Author Archives: Liz Reed

Fall Musical Sundays Concert Series: Solstice Sackbuts

Sunday October 26th at 3:00 pm

Solstic-head21Our Fall Musical Sundays concert series will kick off with the Solstice Sackbuts trombone chamber trio, who will perform medieval and Renaissance music as well as pop favorites and traditional music from around the world. The group consists of David Lindsey, Alan Johnson, and Leslie Havens and will be performing on soprano, alto, tenor, and bass trombones.

Sign up for this concert, made possible through the library Endowment Fund, at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Fall Mystery Film Series: “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 6:30 pm

arsenicandoldlaceJoin us for the third mystery in our Fall Film Series, “Arsenic and Old Lace.” This favorite 1944 mystery stars Cary Grant and Priscilla Lane, and is not rated. The film runs 118 minutes and will be shown in the Simoni Room. Popcorn will be provided by Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and the Friends of the Library have funded the movie license that allows us to show these films.

Please sign up at the Reference or Information Desk, or by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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Sublime Sunflowers: How to Pastel Paint like the Masters

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 6:30-8:30 pm

sunflowersIn this fun pastel painting workshop for adults, Greg Maichack will guide beginners through advanced painters to create their own sunflower pastel painting. Greg will provide insights into the lives of the old masters who painted the sunflower: Vincent van Gogh, Monet, and Georgia O’Keeffe. The essentials of pastel painting will be demostrated as participants follow along. Professional-grade pastel supplies will be provided, and participants can keep their paintings.

Space is limited; please sign up at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222. This event is being generously funded by the Norwood Woman’s Club.

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First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 at 10:00 am and 7:30 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 7:30 pm from fall through spring.

The second Fall 2014 book will be “An American Childhood” by Annie Dillard on Thursday November 6th, and the third will be “Family Album” by Penelope Lively on Thursday December 4th.

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

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