Dr. Gary Hylander: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Monday, August 10th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

hiroshima_nagasakiDr. Gary Hylander returns to give a presentation about Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the atomic bombs that ended WWII. After Japanese leaders dismissed Truman’s demand to accept unconditional surrender or to face “prompt and utter destruction” from the air, Truman ordered that atomic bombs be dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6th and August 9th, 1945. Join us to learn more about the ending of the most destructive war in human history.

To register, please email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200 x110, or visit the Reference or Information desk.

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Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen: “Annie”

Wednesday August 12th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

annieStarring Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Cameron Diaz, and Rose Byrne. 2014, rated PG, 118 mins.

Memorable Songs: It’s the Hard-Knock Life, Tomorrow, and Easy Street

Registration for each film is required. To sign up, please call 781-769-0200 x 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 pm sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and library Film Fests are made possible by movie licenses funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen: “Gypsy”

Wednesday August 19th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

gypsyStarring Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, and Karl Malden. 1962, not rated, 143 mins.

Memorable Songs: Some People, Everything’s Coming Up Roses, and Together Wherever We Go

Registration for each film is required. To sign up, please call 781-769-0200 x 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 pm sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and library Film Fests are made possible by movie licenses funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Historic Fairbanks House, Past and Present

Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

FairbanksHouseDonna Russo, Curator of the Fairbanks House in Dedham, will give a talk and slide show presentation on the oldest wood-frame house in the United States. In addition to discussing the history of this local landmark, she will provide details for those who wish to visit. Norwood residents may borrow the library’s pass which provides free admission to the Fairbanks House.

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

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