Chronicle’s Ted Reinstein: New England’s General Stores

Tuesday, December 4th, 7-8pm, no registration required. Meet Ted Reinstein as he discusses his book about New England general stores. The general store is literally as old as America itself. It harkens back to a simpler time and a more innocent and rural nation. It...

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NanoWriMo Celebration and Author Talk

Did you write a novel during National Novel Writing Month (NanoWriMo)? Come celebrate your accomplishment with some words of wisdom and encouragement from a local teen author. Medfield High School student Tatum Samson will be here Monday December 3rd at 4pm to discuss...

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Online Safety

Monday, November 26th, 6:30pm Registration required. Register here.  Join us at the library for a presentation by Norfolk Community Television and Officer Michelle Palladini about how you can keep yourself, and your personal information, safe online. Something to...

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“No Fail” Craft Night

Tuesday, October 30th, 6:30-7:30 pm Modge Podge decorative paper napkin onto glass votive. Join NPL staff in creating crafts easy enough for the most novice of crafters. For adults 18+. Registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the...

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The Presidential Election of 1968 with Dr. Gary Hylander

NEW DATE! Monday, December 3 @ 6:30pm Election year, 1968, was one of the most tumultuous election years in American history. A “new Nixon” promised to end the Vietnam War, restore order to the nation’s cities and campuses and to nominate Supreme Court Justices who...

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The Assassinations of MLK Jr. & RFK with Dr. Gary Hylander

Tuesday, October 16th at 6:30 pm Dr. Hylander will examine the events of turbulent 1968, including the Civil Rights Movement and the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert Kennedy. Join us as we mark the 50th anniversary of a distinctly memorable year in...

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The History of the Norfolk Schoolhouse

Thursday, October 4th at 7:00 pm Learn how the one-room school building, built near Cleaveland St. in 1845, ultimately became what is now also called  "The Schoolhouse", a permanent part  of The Norfolk Free Public Library.  Hear about the twists and turns of this...

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The Tet Offensive with Professor Gary Hylander

Tuesday, September 25th at 6:30 pm 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive. This was the largest and most important campaign of the Vietnam War. Taking advantage of a cease-fire to celebrate the first day of the Vietnamese New Year holiday (Tết), Vietcong...

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Fall Programming

Fall programming brochures are available in the library for adults, babies, school-age, and teen patrons. Most registrations for programs open on September 1st, but not all. Any questions, please give us a call,...

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Giant Candy Land

Giant Candy Land is tomorrow, and there are still some spots open! Register here for a time slot: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0d44a5ae2ea6f49-giant Please make sure you are registering for each person who would like to play when signing up. Time slots that are...

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