Category Archives: Adult Programs

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 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.


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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Man’s Best Friend Film Fest: My Dog Skip

Wednesday, April 16th, at 7:00 p.m.

My Dog SkipThe second movie in our film series is 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.

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Talk with Former State Senator Marian Walsh

Monday, March 10th, at 7:00 pm

runFormer MA State Senator Marian Walsh will talk about her book “Run: Your Personal Guide to Winning Public Office,” published in September 2013, in which she shares her battle-proven techniques to help potential candidates. Sign up for this event at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Sewing for Strays

Saturday, March 8th, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm 2:30 pm
Thanks to everyone who helped make quilts today.

sewing for straysHelp make cozy quilts for pets awaiting adoption at the Norwood Animal Control Shelter and Cat Purrfect Rescue. Upon being adopted, the dogs and cats will take a quilt with them to their new home. Come for the day or for a couple of hours.
No experience is necessary, and all materials will be provided. Sewing for Strays is a Sewstainability initiative sponsored by Together Yes.

This event is not appropriate for small children. For more information, please email

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