Category Archives: Kids and Teens

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 hoopladigital.com 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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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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Teen Family Movie Night – “Divergent”

Monday September 22nd, 2014 at 6:00 pm

DivergentJoin the library for another Family Movie Night – this one’s for the teens!  the 2014 film, “Divergent” (PG-13, 140 mins), is based on the popular YA book series of the same name.  All are welcome.  Complimentary popcorn will be provided by the Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and the movie will be shown in the Simoni Room.  If you have any questions, please contact the Children’s Desk 781-769-0200 x225 or the Reference Desk x110.

Registration is required.  Please sign up at the library Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.  This film showing is made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Children’s Room Program Sign Up

RobotreadingSign up for our August programs start Monday, July 21st.  Come to the Children’s Desk, call 781-769-0200 ext 225 or email norchild@minlib.net.

Lucy the READ Dog-Aug 6th at 3pm Beginner readers & up

Dance with Andy the Armadillo-Aug 12th at 11am  All ages

Bingo-Aug 14th at 7:00pm  Ages 5 & up

Famous Scientists Magic Show-Aug 21st at 10:30am  Ages 4 & up

Storytime with author, Joe Hart.  He will be reading his new book, Hicklebug Goes to School.  Aug 26th at 10:00am

See our full brochure on the Summer Reading link under the Kids and Teens tab.

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