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Lego Club at the Library!
WEDNESDAYS 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
:


MARCH LEGO CLUB has been CANCELED

Wednesday April 29 LEGO club sign up
Wednesday May 27 LEGO club sign up

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:
Thursdays 3:30 to 5:00 pm


Bulky Knitting Machine Certification Sessions:

Wednesday March 11 @ 1pm Knitting Machine Certificatioin Registration

Wednesday March 25 @ 1pm Knitting Machine Certification Registration

Monday March 30 @ 7pm Knitting Machine Certification Registration


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!

multicolor plastic toy gears with wooden letters spelling MAKE
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



Check out some of our newest books
and materials...

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FORGOTTEN YOUR PIN?

Reset it here:
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 Library will be closed to the public until further notice.  See our website for online offerings and information on digital resources. Please email us with any questions at medway@minlib.net, or reach out to us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Photography Challenge for April!

The Oh Shoot Photography Group
PHOTO-A-DAY 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 every day!
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 tulips through a rain covered window

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.

Storytime is Here - Thursday & Friday!

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 for COVID-19 Quarantine 2020

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 Thursday, April 2
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 Thursday, April 2

09:30 am        Artful Journeys at Home from the JCC Greater Boston on Facebook Live

10:00 am        Alastair Moock Concert on Facebook Live

10:30 am        Move It Mornings via NinjaZone on Facebook Live

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

12:00 pm        San Diego Zoo's Live Koala Cam can accompany your lunch!

12:30 pm        "Homenastics" Gymnastics Camp from TumblTrak on Facebook Live

1:30 pm           Zoo to You from the Stone Zoo on Facebook Live

03:00 pm        Mac Barnett Reads a Book a Day 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.
 
We love that you want to donate books and other items to us...But, PLEASE - Hold off bringing your generous donations until after the Covid-19 quarantine is over and we are open again! Thank You!

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)