Fall Musical Sundays Concert Series: Spook Handy

Sunday, December 7th, 2014 at 3:00 pm

spookhandyOur fall Musical Sundays concert series concludes with a performance by New Jersey-based singer/songwriter, Spook Handy, called “America’s Story through Folk Songs.” Honoring the great traditions of American roots music, songs inspired by the Dust Bowl, Great Depression, Civil Rights Movements and the 60s and 70s peace movement are interwoven with new songs about the world we live in today. The passion, purpose, and spirit of American folk music are alive and well in this fun and uplifting concert.

Sign up for this concert, made possible through the library Endowment Fund, at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Stitch Therapy October 21st

stitchtherapyJoin stitchers of all types (knitters, crocheters, cross-stitchers, etc.) for Stitch Therapy. Motivate yourself to start or finish a project or to learn a new craft by watching others. This is an informal group of stitchers helping stitchers.  No formal instruction is planned.

Stitch Therapy will be held in the Trustees Room unless otherwise noted from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The dates for Stitch Therapy will change in the fall of 2014 and winter and spring of 2015 to Tuesdays:

October 21, November 25, January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19 and June 16.

Space is limited; please register for this group by visiting or calling the library, 781-769-0200 x110 or x222.

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Elmo Story Time October 18 Program is Full

Draw-Elmo-Step-16Join us for a special story time with Elmo! Bring your camera for photos!  Saturday, October 18 at 10:30am.  Sign up at the Children’s Desk, by email norchild@minlib.net, or by calling 781-769-0200 ext 225  This program is presented by U. Fund Start U. Reading.

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Hoopla Digital at the Norwood Library

Monday October 6th, 2014 – Launch date

hoopla_iphone_audiobooks_allegiantHoopla digital is now available to every Norwood resident! Hoopla provides free easy access to stream and temporarily download thousands of movies, TV shows, music albums, and audiobooks. There is no waiting list or reserve process for these titles, and no late fees. Allison Palmgren, our Technology Librarian, has created a simple how-to video to learn how to start using hoopla. Or, you can follow along with these written directions. To use hoopla, Norwood residents will need a valid library card and an email address. Everyone can borrow up to 5 titles per month, and each title will list the exact borrowing time period. We strongly recommend downloading the hoopla digital app from the iTunes app store or Android market so you can download content on you smartphone or tablet and take it with you. You can stream content directly to your home computer. Visit hoopladigital.com and Sign Up to get started!

Have questions? Ask Allison Palmgren, the Technology Librarian, or Liz Reed, Adult Services Librarian, 781-769-0200 x110. Happy hoopla!

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