Lawrence Verria: “The Kissing Sailor”

Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

kissingsailorJoin us for this unique program about the history and controversy surrounding the iconic photograph published in LIFE Magazine in August 1945, showing a jubilant sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square after hearing the news of Japan’s surrender to the US. Lawrence Verria is the author of “The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo that Ended World War II.” The sailor himself may make an appearance if his health permits.

Please sign up for this program by emailing norprograms@minlib.net, by calling 781-769-0200 x110, or by visiting the Reference or Information Desk.

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Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen: “Into the Woods”

Wednesday July 15th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

intothewoodsStarring Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, and Johnny Depp. 2014, rated PG, 125 mins.

Memorable Songs: Into the Woods, Agony, and On the Steps of the Palace

Registration for each film is required. To sign up, please call 781-769-0200 x 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 pm sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and library Film Fests are made possible by movie licenses funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Irish Genealogy Seminar

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 pm

familysearchGenealogy experts Joe Petrie and Richard Reid will offer a presentation about researching Irish ancestry. This summer, the National Library of Ireland will release an updated database with ancestry records which have previously never been available to researchers. Joe and Richard will demonstrate how to navigate the database and explain how these new records can help fill out your family tree.

Please register for this program by emailing norprograms@minlib.net, by calling 781-769-0200 x110, or by visiting the Reference or Information desk.

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Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen: “Cabaret”

Wednesday July 29th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

cabaretStarring Liza Minelli, Michael York, and Joel Grey. 1972, rated PG, 124 mins.

Memorable Songs: Mein Herr, Maybe This Time, and Cabaret

Registration for each film is required. To sign up, please call 781-769-0200 x 222, email norprograms@minlib.net, or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 pm sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas, and library Film Fests are made possible by movie licenses funded by the Friends of the Library.

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