Adult Summer Reading Program

Congratulations, everyone!

Thank you to all who took part in ourLiteraryElements_cut first Adult Summer Reading Program at the Morrill Memorial Library.  In all, 66 participants read 339 books and wrote 200 book reviews!  Book reviews will continue to be available on the summer reading page.  Thanks to everyone who submitted feedback about how to improve the program for next year.  If you would like to offer any suggestions or feedback, email Adult Services Librarian, Liz Reed, at lreed@minlib.net

The Adult Summer Reading Program was part of the statewide reading program, following this year’s theme “Literary Elements.”  Thanks again to the Friends of the Library for funding this year’s prizes. See you at the library!

Please contact Liz Reed at the Reference Desk with any questions, 781-769-0200 x110.

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Stitch Therapy Dates for 2014-2015

stitchtherapyJoin stitchers of all types (knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers, etc.) for Stitch Therapy. Motivate yourself to start or finish a project or to learn a new craft by watching others. This is an informal group of stitchers helping stitchers.  No formal instruction is planned.

The dates for Stitch Therapy will change in the fall of 2014 and winter and spring of 2015 to Tuesdays, September 16, October 21, November 25, January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19 and June 16.  Stitch Therapy will be held in the Trustees Room unless otherwise noted from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Space is limited; please register for this group by visiting or calling the library, 781-769-0200 x110 or x222.

 

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Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen 2014: “Show Boat”

Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm

showboat1951Starring Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, and Howard Keel. Directed by George Sidney, 1951, NR.

Memorable Songs: Make Believe, Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man, and Ol’ Man River.

Registration for each film is required. Please call the library (781-769-0200 x 222) or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 pm sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas. The Film Fests are made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Family Movie Night: Frozen – This program is full

Thursday August 21st, 2014 at 6:00 pm – FULL

FrozenCool off in the middle of the hot summer months! So many people have signed up for the July screening that we’ll be showing it twice this summer. Join the library on our second Family Movie Night, where we’ll be showing the popular Disney movie, “Frozen” (PG, 108 mins).  All are welcome.  Complimentary popcorn will be provided by the Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and the movie will be shown in our air-conditioned Simoni Room.  If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Desk 781-769-0200 x225 or the Reference Desk x110.

Registration is required.  Please sign up at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.  This film showing is made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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