Author Archives: Liz Reed

Not Your Average Christmas Movie Film Fest: “This Christmas”

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 6:30 pm

This_christmasThis film fest highlights a few holiday films you might have missed. Catch the old classics on TV, and come to the library for the Not Your Average Christmas Movie Film Fest! The series kicks off with “This Christmas,” a 2007 film starring Regina King, Loretta Devine, Delroy Lindo, and Idris Elba, about a far-flung African American family that is finally reunited for the holidays (PG-13, 117 minutes). The series continues with “The Family Stone” on Wednesday December 9th, and “Trading Places” on Wednesday December 16th.

To sign up for these films, call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, email, or visit the Reference or Information Desk. The Friends of the Library fund the movie licenses that allow us to show these films to the public, and Regal Cinemas in Bellingham donates the popcorn.

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Mike Tougias: Stuart R. Plumer Author Series

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 pm

The Stuart R. Plumer Author Fund was established upon the retirement of Mr. Plumer, Library Trustee 1979-2012. Mr. Plumer will introduce each of the five authors who will speak at the library on separate nights as part of this series.

Michael_TougiasMike Tougias, author of Rescue of the Bounty, The Finest Hours, and many other works, will visit the library as part of the Stuart R. Plumer Author Series. Mr. Tougias is an award-winning author and co-author of 24 books.

To register, email, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, December 3rd, 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.

On Thursday December 3rd the group will discuss “By its Cover” by Donna Leon. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.

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 A contribution of $3 is requested for the Friends of the Library as they partially support this program all year.

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Learn to Knit Class

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 at 6:00-9:00 pm
THIS CLASS IS FULL. See November 23rd class, or inquire about the January class, date TBD

knitHave you ever wanted to learn to knit, but don’t have the tools and aren’t sure who to ask? This program is for you! Several librarians, who happen to be veteran knitters, will lead a workshop about how to knit, from casting on to casting off. The class will work together on the same project, and all materials will be provided in a kit for $5.00. After you’ve taken the Learn to Knit Class you’ll be able to join us later in the month for Stitch Therapy on December 15th to continue working on your project.

Space is very limited, so call 781-769-0200 x110 or email to sign up or if you have any questions! Participants must be 14 years of age or older.

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