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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!

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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We've got "new" books that you can order and pick up! Here on the website, click on Books/Audio/Digital at the top, then on New Titles! Happy Hunting! click on Books/Audio/Digital, then on New Titles! Happy Hunting!

FORGOTTEN YOUR PIN?

Reset it here:
https://library.minlib.net/pinreset

 


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.

SUMMER READING IS HERE!

Register for summer reading at our Beanstack site,
and make sure to get the 
Beanstack Tracker app
 to keep track
of your reading on the go!



Summer Reading Events

Mush With Noggin
 
Register now for summer reading events! (Click on event name for registration page.)
 
Friday, July 2 (Thursdays and Fridays in July, starting July 8):
11:00 am It's Story Time! (One registration is good for all events in this series)
It's Story Time! -- the Zoom version! Miss Audrey is broadcasting from a satellite branch of the Medway Public Library with stories, silliness, and serendipity. Thursdays and Fridays at 11.
 
Tuesday, July 7 (five-week series, 7/7-8/4):
02:00 D&D Lite
Want to play D&D without prior experience, and no commitment? Each session is a complete adventure, and your game master Alex is an expert. Recommended for rising 5th graders through rising 10th graders.
*Each session is a complete game. Please register for separate sessions.

Wednesday, July 8:
Karen Land and her sled dogs, Noggin and Chloe, are joining us to tell us all about their adventures in the Iditarod!
 

MEDWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY
SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM

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STARTING TUESDAY JULY 7!
This summer the Medway Library will provide free lunch
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 12pm until 1pm
for children and their caregivers.
All are welcome and there are no restrictions
or income information needed.

The lunch program begins July 7
and ends on August 21
Thirty Bagged Lunches will be provided each day on
a first-come, first-served basis.

Lunch will consist of a choice of Ham & Cheese,
Tuna Salad or Turkey & Lettuce.
  
Bags will include a fruit cup and dessert. 
Bottled water and milk will also be available.   
 

 Please line up outside along the sidewalk of the lower level
of the library.  Please stand 6 feet apart & wear a mask.   

Someone will be at the library to give you further instructions
regarding choosing a sandwich.
 

TEENS are welcome to stop by
and grab a bag.

 

Photography Challenge for JULY!

Image of Lobster and corn on a plate with the text: JULY CHALLENGE: Capturing Summer This month, we'll be doing just one theme.  Photos submitted this month should evoke the essence of summer:  food, sunsets, outdoor activities, water, flowers,  wildlife, lazy days, crazy days.   Have fun and Happy Summer!
 
Oh Shoot! Photo Group's July challenge is here! If you'd like to share photos for the
monthly album on Facebook, send them to Susan - sallison@minlib.net. To share
them with the Oh Shoot! group, send them to Lorie - lbrownell@minlib.net.
Thanks for sharing your pictures and we're excited to see what Summer means to you! More information on the challenge can be found here.


The Medway Public Library is providing outside pick up of books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs starting June 1st. You may request items online through the catalog, by emailing medway@minlib.net or by calling 508-533-3218. Reach out to us from 12-7, Mon. to Thurs. or on Fri. 11-2.  You can only order and pick up items that are 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.

 

Curbside Pickup Reservations Available Now

Curbside Pickup Reservations are Here

Reserve your spot for curbside pickup.

 
We're happy to have you return your books! Please use the book drop.
Books are quarantined for up to a week before they are checked in,
so items will appear on your card longer than usual.  No fines will be assessed.


Images of ringing alarm clock, pile of books and text - it's time! you can return your books!

Medway Marches Further Reading
You marched. What's next? Education.

Social justice, civil rights, and black history: Books for adults

Social justice, civil rights, and black history: Books for kids and teens
 

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.
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)