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Please sign up for the monthly Medway Public Library newsletters!

They have all sorts of great information about our upcoming programs, activities and library book groups. Plus, lots of new things to read, listen to, watch and explore.

We have a general newsletter for adults and another one for children.


Look for the Express Books in our New Books area! We have added extra copies of the most popular current titles.

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NEW LONGER LOAN PERIOD

Books, audio books, music CDs and TV series now go out for 3 weeks!

 


NEW! Learner's Permit Practice Tests


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SWORDS THROUGH THE AGES
Tuesday, July 28, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Did you love the sword fight in The Princess Bride?

Are you fascinated by knights, fencing or weaponry?

Join us for this presentation of several different eras of European swords. See examples from historical combat manuals and physical demonstrations of the use of different types of swords. There will be audience participation and a question and answer "mythbusters" segment to discuss common misconceptions about swords.  This is an ideal program for tweens, teens and adults.

Ages 10 to adult! On-line registration required - please sign up here.
 


FRIENDS' NIGHT AT THE MOVIES!

 

FREE MOVIE NIGHT
Thursday, July 30. 7:00 PM
(rated PG - runs 124 min.)


The Friends will be hosting a Free Movie Night to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of that classic movie about a really BIG shark! This is an all time favorite movie however you may want to think twice about bringing young ones...

Please sign up via this link to the Events page. Walk-ins will also be accepted.

Movie license is sponsored by a grant from the Medway Cultural Council.
 


SUPER HEROES: Make an Impact!
2015 SUMMER READING - "EVERY HERO HAS A STORY"

SUMMER 4-H CLUB

Join us for a free 4-H Impact Club open to everyone! Interested in the environment, health, and community service? Explore the many different ways that you can be your own superhero.

Ages 6 and up. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays starting on July 28th through August 13th from 11:00 - 12:30. (Don't worry if you can't attend all of the sessions).

7/28 Register here.  Our first Summer Reading event, "Rethink your Drink", will be kicking off this series of programming. Superheroes need the best fuel for their bodies so we'll do a fun experiment to figure out the best choices.

7/30 Register here.  Superheroes in training will learn that Reducing, Reusing and Recycling are great ways to take care of our earth in "3 R's to the Rescue".  BRING AN OLD T-SHIRT THAT CAN BE CUT.

8/04 Register here.  Scientists are superheroes too. In "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's our Ecosystem", we'll learn about the plants and bugs around us and how ecologists are heroes.

8/06 Register here.  "Good Citizen Superhero" will show us there are opportunities to be a hero around us every day. Explore the benefits of teamwork and put together an Impact Service Project with your friends.  BRING OLD CRAYONS IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET RID OF THEM.

8/11 Register here. Now that we have all the skills of superheroes, let's keep that good feeling going by taking care of our bodies and showing kindness to others in "Looking Good, Feeling Good".

8/13 Register here. Our grand finale to cap off the library's summer reading programming will be "Super Hero Training" presented by 4-H Educator Jay Field - come join us for fitness games and races!


WATER DAMAGE REPAIR

Workers are at the Library to repair the water damage from last winter's snow. The Library will remain open, but certain areas, mostly in Reference and adult non-fiction, may be inaccessible. We apologize for the inconvenience.


LEARN TO WRITE YOUR MEMOIR!

MEMOIR WRITING PRESENTATION & WORKSHOP

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 – 7:00 to 8:30 PM

Presenting Jan Lewis: Professional Memoir Ghostwriter

Have you been wanting to write a memoir of your life history or share treasured stories, but have no idea how to do it? Need help in assembling all the information and organizing your thoughts and ideas?

Jan Lewis can help!

During the program, Jan will talk with us about how she writes and compiles a memoir book and she'll discuss the process involved.

Please register on-line here.


MEDWAY SCRABBLE!
Thursday, August 20 6:30 - 8:00

Can’t find anyone to play Scrabble with you?

The Friends of the Medway Library will continue sponsoring a monthly evening of casual Scrabble.
This is for all Scrabble enthusiasts and the focus is on fun.

Make new friends, exercise your brain, and just enjoy playing.
You can sign up here for 8/20 via this link to the event page.

Or, give the library a call at 508-533-3217 to reserve a space.

If you have your own scrabble board, please bring it so we’re sure we have enough for all who attend. Check the Friends website for future dates: friendsofthemedwaylibrary@blogspot.com.

 


MEDWAY LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
POSTPONED - NEW DATE: Tuesday, August 25, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

July Selection:

Yes, Chef: a memoir by Marcus Samuelsson

This book group meets here at the library on the last Tuesday of each month.  Anyone is welcome to attend. Discussion is informal and no monthly commitment is required.  Copies of the book selections will be available at the Circulation Desk one month prior to the meeting or are available by request.  If you have any questions, please contact Lorie at the library or send an email to lbrownell@minlib.net.


SOUTHWICK ZOO TICKETS

SAVE MONEY ON A TRIP TO THE SOUTHWICK ZOO!

Discount tickets to the Southwick Zoo in Mendon, are available for purchase at the Medway Library circulation desk. The cost of a discount ticket is only $15.00 each!

(Regular prices are $24.00 for an adult and $18.00 for children 3-12 and seniors 62+.)

The library will ONLY accept a check or cash as payment for the tickets!

Click here for the Southwick Zoo web site. 

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


LEARN HOW TO DOWNLOAD DIGITAL MATERIAL

eBooks & Downloadable Audio books are available from

Medway Public Library

Want to download eBooks to your eReader or Tablet?

Care to listen to audio books on your tablet, iPod Touch or smart phone?

We can show you how to do it and help you take advantage of the library's diverse digital collection!

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½ hour appointments for individual assistance start at 6:30 PM.

Monday, September 14 is the next session.

Call the Library at 508-533-3217 to book your appointment!

Or email Tammy - tpage@minlib.net


PAWS TO READ
PAWS TO READ RETURNS IN THE FALL - NEW DATES WILL BE POSTED SOON

Call or stop by the Library to register for a 15 minute one-on-one reading session with our visiting therapy dogs.


Want to download ebooks or request print books right now but don't have a library card yet?
Sign up for a library card online
Then convert your eCard to a regular card anytime within the next 30 days.