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Thursday February 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Tot Time Sing N Learn     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marsha Wright   508-559-1666 x124   
   

This group is open to children 9 months to three years and their caregivers.  Come play, sing, dance, and listen to stories  with Ms. Marsha from CFCE as we sing and learn together!  

Drop in, no registration required.

    Location: Children's Room
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knot Just Knitting     Tell a Friend
   

 

Join this group of those who want to  share and/or compare knitting and crocheting projects.  From beginner to expert participants are welcome. The group also knits/crochets for charities.

 

    Location: Community Room
Drawing will be held on Friday, April 3! Go To Top
misc_basket 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Friends of the Library Spring Basket Raffle     Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Norton Library Annual Spring Basket Raffle is going on now!

Choose from 19 beautiful themed baskets filled with wonderful gifts. Take your chances on baskets perfect for home cooks, tea lovers, new babies, family game night, a home spa day and many more!

Tickets are $2 each or 3/$5. 

Stop in to the Library and support the Friends! 

Drawing will be Friday, April 3.

Friday February 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Read and Rise     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Swirka   508-559-1666 x116   nswirka@selfhelpinc.org
   

For parents and their children ages 2-3 years old. This session runs Fridays at 10:30.

Read and Rise is a free, six-session playgroup offered by Self Help Inc.'s Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program and designed to help families to support their children’s early literacy development.  Children and parents will participate in stories, songs, activities, simple art projects and playgroup routines that focus on literacy. Each family will receive a children’s book to keep after each session that they attend.

Although we know things may come up, when you register, please try to committ to attending all six sessions: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 27, March 6

Pre-registration is required by Jan 6th, 2015.  To register: email nswirka@selfhelpinc.org or call Nancy Swirka at 508-559-1666, ext. 116

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Read and Rise     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Swirka   508-559-1666 x116   nswirka@selfhelpinc.org
   

For parents and their children ages 2-3 years old. Fridays at 12:15pm. 

Read and Rise is a free, six-session playgroup offered by Self Help Inc.'s Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program and designed to help families to support their children’s early literacy development.  Children and parents will participate in stories, songs, activities, simple art projects and playgroup routines that focus on literacy. Each family will receive a children’s book to keep after each session that they attend.

Although we know things may come up, when you register, please try to committ to attending all six sessions: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 27, March 6

Pre-registration is required. To register: email nswirka@selfhelpinc.org or call Nancy Swirka at 508-559-1666, ext. 116

    Location: Community Room
Monday March 2, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM March Movie Madness: Mamma Mia Sing-along!     Tell a Friend
   

Unleash your inner Dancing Queen in this showing of the hit musical built around the songs of ABBA!

2008; 109 minutes; rated PG-13

    Location: Community Room
 
ent_film-reel 4:00 PM March Movie Madness: Big Hero 6     Tell a Friend
   

Robotics prodigy Hiro lives in the city of San Fransokyo. Next to his older brother, Tadashi, Hiro's closest companion is Baymax, a robot whose sole purpose is to take care of people. When a devastating turn of events throws Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms Baymax and his other friends, Go Go Tamago, Wasabi, Honey Lemon and Fred into a band of high-tech heroes.

2014; 108 minutes; rated PG

    Location: Community Room
 
lib_book3 6:30 PM Men's Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
   

Join our Men's book discussion group the first Monday of each month. 

Led by Jay Boucher.

This month's selection is City of Lies by Ramita Navai. 

Request the book through our online library system.

 

    Location: Conference Room
Tuesday March 3, 2015 -  Tuesday March 17, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Beginning Knitting Class Series     Tell a Friend
   

Tuesdays, March 17, March 31, and April 14 from 10:30AM-noon. 

Instructor Lynda Dunay, of the Knot Just Knitting group, will teach this series of three classes on the basics of knitting. You will learn how to cast on stitches to start a project; and how to knit and purl, the two basic stitches of knitting. 

The materials fee for the four class series is $15.00 per person, payable to Lynda Dunay, and includes a pair of needles and a skein of yarn. 

Class size is extremely limited, please register ASAP. Registration begins at the library March 3.

No experience needed--just a desire to learn!

The first class project will be an infinity scarf. 

