“The Finest Hours” film screening

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 at 6:30 – 8:30 pm

FinestHoursDid you miss the daytime screening of “The Finest Hours?” Want to see it again? By popular demand, we will again be showing this new hit film!

“The Finest Hours” is an historical drama chronicling the true account of the 1952 United States Coast Guard rescue of the SS Pendleton, after it split apart during a nor’easter off the New England coast. This film is based on the book of the same name by Michael Tougias and Casey Sherman. Starring Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, and Ben Foster, the film is rated PG-13 and runs about 2 hours. All are welcome and popcorn will be served courtesy of Regal Cinemas in Bellingham.

Please sign up by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, by emailing norprograms@minlib.net, or by visiting the Reference or Information Desks. The film will be shown in our handicapped-accessible Simoni Room.

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Star Wars Wednesdays Film Series: “The Phantom Menace”

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 6:30 pm

PhantomMenaceExperience the Star Wars saga at the Morrill Memorial Library this summer! Beginning July 13th and running every Wednesday at 6:30 pm through August 24th, we will be showing the Star Wars films in order, from Episode I through Episode VII. Join us to revisit these beloved films on the big screen, or to see them for the first time.

“Episode I: The Phantom Menace” (1999) will be shown on July 13th, is rated PG and runs 2 hours 16 minutes. We’ll show “Episode II: Attack of the Clones” (2002) on July 20th, which is rated PG and runs 2 hours 22 minutes. On July 27th, we’ll show “Episode III: Revenge of the Sith” (2005), which is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours 20 minutes. The original Star Wars film, “Episode IV: A New Hope,” made in 1977, will be shown on August 3rd; this film runs 2 hours 1 minute and is rated PG. “Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back” (1980) will be shown on August 10th, is rated PG, and runs 2 hours 4 minutes. We’ll be showing “Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” (1983) on August 17th, which is rated PG and runs 2 hours 11 minutes. Finally, on August 24th we’ll show the 2015 box office hit “Episode VII: The Force Awakens,” rated PG-13, 2 hours 16 minutes.

To register for any and all of these films, please email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200 x110, or visit the Reference or Information Desk. Popcorn for these films will be provided by Regal Cinemas in Bellingham. All films will be shown in the air conditioned Simoni Room on the second floor.

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Musical Movie Mondays film series: “Hello, Dolly!”

Monday, July 18th, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Hello_DollyMovie musicals are back at the Morrill Memorial Library this summer, beginning Monday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. with the 1969 classic “Hello, Dolly!” starring Barbra Streisand. A total of eight popular musicals will be shown this summer on consecutive Monday evenings through August 29, concluding with our only Wednesday night screening on August 31. The summer schedule of musicals is as follows: “Hello, Dolly!” (Mon. 7/18), “Little Shop of Horrors” (Mon. 7/25), “Easter Parade” (Mon. 8/1), “West Side Story” (Mon. 8/8), “Gigi” (Mon. 8/15), “Mary Poppins” (Mon. 8/22), “The King and I” (Mon. 8/29), and “Moulin Rouge” (Wed. 8/31).

All films begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. in the air-conditioned Simoni Room, and complimentary popcorn is provided by Regal Cinemas in Bellingham. A CD of the soundtrack to that evening’s musical will be raffled off before each screening. To sign up, please call 781-769- 0200, x110 or 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or visit the library Reference or Information Desk.

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Stitch Therapy

stitchtherapyJoin stitchers of all types (knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers, etc.) for Stitch Therapy. Motivate yourself to start or finish a project or to learn a new craft by watching others. This is an informal group of stitchers helping stitchers.  No formal instruction is planned.

Stitch Therapy will be held in the Simoni Room unless otherwise noted from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the following Tuesdays:

July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18.

Space is limited; please register for this group by visiting or calling the library, 781-769-0200 x110 or x222. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net.

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