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Friends of the Library Present: author David Gonthier, Jr.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at 7:30 pm

DavidGonthierJoin the Friends of the Library for an evening with author, professor, and Alan Parker expert, David F. Gonthier, Jr. Mr. Gonthier is a Lecturer in Film Studies and English at Keene State College in New Hampshire. He is the co-author of “The Films of Alan Parker, 1976-2003,” and will be speaking about his book and the career of film director Alan Parker. Parker’s filmography includes Fame (1980), Pink Floyd – The Wall (1982), Mississippi Burning (1988), Come See the Paradise (1990), The Commitments (1991), Evita (1996), and Angela’s Ashes (1999).

Mr. Gonthier’s talk will be held in the handicapped-accessible Simoni Room. Sign up for this event by emailing norprograms@minlib.net, by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, or by visiting the Reference or Information Desk.

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“The Finest Hours” film screening

Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

FinestHoursThe Outreach Department of the Morrill Memorial Library will be screening the new hit film, “The Finest Hours.” “The Finest Hours” is an historical drama chronicling the true account of the 1952 United States Coast Guard rescue of the SS Pendleton, after it split apart during a nor’easter off the New England coast. This film is based on the book of the same name by Michael Tougias and Casey Sherman. Starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, and Ben Foster, the film is rated PG-13 and runs about 2 hours. All are welcome and light refreshments will be provided.

Please sign up by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, by emailing norprograms@minlib.net, or by visiting the Reference or Information Desks. The film will be shown in our handicapped-accessible Simoni Room. If you have further questions, please contact Nancy Ling in the Outreach Department at 781-769-0200 x228.

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Top 5 Trust & Estate Planning Trends for 2016

Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 7:00 pm

MarcCusanoMarc Cusano from Borchers Trust Law will return to the library, this time to present “The Top 5 Trust and Estate Planning Trends for 2016.” Discover the latest trends and legal changes affecting your estate planning, including taxation, long-term nursing home planning, asset protection, and potential traps for the uninformed regarding various trust arrangements. The following questions will be addressed: What is a trust, and do you still need one? Are trusts useful for nursing home planning? What about the death tax and the capital gains tax? What are the Killer Ds, and are your beneficiaries protected from them? Is your estate plan current and funded? What are the risks of an outdated plan?

To sign up, please call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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Nature in Your Neighborhood

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 at 7:00 pm

MassAudubonJack Lash, an ecologist with the Mass. Audubon Society, will present “Nature in Your Neighborhood”–an introduction to natural history focusing on the animals, plants, and accessible natural communities common to our area. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

To sign up, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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