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Titles on Tap Book Group – March

Hyperbole-and-a-half-book-coverTuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Our book for March will be “Hyperbole and a Half” by Allie Brosh. This graphic novel is based on the author’s popular blog, and manages to be humorous while helping lift the stigma around mental illness. Copies of the book are available at the Reference Desk. Pick up a copy, read it, and join us on 3/28 @ 7:30 pm!

Titles on Tap is a social book group for readers in their 20s and 30s and for the young at heart. We go in for stories that are shaken, not stirred, and we don’t mind taking our love of lit outside the library walls. Titles on Tap meets once a month in the left-hand bar of Napper Tandy’s to eat, drink, be merry, and discuss the latest reading selection. Visit our website and follow us @titlesontap to learn more.

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Learn to Knit Class

Picture-of-person-knittingThursday, March 30th, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Thursday, April 27th, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn to knit, but don’t have the tools and aren’t sure who to ask? This program is for you! Several librarians, who happen to be veteran knitters, will lead a workshop about how to knit, from casting on to binding off. The class will work together on the same project, and all materials will be provided in a kit for $5.00. After you’ve taken the Learn to Knit Class you’ll be able to join us later in the month for Stitch Therapy to continue working on your project.

Space is very limited, so call 781-769-0200 x110, visit the Reference or Information Desk, or fill out the form below to sign up. Let us know if you have any questions! Participants must be 14 years of age or older.


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Successful Job Search Strategies

Job-search-spelled-with-Scrabble-tilesTuesday, April 4th, 2017 at 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Beverly Mills, a career advisor from the Employment Training and Resources Center in Norwood, will talk about how to conduct a successful job search, including effective job search strategies.

To sign up for this event, fill out the form below, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk.

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Musical Sundays Concert Series: Paul Speidel

Paul-Speidel-musician-photoSunday, April 9th, 2017 at 3:00 pm

The Spring Musical Sundays Concert Series continues with the solo guitar program “Jazzin’ the Blues” by Paul Speidel at the Morrill Memorial Library on Sunday, April 9 at 3 p.m. Mr. Speidel will take the audience on a musical journey from the beginnings of jazz–with examples of blues roots–to the modern day. Works by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, and other greats will be performed, accompanied by brief introductions and explanations of the music.

For over twenty years Mr. Speidel has appeared at major clubs and festivals in the greater Boston area. In addition to having taught in the Newton Public Schools, he performed live on WBUR’s “Radio Boston” program to nearly 500,000 listeners last year. To sign up for this concert, made possible through the library Endowment Fund, please fill out the form below, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or stop by either the library Reference or Information Desk.

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Lunch & Learn Workshop: From Phishing to Fake News: What to Avoid Online

Socail-media-iconsWednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 12:00-1:00 pm

Come to the library for a productive lunch break! Technology Librarian, Allison Palmgren, will offer several Lunch & Learn workshops, each focusing on explaining different aspects of technology. Feel free to bring your lunch, or just come to learn! Beverages and dessert will be provided. These workshops will be held in the Simoni Room. Registration is not required but is appreciated.

Wednesday, Apr. 12: From Phishing to Fake News: What to Avoid Online

If you have any questions, please call 781-769-0200 x110 or email Allison at apalmgren@minlib.net. To sign up, please call 781-769-0200 x110, fill out the form below, or visit the Library Reference or Information Desk.

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