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Essay Contest Winners and Reception

PenPaperThe Outreach Department would like to announce the winners of the Fifth Annual Essay Contest. Our topic was “The Bravest Character I Know.”
The celebration will be held in the Simoni Room on Monday, May 9th, from 7-9 pm. The winners will be reading their essays at that time. Please join us. In the meantime, stop by the library to see a poster that honors our entrants.

And the winners are:

Group 1 (3-4th grade):
1st place – Ananya Ramamoorthy, 2nd place – Catherine Cronin and 3rd place – Joy Xu-Allan

Honorable Mentions: Nevan Sujit, Nirjara Akkole, Scotty Lynch

Group 2 (5th-8th grade):
1st place – Venkata Dasuri, 2nd place – Alyssa Lahaise and 3rd place – Cameron Badger

Group 3 (9th-12th grade):
1st place – Mary Erickson and  2nd place – Meenu Ravi

Congratulations to all the winners! We’d like to thank all of the participants for entering.

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PJ Storytime Thursday April 7

Thursday, April 7th from 7:00  to 7:30 pm

MP900314047Grab your teddy bear and wear your pajamas for a fun evening of stories and songs.  We’ll enjoy some juice and cookies too!  Drop in.

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Heroines on the Homefront-Spinning History

Tuesday, April 19th at 10:30-11:00am in the Simoni Room

Learn how our Founding Mothers and Sisters helped make the Colonial Revolution a success!

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Nancy Bell will demonstrate three kinds of spinning. Audience members get to spin and take home their own bookmarks while learning how women and girls did as much to free America as bullets and bayonets!  Ages 5 – 95.
To sign up email, norchild@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200 ext 225 or at the Children’s desk.

“This program is supported by a grant from the Norwood Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency and by the Friends of the Morrill Memorial Library.”

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Cradles to Crayons Pajama Drive – Thank You!

PJ DriveOur pajama drive concluded March 15th and we’re happy to report that 327 pairs of pajamas were collected. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this worthwhile cause!

This is the second year that the Morrill Memorial Library partnered with Cradles to Crayons and the Boston Bruins for the 9th Annual PJ Drive to provide new pajamas for local children in need all across the Commonwealth.

A special thanks to our anonymous donor who matched donations* to help make this year’s drive a success.

*up to 200 pairs

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