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Star Wars Wednesdays Film Series: “A New Hope”

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 6:30 pm

New_hope_posterExperience the Star Wars saga at the Morrill Memorial Library this summer! Beginning July 13th and running every Wednesday at 6:30 pm through August 24th, we will be showing the Star Wars films in order, from Episode I through Episode VII. Join us to revisit these beloved films on the big screen, or to see them for the first time.

The original Star Wars film, “Episode IV: A New Hope,” made in 1977, will be shown on August 3rd; this film runs 2 hours 1 minute and is rated PG. “Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back” (1980) will be shown on August 10th, is rated PG, and runs 2 hours 4 minutes. We’ll be showing “Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” (1983) on August 17th, which is rated PG and runs 2 hours 11 minutes. Finally, on August 24th we’ll show the 2015 box office hit “Episode VII: The Force Awakens,” rated PG-13, 2 hours 16 minutes.

To register for any and all of these films, please email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200 x110, or visit the Reference or Information Desk. Popcorn for these films will be provided by Regal Cinemas in Bellingham. All films will be shown in the air conditioned Simoni Room on the second floor.

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Musical Movie Mondays film series: “West Side Story”

Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 6:30 pm

West_Side_StoryMovie musicals are back this summer! A total of eight popular musicals will be shown this summer on consecutive Monday evenings through August 29, concluding with our only Wednesday night screening on August 31. The summer schedule of musicals continues as follows:  “West Side Story” (Mon. 8/8), “Gigi” (Mon. 8/15), “Mary Poppins” (Mon. 8/22), “The King and I” (Mon. 8/29), and “Moulin Rouge” (Wed. 8/31).

All films begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Simoni Room, and complimentary popcorn is provided by Regal Cinemas in Bellingham. A CD of the soundtrack to that evening’s musical will be raffled off before each screening. To sign up, please call 781-769- 0200, x110 or 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or visit the library Reference or Information Desk.

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Adams National Historical Park, Tues. August 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Date: Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 at 7:00 pm

AdamsNatHistParkDid you know the Adams National Historical Park is nearby on the South Shore? Home to four generations of Adamses, the house and farm are located in Quincy, MA. Norwood resident Jessica Pilkington, of the Adams National Historical Park, will offer a program highlighting the lives, achievements, and artifacts of Adams family members. Her 45-minute presentation will be followed by Q&A time.

Please register for this program by calling 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, emailing norprograms@minlib.net, or visiting the Reference or Information Desk.

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Star Wars Wednesdays Film Series: “The Empire Strikes Back”

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 6:30 pm

empire_strikes_backExperience the Star Wars saga at the Morrill Memorial Library this summer! Beginning July 13th and running every Wednesday at 6:30 pm through August 24th, we will be showing the Star Wars films in order, from Episode I through Episode VII. Join us to revisit these beloved films on the big screen, or to see them for the first time.

“Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back” (1980) will be shown on August 10th, is rated PG, and runs 2 hours 4 minutes. We’ll be showing “Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” (1983) on August 17th, which is rated PG and runs 2 hours 11 minutes. Finally, on August 24th we’ll show the 2015 box office hit “Episode VII: The Force Awakens,” rated PG-13, 2 hours 16 minutes.

To register for any and all of these films, please email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200 x110, or visit the Reference or Information Desk. Popcorn for these films will be provided by Regal Cinemas in Bellingham. All films will be shown in the air conditioned Simoni Room on the second floor.

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