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Indianapolis – A City and a Ship – by Charlotte Canelli

Read Charlotte Canelli’s column in the March 20, 2014 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.

Last week, a day or so before I was scheduled to travel to a professional library association conference in Indianapolis, I stumbled across a book on the discount shelf in the Barnes and Noble entryway. The name in the title, Indianapolis, piqued my interest because I was curious about the city that warned of over 8 inches of snow buffeting a bevy of hotels crowded around a busy convention center.

I’m a city-lover and I wondered what memories and images I take home with me from the Indiana’s capitol. Conferences never leave me sufficient time for meandering or touring, yet I always try to fit in a journey to the library or to a park where I can learn a bit of a city’s history or glean a taste of its culture. So, I decided to check out a copy of Doug Stanton’s “In Harm’s Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors” (2001) from our the library and read it on the plane. (more…)

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Holiday Weekend Hours

The library will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20th, and on Patriots’ Day, April 21st.

On the 21st, the Minuteman Library System will be unavailable due to a system upgrade.
During this time it will not be possible to search any of the Minuteman Catalogs or to access My Account.

Statewide databases will be available at: http://libraries.state.ma.us/catalog/

The Digital Media Catalog (eBooks and eAudiobooks) will be available at: http://digital.minlib.net/

Regular hours and services will resume on Tuesday, April 22nd.

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Art of Georgia O’Keeffe: Pastel Painting Flowers workshop

Thursday, March 13th, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
This program is full.

Greg Maichack, award-winning pastel artist and demonstrator, will conduct a workshop for a limited number of participants to create their own pastel painting of Georgia O’Keeffe’s favorite, the calla lily. The workshop will include instruction, demonstration, and all necessary supplies. No experience is necessary.

This program is full. This program is partially funded by a grant from the Norwood Cultural Council.

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Library Closed on Monday, Presidents’ Day

Presidents
Monday, February 17th

The library will be closed on Presidents’ Day.
Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, February 18th, at 9:00 am.

 

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