Actor Stephen Collins: Irish Voices

Monday June 1st, 2015, at 7:00 pm

ShakeSceneActor Stephen Collins will return to the library to give a dramatic presentation titled “Irish Voices” to include excerpts from Irish poets and playwrights such as W. B. Yeats, James Joyce, Seamus Heaney, and others. To sign up for this program, funded by the Friends of the Library, stop by the Reference or Information Desk, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or email

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Summer Reading Kickoff

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

escape signalSummer’s here, time to kick back with a book. But what to read? Come to our Summer Reading Kickoff for ideas! This year’s summer reading theme is “Superheroes: Escape the Ordinary.” We want to hear your book recommendations based on this theme – books that have helped you escape the ordinary, or anything with heroes. Up to 2 recommendations per person. All ages are welcome at this family-friendly event, and refreshments will be provided. We’ll compile everyone’s suggestions so you can have a whole list of reading possibilities.

Please email or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222 to sign up.

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The Playwrights’ Reading Room: 3 one-act plays

Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

masksLocal theatre group Playwrights’ Reading Room will regale us with an evening of drama and entertainment. Join us for a free evening of one-act plays written and performed by Norwood-area natives. The featured plays include “Conditions” by Laura Neill, “The Poet’s Legacy” by Patti Cassidy, and “October” by Rosa Nagle.

To register, please call 781-769-0200 x110 or email

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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:

 June 16, July 21, August 15, September 15.

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

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