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Lego Club at the Library!

once per month
September thru May
 IN THE COLE ROOM
4:00-5:00pm
 1ST GRADERS AND UP ARE WELCOME
TO COME AND BUILD!
Register in advance using the links provided
or by calling the Library
:


more information about the club
will be posted in September


Sponsored by the Friends of the Medway Library

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Medway Library Makerspace

Come in and discover what's here
- 3D Printer
- Large Format Printer
- Slide/Negative/Photo
digital image converter
-8mm/Super 8 film converter
- VHS to DVD converter
- DVD/CD Duplicator
- DVD/CD Buffer
- Epson Scanner
- Thermal Laminator
- Green Screen
- Sewing Machines
- Bulky Knitting Machine
- Soldering Iron

- Silhouette Cameo 3
  Vinyl/Paper Cutter

- Fabrics and other Craft Items
- Pom Pom makers

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Special weekly walk-in 3D Printer Certification Sessions:
check back later for new dates


Bulky Knitting Machine Certification Sessions:
check back later for new dates

Stop by the room when the Makerspace Coordinator is on duty to be certified on the 3D printer, sewing machines & soldering iron (unless workshop is in progress)
Please contact the library for available hours or email dbusa@minlib.net.

Check out the newly created Medway Library Makerspace Facebook Page!

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click on the above button to access page

First Tech Challenge spelled out with symbol above (triangle, circle, diamond all connected    Green face of a space alien, symbol for the robotics team
Sense and Sound Robotics Team
http://www.senseandsoundrobotics.org
Skystone logo for FTC robotics challenge



It was a great 2019/2020 season.  
The tean made it the
Massachusetts State Championship


email senseandsoundrobotics@gmail.com
for more information about next season



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https://library.minlib.net/pinreset

 


Don't worry about your library books, DVDs or other items
becoming overdue!

There's no need to return the items you have checked out until after the library re-opens. The due date for all items checked out in Medway is now not until JUNE 30th, and there will be no fines.


Don't have a library card yet? Want to check out digital books & other materials?
Sign up for a digital card!




FRIENDS OF THE MEDWAY LIBRARY
Donations can be made in the form of a check made out to:
Friends of the Medway Public Library
26 High St
Medway, MA 02053

Support the Friends of the Library!
Choose Friends of the Medway Public Library at Amazon Smile.

The Medway Public Library is providing outside pick up of books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs starting June 1st. Patrons may request items  online through the catalog,  by emailing medway@minlib.net  or by calling 508-533-3218.  You can only order and pickup items currently available in our collection.We'll find the items, put them in a bag, then contact you to arrange a time to pick up your items outside.

Reach out to us between 12 and 7, Mon - Thurs, or Friday 11- 2.
 

Storytime is Here - Thursday & Fridays at 11:00!

Join us on Facebook for live broadcasts on Thursdays and Fridays,
and on YouTube for archived weekly videos of storytimes.

Our YouTube channel can be found HERE.



“Join us for ‘It’s Story Time!’ live on Facebook, Thursday and Friday at 11 am

Resource List

Resources and Programming for COVID-19 Quarantine

Our resource list will be updated daily during the COVID-19 quarantine. It is a work in progress, as our situation changes daily. Please send any additions or corrections to asnowden@minlib.net.
Virtual Highlights
For Friday, May 29
Scheduling home days with the kids can be a challenge. We have some ideas.
For more ideas, see our COVID-19 Quarantine resource list.

Highlights for Friday, May 29

09:30 am        The Boston Children's Museum's #LiveFromtheLivingRoomChallenge is still going on. Share the smiles!

10:00 am        Berkner Breaks with Laurie Berkner and the Laurie Berkner Band on Facebook Live

10:30 am        Helping Children Manage Worry and Stress for kids ages 3-7 from the JCC Greater Boston on Facebook Live

11:00 am         It’s Story Time! from the Medway Public Library on Facebook Live

11:30 am        Build a LEGO balance!

