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“Love is a 4-Legged Word” w/ volunteer puppy-raiser Betsy Spear

Wednesday, May 7th at 7:00 p.m.

CCIMeet Betsy Spear (along with her current therapy dog-in-training, Vinnie) and hear what she and her family have learned from seven years of fostering puppies for Canine Companions for Independence, a remarkable organization that offers companionship and life-changing opportunities to children and adults with disabilities.

Sign up for this hands-on presentation and short film at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Open Mic Poetry Night

poetry monthMonday, April 28 @ 7 p.m.

Celebrate National Poetry Month by joining other poets and poetry enthusiasts at the library’s 3rd Open Mic Poetry Night presented by the Outreach Dept. Each participant may read or recite up to two pages of poetry at the microphone. The poems may be the individual’s own work or those of a favorite poet.

The recommended age group is 5th grade through adult, but voices of all ages are welcome. Sign up at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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“More Than Honey” film and discussion

Wednesday, February 12th, at 7:00 p.m.

more than honeyDid you know that bees are responsible for 1/3 of the world’s food supply? This award-winning film discusses why bees are in danger worldwide and what will happen if they become extinct. Backyard beekeeper Gerry Canelli will answer questions after the film.

Sign up for this evening of film and discussion, co-sponsored by the Gerry Canelli family, the Norwood Community Garden, and Together Yes, at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Zentangle workshop

zentangleTuesday, August 27, 10:00-12 noon

Calligrapher and Certified Zentangle Teacher Aimee Michaels will demonstrate the art of Zentangling, which has been known to reduce stress, provide artistic satisfaction, and increase a sense of well-being. Participants, who must be age 13 or over, will be able to take home their own creations. Sign up at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.  There is a $5 charge per person for supplies, payable to the instructor.

 

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