    Location: Community Room
Tuesday March 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_gray 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Junior Friends     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   lcostello@sailsinc.org
   

The "Jr. Friends" group is an after-school club at the Norton Library for students enrolled in grades 4-7. The Jr. Friends meet every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday of month. Our programs vary week to week, and often include craft activites, community service work, indoor and outdoor games, or social time. 

Today's event: Redecorate the Children's Room

In this hour-and-a-half-long program we will work on redecorating the back wall and/or windows in the Children's room.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_handshake 6:30 PM Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting     Tell a Friend
   


F
riends of the Norton Public Library meet the first Tuesday of each month unless otherwise noted. Everyone is welcome. 

    Location: Conference Room
Wednesday March 4, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lee Parker   508-285-0265   
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
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Thursday March 5, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knot Just Knitting     Tell a Friend
   

 

Join this group of those who want to  share and/or compare knitting and crocheting projects.  From beginner to expert participants are welcome. The group also knits/crochets for charities.

 

    Location: Community Room
 
lib_book3 4:00 PM Afternoon Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Viana   508-286-2695   Amanda.viana@sailsinc.org
   

Join our afternoon book discussion group the first Thursday of each month at 4:00pm.

This month's selection is The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham. 

Request the book through our online lib
rary system.

    Location: Conference Room
Friday March 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_smiley 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Read and Rise     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Swirka   508-559-1666 x116   nswirka@selfhelpinc.org
   

For parents and their children ages 2-3 years old. This session runs Fridays at 10:30.

Read and Rise is a free, six-session playgroup offered by Self Help Inc.'s Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program and designed to help families to support their children’s early literacy development.  Children and parents will participate in stories, songs, activities, simple art projects and playgroup routines that focus on literacy. Each family will receive a children’s book to keep after each session that they attend.

Although we know things may come up, when you register, please try to committ to attending all six sessions: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 27, March 6

Pre-registration is required by Jan 6th, 2015.  To register: email nswirka@selfhelpinc.org or call Nancy Swirka at 508-559-1666, ext. 116

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_smiley 12:15 PM  -  1:15 PM Read and Rise     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Swirka   508-559-1666 x116   nswirka@selfhelpinc.org
   

For parents and their children ages 2-3 years old. Fridays at 12:15pm. 

Read and Rise is a free, six-session playgroup offered by Self Help Inc.'s Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program and designed to help families to support their children’s early literacy development.  Children and parents will participate in stories, songs, activities, simple art projects and playgroup routines that focus on literacy. Each family will receive a children’s book to keep after each session that they attend.

Although we know things may come up, when you register, please try to committ to attending all six sessions: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb. 27, March 6

Pre-registration is required. To register: email nswirka@selfhelpinc.org or call Nancy Swirka at 508-559-1666, ext. 116

    Location: Community Room
Monday March 9, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM March Movie Madness: The Theory of Everything     Tell a Friend
   

The incredible story of Jane and Stephen Hawking.

2014; 123 minutes; rated PG-13

    Location: Community Room
 
school_chemistry2 1:00 PM Silly Science     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gina McGarrigle   508-559-1666 x123   gmcgarrigle@selfhelpinc.org
   

Join Ms. Marsha and Ms. Gina in this Silly Science program for ages 3-5. 

This program is offered by Self Help Inc.'s Coordinated Family and Community Engagement program.

Please register at the CFCE website.

 

    Location: Community Room
 
lib_book3 4:00 PM Book Explorers - Civil Rights Leaders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Gina McGarrigle   508-559-1666 x123   gmcgarrigle@selfhelpinc.org
   

This month we'll learn the exciting and inspiring story of the Woolworth sit-ins and the struggle for equality during the Civil Rights Movement.

This program is offered monthly for grades K-4 by the Norton Public Library and Self Help Inc.'s Coordinated Family and Community Engagement program.Please register at the CFCE website.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Jump-Starting Your Spring Garden     Tell a Friend
   

Join Adam Tedeschi, owner of Second Nature Farm in Norton, to discuss how to prepare your garden for spring growing, as well as what vegetables to seed for an early harvest. This program is presented by the Chartley Garden Club. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday March 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_gray 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Friends     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   lcostello@sailsinc.org
   

The "Teen Friends" group is an after-school club at the Norton Library for students enrolled in grades 8-12. The Teen Friends meet every 2nd, 4th, and 5th Tuesday of month. Our programs vary week to week, and often include craft activites, community service work, indoor and outdoor games, or social time. 

