy crafts, games, snacks, and meeting members of your community.
The best part? It's all free! So don't miss out on the fun!
Last Sunday of every month
Calaveras County Meditators of all traditions and experience levels are invited to join in a silent drop-in meditation offered upstairs at the Murphys Branch Library, 480 Park Lane, Murphys, CA 95247.
Did you know that you can check out a free Day-Use pass from your local library to a California State park?
All you need is library card!
In partnership with the First Partner’s Office and the California State Library, State Parks is providing free vehicle day-use entry to over 200 participating state park units operated by State Parks for check out to library-card holders.
The California State Library Parks Pass is valid for entry of one passenger vehicle with capacity of nine people or less or one highway licensed motorcycle.
What comes to mind when you think about where you live?
Why do you love Calaveras County?
Calaveras County Poet Laureate Linda Toren is creating a community Sourced Poem Project.
Celebrate the special features of your district in Calaveras County with a short narrative, phrase, word. or poem and send it to Linda Toren for inclusion.
In your submission, indicate your district. Please include your name if you give permission to use it when the poems are present to the public. You may anonymous If you wish.
Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off at your local Calaveras County branch library.
We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you.
We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. Thank you for your time and donations that makes this possible!
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