12:00 pm        Explore.org's interior burrow puffin cam is up! And we received an EGG ALERT! First egg of the season in the burrow. Check it out.

01:00 pm        Interactive BABY Music Class from Music at the Blissful on Facebook Live

01:30 pm        Zoo to You from the Franklin Park Zoo and the Stone Zoo on Facebook Live

02:00 pm        Check out How to Build a Fairy House from the Boston Children's Museum

03:00 pm         Mac’s Book Club Show on Instagram Live

We’re finding great ideas from many sources, but two really helpful sites are virtualschoolactivities.com and communitykangaroo.com. Know of an upcoming or ongoing event you want to share? Drop a line to asnowden@minlib.net.
 
Photography Challenge for May!

The Oh Shoot! Photography Group
Weekly Photo Challenge!


Take advantage of some time off this month and take on the challenge
of using the prompts found here to inspire you to take a picture (or pictures!) each week.
If you'd like to share your pictures, you can email them to Susan at sallison@minlib.net to be posted on the Library's Facebook page - or email them to Lorie at lbrownell@minlib.net to be shared with the Oh Shoot Group!


Photo of Washington Monument at night - lit up with "up lighting" from below

Join us online for Yoga!
Yoga for Kids on Facebook Live, Ages 3 to Teen, No  registration required. Join us Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 am for Yoga for Kids! Lauren of Mindful Minis Boston will offer yoga with a focus on breathing and mindfulness.

For more information -  Click here for Hoopla
For more information - Click here for Libby
You can also access the digital catalog directly through the
Minuteman Library Catalog, here.


DIGITAL RESOURCES AVAILABLE THROUGH  MEDWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY Follow the links above to find them and for more information. <-- This is Libby.  It takes just a few taps to find & borrow a title. Libby has an amazing ebook reader, a beautiful audio book player and you can download to any device, including your Kindle, tablet or phone. This is Hoopla.  --> (Medway Residents Only) Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.

Easy at Home Crafts
Courtesy of the Makerspace

a collage of 3 different marble runs using paper plates and the words Marble Runs (don't be fooled by the website's name,  girls will enjoy this too!)
https://frugalfun4boys.com/paper-plate-marble-track/
Try it with recyclables like paper towel rolls, cereal boxes or anything else you can think of.
cereal box marble run  toilet, paper towel roll marble run

 
hands creating a shadow puppet of a rabbitshadow puppets
https://etc.usf.edu/clipart/galleries/266-hand-shadow-puppetry
Let us know how many you were able to do...
 
red, yellow & green origami frogs  Origami Creations
All you need is some paper, markers, colored pencils or crayons.
For added pizzazz, decorate your paper before or after folding
Project links
https://web-japan.org/kidsweb/virtual/origami2/exploring01.html

Quick links to some fun creations:
Origami Balloon
https://web-japan.org/kidsweb/virtual/origami2/exploring01_04.html
Box
https://web-japan.org/kidsweb/virtual/origami2/exploring01_05.html
Jumping Frog
https://web-japan.org/kidsweb/virtual/origami2/exploring01_06.html


2 paper dolls dressed in shirt and skirt Paperdolls
https://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/make-and-decorate/crafts/how-to-make-paper-dolls-with-downloadable-patterns

LearningExpress
Words: College search, Skill building, NCLEX, SAT, ASVAB, SAT, Scholarships, ACT, AP, Citizenship, Careers

The Library offers this amazing resource for our patrons which offer assistance at all stages of your learning life. Just go to the Library's database page under "Reference and Research" on our website and look for the link. You can also visit or call the Library for information on creating an account.
Practice tests and other tools can be found through the links below, but feel free to explore the many other features on your own:


For College Prep, including a college search function, click here.
For the High School Equivalency center, click here.
For the Career Preparation section, click here.
For the Citizenship information section, click here. (Scroll to bottom of page)