This organization is not currently in operation. However, equipment owned by TechRush that was funded by MVL is housed in the library and available for public use - including white boards, a dedicated computer station with software for video & photo editing, tablet devices, and a large video display unit. 

Please treat this equipment with respect.


MVL is honored to support local students in their pursuit of education. Every year, Murphys Library gives scholarship awards to graduating college-bound students: a $3000 award is available to students planning to attend a 4-year school; and a $1000 award is open to students planning to attend a 2-year or trade school Applicants are asked to submit a 500-word essay (topic subject to change annually) in addition to the standard application.

Your Event Here

The library offers a community meeting room furnished with tables & chairs, a screen for projections, and some informal seating. It is located upstairs from the main library room, and is handicap accessible by elevator. It may be scheduled for use during regular library hours by local non-profit groups. If your organization would like to use this space, please review:


Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am

Join your librarian for a story or two each week and a fun activity or arts & crafts project related to the chosen book(s).

Although our focus is on younger children, readers of any age are welcome. This program is designed to encourage young readers by making the reading experience fun!


Don't forget to check our calendar for daily events!

Friends of the Library

A member-supported volunteer organization dedicated to the Calaveras county library system. Friends organize popular local events throughout the county, including the Annual Trivia Bee, Melodrama, Holiday Home Tours, and Used Book Sales. Membership support has helped to extend library hours, expand library collections, and improve facilities and services. Learn more at the Friends' website:

MVL Trivia Teams!

  Open Tuesday through Saturday 11:00-4:00