First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm

bookclubJoin librarian Margot Sullivan for a favorite Norwood community tradition.  The First Thursday Book Discussion Group meets the first Thursday of every month at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm from fall through spring.

On April 2nd the group will discuss “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” by Dai Sijie. The group will discuss “Abide with Me” by Elizabeth Strout on May 7th.

Please contact Margot at the Reference Desk with any questions and to sign up, 781-769-0200 x112. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net. A contribution of $3 is requested for the Friends of the Library as they partially support this program all year.

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The Stitch Doctor Is IN!

yarnFellow knitters and crocheters: are you swamped by swatches? Incensed by increases? Peeved at patterns? In knots over SL1 K2TOG PSSO? Oh, and do you have a gift deadline? We can help! The knitters and crocheters of the Morrill Memorial Library will be available by appointment to help with knitting and crochet quandaries. Please bring all of the materials for your project, including needles and patterns. Also, please let us know ahead of time what sort of project you’d like help with, in case we need to look up a new technique. A second pair of eyes can’t hurt!

Please contact Adult Services Librarian Liz Reed to schedule all appointments and to answer any questions about this service. Liz can be reached at 781-769-0200 x110 or lreed@minlib.net.

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Ellen Craft, Civil War Slave

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Ellen_and_William_CraftThe Friends of the Library welcome actress Marcia Estabrook in her one-woman performance portraying the fascinating experiences of Civil War slave Ellen Craft who escaped to the North by pretending to be a man accompanied by his slave, who was actually her husband. This program is partially funded by a grant from the Norwood Cultural Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

To register, please call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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Spring Musical Sundays Concert: Aoife Clancy

Sunday, April 12th, 2015 at 3:00 pm

aoife clancyThe Spring Musical Sundays series continues with a concert by Irish singer/musician Aoife Clancy. Aoife brings a refreshing new voice to folk music that ranges from traditional Irish songs to ballads and contemporary folk. Sign up for this concert, made possible through the Library Endowment Fund, by stopping by the Reference or Information Desk, calling 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or emailing norprograms@minlib.net.

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