Fall Musical Sundays 2015: Wolverine Jazz Quartet

Sunday, December 6th, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Wolverine-Jazz-BandA quartet from the Wolverine Jazz Band will perform the fifth and final concert in our fall Musical Sundays series. The quartet will include a banjo, tuba, clarinet and trumpet. They will play an assortment of traditional jazz, Dixieland, swing, and pop including some Christmas tunes.

To sign upfor this event, made possible through the library Endowment Fund, 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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Before They Were Stars Film Fest: “Driving Miss Daisy”

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 at 7:00 pm

drivingmissdaisyOur fall film fest continues with “Driving Miss Daisy” (1989, rated PG) starring Morgan Freeman, Dan Akyroyd, and Jessica Tandy (99 mins). All films start promptly at 7:00 p.m. in the Simoni Room. The Friends of the Library fund the movie licenses that allow these films to be shown to the public, and Regal Cinemas in Bellingham donates the popcorn.

To sign up for any or all of these films, email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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First Thursday Book Discussion Group

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm

bookclubJoin librarian Margot Sullivan for a favorite Norwood community tradition.  The First Thursday Book Discussion Group meets the first Thursday of every month at 10:00 am and 7:00 pm from fall through spring.

The group will discuss “The Light Between Oceans” by M. L. Stedman on October 1st. On Thursday November 5th the group will discuss “The March” by E. L. Doctorow. Then, on Thursday December 3rd the group will discuss “By its Cover” by Donna Leon. Copies of October’s book are available at the Circulation Desk.

Please contact Margot at the Reference Desk with any questions and to sign up, 781-769-0200 x112. You may also sign up by emailing norprograms@minlib.net. A contribution of $3 is requested for the Friends of the Library as they partially support this program all year.

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