Category Archives: Adult Programs

Alzheimer’s awareness program: Getting Started

Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

alzheimers2Jennifer Hoadley from the Southeastern Massachusetts chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will present a comprehensive program for families caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or related dementia. She will focus on diagnosis, treatments, addressing communication and behavior problems, legal issues, research, community resources, and advocacy.

To register, please visit the library’s Information or Reference desk or call the library at 781-769-0200, x110 or 222. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net.

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Fall Musical Sunday Concert Series: Hungrytown

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 pm

hungrytownThe Musical Sundays series continues with a concert by Hungrytown, the folk music duo of Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson. This talented singer/songwriter pair has released two highly acclaimed CDs and has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and New Zealand. Rebecca is known for composing classic, instantly memorable songs, weaving modern themes into traditional song structures. Her husband Ken plays a variety of instruments including drums, keyboard, bass, guitar, mandolin, banjo, and harmonica and is responsible for Hungrytown’s luxuriant vocal stylings.

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. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net. While this is mainly a program for adults, families and music lovers of all ages are welcome.

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Stitch Therapy November 25th

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 Trustees Room unless otherwise noted from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The dates for Stitch Therapy will change in the fall of 2014 and winter and spring of 2015 to Tuesdays:

November 25, January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19 and June 16.

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 norprograms@minlib.net.

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Fall Musical Sundays Concert Series: Spook Handy

Sunday, December 7th, 2014 at 3:00 pm

spookhandyOur fall Musical Sundays concert series concludes with a performance by New Jersey-based singer/songwriter, Spook Handy, called “America’s Story through Folk Songs.” Honoring the great traditions of American roots music, songs inspired by the Dust Bowl, Great Depression, Civil Rights Movements and the 60s and 70s peace movement are interwoven with new songs about the world we live in today. The passion, purpose, and spirit of American folk music are alive and well in this fun and uplifting concert.

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. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net.

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