Spring Musical Sundays Concert Series: Howie Newman & Jackie Damsky

Sunday, March 6th, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Howie-Newman-Jackie-DamskyThe Spring Musical Sundays series kicks off with a concert by Boston-based Howie Newman and Jackie Damsky. This singing, guitar and fiddle playing duo specializes in acoustic folk rock, performing covers of well-known tunes plus original songs. Newman and Damsky encourage audience participation.

The following Spring Musical Sundays concerts include Beth Purcell and pianist performing tunes from the American Songbook on April 3rd, Quintessential Brass on April 24th, and the Great American Songbook & International Cabaret on May 1st. All concerts begin at 3:00 pm. To sign up for any or all of these concerts, paid for by the Library Endowment Fund, please call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or visit the Reference or Information Desk in the Morrill Memorial Library.

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TogetherYes: “Plant This Movie” film screening

Thursday, March 10th, 2016 at 7:00 pm

plant_this_movieThe third event in the Together Yes spring Sustainability Series is a film screening of “Plant This Movie.” This documentary provides a comprehensive look at the evolution and growing impact of the international urban agriculture movement, from cities across the U.S. to diverse countries around the world.

To sign up, call 781-769-0200, x11o or 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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Tinseltown Inventor: the most beautiful woman in the world, Hedy Lamarr

hedylamarrMonday, March 7th, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Character actress Judith Kalaora of “History at Play” returns to Norwood to present “Tinseltown Inventor: the most beautiful woman in the world, Hedy Lamarr,” as part of Women’s History Month. Judith’s previous performance about Deborah Samson Gannett, a Revolutionary War hero, was a packed house, so her Hedy Lamarr performance will likely fill up quickly!

To sign up for this event, partially funded by a grant from the Norwood Cultural Council, please call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, 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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