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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Friends of the Library present David Epstein, author

Monday, November 10th, 2014 at 7:30 pm

davidepsteinThe Friends of the Library are holding an evening with author David Epstein. In his presentation, “From Weather to Plants,” David will prepare the audience for winter with advice on how to keep plants healthy with a sneak peak forecast into what the upcoming season holds. David has been a meteorologist and horticulturalist for over 25 years, and he authored “Gardens of New England.” His work has been published in Grolier’s Science Annual for 10 years, Boston.com, and the Press Herald.com. Visit his website, growingwisdom.com.

Sign up at the library 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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Fall Musical Sundays Concert Series: Swing Fever Trio

Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 3:00 pm

swing feverOur Fall Musical Sundays concert series continues with a return visit from the Swing Fever Trio featuring Norwood’s keyboardist/vocalist Steve Rudolph. Get your toes tapping as the trio applies its distinctive jazz stylings to the music of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and many more. It’s a joyous sampling of the best of American popular music over the past 100 years. Steve is accompanied by Ralph Pepe on bass and Gary Spellissey on drums.

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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First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, November 6th, 2014 at 10:00 am and 7:30 pm

bookclubJoin librarian Margot Sullivan for a favorite Norwood community tradition.  The First Thursday Book Discussion Group meets the first Thursday of every month at 10:00 am and 7:30 pm from fall through spring.

The third and final book for the Fall will be “Family Album” by Penelope Lively on Thursday December 4th.

Please contact Margot at the Reference Desk with any questions and to sign up, 781-769-0200 x112. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net. A contribution of $3 is requested for the Friends of the Library as they partially support this program all year.

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