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First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, October 2nd, 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 first Fall 2014 book will be “The Hundred Secret Senses” by Amy Tan on Thursday October 2nd. Subsequent books will be “An American Childhood” by Annie Dillard on Thursday November 6th, and “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.

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Fall Mystery Film Series: “The Usual Suspects”

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

usual_suspectsJoin us for the second mystery in our Fall Film Series, “The Usual Suspects.” This 1995 mystery thriller is rated R, and stars Michael McManus, Gabriel Byrne, and Kevin Spacey. The film runs 106 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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Diwali: Festival of Light

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

DiwaliOur Hindu neighbors in Norwood offer a community presentation and discussion of Diwali. Diwali, one of the most important holiday celebrations in India, is about the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. Children are welcome, bring the whole family! This program is sponsored by Together Yes.

Please sign up for this program at the Reference or Information desk or by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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Fall Mystery Film Series: “The Big Sleep”

Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 6:30 pm

big_sleepJoin us for the third mystery in our Fall Film Series, “The Big Sleep.” This classic 1946 whodunit stars Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and Martha Vickers, and is not rated. The film runs 114 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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