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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
:

Club will resume 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
- NEW Bulky Knitting Machine
- Soldering Iron

- Silhouette Cameo 3
  Vinyl/Paper Cutter

- Fabrics and other Craft Items
- NEW Pom Pom makers

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Special weekly walk-in 3D Printer Certification Sessions:
Thursdays 3:30 to 5:00 pm
(NEW DAY STARTING JULY 11th)


Bulky Knitting Machine Certification Sessions:

Wednesday, July 17 @ 11am 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.

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Sense and Sound Robotics Team
http://www.senseandsoundrobotics.org
 



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Medway Library
Book Discussion Group
at Medway Senior Center

Interested readers are invited to attend and participate in casual discussion of the monthly book selection.
Books are usually available at the Medway Public Library

circulation desk one month prior to the meeting, or are available by request. The group meets monthly from 1-2 PM at the Senior Center Library  generally on the last Thursday of each month.

    June 27
THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM
 By Marie Benedict


    July 25 
THE UNCOMMON READER

 By Alan Bennett
   
August 29
FINDING DOROTHY

 By Elizabeth Letts

    September 26 
WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

 By Delia Owens

 


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Makerspace Friday Drop-in
Technical Assistance

Every Friday morning from 10-12pm there will be someone in the Makerspace to assist with:
- converting 8mm/Super8 film to a digital format 
- transferring VHS to DVD
- scanning/digitizing slides and photos
- the 3D printer (prior certification required)
- the Large Format Printer
as well as the laminator, DVD/CD buffer, DVD/CD duplicator!






FRIENDS OF THE MEDWAY LIBRARY

 

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OH SHOOT! Image of architectural detail on building
Photography Group  
Thursday, July 25th
7:00 PM
Cole Room 
 


A monthly forum for people who enjoy photography. 

Open to amateurs, beginners and professionals who share a passion for photography.
Join us as we inspire each other and share tips & techniques.  
The group meets the last Thursday of each month.  
No sign up needed - just drop in.

July Photo Challenge: 
SUMMER  Capture the essence of summer this month! Picnics, fireworks, reading on the porch, biking, watermelon, popsicles…the long and lazy days of summer provide endless opportunities for great photos. What is your idea of summer fun?

MEDWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM


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This summer the Medway Library will provide free lunch
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 11:45am
for children and their caregivers.

All are welcome and there are no restrictions
or
income information needed.

The lunch program begins June 25 and ends on August 22
No lunch will be served on July 4th.

Thirty Lunches will be provided each day on a first come, first served basis.


Stay after lunch for an activity.
 
TEENS have lunch @ the library
We will provide a fun activity if
you want to stay and hang out


 

Stop by the Library this Summer
and explore the Makerspace!

 
It’s been 3 years since our opening and we have added so much more to the space.
 
What we have:  
-3D Printer
- Windows & Mac based computers (we have Photoshop, Illustrator,
Adobe Acrobat Pro, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Final Cut Pro)

- Large Format Printer
- Slide/Negative/Photo digital image converter
- 8mm/Super 8 film converter
- 2 VHS to DVD converters
- DVD/CD Duplicator
- DVD/CD Buffer
- Epson Scanner (converts 12 slides at a time…)
- Thermal Laminator (handles up to 11.5” x17.5” sheets)
- Green Screen and Lighting
- Sewing Machines, Fabric, Patterns, How-To books, Embellishments
(zippers, trims, velcro, buttons, elastic and more)

- Bulky Knitting Machine
- Soldering Iron, Drill, Miter Box & Saw, stapler, small hand tools,
electronic components & glue gun

- Silhouette Cameo 3 Vinyl/Paper Cutter
(over 100 patterns to choose from or create your own)
- Knitting needles, crochet needles, cross-stitch supplies, books and yarn
-Scrapbooking, papercraft supplies
(paper punches, decorative scissors, stickers…)

- Pom Pom makers, Origami supplies and books
- Kids Activity table containing coloring books, crayons,
markers, legos, blocks, snap circuits and more.

 
Makerspace is opened
Monday thru Thursday 10am until 9:30pm
Friday 10am until 2pm
 
 

Makerspace Waiver and Room Agreement forms must be completed prior to certification.   
Forms are available at the Circulation Desk.

 computer screen displaying lines of codeRobotic Vehicle

Arduino Drop In Hangout

Monday nights 7-9 pm in the Makerspace

June 10 thru Aug 19th *
*no session July 1st and Aug 5th

NO SESSION JULY 8th
Spend Monday Night in the Makerspace learning
something about Arduino and C++.


Open to ages 10 and up.
These sessions will be super casual because it is the Summer. 


Registration is NOT required but if you would like to receive emails
if a session is cancelled, please sign up here


We will post any cancellation on the Medway Library website.