Today's event: TBD

    Location: Community Room
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting     Tell a Friend
   


Monthly meeting of the Norton Public Library Board of Trustees.

    Location: Conference Room
Wednesday March 11, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Thursday March 12, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 12:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Knot Just Knitting     Tell a Friend
   

 

Join this group of those who want to  share and/or compare knitting and crocheting projects.  From beginner to expert participants are welcome. The group also knits/crochets for charities.

 

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 2:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Frozen Sing-Along     Tell a Friend
   

Norton schools have an early release day... so come to the library to sing along to one of your favorite animated movies! We'll be screening Disney's Frozen–Sing Along Edition and invite kids of all ages to join in on the musical fun.  Feel free to dress up as your favorite Frozen character for this event. 

Rated PG, 1h 49min.

(This program was previously scheduled for February 17th, but has been postponed to March 12 at 2:30PM.)

    Location: Community Room
Monday March 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:45 PM LEGO Club     Tell a Friend
   

Do you like LEGOs? Wouldn't it be great to have hundreds of different pieces to choose from for your creation? Wouldn't it be fun to build with friends? Whether you're a pro or a beginner, you will be inspired. Come join us in the community room for an hour of building using Legos of all shapes, sizes, and colors! 

LEGO Club is a walk-in activity for boys and girls and grown-ups. Participants are welcome to take part in the activities anytime during the program time frame.  

The Library is still accepting donations of gently used LEGOs. The more we have, the more creative we can get!

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club     Tell a Friend
   

Do you like LEGOs? Wouldn't it be great to have hundreds of different pieces to choose from for your creation? Wouldn't it be fun to build with friends? Whether you're a pro or a beginner, you will be inspired. Come join us in the community room for an hour of building using Legos of all shapes, sizes, and colors! 

LEGO Club is a walk-in activity for boys and girls and grown-ups. Participants are welcome to take part in the activities anytime during the program time frame.  

The Library is still accepting donations of gently used LEGOs. The more we have, the more creative we can get!

 
ent_film-reel 6:00 PM March Movie Madness: Into the Storm     Tell a Friend
   

Storm trackers, thrill seekers and everyday people document the onslaught of tornadoes touching down in their town in a single day.

2014; 89 minutes; rated PG-13

    Location: Community Room
Tuesday March 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_gray 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Junior Friends Library Quilt     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   lcostello@sailsinc.org
   

The "Jr. Friends" group is an after-school club at the Norton Library for students enrolled in grades 4-7. The Jr. Friends meet every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday of month. Our programs vary week to week, and often include craft activites, community service work, indoor and outdoor games, or social time. 

Today's event: Craft a Library Quilt

In this hour-long program everyone will have the chance to decorate a piece of a new quilt for the Norton Library wall.  

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday March 18, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Thursday March 19, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knot Just Knitting     Tell a Friend
   

 

Join this group of those who want to  share and/or compare knitting and crocheting projects.  From beginner to expert participants are welcome. The group also knits/crochets for charities.

 

    Location: Community Room
 
ent_gclef 7:00 PM NoteAble Blend Women’s Barbershop Chorus     Tell a Friend
   

NoteAble Blend is back to perform at the library! This fun, energetic women's a cappella barbershop chorus shares a passion for singing, friendship, a love for teaching and promoting the art of barbershop music, and a desire to contribute to the local artistic community through musical expression.

 

This program is supported by a grant from the Norton Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
Monday March 23, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM March Movie Madness: Fury     Tell a Friend
   

"War never ends quietly." April 1945, soldiers face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany. Cast includes Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf.

2014; 135 minutes; rated R

    Location: Community Room
 
ent_film-reel 4:00 PM March Movie Madness: Mockingjay Part 1     Tell a Friend
   

Following her rescue from the devastating Quarter Quell, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) awakes in the complex beneath the supposedly destroyed District 13. Her home, District 12, has been reduced to rubble, and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) is now the brainwashed captive of President Snow (Donald Sutherland). At the same time, Katniss also learns about a secret rebellion spreading throughout all of Panem -- a rebellion that will place her at the center of a plot to turn the tables on Snow.

2014; 123 minutes; rated PG-13

    Location: Community Room
Tuesday March 24, 2015 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 10:30 AM Cardmaking Class     Tell a Friend
   

Push the envelope--turn boring to brilliant! Local artist Betty Saccocia will demonstrate how to create beautiful handmade cards. Participants will leave with two completed cards and envelopes ready to send!

