Category Archives: Adult Programs

Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen: “Grease”

Wednesday July 8th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

greaseStarring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Eve Arden, Joan Blondell, and Sid Caesar. 1978, rated PG, 110 mins.

Memorable Songs: You’re the One that I Want, Summer Nights, and We Go Together

Registration for each film is required. To sign up, please call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 p.m. sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and library Film Fests are made possible by movie licenses funded by the Friends of the Library.

Posted in Adult Programs, Film Fest | Comments Off

Adult Summer Reading 2015

June 13th, 2015: Start logging books
August 21st, 2015: Summer reading ends with the grand prize drawing

escape riding tabletPlease join us for the second annual Adult Summer Reading Program! Sign up online, log the books you’re reading, and be entered to win weekly prize drawings. There is no fixed reading list; all books count, even ebooks and audiobooks. You can also find links to reading suggestions on the summer reading website, as well as book reviews from fellow Norwood adult summer readers. Everyone ages 18 and up, and teens in high school, are welcome to participate.

The Adult Summer Reading Program is part of the statewide reading program, following this year’s theme “Superheroes: Escape the Ordinary.” Please contact Liz Reed at the Reference Desk with any questions, 781-769-0200 x110.

Posted in Adult Programs, Readers Page | Comments Off

Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen: “Into the Woods”

Wednesday July 15th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

intothewoodsStarring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, and Johnny Depp. 2014, rated PG, 125 mins.

Memorable Songs: Into the Woods, Agony, and On the Steps of the Palace

Registration for each film is required. To sign up, please call 781-769-0200 x 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 pm sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and library Film Fests are made possible by movie licenses funded by the Friends of the Library.

Posted in Adult Programs, Film Fest | Comments Off

Lawrence Verria: “The Kissing Sailor”

Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

kissingsailorJoin us for this unique program about the history and controversy surrounding the iconic photograph from the cover of LIFE Magazine in August 1945, showing a jubilant sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square after hearing the news of Japan’s surrender to the US. Lawrence Verria is the author of “The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo that Ended World War II.” The sailor himself may make an appearance if his health permits.

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

Posted in Adult Programs | Comments Off