Fall Mystery Film Series: “To Catch a Thief”

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6:30 pm

To_Catch_a_ThiefOur Fall Film Series showcasing mystery movies kicks off with Hitchcock’s classic, “To Catch a Thief.” Rated PG, the 1955 romantic thriller stars Cary Grant and Grace Kelly. The film runs 107 minutes and will be shown in the Simoni Room. Popcorn will be provided by Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and the Friends of the Library have funded the movie license that allows us to show these films.

Please sign up at the Reference or Information Desk, or by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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Understanding the College Admissions Process

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 6:45 pm

collegestudents_campus.gifThe college admissions process can be overwhelming, but there are people who can help. Please join us for a presentation by Lanita Foley, college admissions expert and founder of Where Success Blooms. Lanita will explore the current college admissions landscape, and discuss what parents need to know to make sure their student is accepted to their best fit school in the most stress-free manner possible. Students and parents can learn how to maximize their college admissions options, and a question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Registration is required. To sign up, please visit or call the Information or Reference Desk at 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 10:00 am and 7:30 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 7:30 pm from fall through spring.

The first Fall 2014 book will be “The Hundred Secret Senses” by Amy Tan on Thursday October 2nd. Subsequent books will be “An American Childhood” by Annie Dillard on Thursday November 6th, and “Family Album” by Penelope Lively on Thursday December 4th.

Please contact Margot at the Reference Desk with any questions and to sign up, 781-769-0200 x112.

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Fall Mystery Film Series: “The Usual Suspects”

Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:30 pm

usual_suspectsJoin us for the second mystery in our Fall Film Series, “The Usual Suspects.” This 1995 mystery thriller is rated R, and stars Michael McManus, Gabriel Byrne, and Kevin Spacey. The film runs 106 minutes and will be shown in the Simoni Room. Popcorn will be provided by Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and the Friends of the Library have funded the movie license that allows us to show these films.

Please sign up at the Reference or Information Desk, or by calling 781-769-0200 x110 or 222.

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