Art Matters: Vincent Van Gogh

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Vincent_van_Gogh_-_National_Gallery_of_ArtBeth Knaus from ArtMatters in Walpole will return to give a presentation and show color prints of the Post-Impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh. While his career was short, his gifts and influence were great. For a look at Van Gogh’s work and the brief but brilliant flame that was his life, sign up at the library Reference or Information Desk, call 781-769-0200, x110 or email norprograms@minlib.net. This program is being funded by the Friends of the Library.

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British Women Who Ruled: “Elizabeth”

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 pm

ElizabethOur Winter 2015 Film Fest–British Women Who Rules–concludes with “Elizabeth.” This film starring Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth I is Rated R and runs 2h. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for funding the movie license and to Regal Cinema in Bellingham for donating the popcorn.

Please sign up for any or all of these movies at the library Reference or Information Desk, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or email norprograms@minlib.net.

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Titles on Tap

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 at 7:30 pm @ Napper Tandy’s

TOT_matAnnouncing a new social book group for readers in their 20s and 30s: Titles on Tap. We go in for stories that are shaken, not stirred, and we don’t mind taking our love of lit outside the library walls. Titles on Tap meets once a month in the left-hand bar of Napper Tandy’s to eat, drink, be merry, and discuss the latest reading selection. Visit our website and follow us @titlesontap to learn more. Our first book will be “The Winter People” by Jennifer McMahon. Pick up a copy, read it, and join us on 2/24 @ 7:30!

Sign ups are not required, but appreciated! To sign up, email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, or visit the Information or Reference Desks.

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The Stitch Doctor Is IN!

Now through January!

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! From now through the holidays, 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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