Dr. Gary Hylander: “The Star-Spangled Banner”

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 pm

starspangledbannerHistorian and professor Dr. Gary Hylander will give a presentation about the Star-Spangled Banner. Learn about the story behind our 200-year-old national anthem from a scholar with a unique way of making history come alive.

To sign up for this program, funded by the Friends of the Library, stop by the Reference or Information Desk, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or email norprograms@minlib.net.

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British Women Who Ruled: “The Iron Lady”

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

ironLadyOur Winter 2015 Film Fest–British Women Who Ruled–takes place on Monday nights and begins with “The Iron Lady.” This film, starring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher, is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour 45 minutes. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for funding the movie license and to Regal Cinemas in Bellingham for donating the popcorn.

Please sign up for any or all of these movies at the library Reference or Information Desk, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or email norprograms@minlib.net.

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First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, March 5th, 2015 at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm

bookclubJoin librarian Margot Sullivan for a favorite Norwood community tradition.  The First Thursday Book Discussion Group meets the first Thursday of every month at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm from fall through spring.

The second book of 2015 will be “Claire of the Sea Light” by Edwidge Danticat. On April 2nd the group will discuss “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” by Dai Sijie. The group will discuss “Abide with Me” by Elizabeth Strout on May 7th.

Please contact Margot at the Reference Desk with any questions and to sign up, 781-769-0200 x112. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net. A contribution of $3 is requested for the Friends of the Library as they partially support this program all year.

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Culinary Norwood Book Group

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

MasteringArtFrenchEating1Culinary Norwood is a series of events at the Morrill Memorial Library in March, April, and May.  We’ll have an on-going book group with a different title each month, a movie showing each month, and even cooking presentations from local chefs!

In this first meeting of the Culinary Norwood Book Group, we will be discussing “Mastering the Art of French Eating” by Ann Mah.  Regular print and large print copies are available at the Reference Desk on the second floor, so pick one up today!

Please sign up for this group and other Culinary Norwood programs by emailing norprograms@minlib.net, calling 781-769-0200 x110, or visiting the Information or Reference desks.

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