Space is limited and registration will begin March 10.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_arrow_r_gray 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Friends     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   lcostello@sailsinc.org
   

The "Teen Friends" group is an after-school club at the Norton Library for students enrolled in grades 8-12. The Teen Friends meet every 2nd, 4th, and 5th Tuesday of month. Our programs vary week to week, and often include craft activites, community service work, indoor and outdoor games, or social time. 

Today's event: TBD

    Location: Community Room
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Wednesday March 25, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Thursday March 26, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Tot Time Sing N Learn     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marsha Wright   508-559-1666 x124   
   

This group is open to children 9 months to three years and their caregivers.  Come play, sing, dance, and listen to stories  with Ms. Marsha from CFCE as we sing and learn together!  

Drop in, no registration required.

    Location: Children's Room
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Knot Just Knitting     Tell a Friend
   

 

Join this group of those who want to  share and/or compare knitting and crocheting projects.  From beginner to expert participants are welcome. The group also knits/crochets for charities.

 

    Location: Community Room
Monday March 30, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM March Movie Madness: Into the Woods     Tell a Friend
   

Star-studded cast including Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Chris Pine and Johnny Depp star in this modern musical twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairytales from the director of Chicago and the producer of Wicked.

2014; 125 minutes; rated PG

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:45 PM LEGO Club     Tell a Friend
   

Do you like LEGOs? Wouldn't it be great to have hundreds of different pieces to choose from for your creation? Wouldn't it be fun to build with friends? Whether you're a pro or a beginner, you will be inspired. Come join us in the community room for an hour of building using Legos of all shapes, sizes, and colors! 

LEGO Club is a walk-in activity for boys and girls and grown-ups. Participants are welcome to take part in the activities anytime during the program time frame.  

The Library is still accepting donations of gently used LEGOs. The more we have, the more creative we can get!

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club     Tell a Friend
   

Do you like LEGOs? Wouldn't it be great to have hundreds of different pieces to choose from for your creation? Wouldn't it be fun to build with friends? Whether you're a pro or a beginner, you will be inspired. Come join us in the community room for an hour of building using Legos of all shapes, sizes, and colors! 

LEGO Club is a walk-in activity for boys and girls and grown-ups. Participants are welcome to take part in the activities anytime during the program time frame.  

The Library is still accepting donations of gently used LEGOs. The more we have, the more creative we can get!

 
anim_dragon 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Youth Mystery Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello     lcostello@sailsinc.org
   

Join us at the Norton Public Library for tasty snacks and mystery mayhem!  

This month's book: Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket

This parent & child book club is for kids in grades 3-7 (or so) and their grown-ups--usually on the last Monday of each month. All attendees (grown-ups too) should try to read the book in advance of our meeting, but if you don't finish, please come any how! Register at the library to be notified of any changes and to let us know about food allergies or dietary restrictions, since we always have snacks!

Visit our library catalog to reserve your copy now!

    Location: Community Room
Tuesday March 31, 2015 Go To Top
office_pencil 6:00 PM Writers' Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Viana   508-286-2695   Amanda.Viana@sailsinc.org
   


Join us for our monthly Writers' Group at the library. Bring some of your work to share, get feedback, and discuss the joys and challenges of writing. All writers welcome!

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday April 1, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM Morning Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Viana   508-286-2695   Amanda.viana@sailsinc.org
   

Join our morning book discussion group the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30am.

This month's selection is Remember Me Like This by Bret Anthony Johnston.

Request the book through our online lib
rary system.

    Location: Conference Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Thursday April 2, 2015 Go To Top
nat_flower02 10:00 AM  -  7:00 PM Friends of the Library Plant & Bake Sale     Tell a Friend
   

The Friends of the Norton Public Library will hold their annual Plant & Bake Sale fundraiser.
Shop a wide variety of beautiful spring plants and flowers, as well as delicious treats.

The proceeds from this annual sale will be used to support programs for all ages at the Norton Library!

 
lib_book3 4:00 PM Afternoon Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Viana   508-286-2695   Amanda.viana@sailsinc.org
   

Join our afternoon book discussion group the first Thursday of each month at 4:00pm.

This month's selection is Remember Me Like This by Bret Anthony Johnston.

Request the book through our online lib
rary system.

