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Winter Reading ’17-’18 BINGO: Hibernate with a Book!

goodies and snowThe Morrill Memorial Library invites you to Hibernate with a Book this winter! You know you’ll be cuddling up with a few good books, so why not have a chance to win a prize with Reader’s BINGO?

Reader’s BINGO is open to everyone high school-aged or older. Any books you finish this winter can be included on your BINGO sheet, with each book counting for a single square. Don’t worry, audiobooks and graphic novels definitely count.

BINGO goes from December 2017 through March 9, 2018.

Each completed BINGO row equals one entry for our prize drawings. Gift certificate and goodie basket prizes have generously been provided by the local sponsors listed below, and we also have a basket full of autographed books from local authors donated as a prize. book and fireplace

Download BINGO sheets below, or pick them up in the library. BINGO sheets can be submitted to Nancy Ling in Outreach or to Liz Reed in Reference. Turn them in even if you’ve only completed one or two rows – you might win! Sheets must be returned by noon on Friday March 9.

Download your BINGO sheet here!

Gift certificate prizes provided by:

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Please contact either of these librarians with any questions:

Liz Reed: lreed@minlib.net
781-769-0200 x110

Nancy Ling: nling@minlib.net
781-769-0200 x228

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Summer Reading for Adults 2017

Summer-reading-sunglasses-on-bookHello, Norwood readers! Once again, we have two great options for adults to take part in summer reading with the Morrill Memorial Library in 2017. Everyone high school-aged or older can take part, and don’t worry, audiobooks and graphic novels definitely count.

Weekly Prizes

For every book you read this summer, you can enter to win a weekly drawing for a $10 Barnes & Noble gift card. To enter these weekly prize drawings, fill out and submit this form, OR fill out the paper version and return it to the submission box on the Circulation Desk. Paper forms can be found on the Circulation and Reference Desks. There will be a grand prize drawing on Friday August 25 from all these entries for a $35 Barnes & Noble gift card. If you write a book review on your form, we’ll post it (anonymously) on our website. This way, we can all share book recommendations!

Your Book Reviews – Summer 2017
And a blast from the past:
Your Book Reviews – Summer 2016

Readers’ BINGO – all of June, July, and August

Plus, you can take part in Summer Reading BINGO! Download BINGO sheets below, or pick them up in the library. BINGO sheets can be submitted to Nancy Ling in Outreach or to Liz Reed in Reference. Turn them in even if you’ve only completed one or two rows – you might win! You can double-dip with both the weekly prize entry and the BINGO sheet, but each title can only be counted once on the BINGO sheet itself. For every completed BINGO row, you get one entry in the drawing for gift cards provided by several generous local sponsors. For BINGO, feel free to count any books you read in June, July, and August. Sheets must be turned in by noon on Friday September 1.

Download BINGO sheets here!

Gift certificate prizes will be provided by these local sponsors:

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Questions? Please contact either Nancy Ling (nling@minlib.net, 781-769-0200 x228) or Liz Reed (lreed@minlib.net, 781-769-0200 x110). Have fun!

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Stitch Therapy

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Join 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 Simoni Room unless otherwise noted from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on the following Tuesdays:

Sept 19, Oct 17, Nov 21, Dec 19.

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

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Lunch & Learn Workshop

Socail-media-iconsWednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 12:00-1:00 pm

Come to the library for a productive lunch break! Technology Librarian, Allison Palmgren, will offer Lunch & Learn workshops 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, August 16th: Do you like free stuff? Learn what Google Apps can do for you!

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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Titles on Tap Book Group – August

Postmortal-book-coverTuesday, August 22nd, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Our book for July will be “The Postmortal” by Drew Magary. In this pre-apocalyptic view of the near future, science has found a way to cure aging. This humorous sci-fi novel takes on the question of how society would handle something like near-immortality. Copies of the book are available at the Reference Desk, and the audiobook is also available for instant download through hoopla digital. Pick up a copy, read it, and join us on 8/22 @ 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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