Category Archives: Readers Page

Volunteers Make a Difference – by Norma Logan

Norma Logan is the Literacy Coordinator at the Morrill Memorial Library. Read Norma’s column in the May 28, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.

Most people think of volunteerism in conjunction with hospitals, the Red Cross, animal shelters, or overseas agencies.  There are many more volunteer opportunities than these and varied reasons for people who seek them out.  I am interested in volunteerism because I train and work with literacy volunteers in the Literacy Volunteer Program at the Norwood Library, and I, myself, was once a volunteer tutor. (more…)

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Summer Reading Kickoff

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

escape signalSummer’s here, time to kick back with a book. But what to read? Come to our Summer Reading Kickoff for ideas! This year’s summer reading theme is “Superheroes: Escape the Ordinary.” We want to hear your book recommendations based on this theme – books that have helped you escape the ordinary, or anything with heroes. Up to 2 recommendations per person. All ages are welcome at this family-friendly event, and refreshments will be provided. We’ll compile everyone’s suggestions so you can have a whole list of reading possibilities.

Please email or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222 to sign up.

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Titles on Tap: “Grasshopper Jungle”

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 at 7:30 pm @ Napper Tandy’s

TOT_matTitles on Tap is a social book group for readers in their 20s and 30s and for the young at heart. We go in for stories that are shaken, not stirred, and we don’t mind taking our love of lit outside the library walls. Titles on Tap meets once a month in the left-hand bar of Napper Tandy’s to eat, drink, be merry, and discuss the latest reading selection. Visit our website and follow us @titlesontap to learn more. Our book for June will be Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith; copies are available at the Reference Desk. Pick up a copy, read it, and join us on 6/23 @ 7:30 pm!

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Reserve Best Sellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in May and June

Reserve Best Sellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in May and June

2015 May FictionDownload or view May Fiction and May Non-Fiction. Click on the links for the complete list with titles (in blue) linked to the Minuteman Library catalog. You may also pick up a complete list in the library and ask librarians to request them for you.

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