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Japanese Paper Embroidery Workshop

Japanese-paper-embroidery-ornamentWednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 7:00-8:30 pm (Program is full)

The Morrill Memorial Library is pleased to offer a Japanese Paper Embroidery workshop on Wednesday, December 7 at 7 p.m. Graduate school intern Kirstie David will lead a workshop in which participants create holiday cards or decorations using embroidery on paper, a craft that can be traced back hundreds of years. Free and open to the public, age 14+. No experience needed. All materials provided, and light refreshments will be served. Registration is required, and class size is limited.

To sign up for this event, funded by the Friends of the Library, email norprograms@minlib.net, call 781-769-0200 x110, or visit the library Reference or Information Desk.

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Lifeworks: Opportunities for Shared Living

Picture-of-Lifeworks-clientThursday, December 8, 2016 at 4:00-5:30 pm

If you would like to hear about a program to help improve the lives of those with disabilities, come to a Shared Living meet and greet presented by Lifeworks, Inc. Whether you are single or married, living with or without children, you may be that special person interested in opening your home to an adult in need and making a positive difference in his or her life. A generous tax-free stipend accompanies this position. Light refreshments will be served.

To attend this informal, no-obligation information session at the library, please fill out the form below, call 781-769-0200 x110, or visit the library Reference or Information Desk. For more detailed information, feel free to contact Debby Nabors at sharedliving@lifeworksma.org or call 781-540-4016.

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Winter Craft Workshop

Clay-pot-snowman-craftTuesday, December 13, 2016 at 10:00-11:30 am

Get in the spirit of the season by joining crafter and library staff member Allison Palmgren to make a festive, personalized clay pot snowman. Choose from a wide selection of hats, scarves, and earmuffs to outfit your snowman for winter. All materials will be provided at no cost to participants, ages 10 and up.

Class size is limited, so please fill out the form below, call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222, or stop by the library Reference or Information Desk in order to reserve a spot.

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Cutting the Cord: Alternatives to Cable

Chromecast-stickThursday, December 15th, 2016 at 7:00-8:30 pm

If you’ve experienced sticker shock upon opening your cable bill and would like to learn about other options, join technology librarian Allison Palmgren for a discussion and demonstration on this topic. Allison will give an overview of various devices (Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Fire TV) as well as services (NetFlix, Hulu, Prime Instant Video, apps, etc.) that allow users to stream television shows, movies, music, and more at a fraction of the cost of cable.

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

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Stitch Therapy

Stitch-Therapy-sheep-and-wool-logoJoin 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:

December 20, January 17, February 21, March 21.

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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