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Photo Contest! April 1 - May 31

Medway Cultural Council Photography Contest. Signs of Spring. Submit your spring themed photos to Medwayculturalcouncil@gmail.com with name, address, email, cell phone (optional), and photo(s). Pictures from the photo contest will be used and republished by the Cultural Council. All Entries will be Posted on our Medway Artists website and MEDCC Facebook. Multiple entries welcome from April 1st to May 31st. Deadline is May 31st at Noon. Photos need a title. Multiple Entries Allowed. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Winners announced on June 5th. Winners will receive recognition! Recently taken Photos Encouraged.
Oh Shoot Photography Group will take a break
in May to let you "focus"
​​​​​on entering the Medway Cultural Council
photo contest Signs of Spring.
All entries should be submitted to
Medway Cultural Council by May 31.
Click here for more details.

 


Coming up in June - Mark your Calendars!

 

Book cover - Michael Twitty - -The Cooking Gene

THURSDAY, JUNE 10th ~ 7:00 - 8:30 PM

The Cooking Gene: Tracing My African American Story Through Food with Michael Twitty

Join a community of 25 public libraries in welcoming Michael Twitty, as he discusses his book, The Cooking Gene. In this unique memoir, African American culinary historian Michael Twitty starts to trace his family history through the story of Southern and American food. Massachusetts-based chef and author Chef Bill will facilitate this event's discussion, sponsored by the Groton Public Library Endowment Trust, the Medway Public Library and many other Massachusetts libraries.

Click here to register for the event and to receive the video link.

Please note, registration will close 2 hours prior to this event.


Medway Marches Resources

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

Social justice, civil rights, and black history: 

Books for kids and teens

Announcement

THE MEDWAY LIBRARY IS NOW OPEN FOR LIMITED BROWSING 

  • 4:00 - 8:00 on Thursdays & 10:00 - 2:00 on Fridays
  • Subject to change if COVID numbers rise.
  • Only browsing will be available inside the library - no computers, study rooms or meeting rooms.
  • Lower level, including Makerspace, will remain closed.
  • Books may be checked out on the self-checkout computer, or through the Minuteman Library Network app.
  • Curbside pickup will continue to be available

When Browsing:

  • Please stand at least 6 feet away at all times from others not in your household
  • Masks are required for all patrons age 2 and older. Children under 2 should be in strollers or carried by their caretaker.
  • If you can't wear a mask, staff will be glad to assist you with curbside pickup.

Important Update

The Medway Public Library is currently closed, but we're happy to provide outside pickup of books, audiobooks, CDs and DVDs!
You may request items online through the catalog, by emailing medway@minlib.net or by calling 508-533-3218.  When you have an item "Ready for Pickup", either call the library to schedule a specific time to get it, or click the link below.
Reach out to us between 10 am - 7 pm Monday - Thursday, or Friday from 10 am - 2 pm.

Click this link to schedule a pickup.


Makerspace

Learn more about all the library has to offer in our Makerspace -- including 3D printers, Digital Image Converter, Sewing Machines, and so much more.  Check out more Makerspace details and upcoming events here...
 
Join us as we celebrate the launching of the weather balloon.  Get a sneak peek of the balloon.
Weather Balloon Pre-Launch Party-Sunday May 16th 1:00 - 2:30pm at the Pavilion area of Choate Park + picture of weather balloon
click the image for more information
 
Words Medway Balloon Society - picture of a weather balloon floating in sky
click the image for more information
 

Informative Program

 


Important Community Meeting for Medway Residents

 

Town of Medway Seal, Text: Master Plan Community Forum, May 24, 7:00 PM
Come and join the Medway Master Plan Committee for its first community-wide forum to let your voice be heard. This will be a virtual meeting. More information can be found by visting this Town of Medway page that is dedicated to the Master Plan.

 

Monthly Kit Schedule

Our grab-and-go kits are supported in part by the Walpole CFCE.  

Kit schedule 5/21 call 5085333217

 


Computer Use

Now offering computer + hotspot bundle lending

 

wifi symbol and laptop image

Click the image for more information.


Community Shares

Puzzle pieces graphic, then text: Do you have puzzles piling up at home that  you'd love to exchange for different ones? Or maybe a book or two that  you'd love to share with someone else? Here's the solution:  The Medway Puzzle and Book Exchange  group on Facebook! Search for  "Medway Puzzle & Book Exchange" and ask to join!

 


See What's New!

 

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Newspapers now circulate!

Just contact the library via email to medway@minlib.net or phone at 508-533-3218. And don't forget, all of our magazines can be checked out too - even the most recent issues!