The building remains closed to patrons, but NPL is open for material pick up appointments and returns in the outside bookdrop with reduced hours, M,T,Th,F 10-2, Wed. 2-7, Sat 10-1:30. Home delivery is available. Staff available to answer questions via phone (508-528-3380) / email ([email protected])

Electronic Resources 

Summer Programs

CBD Informational Presentation

Wednesday, July 8th, 2:00 – 3:00pm

Register here. The event password will be sent to those that register.

Registration closes July 8th at 9am.

Join us for this virtual informational session as David Peck, founder and owner of Calyx Collective, explains what CBD is and the possible benefits/side effects of using it.

David is an Energy Efficiency Consultant by trade. His career was almost derailed in 2014 after being diagnosed with chronic lyme disease. He was on a regiment of prednisone and prescription painkillers which helped get him through the day but they were taking their toll. Through a friend who was experimenting with CBD tinctures to help treat his son, He was introduced to cannabis and CBD tinctures and within weeks was weaning off the painkillers and prednisone.

As he began to get his health back on track he began to research this remarkable medicine and found out very quickly how difficult it was to find high quality organic CBD that he could trust. That started a journey which included visiting and talking to farmers to discuss organic farming practices, genetics, and extraction processes. He continues to research the CBD industry and the role different cannabinoids and botanicals play in healing.

Calyx Collective was created to educate and share his knowledge and passion for this incredible medicine.

Please note: The information in this workshop is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. All content discussed will be for general information purposes only.

This program is co-sponsored by the Library and the Norfolk Council on Aging.



Take and Make Craft Kits

Each week during summer reading there will be a different craft kit available to pick up and try at home. Each kit will include supplies and instructions. Please note, some basic supplies will be provided by you (scissors, tape, etc.). Supplies you need to provide will be listed under each week to help you decide and plan. 

Have questions? Join Sarah on a google meet call at 7pm on Wednesdays to discuss that week’s craft (please join no later than 7:15).  Ask questions, show off your finished product, or stop by just to chat and say hi! 

Registration for each kit you are interested in will be required as supplies are limited. This registration automatically registers you for the Wednesday meeting, meeting information will be sent to registered participants the day before. 

Kits will be available for pick up on Mondays between the hours of 10am and 2pm.  (email Sarah if you need a different pick up time arranged, [email protected]). 

Week 4 (July 6 – 10): Kindness Rocks

Week 5 (July 13 – 17): Yarn Birds

Week 6 (July 20 – 24): Fairy Jars

Week 7 (July 27 – 31): Wine Cork Wreath

Week 8 (Aug 3 – 7): Glass Photo Magnets

Week 9 (10 – 14): Nail String Art


Monday Mindfulness

Monday, July 13th, 7-8pm. Registration is required. 

A relaxed space to practice and chat about mindfulness, with guided breathing and stretching to your comfort level. No experience necessary. 
Join with Google Meet
Join by phone
‪+1 507-556-1986‬ PIN: ‪612 580 364‬#


NPL/COA Book Group

Open to all adults 18+. To register, click here or email Libby O’Neill, [email protected]

July 21: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict (eBook is on Hoopla)
*There are a few hard copies available at the library, give us a call to request one, 508-528-3380

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 835 4963 9143
Password: 480165
One tap mobile
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August 18: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones


Coffee Talk

11:00am and 2:00pm. Meets on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesdays of the month.

Grab a cup of coffee or tea and let’s talk! Topics include book, movie, and tv recommendations, suggestions for ways to stay active and occupied, and discussing current events. Drop in to connect and talk with other friends from the library.

Virtual Meeting Information:
Coffee Talk, 11am:
2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesdays
Video Link:
Join by phone: ‪+1 281-668-4246‬ PIN: ‪334 559 032‬#

Coffee Talk, 2pm:
2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesdays
Video Link:
Join by phone: ‪+1 314-474-2799‬ PIN: ‪555 069 382‬#



YA Book Club for Adults

Are you an adult who still enjoys YA titles? Then this book club is for you! Join fellow YA lovers every month to discuss a different young adult title. 

Click on the program date to register. 

Titles are available on Hoopla and we have a few hard copies at the library. Give us a call to request one, 508-528-3380.

Virtual Meeting Information:
phone: ‪‪+1 385-352-0690‬ PIN: ‪921 487 597‬#

Wednesday, July 29th: Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson



Read It and Eat It: Summer Spice Exploration

Join us this summer for our Read It and Eat It Spice Exploration, where we will be providing registrants with three different spices throughout the summer. Try it at home and then join other food enthusiasts to talk about what you made, what you want to try, and what you thought of the spice. This meeting is not mandatory, you can register for the spice, but not attend. You will be automatically registered for the virtual meeting.

July: Chinese Five Spice

Pick up: 7/7               Meeting: 7/30 @ 7pm…/read-it-and-eat…/

August: Baharat

Pick Up: 8/4               Meeting: 8/20 @ 7pm…/read-it-and-eat…/



TED Talks

Tuesday, July 7th, and August 4th, 4:00 – 5:00pm. No registration is required.

TED Talks are recorded presentations that last 20 minutes or less on wide variety of topics including from science and technology to culture and arts. During each TED Talk session, we will watch at least two TED talks and have a discussion.

July: Opioid Epidemic

To Join Zoom Meeting :

Meeting ID: 825 5634 6529

Password: 110716

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+13017158592,,82556346529# US (Germantown)



Under the Hidden Moon: A Virtual Author Talk with Jennifer Shaw Cronin

Wednesday, July 22nd, 6:30 – 7:30pm. Register here.

Join us as Medfield author, Jennifer Shaw Cronin, discusses her writing process and reads from her first published mystery book Under the Hidden Moon.

To join this Zoom Program:

Meeting ID: 828 9299 8295

Password: Given to those that register

One tap mobile

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Adult programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library, unless otherwise noted. 

Questions? Please contact Libby O’Neill, Director, at (508) 528-3380 x4 or send an email to [email protected].

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