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Filmmakers Present “Norwood Arena: The Movie”

Thursday, January 22nd, 2014 at 7:30 pm

norwood arenaJerry Kelleher and Brendan King, creators of the new feature-length documentary “Norwood Arena: The Movie,” will speak about the making of the film after the brief Friends of the Library general meeting.  They will show some film clips and talk about their cinematic project to commemorate the Norwood Arena Speedway. Nicknamed “The Little Daytona,” the quarter-mile oval track was once one of the most revered short tracks in auto racing history.

To register for this fascinating glimpse into Norwood’s history, please stop by the library Reference or Information Desk, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or email Discounted copies of the DVD will be available for purchase after the program.

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Wacky Weekend Storytime Jan 17 at 10:30am

Saturday, January 17, 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Colorful Crayons Join us for Wacky Weekend Storytime and Craft.  Children 3 and up are invited to attend these special storytimes.  Drop in.

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Storytime 2.0 December 29 2:00-2:30pm

Monday, December 29th at 2:00pm

ipad-mini-181_575pxJoin us on Monday, December 29th at 2:00 – 2:30pm.  We will share ebooks and apps, projected on the big screen.  Registration required.  Ages 3-6.

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Blue Star Planetarium December 30

Tuesday, December 30th

starsJoin us on  Tuesday, December 30th to check out the Blue Star Planetarium.  This is a fully functional 18 foot dome planetarium which is inflated by a fan.  Three showings at 11:00am, 12:00pm and 1:00pm. Ages PreK -grade 4.  Contact or 781-769-0200 ext 225.  For further information about this program go to 

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