Category Archives: Adult Programs

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. While this is mainly a program for adults, families and music lovers of all ages are welcome.

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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.

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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 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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