ArtMatters: Women Artists, Part II

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

WomenArtists2Beth Knaus from ArtMatters is returning to the library to give the second part of her presentation, “Women Artists.” Tonight’s presentation will focus on women artists of the 20th century (1900-approx. 1990). Join us for a new look and discussion about women artists and their struggle to make art in the 20th century.

To sign up for this program, funded by the Friends of the Library, email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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Secrets to Healing Chronic Health Issues

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

yogaInterested in increasing your energy and relieving pain caused by chronic health concerns? Christene Lee Gerardi, Integrative Health and Healing Consultant, will talk about how those with chronic illness can find relief using integrative medicine. She will address topics that include reasons why medications may not work, and the simplest ways to be more productive and active in 30 days.

Sign up for her talk at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or email norprograms@minlib.net.

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A Revolution of Her Own: Deborah Samson Gannett

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm

RevolutionofHerOwnJudith Kalaora, character actress and owner of History At Play, will portray the life of Deborah Samson Gannett, the first woman to enlist and fight in the American military. Impersonating a man, she fought in the Revolutionary War for a year and a half before being honorably discharged. Experience Mrs. Deborah Samson Gannett’s arduous upbringing, her active combat service, and her success as the first female professional soldier through this dramatic, one-woman performance.

To sign up for this event, funded by the Friends of the Library, email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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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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