Category Archives: Adult Programs

Together Yes Film Series: Blue Gold: World Water Wars

blue goldWednesday, April 9th, at 7:00 pm

The Spring 2014 film series presented by TogetherYes continues with “Blue Gold: World Water Wars.” This film addresses pollution, overuse, and the privatization of water in addition to the degradation of the wilderness and the military’s preparation for world water wars. The final film in the series is “Ingredients: The Local Food Movement” on May 21st.

Sign up for these evenings of film and discussion at the library Reference or Information Desks or call 781-769-0200, x 110 or 222.

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Spring 2014 Musical Sundays Series

The Spring 2014 Musical Sundays Series will begin on March 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the Library’s Simoni Room.  For a PDF brochure, download it here.

Upcoming concerts include:

April 6 – Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band

April 27 – Jumpin’ Juba

May 18 – Daria Titova-Janssen, cellist

Registration is necessary to attend the concert. Sign up at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

We are grateful for the support of the Library Endowment Fund which makes these concerts possible.

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Norwood Reads Following Atticus: Film Fest

As part of our Norwood Reads Following Atticus program, we will be showing three dog-themed films between March 27 and May 8.

Turner and HoochMarch 27, 7:00 p.m. in the Simoni Room:  Turner and Hooch (1989) with Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, and Craig Nelson will be shown on March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Simoni Room. The film has a PG rating and runs for 97 minutes. Free popcorn is provided by Regal Cinemas in Bellingham, MA. Please register for this event at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or x222.

My Dog SkipApril 16, 7:00 p.m. in the Simoni Room: My Dog Skip (2000) with Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, and Luke Wilson will be shown on April 16 at 7 p.m. in the Simoni Room. The film has a PG rating and runs for 95 minutes. Free popcorn is provided by Regal Cinemas in Bellingham, MA. Please register for this event at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or x222.

Marley and MeMay 8, 7:00 p.m. in the Simoni Room: Marley and Me (2008) with Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner, and Alan Arkin will be shown on May 8 at 7 p.m. in the Simoni Room. The film has a PG rating and runs for 115 minutes. Free popcorn is provided by Regal Cinemas in Bellingham, MA. Please register for this event at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or x222.

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Tom and Atticus Visit Norwood March 26, 2014

We are very excited to announce that Tom Ryan and Atticus Finch will visit Norwood on March 26 at 7 pm at the Norwood Theatre to kick off our Community Reads program, NORWOOD READS “FOLLOWING ATTICUS.”

NorwoodReadsLogoPlease register for free tickets to this event ASAP by calling the library OR by emailing norwood@minlib.net. Tickets will be held at the door of the Norwood Theatre after 6:15 pm on March 26 under the last name of the person reserving them. Please contact the library with any questions about reservations or tickets.

This event is geared toward adults and young adults. Out of consideration for Atticus and Will, we are requesting that you please leave your four-legged friends at home.

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The Norwood Reads “Following Atticus” six-week program (a Community Reads program) is partially funded by a federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by

IMLSthe Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Tom and Atticus are able to visit the Norwood Theatre due to the generosity of owner Susan Lewis. We are also indebted to the Friends of the Morrill Memorial Library and the Morrill Memorial Library Gift Fund.

Please note that a brochure of events for children and adults will be posted soon.

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