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Allison Palmgren is the Technology Librarian at the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Massachusetts. Read Allison’s column in the June 25, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.
Bicycles are my thing. For years, I raced almost every weekend from April to January in whatever discipline that season offered: road, cyclocross, XC mountain biking, and track. Racing has given me my friends, my health, my identity, and my husband (we met at a bike industry Christmas party, but that is a story for another day). (more…)
Diane Phillips is the Technical Services Librarian at the Morrill Memorial Library. Read Diane’s column in the June 11, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.
A few months ago, on a chilly spring night, my family and I were looking for something interesting to watch on TV. We stumbled across Treehouse Masters with Pete Nelson and his crew. We’d never seen an episode before but were intrigued by the premise of a professional treehouse builder and curious to see what he’d build. After watching a few episodes, we were all having the same idea: we need a treehouse in our backyard! (more…)
Charlotte Canelli is the library Director of the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Massachusetts. Read Charlotte’s column in the June 4, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.
One day, a few years ago, I found my diary from 1965 and I chuckled at the entry from a day in late summer.
“Went to the movies and saw Help! I LOVE Paul” it read.
That Paul, of course, was Paul McCartney, the cutest Beatle, in my opinion. (more…)
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…)