Category Archives: Adult Programs

Dr. Gary Hylander: Anne Hutchinson

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:00 pm – THIS PROGRAM IS FULL

AnneHutchinsonPopular historian Dr. Gary Hylander will provide another fascinating glimpse into our nation’s history through the eyes of Anne Hutchinson. In her time, Anne was branded “a verye dangerous woman” and an “instrument of the devil” for daring to hold religious meetings in her home and question the biblical authority of the sermons of local ministers. Learn about Anne’s life as an outspoken Puritan in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 1630s, and what happened after she was banished from Boston.

Registration is required. Please sign up at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Good Medicine at Risk

Thursday, September 18th, at 7:00 p.m.

Assorted_Pills_3Imagine a world where antibiotics no longer work. It’s not science fiction. Learn how factory farms and dairies and the U.S. agricultural system are helping antibiotic-resistant bacteria get into the soil and water systems. Local nutritional counselor Robin Cervantes and Food and Water Watch will explain the current public health risk and what we can do about it. This program is part of the Together Yes Sustainability Series.

Please sign up for this presentation and discussion at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Norwood Day Buttons @ the Library

Available now through 10:00 am Saturday September 13th 2014

norwood dayNorwood Day buttons are available at the Morrill Memorial Library for $3, advance sales only.

Get ready for Norwood Day festivities and purchase your button today!  Ask for buttons at the Circulation Desk.

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Stitch Therapy, Thursday August 28th

Thursday, August 28th at 6:30 pm in the Children’s Program Room

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.

Note: The dates for Stitch Therapy will change in the fall of 2014 and winter and spring of 2015 to Tuesdays, September 16, October 21, November 25, January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19 and June 16.  Stitch Therapy will be held in the Trustees Room unless otherwise noted from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Space is limited; please register for this group by visiting or calling the library, 781-769-0200 x110 or x222.

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