    Location: Conference Room
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Monday April 6, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 6:30 PM Men's Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
   

Join our Men's book discussion group the first Monday of each month. 

Led by Jay Boucher.

This month's selection is The Good Spy by Kai Bird. 

Request the book through our online library system.

 

    Location: Conference Room
Wednesday April 8, 2015 Go To Top
ent_gclef 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music & Movement with Marsha     Tell a Friend
   

Come sing, dance, and create music with Ms. Marsha from CFCE!  This 45-minute music and movement program sets the stage for caregivers and their children to sing, dance, and make music together.

Appropriate for children of all ages, geared towards 5 and under. 

No pre-registration required.

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday April 15, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Thursday April 16, 2015 Go To Top
ent_microphone2 10:30 AM Concert with Tom Madden     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a concert with solo artist Tom Madden, formerly of Java Jive. You’ll hear music from Frank Sinatra and Michael Buble, The Temptations, Harry Belafonte, Sting, Train, Rascal Flatts, Dean Martin, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, The Platters, The Drifters, Josh Groban, John Denver, Joe Cocker, Paul Simon, and many more! 

Program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
Monday April 27, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dragon 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Youth Mystery Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello     lcostello@sailsinc.org
   

Join us at the Norton Public Library for tasty snacks and mystery mayhem!  

This month's book: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein

This parent & child book club is for kids in grades 3-7 (or so) and their grown-ups--usually on the last Monday of each month. All attendees (grown-ups too) should try to read the book in advance of our meeting, but if you don't finish, please come any how! Register at the library to be notified of any changes and to let us know about food allergies or dietary restrictions, since we always have snacks!

Visit our library catalog to reserve your copy now!

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday April 29, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Tot Time Sing N Learn     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marsha Wright   508-559-1666 x124   
   

This group is open to children 9 months to three years and their caregivers.  Come play, sing, dance, and listen to stories  with Ms. Marsha from CFCE as we sing and learn together!  

Drop in, no registration required.

    Location: Children's Room
Monday May 4, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 6:30 PM Men's Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
   

Join our Men's book discussion group the first Monday of each month. 

Led by Jay Boucher.

This month's selection is Dragnet Nation by Julia Angwin. 

Request the book through our online library system.

 

    Location: Conference Room
Wednesday May 6, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM Morning Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Viana   508-286-2695   Amanda.viana@sailsinc.org
   

Join our morning book discussion group the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30am.

This month's selection is A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout.

Request the book through our online lib
rary system.

    Location: Conference Room
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 4:00 PM Afternoon Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Viana   508-286-2695   Amanda.viana@sailsinc.org
   

Join our afternoon book discussion group the first Thursday of each month at 4:00pm.

This month's selection is A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout.

Request the book through our online lib
rary system.

    Location: Conference Room
Wednesday May 13, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Monday May 18, 2015 Go To Top
anim_dragon 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Youth Mystery Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello     lcostello@sailsinc.org
   

Join us at the Norton Public Library for tasty snacks and mystery mayhem!  

This month's book: Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye by Geronimo Stilton

This parent & child book club is for kids in grades 3-7 (or so) and their grown-ups--usually on the last Monday of each month. All attendees (grown-ups too) should try to read the book in advance of our meeting, but if you don't finish, please come any how! Register at the library to be notified of any changes and to let us know about food allergies or dietary restrictions, since we always have snacks!

Visit our library catalog to reserve your copy now!

    Location: Community Room
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Wednesday May 20, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Thursday May 21, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war 10:30 AM “Lee Surrenders at Appomattox” with Gary Hylander     Tell a Friend
   

On April 9, 1865, Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant met in the village of Appomattox Courthouse, where Lee accepted the terms of surrender which would eventually lead to the end of the Civil War. Witness history as once again professor and historian Gary Hylander takes us back in time.

Program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday May 27, 2015 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Thursday May 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Tot Time Sing N Learn     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marsha Wright   508-559-1666 x124   
   

This group is open to children 9 months to three years and their caregivers.  Come play, sing, dance, and listen to stories  with Ms. Marsha from CFCE as we sing and learn together!  

Drop in, no registration required.

    Location: Children's Room
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 10:30 AM Morning Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Viana   508-286-2695   Amanda.viana@sailsinc.org
   

Join our morning book discussion group the first Wednesday of each month at 10:30am.

This month's selection is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.

