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Congratulations, Irene!

IreneIrene Gotovich, Technical Services Technician at the Morrill Memorial Library was awarded the Massachusetts Paralibrarian of the Year Award at the Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference on May 4, 2015 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. Along with this honor, Irene received complimentary memberships to both the Massachusetts Library Association and the American Library Association.

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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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Friends of the Library Book Sale This Weekend!

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Sorry, we cannot use books in worn, torn or poor condition, computer manuals, condensed books, magazines or books with outdated information.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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Help us finish strong in the Cradles to Crayons PJ Drive

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63 pairs and counting!

The Morrill Memorial Library is partnering with Cradles to Crayons and the Boston Bruins for the 8th Annual PJ Drive to provide new pajamas for local children in need all across the Commonwealth. We’re asking for new children’s pajamas, sizes 4/5T-18/20.

While we have already collected an incredible 63 sets of pajamas, help us to finish strong! We will be accepting donations of new PJs until Monday, March 16th.

Please leave them in the donation box on the first floor. Thank you for helping us keep children feeling warm, safe, valued, and ready to learn.

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