Category Archives: Outreach

Teen Poetry Club

Grades: 6+    (registration required)

Tuesday, August 28th   3:00 – 4:00pm

During these meetings, you will meet published poets, and learn & practice various forms of poetry.  You can share your work, get advice from the group, or publish your work on the Internet.  Bring your friends, we’ll bring munchies.

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Senior Center Book Club Meets Rockefeller

Well, I didn’t say it was the REAL Rockefeller. On June 18th at 10 a.m., our book club will discuss the serial imposter, Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter , who spent years fooling society’s most elite, including many in the Boston area. How was he able to pull this off for so many years? And is it possible he could have pulled the wool over your own eyes as well? These are some of the many questions we will tackle at the Senior Center. Come join us.

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Book Club at the Senior Center

Monday, May 21st at 10:00 am – Norwood Senior Center

Who doesn’t love a love story! The next book for our Senior Center read is Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson. As the book jacket describes, “The Major leads a quiet life valuing the proper things that Englishmen have lived by for generations: honor, duty, decorum, and a properly brewed cup of tea. But then his brother’s death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn together by their shared love of literature and the loss of their spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship blossoming into something more.”

Join us on May 21st at 10 a.m., the Norwood Senior Center.

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And the Winners Are . . .

The Outreach Department is pleased to announce the winners of our “Why I Love My Library” essay contest. We will be hosting an Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 30th, at 7 pm in the Simoni Room. The winners will be reading their essays. Please come and listen to their wonderful words.

OUR WINNERS    (adult category)

First Place~Christine Tosi, Second Place~Kathleen Rondinelli, and Third Place~Susan McFarland

Honorable Mentions~Daniel P. B. Smith, Daniela Trammell, and Aryn Forman

OUR WINNERS         (student category)

First Place~Sarayu Vijayanagaram, Second Place~Khushi Shah, and Third Place~Maren Giambanco

Honorable Mentions~Sofia D’Annunzio, Caroline Galvin, and Celia Hazerjian

We appreciate all those who entered, and their essays will be on display in a spiral-bound booklet for anyone who would like to read them.

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