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Patriots’ Day – Library Closed

Monday, April 20th – Library Closed

Minuteman_statue_1_-_Old_North_BridgeThe library will be closed on Monday, April 20th in observance of Patriots’ Day.  Regular hours resume on Tuesday, April 21st at 9:00 am.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale Soon!

The Friends of the Library hold semi-annual book sales in November and May each year. Members of the Friends are invited to the Preview Event.

The Book Sale will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3.  A special Preview Event will be held on Friday, May 1, 1:00 pm through 4:45 pm for all Friends of the Library. You may join that day.

The Book Sale continues on Saturday, May 2, from 9:00 am – 4:45 pm. A bag sale will be held on Sunday, May 3 from 2:00 pm – 4:45 pm.

Donations:
Donations are always accepted all year long, but … please bring only books and paperbacks in good condition, non-fiction published within the last 5 years, recent best sellers, classic titles in excellent condition and materials about Norwood. Textbooks are accepted if they are in good condition.

Sorry, we cannot use books in worn, torn or poor condition, computer manuals, condensed books, magazines or books with outdated information. Please recycle these items in the town’s curbside bins.

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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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Old Wives Tales in the Kitchen by Charlotte Canelli

Charlotte Canelli is the library director of the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Massachusetts. Read Charlotte’s column in the April 9, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.

“Feed a fever, starve a cold.”  I can never remember the correct version of this advice when I actually have a cold or a fever. Am I supposed to feed the fever or the cold?  When I’m sick and want a warm bowl of macaroni and cheese or a cold cup of sherbet, is this bad or is it good?

Guess what? It doesn’t matter because that’s not how the real old wives tale goes, anyway. (more…)

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