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The Quest for Longitude – by Charlotte Canelli

Charlotte Canelli is the library director of the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Massachusetts.  Read Charlotte’s column in the August 21, 2014 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin. Most of my life, I was continually confused over the definitions of longitude and latitude. As an elementary school student, I thought of the earth as simply being measured by a ruler or yardstick, or straight up and down.  Therefore, longitude seemed logically (or illogically in this instance) as measuring the earth’s length, which is, of course, the north-south measurement or latitude, instead. This confusion followed me for years. (Along with my lifelong dysfunction differentiating my left from my right, I might add. I drive Gerry crazy when I am instructing him in the car. “No, no!  My other right!”) (more…)

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Mini-Golf Fundraiser

minigolf Mini-Golf!
@ The Morrill Memorial Library
Sunday, October 5, 2014, 1pm to 5pm
10 • 5 • 2014

Fun for the whole family.  More information to come.

If you or your business or organization are interested in sponsoring this event, please contact the library.

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Stitch Therapy Dates for 2014-2015

stitchtherapyJoin stitchers of all types (knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers, etc.) for Stitch Therapy. Motivate yourself to start or finish a project or to learn a new craft by watching others. This is an informal group of stitchers helping stitchers.  No formal instruction is planned.

The dates for Stitch Therapy will change in the fall of 2014 and winter and spring of 2015 to Tuesdays, September 16, October 21, November 25, January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19 and June 16.  Stitch Therapy will be held in the Trustees Room unless otherwise noted from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Space is limited; please register for this group by visiting or calling the library, 781-769-0200 x110 or x222.

 

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New and Not-So-New Books Recommended by Staff

Each month, members of the Morrill Memorial Library staff meet to discuss the books they are reading.  Here are the June/July 2014 and August 2014 lists.  Click on the links to download.June New Not So NewAugust New Not So New

June New Not So NewJune New Not So New

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