Janet Applefield, Holocaust Survivor

Monday, May 4th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

JanetLocal Holocaust survivor Janet Applefield will give a lecture and PowerPoint presentation about her family’s experiences in Nazi Germany during World War II. Her presentation is titled “Combating Hate and Prejudice.”

To register 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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Friends of the Library Book Sale This Weekend!

The Friends of the Library hold semi-annual book sales in November and May each year. Members of the Friends are invited to the Preview Event.

The Book Sale will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3.  A special Preview Event will be held on Friday, May 1, 1:00 pm through 4:45 pm for all Friends of the Library. You may join that day.

The Book Sale continues on Saturday, May 2, from 9:00 am – 4:45 pm. A bag sale will be held on Sunday, May 3 from 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm.

Donations:
Donations are always accepted all year long, but … please bring only books and paperbacks in good condition, non-fiction published within the last 5 years, recent best sellers, classic titles in excellent condition and materials about Norwood. Textbooks are accepted if they are in good condition.

Sorry, we cannot use books in worn, torn or poor condition, computer manuals, condensed books, magazines or books with outdated information. Please recycle these items in the town’s curbside bins.

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First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, May 7th, 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 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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Spring Musical Sundays concert: blues, jazz, and swing!

Sunday, May 10th, 2015 at 3:00 pm

too humanThe Spring Musical Sundays series concludes with a concert by “Too Human.” Combining guitar, percussion, and vocals, Ellen Schwartz and Roger Bruno will present an encore performance of “good music with a lot of heart.”

To sign up for this concert, made possible through the Library Endowment Fund, stop by the Reference or Information Desk, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or email norprograms@minlib.net.

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