Category Archives: Adult Programs

Stitch Therapy October 21st

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:

October 21, 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.

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Hoopla Digital at the Norwood Library

Monday October 6th, 2014 – Launch date

hoopla_iphone_audiobooks_allegiantHoopla digital is now available to every Norwood resident! Hoopla provides free easy access to stream and temporarily download thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, and audiobooks. There is no waiting list or reserve process for these titles, and no late fees. Allison Palmgren, our Technology Librarian, has created a simple how-to video to learn how to start using hoopla. Or, you can follow along with these written directions. To use hoopla, Norwood residents will need a valid library card and an email address. Everyone can borrow up to 5 titles per month, and each title will list the exact borrowing time period. We strongly recommend downloading the hoopla digital app from the iTunes app store or Android market so you can download content on you smartphone or tablet and take it with you. You can stream content directly to your home computer. Visit hoopladigital.com and Sign Up to get started!

Have questions? Ask Allison Palmgren, the Technology Librarian, or Liz Reed, Adult Services Librarian, 781-769-0200 x110. Happy hoopla!

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Diwali: Festival of Light

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

DiwaliOur Hindu neighbors in Norwood offer a community presentation and discussion of Diwali. Diwali, one of the most important holiday celebrations in India, is about the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. Children are welcome, bring the whole family! This program is sponsored by Together Yes.

Please sign up for this program at the Reference or Information desk or by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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Fall Mystery Film Series: “The Big Sleep”

Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 6:30 pm

big_sleepJoin us for the third mystery in our Fall Film Series, “The Big Sleep.” This classic 1946 whodunit stars Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and Martha Vickers, and is not rated. The film runs 114 minutes and will be shown in the Simoni Room. Popcorn will be provided by Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and the Friends of the Library have funded the movie license that allows us to show these films.

Please sign up at the Reference or Information Desk, or by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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