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Friends of the Library Present: author David Gonthier, Jr.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016 at 7:30 pm

DavidGonthierJoin the Friends of the Library for an evening with author, professor, and Alan Parker expert, David F. Gonthier, Jr. Mr. Gonthier is a Lecturer in Film Studies and English at Keene State College in New Hampshire. He is the co-author of “The Films of Alan Parker, 1976-2003,” and will be speaking about his book and the career of film director Alan Parker. Parker’s filmography includes Fame (1980), Pink Floyd – The Wall (1982), Mississippi Burning (1988), Come See the Paradise (1990), The Commitments (1991), Evita (1996), and Angela’s Ashes (1999).

Mr. Gonthier’s talk will be held in the handicapped-accessible Simoni Room. Sign up for this event by emailing norprograms@minlib.net, by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, or by visiting the Reference or Information Desk.

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Beach Reads 2016

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 10:00 am and 7:30 pm

beach2Summer is officially here, and that means relaxing outside with a good book.  Join librarians Beth Goldman and Margot Sullivan for their fun and informative reviews of fiction, mystery, non-fiction, and whatever else strikes their fancy.  You never know, you may find your next great read!  No registration is required, refreshments will be served.

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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.” Click here to see a fun graphic of the winners and titles, or read below to see our winners.
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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