Category Archives: Adult Programs

Historic Fairbanks House, Past and Present

Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

FairbanksHouseDonna Russo, Curator of the Fairbanks House in Dedham, will give a talk and slide show presentation on the oldest wood-frame house in the United States. In addition to discussing the history of this local landmark, she will provide details for those who wish to visit. Norwood residents may borrow the library’s pass which provides free admission to the Fairbanks House.

To register for this program, please call 781-769-0200 x110, email, or stop by the Reference or Information Desk.

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Stitch Therapy

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.

Stitch Therapy will be held in the Simoni Room unless otherwise noted from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the following Tuesdays:

August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, December 15.

Space is limited; please register for this group by visiting or calling the library, 781-769-0200 x110 or x222. You may also sign up by emailing

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Titles on Tap – “Sailor Twain”

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 at 7:30 pm @ Napper Tandy’s

TOT_matOur book for August will be Sailor Twain, or, The Mermaid in the Hudson by Mark Siegel; copies are available at the Reference Desk. Pick up a copy, read it, and join us on 8/25 @ 7:30 pm!

Titles on Tap is a social book group for readers in their 20s and 30s and for the young at heart. We go in for stories that are shaken, not stirred, and we don’t mind taking our love of lit outside the library walls. Titles on Tap meets once a month in the left-hand bar of Napper Tandy’s to eat, drink, be merry, and discuss the latest reading selection. Visit our website and follow us @titlesontap to learn more.

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Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen: “Across the Universe”

Wednesday August 26th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

acrosstheuniverseStarring Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, and Joe Anderson. 2007, rated PG-13, 133 mins.

Memorable Songs: I Want to Hold Your Hand, I’ve Just Seen a Face, Let it Be, Come Together, All You Need is Love, Hey Jude, Don’t Let Me Down, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds (and many other Beatles songs!)

Registration for each film is required. To sign up, please call 781-769-0200 x 222, email, 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.

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