Category Archives: Kids and Teens

Elmo Story Time October 18 Program is Full

Draw-Elmo-Step-16Join us for a special story time with Elmo! Bring your camera for photos!  Saturday, October 18 at 10:30am.  Sign up at the Children’s Desk, by email norchild@minlib.net, or by calling 781-769-0200 ext 225  This program is presented by U. Fund Start U. Reading.

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Teen Family Movie Night: “Maleficent”

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 6:00 pm

MaleficentJoin us for another teen family movie night!  The 2014 film “Maleficent” depicts the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic, “Sleeping Beauty.” The film stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, and Sam Riley and is directed by Robert Stromberg.  Complimentary popcorn will be provided by the Bellingham Regal Cinema Theatre. “Maleficent” is rated PG and runs 97 minutes.  The library is able to show films thanks to a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

Please register for this film by calling the Information or Reference Desk at 781-769-0200 x110 or 222. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net.

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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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