the Friends of Murphy Library

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  • The Better Angels of our Nature by Steven Pinker
  • Called for Life by Kent & Amber Brantly
  • Chain of Illusions by Boone Brux
  • Dark Ghost by Christine Feehan
  • Dark Tide by Jennifer Donnelly
  • Deep Blue by Randy Wayne White
  • The Edge of Lost by Kristina McMorris
  • Fever Born by Karen Marie Moning
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God by Jep & Jessica Robertson
  • The Great Divide by Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • Grizzly Years: In search of the American Wilderness by Doug Peacock
  • The Healthy Mind Cookbook by Rebecca Katz
  • Kiss of the Betrayer by Boone Brux
  • Last Words by Michael Koryta
  • The Light of the World: a memoir by Elizabeth Alexander
  • A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
  • Mermaid Moon by Colleen Coble
  • Moonlight on Butternut Lake by Mary McNear
  • The Newsmakers by Lis Wiehl
  • Off the Grid by C. J. Box
  • One Second After by William R. Forstchen
  • One Year After by William R. Forstchen
  • Private Paris by James Patterson & David Ellis
  • A Promise Kept by Robin Lee Hatcher
  • Shield of Fire by Boone Brux
  • The Shop by J. Carson Black
  • So Cold the River by Michael Koryta
  • Sorrow’s Anthem by Michael Koryta
  • Thin Ice by Irene Hannon
  • Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta
  • Up at Butternut Lake by Mary McNear
  • Writer’s Market, 2016 ed.

DVDs & TV Series

  • Beverly Lewis’ The Confession
  • Burnt
  • Call Me Fitz, Seasons 1-3
  • Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove, Seasons 1-3
  • Everest
  • Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season
  • Hemingway & Gellhorn
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • The Martian
  • Pan
  • The Perfect Guy
  • The Scorch Trials
  • Sicario
  • Straight Outta Compton
  • Upstairs, Downstairs (2010)
  • The Visit
  • A Walk in the Woods
  • War & Peace: the complete miniseries

To reserve a book or DVD

Or to search our catalog
Go to 

Place cursor in box just below "search the catalog" and do a search for the item you wish to reserve. When your list appears and you see the title you want to reserve click on HOLD.

A LOG ON box will appear for Library ID (your card #) and PIN (the last 4 digits of your primary phone #), then click LOG ON. If that doesn't work call the library to see what your pin should be. Another screen pops up that says PLACE A HOLD. If you want the first available copy, click on SUBMIT HOLD. We will notify you when your item becomes available.

"The Friends of Murphy Public Library" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Address: 9 Blumenthal Street, Murphy NC 28906. 
Phone: 828-837-2417

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