Open Tuesday through Saturday 11:00-4:00  

You are invited to attend a Murphys Library Event with Terry Shames, author of the Samuel Craddock mystery series, and James Ziskin, author of the Ellie Stone mysteries.

There is no cost to attend this FREE event but seats are limited and you must have a ticket. See or call Kris Loving (728-3036) to reserve your seat.

Join us on Saturday, June 16th, at 2pm. There will be snacks and raffle prizes!

Celebrate the Earth!

We would love to host more library events! What would you like to see at your library, this year?


Are you an author that would like to give a talk? Is there an author you'd like us to invite for a talk?

Do you have a hobby or craft that you enjoy sharing with others? Would you like to lead a workshop to teach others?

Do you have knowledge or expertise about birding or nature? Would you give a workshop or seminar?

Send us a message!

More Events, Please!

Community Room Dedication!

Our Earth Day celebration was a big hit! Nearly 70 kids and adults participated in games and activities, and enjoyed healthy snacks. A face-painter, master gardener, and live music by Highway 4 Necktie made the event even more fun. Thank you to everyone who attended, and thanks to First Five Calaveras for funding this popular event!

Illustration by Dave Gano

This year's theme is "Reading Takes You Everywhere!" Pick up a reading log at your Calaveras County Library branch from June 1st to August 1st, and check out some great books to read. Keep track of your hours to win fabulous prizes!

The Murphys Volunteer Library serves our community with literature,

audio books, DVDs, free wifi, meeting space, and dynamic programming.

Author Talk, x2!

Summer Reading Time!

Next time you attend an event at the library, or browse the selection of used books for sale upstairs, be sure to notice the beautiful new plaque hanging between the windows on the far wall: the Shoemaker Community Room is dedicated in honor of Pam & Russ Shoemaker, for their decades of service with Murphys Volunteer Library. We thank them, very much!