Category Archives: Readers Page

First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm

bookclubJoin librarian Margot Sullivan for a favorite Norwood community tradition.  The First Thursday Book Discussion Group meets the first Thursday of every month at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm from fall through spring.

The group will discuss Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout on May 7th.

Please contact Margot at the Reference Desk with any questions and to sign up, 781-769-0200 x112. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net. A contribution of $3 is requested for the Friends of the Library as they partially support this program all year.

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Number of Days Since Last Move: Zero – by Liz Reed

Liz Reed is the Adult and Information Services Library at the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Massachusetts. Read Liz’s column in the May 1, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.

Since leaving my childhood home to attend college, I’ve never lived in a single location longer than 20 months. Sure, I’ve lived in Boston for three years, but in that time I’ve occupied three different apartments. In fact, I’ve moved a whopping 18 times since 2006. Ouch. Our current lease will be up at the end of August; we’ve chosen not to renew, bringing my grand total of single abode living to two years. Now it’s time to start the search process all over again. (more…)

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History with a Little Bit of Murder – by Charlotte Canelli

Charlotte Canelli is the library director of the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Massachusetts. Read Charlotte’s column in the April 23, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.

Many readers, including librarians, have guilty pleasures. For more than one of the Norwood librarians, it’s cozy mysteries, specifically those about knitting or cats. Others are addicted to romances or chick-lit. Still others succumb to self-help books, including those written by what other librarians might call “self-promoting quacks.” For a few of us, true crime is the genre that always catches our fancy.

Librarians, of course, are like kids in a candy store – we have every imaginable title at our fingertips and well within our reach. Most of us rotate our guilty pleasures, those books that raise a few eyebrows of our colleagues, with other titles that are much more redeemable. (more…)

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

Reserve Bestsellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in April and May2015 April Book NewsDownload or view April Fiction 2015 and April Non-Fiction 2015. 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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