Learn to Knit Class

Thursday, May 5th, 2015 at 6:00-9:00 pm

knitHave you ever wanted to learn to knit, but don’t have the tools and aren’t sure who to ask? This program is for you! Several librarians, who happen to be veteran knitters, will lead a workshop about how to knit, from casting on to casting off. The class will work together on the same project, and all materials will be provided in a kit for $5.00. After you’ve taken the Learn to Knit Class you’ll be able to join us later in the month for Stitch Therapy on March 15th to continue working on your project.

Space is very limited, so call 781-769-0200 x110 or email norprograms@minlib.net to sign up or if you have any questions! Participants must be 14 years of age or older.

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Saturday Drop-in Technology Assistance

computerFirst Saturday of every month, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

While patrons are always welcome to drop by the Reference Desk to get basic technology assistance or make a weekday appointment with the Technology Librarian (click here for more information), we are very fortunate to have Chris, our technology expert, volunteer to help troubleshoot tech problems and teach computer skills the first Saturday of every month from 9-11 AM.

Signing up in advance is encouraged, but drop-ins are welcome. Please bring your own device if possible.

For further questions or to sign up, contact MML Technology Librarian Alli Palmgren at 781-769-0200 x122 or email her at apalmgren@minlib.net.

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Alan Parker Film Series: “Fame”

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 at 6:30 pm

FameCelebrate the movies of director Alan Parker! This series continues with the 1980 musical “Fame,” rated R, 2 hours 14 minutes, starring Eddie Barth and Irene Cara. Finally, on May 18th we’ll show the 1999 film “Angela’s Ashes,” rated R, 2 hours 25 minutes, starring Emily Watson and Robert Carlyle.

This film series is being shown in anticipation of a talk given by Alan Parker expert, David Gonthier, hosted by the Friends of the Library. Regal Bellingham Cinemas generously provides the popcorn. To sign up, please email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, or visit the Reference or Information Desk.

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Cutting the Cord: Alternatives to Cable

Thursday, May 12th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Chromecast_plugged_into_TVEver experienced sticker shock upon opening your cable bill? Want to learn about other choices available to you? Join Technology Librarian Allison Palmgren for a discussion and demonstration of various devices (Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Fire TV) and services (Netflix, Hulu, Prime Instant Video, apps, etc) that allow users to stream television shows, movies, music, and more at a fraction of the cost of cable.

To sign up, email us at norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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