To sign up for any or all of these programs or events, call 781-769-0200, ext. 110, email email@example.com or stop by the library Reference or information Desk. For information: http://norwoodlibrary.org.
New additions to the Great Courses Collection are now available to Norwood students and residents. The additions bring the total number of courses available to 75. The new courses include: Do-It-Yourself Engineering with Professor Stephen Ressler, United States Military Academy at West Point; Law School for Everyone, Torts, Professor Edward K. Cheng, Vanderbilt Law School; Criminal Law and Procedure, Professor Joseph L. Hoffman, Indiana University School of Law; Litigation & Legal Practice, Professor Molly Bishop Shadel, University of Virginia Law School; Civil Procedure, Professor Peter J. Smith, The George Washington University Law School; America’s Founding Fathers with Professor Allen C. Guelzo, Gettysburg College and The Psychology of Performance: How to Be Your Best in Life with Dr. Eddie O’Connor, Clinical Sport Psychology.
The Children’s Department provides at home access to many books, videos, puzzles and games through Tumble Books. With a library card, parents and children can log into Tumble Books from our website http://norwoodlibrary.org. On the website, Tumble Books are in the Kids & Teens tab. There are picture books and chapter books. There is a read along section if a child would like to follow along. The non-fiction section is divided into subject area with a biography section. Users can choose a book and the reading level is displayed on the right side of the screen. Under the Playlist tab users can find bilingual offerings, the length of stories and Tumble TV. There are short videos of non-fiction subjects for children to watch. There are also puzzles and games.
Winter Storytime session: 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Drop in. On My Own Storytime, for 3 years and older, is at 10 a.m. Thursdays. Registration is required. Babes n Books is at 10:30 a.m. Fridays.
5 Job Search Workshops at the Library: 6:30-8:30 p.m. starting March 1, with additional workshops on March 8, 12, 14 and 22. Job search specialist Mike Pyne, of Resume Rescue, is a former career counselor at One-Stop Career Centers in Massachusetts and has led numerous job search workshops. To sign up for any of these workshops in March, please call 781-769- 0200, ext. 110, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.
Hypnosis for Well-Being: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays March 22, March 29, April 5 and April 12 in the Simoni Room. Gina Donaher, a certified consulting hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotists and a Reiki Master, will host the class. She is the owner of Hypnosis and Healing in Norwood, which opened in September, 2016. This class is open to all, 18 and over. Please dress comfortably and arrive promptly. Registration for this program includes attendance at all four classes, since each class builds on the last. Call 781-769-0200, ext. 110 to register or email email@example.com.
Turn the Page Book Group to discuss NYT Bestseller “Lilac Girls”: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 21. The book group will meet to discuss Martha Hall Kelly’s “Lilac Girls.” Copies of “Lilac Girls” in a variety of formats are available to check out at the Circulation Desk. The March 21 meeting will be led by April Cushing in adult services and Irene Gotovich in technical services. Coffee and light refreshments will be served, advance registration is appreciated. To sign up for either the morning or evening session, call 781-769-0200, ext. 110, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the library’s Reference or Information Desk.
Lunch & Learn Tech Workshop, Smartphone Buying Simplified: noon to 1 p.m. March 21. Technology librarian Allison Palmgren will host this workshop on the best smartphones on the market. To sign up for this workshop, call 781-769-0200, ext. 110 or 222, email email@example.com or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk. Feel free to bring a bag lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided.
New Residents Invited to Norwood 101: 6 to 8 p.m. March 26. Representatives and officials of the town of Norwood will be at the library to welcome new residents and answer any questions they may have. Refreshments will be served, and handouts will be available to take home. This program is for adults and teens older than 14. To register, call 781-769-0200, ext. 110 or 222, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by either the library Reference or Information Desk. Please respond by March 12. All residents who sign up in advance will be entered into a raffle for a Taste of Norwood 101 Gift Basket.
Bella, An Immigrant’s Tale: 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 27. Bella, An Immigrant’s Tale is an original one-woman show about the life journey of Bella Indianer to be performed by her granddaughter, Vicki Summers. Having survived the pogroms in Russia, Bella immigrated to America in 1920 where she married and raised a family. To RSVP: 781-769-0200, ext. 110 or 222, email email@example.com or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.
Real Hollywood Royalty-Grace & Rita film fest: 6:30 p.m. April 4 “High Noon,” 2 p.m. April 10 “Separate Tables,” 6:30 p.m. April 25 “Happy Thieves” and 2 p.m. April 27 “The Bridges at Toko-Ri.” The Morrill Memorial Library will screen a series of four movies between April 4 and April 27 in anticipation of American actress Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry at Windsor Castle this May. The film fest features movies starring two other American actresses who married royalty, Grace Kelly and Rita Heyworth. To sign up for any of these films, call 781-769-0200, ext. 100, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk. Complimentary popcorn will be provided.
Ezekiel’s Wheels to Kick Off Spring Musical Sundays Concert Series: 3 p.m. Sundays April 8 through May 20. The concert series will commence with a repeat performance by the internationally-acclaimed Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band. The band features Abigale Reisman on violin and back-up vocals, Jonathan Cannon on violin, Kristen Lamb on upright bass and lead vocals and Nat Seelen on clarinet. To sign up, call 781-769- 0200, ext. 110, email email@example.com or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.
Kick-off Event for Norwood’s Old Parish Cemetery Work Days: 7 p.m. April 9. Rob Gregg, president of the Vine Lake Preservation Trust in Medfield, will present an illustrated talk to inspire Norwood residents interested in restoring the Old Parish Cemetery on Washington St. in Norwood. Two Saturday mornings will be scheduled in the spring and two in the fall at which volunteers of all ages can help out at the cemetery, including resetting tipped gravestones. The dates of these work days will be announced at the kick-off event on April 9. For more information, visit http://rootiment.wixsite.com. To sign up, call 781-769- 0200, ext. 110 or 222, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by either the library Reference or Information Desk.