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Closed for Thanksgiving Day

Norwood Public Library will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Library appointments are available today (11/24) and tomorrow (11/25). Friday the library will reopen for curbside service. There is no interlibrary loan delivery this week as the staff at North Country Library system is taking a well deserved break. We are thankful for our wonderful community.

Library Appointments Suspended November 27, 2020

Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases within St.Lawrence County, we have made the difficult decision to suspend library appointments beginning on Friday, November 27, 2020. Curbside services will continue during the library's regular operating hours. Please note that curbside services include checkouts, printing requests, copying requests, and sending faxes. The Norwood Public Library is reverting to Phase 3* of it's reopening plan, as outlined below.  We appreciate your patience as we endevour to provide excellent service while keeping our patrons and families safe.

Holiday Joy Project

Interested in spreading some holiday joy during the pandemic? Norwood Public Library is participating in a project to send holiday cards to nursing homes, Assisted Living, Meals on Wheels, and Senior housing in the 4 counties within the North Country Library System. We are asking patrons who are interested to get cards or make them. Sign them with your first name only, put them in an envelope, and drop them in the library bookdrop by December 3rd. Spread the word!

2020 Scariest Story Winners

Congratulations to our 2020 Scariest Story Winners! We were excited to receive 61 submissions for this teen contest this year. The judges had some tough choices to make!

The winner of the Most Creative prize is August Simcox for his story "Worlds Beyond".

The Scariest Setting prize goes to Makayla Lashomb for her story "The Cabin".

The winner of the Best Ending prize is Logan Bradley.

Each teen wins a $25 gift certificate to the Brewer Bookstore. Enjoy these scary stories here!

 

Worlds Beyond 

Books are Treats

Community kids are invited to pick up a seasonal book, stickers, and/or bookmarks at a table outside of the Norwood Public Library on Saturday, October 24th while supplies last. Books will be easy readers and juvenile chapter books. Please maintain social distance while other families are picking up their books. Books are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Norwood Public Library.

Tie Dye With TAG

The Norwood Public Library Teen Advisory Group invites teens ages 12 & up to tie dye outdoors at the library! (Weather permitting). We will also have some glow-in-the-dark activities. Please bring something white to dye or let us know if you need something to dye. Participants must wear masks to this event, and registration is required by contacting the library at (315) 353-6692 as space is limited.

The Norwood Public Library follows state guidelines regarding activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Expanded Appointment Hours and Community Room Use

Library appointments are now available on Thursdays from 3:00pm-7:00pm as well as Wednesdays from 10:00am-4:00pm and Fridays from 12:00pm-4:00pm. The community room is available for use by the public with a maximum of 10 individuals permitted in the room. All individuals over the age of 2 years old are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. 

2020 Trustee Election Results

Molly Andrasik, Kathleen Hartman, and Leonard Halpern were elected to serve on the Norwood Public Library Board of Trustees on September 15, 2020. Molly Andrasik received 43 votes, Leonard Halpern received 43 votes, and Kathleen Hartman received 48 votes.  

Open by Appointment

Norwood Public Library will offer appointments for public access to the building on Wednesdays (10:00 AM – 3:30 PM) and Fridays (12:00 PM – 3.30 PM), beginning August 26, 2020. Patrons may sign up for thirty minute appointments to browse the collection, or one hour appointments to use the public access computers.  An individual or family appointment can be made. Each child under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at this time (1 adult per child). Only one individual or family will be allowed in the building during the appointment with library staff.

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