Category Archives: Adult Programs

First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, November 6th, 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 second Fall 2014 book will be “An American Childhood” by Annie Dillard on Thursday November 6th, and the third will be “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. A contribution of $3 is requested for the Friends of the Library as they partially support this program all year.

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Fall Musical Sundays Concert Series: Swing Fever Trio

Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 3:00 pm

swing feverOur Fall Musical Sundays concert series continues with a return visit from the Swing Fever Trio featuring Norwood’s keyboardist/vocalist Steve Rudolph. Get your toes tapping as the trio applies its distinctive jazz stylings to the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and many more. It’s a joyous sampling of the best of American popular music over the past 100 years. Steve is accompanied by Ralph Pepe on bass and Gary Spellissey on drums.

Sign up for this concert, made possible through the library Endowment Fund, at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Friends of the Library present David Epstein, author

Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 7:30 pm

davidepsteinThe Friends of the Library are holding an evening with author David Epstein. In his presentation, “From Weather to Plants,” David will prepare the audience for winter with advice on how to keep plants healthy with a sneak peak forecast into what the upcoming season holds. David has been a meteorologist and horticulturalist for over 25 years, and he authored “Gardens of New England.” His work has been published in Grolier’s Science Annual for 10 years, Boston.com, and the Press Herald.com. Visit his website, growingwisdom.com.

Sign up at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Teen Family Movie Night: “Maleficent”

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:00 pm

MaleficentJoin us for another teen family movie night!  The 2014 film “Maleficent” depicts the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic, “Sleeping Beauty.” The film stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, and Sam Riley and is directed by Robert Stromberg.  Complimentary popcorn will be provided by the Bellingham Regal Cinema Theatre. “Maleficent” is rated PG and runs 97 minutes.  The library is able to show films thanks to a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

Please register for this film by calling the Information or Reference Desk at 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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