Request the book through our online lib
rary system.

    Location: Conference Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslianne Costello   508-286-2696   leslianne.costello@gmail.com
   

Library Storytimes will be held most Wednesday mornings at 10:30. Children of all ages are welcome (even babies!) and no registration is required. 
Our storytimes include music, dancing, movement play, a simple craft, and (of course) stories! Just drop in.
    Location: Community Room
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 4:00 PM Afternoon Book Discussion Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Viana   508-286-2695   Amanda.viana@sailsinc.org
   

Join our afternoon book discussion group the first Thursday of each month at 4:00pm.

This month's selection is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.

Request the book through our online lib
rary system.

    Location: Conference Room
Wednesday June 10, 2015 Go To Top
ent_gclef 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music & Movement with Marsha     Tell a Friend
   

Come sing, dance, and create music with Ms. Marsha from CFCE!  This 45-minute music and movement program sets the stage for caregivers and their children to sing, dance, and make music together.

Appropriate for children of all ages, geared towards 5 and under. 

No pre-registration required.

    Location: Community Room
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_ribbon 10:30 AM Jane Austen Fashion     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a look at contemporary fashions from Jane Austen’s time! Karen Antonowicz, History of Fashion Professor at Bay State College (and part time at RISD), will discuss the fashion of the early 1800’s, or Regency Era. The lecture will include both slides and clothing samples. 

Program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
trans_firetruck 10:30 AM “A Fireman of 1899: his life and job” with William Moss     Tell a Friend
   

Retired firefighter William Moss presents an entertaining & educational first person narrative in A Fireman of 1899: His Life & Job! Journey back in time as he introduces audiences to the challenges of 19th century firefighters, both in their personal and professional lives.  Learn about the typical day of work, the dynamite men, fire horses, fire pumps & steamers, the bucket brigade, fire wardens, salvage companies, and the most important firefighting tools of the time.  

Program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
Tuesday August 11, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 6:30 PM Bridgewater Triangle Documentary Screening     Tell a Friend
   

The Bridgewater Triangle sits within the Southeastern portion of Massachusetts, and includes a number of locations known for unexplained occurrences. The first-ever feature-length documentary on the subject, The Bridgewater Triangle explores the history of this fascinating region.  The film features a number of local residents providing first-hand accounts of unexplained occurrences.  In addition, an all-star assembly of paranormal researchers, folklorists and authors provide expert analysis regarding the many mysteries of the triangle. 

Program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
Thursday September 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_usflag 10:30 AM “I Slept with George Washington” with Judy Bernstein     Tell a Friend
   

Actress Judy Bernstein presents: I Slept with George Washington...and discovered that he was an inventor, a farmer, a marriage counselor, an actor, a mediator, a dancer, an historian, and a prophet. Meet the real George Washington!

Program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
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Thursday October 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_globe 6:30 PM “Lost Boston” with Anthony Mitchell Sammarco     Tell a Friend
   

Author and historian Anthony Mitchell Sammarco will discuss the lost landmarks of Boston, the subject of his book Lost Boston. Once-loved Boston institutions turned vanished local landmarks include schools, churches, theatres and more.  Sammarco is the author of 60 books on his native city, including Boston: A Century of Progress and Downtown Boston

Program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
Thursday November 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_trophy 10:30 AM Hollywood Quiz Show with Mr. DJ     Tell a Friend
   

Join us for an interactive game show experience! With thousands of video AND audio questions including American History, Patriots, Red Sox, Fun Facts, Pop Culture, Hollywood Legends, Name that Tune, Name that TV Tune, Name that TV Commercial, Presidents, States and even Nursery Rhymes & Animal Sounds, Mr DJ will stroll down memory lane, tickle your brain and provide a wonderful GAME SHOW experience, seldom seen...except on TV! 

Program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
Thursday December 17, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_wreath 10:30 AM Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” with Gary Hylander     Tell a Friend
   

Charles Dickens’s novella A Christmas Carol, published in 1843, has become one of the best loved Christmas tales of all time. You know the story, but do you know the history behind it? Join us as professor and historian Gary Hylander sheds light on the history and vision of one of Dickens’s most cherished works. 

Program and refreshments sponsored by the Friends of the Norton Public Library.

 

    Location: Community Room
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Norton Public Library

68 East Main Street

Norton, MA 02766

Phone: 508-285-0265

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