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Norwood Day Buttons @ the Library

Available now through 10:00 am Saturday September 13th 2014

norwood dayNorwood Day buttons are available at the Morrill Memorial Library for $3, advance sales only.

Get ready for Norwood Day festivities and purchase your button today!  Ask for buttons at the Circulation Desk.

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Next Steps Reading Club

leafNext Steps Reading Club    Starting on the right path to reading!  September 22-November 17, 2014  For children birth to 5 years old.  Registration required and space is limited.  This autumn, help your little one FALL into reading by joining our early literacy reading program!  Our program is a fun, non-competitive way to encourage families with small children to read together.  Each child will get a bag containing a reading log, and a fall-themed stamp.  For every book read, add a stamp to the log.  For every 5 books you read, your child will receive a fall themed-cutout with his or her name on it to hang in the Picture Book Room.  Help us decorate for fall by reading!   Call 781-769-0200 ext 225 or email norchild@minlib.net for details and to register! Registration starts September 2.

 

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Dr. Gary Hylander: Anne Hutchinson

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

AnneHutchinsonPopular historian Dr. Gary Hylander will provide another fascinating glimpse into our nation’s history through the eyes of Anne Hutchinson. In her time, Anne was branded “a verye dangerous woman” and an “instrument of the devil” for daring to hold religious meetings in her home and question the biblical authority of the sermons of local ministers. Learn about Anne’s life as an outspoken Puritan in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 1630s, and what happened after she was banished from Boston.

Registration is required. Please sign up at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Using Family Search to Find Your Ancestors

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

familysearchRichard Reid, Director of Friends of Irish Research, will provide a seminar on how to use Family Search to find genealogical information about your ancestors. The presentation will include video clips, a live demonstration, and an interactive exercise about finding information online. Handouts will be provided so you can continue your learning at home. Mr. Reid will be accompanied by fellow genealogy expert, Joe Petrie.

Registration in required. Please call the Information or Reference Desk to sign up at 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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