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Reserve Best Sellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in January and February 2016

Reserve Best Sellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in January and February 2016

2016 January PrepubDownload or view January Fiction and January 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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The Selfish Knitter – by Liz Reed

Liz Reed is the Adult and Information Services Librarian at the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Massachusetts. Read Liz’s column in the January 7th, 2016 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.

Early January is a time to pause and take a breath. The holidays are over, the hustle and bustle of the past month has slowed, and winter is just getting started. As I recently mentioned to some friends, winter is the knitter’s natural habitat, especially if you’re a knitter who enjoys working with wool. I’ll go a step further here and say that if winter is the knitter’s natural habitat, January is our nesting time, the time when we can settle in, hunker down, and focus on projects that we want to do for ourselves. (more…)

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Senior Center Book Club

Monday, January 25th at 10:00 am

ClaraAndMrTiffanyOutreach librarian, Nancy Ling, hosts a book discussion each month at the Senior Center. Our next meeting will be on January 25th, at 10 am. (Normally we meet on the third Monday of each month, but the dates are different this January and February because of Martin Luther King and President’s Day). Our book for January is Clara and Mr. Tiffany, a novel by Susan Vreeland. According to the starred review from Booklist: “There’s no excuse for any reader of high-quality literary fiction to let this novel pass by.” Come discover the story of the woman who created the famed Tiffany glass lamps! Clara!

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First Thursday Book Discussion

Thursday, February 4th at 10:00 am and again at 7:00 pm

Paris WifeJoin 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 The Paris Wife by Paula McLain on February 4th.

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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