Makerspace Waiver and Room Agreement forms must be completed by a legal guardian prior to the workshop. Forms are available at the Circulation desk

It's a Dreamworks' Summer

Monday Movie Madness!
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New Time -- Every Monday this Summer at 11:00am
in the Cole room at the Medway Library
we will show a rated PG Dreamworks' film!


July 29 - Sinbad and his adventures across the seven seas (rated PG- 1h 26 min)
August 5 - A boy and his not-so-toothless dragon (rated PG - 1h 38 min)
August 12 -  More of a boy and his dragon (rated PG - 1h 42 min)
August 19 - Finale of a boy and his dragon (rated PG - 1h 44 min)
 
Snacks will be provided
Drop-in, no registration required.  

co-sponsored by The Friends of the Medway Library
Movie License provided by a grant from the Medway Cultural Council
a local partner of Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency


 

Tumble Bus
Saturday, July 27th
Tumblebus is a fully padded converted school bus that is filled with gymnastics equipment to provide a safe and fun environment for children.

Ages 2-5. Please sign-up in advance for a spot on the bus at 10:15 or 10:45.

Links to sign up are here: Session 1 @ 10:15 AM            Session 2 @ 10:45 AM
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Now Available....
Brother KH 230 knitting machine
 
We have a new addition to the Makerspace.  
It's a KnitKing (Brother) KH 230 Bulky Knitting Machine.  
If you would like to use it,  you must be certified first.   
We will walk you through a small knitting project
after which you will be able to make your own projects.
Please allow 60 minutes for certification. 
Registration is required.   Must be 17 years or older.

Wednesday, July 17 @ 11am Registration
Monday, July 22 @ 7pm Registration
Wednesday, July 24 @ 11am Registration
Monday, July 29 @ 7pm Registration
Wednesday, July 31 @ 11am Registration


Makerspace Waiver and Room Agreement forms must be completed prior to certification.   Forms are available at the Circulation Desk.

Makerspace
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Friday Drop-in Technical Assistance


Every Friday morning from 10-12pm there will be someone in the Makerspace
to help with the equipment on the Tech Side of the room.

They can assist with:
- converting 8mm/Super8 film to a digital format 
- transferring VHS to DVD
- scanning/digitizing slides and photos
- the 3D printer (prior certification required)
- the Large Format Printer
as well as the laminator, DVD/CD buffer, DVD/CD duplicator!

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)

3D printer certifications
Want to learn how to use the 3D printer?

Makerbot 5th Generation 3D printer
Walk-in 3D Printer Certifications
are on Thursdays 3:30 - 5:00 pm


NEW DAY!  STARTING JULY 11th

An instructor will be in the Makerspace to show you how to print an object.  
You will then be considered "certified" to use it during library hours. 
Please allow 30 minutes for certification. This is first come, first served.
Makerspace Waiver and Room Agreement forms must be completed prior to certification.  
 Forms are available at the circulation desk.

For Public Use...
AmazonBasics 13-inch Thermal Laminator
Thermal Laminator
25¢for 8x11 inch or smaller sheet
$1.00 for 11.5 x 17.5 sheet

T120 Large Format Printer
Large Format Printer

Great for printing Posters for personal use or for school projects!
$2.00 per print

Both machines are located in the Makerspace
Makerspace Waiver and Room Agreement forms must be completed prior to using the room.   
Forms are available at the circulation desk.

New Equipment in the Makerspace
Silhouette Cameo 3 Vinyl/Paper Cutter

White Silhouette Cameo 3 Vinyl cutter


Great for creating cards, 3d paper projects, tattoos,
stickers, vinyl decals and more.


Use of the cutter requires scheduling with Makerspace Coordinator
(please email dbusa@minlib.net)


Makerspace Waiver and Room Agreement forms must be completed prior to using the room.   
Forms are available at the circulation desk.

Medway Cable Access representative at computerDROP - IN
TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
WEDNESDAYS
2 - 4 PM
In the Makerspace
 
Every week, representatives from
Medway Cable Access
will be available to help you with technical questions regarding the equipment in the Makerspace!



They can assist with:
- converting 8mm/Super 8 film to DVD  
- transfering VHS TO DVD
- scanning/digitizing slides and photos
- transfering digital camera movies to DVD/USB
                                                          
No registration needed
For more information email: Barry@medwaycable.com

picture of a giraffe against blue borderSouthwick Zoo Tickets are back!Picture of a monkey against blue border
 
We offer discount tickets for purchase for $20.00 each at the Circulation desk.
(Adult tix are normally $28. Kids/Seniors are
$24 and $22)
Cash or Check Only
Discount tickets CAN NOT be
upgraded to Zoo-it-All Tickets

Courtesy of the Friends of the Library