The Medway Library will be closed Monday April 15 in honor of Patriot's Day. We will reopen at 10am on Tuesday April 16. 

The lower level (downstairs) community area will close at 8:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, April 16, 17, & 18th.

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The Medway Library is open  Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm Friday & Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm. Closed Saturday during July & August. Downstairs access is  available until 9:30 pm Mon. - Thurs. Curbside pickup is available Mon.- Fri.

Click this link to schedule a pickup.


 


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

These lists are from spring 2020. Stop in to see all the great new stuff we've added since then--with Medway Marches' support!


Celebrate Poetry Month! Drop off an original haiku, limerick, or poem at the circulation desk to be displayed on our poetry wall.   All entries are eligible for a coupon for a free book at the Friends of the Medway Library Book Sale on May 10th and 11th


Artists of the Month. Robin and Paul Hackett. Enjoy paintings and glass work by a pair of local artists currently on display  in the conference room and throughout the library. picture of an easel and paints.

Robin is an artist and elementary school Art teacher in Medway. She has a Masters of Art Education from Framingham State University as well as a BFA in Art Education from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Paul is an artist-teacher and holds a BFA in Glass and MAT in Art Education from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Medway Library Book Discussion Group. Thursday May 2nd from 1 to 2pm in the Medway Library Cole Room. The book: The Hero of This Book by Elizabeth McCracken. copies are available at circulation desk. picture of the book cover

We invite anyone who is interested in the selection of the month to join our lively discussion.
Contact Lorie for more information: lbrownell@minlib.net

The OH SHOOT! Photography Group. Monthly challenge April Showers. Next Meeting: Thursday May 2nd at 7pm  in the Medway Public Library conference Room.  Capture water in a creative and unique perspective. photo of rain and umbrella.

 

The month of April usually coincides with Spring rain and things that are wet can make for compelling photographs.  This month our challenge is to capture water in a creative and unique perspective. 

Photos you take on this topic will be reviewed and critiqued at our next meeting on May 2

The OH SHOOT! Photography Group is a monthly forum for people who enjoy photography and want to chanllenge their photography skills through mutual exchange of knowledge and experience.

Group meets in the Medway Library Cole Room at 7pm the first Thursday of every month unless otherwise stated

Contact Lorie at lbrownell@minlib.net for more info


Read the Rainbow

Read the Rainbow LGBT plus Book Club. Heartstopper vols. 3 and 4. copies are available at circulation desk. Tuesday April 23rd at 4pm. Meets in the Medway Library confrence room. For middle schoolers and up. All identities welcome!

 


The Morning Mend at the Medway Library, Saturday, April 27th 10:30am-12pm  in the Makerspace. We are here to help you mend your treasured textile items

Do you have a favorite piece of clothing that needs a little TLC?  Do you need help mending something you know has a little more life left in it?  If yes, this is the workshop for you. 
On Saturday April 27 from 10:30am to 12pm, stop by the Makerspace of the Medway Public Library and we will help you mend your special item.  
We have all of the tools you will need (sewing machines, needles, threads, fabrics and more). 
With a little bit of effort, the life of your clothing can be extended. Clothes are worth saving and keeping out of the landfill!

This is a walkin event.


Hand Stitching  Boot Camp, Monday April 29th 3PM-4PM in the Medway Library Makerspace, children age 12 & up, Registration required

Join us in the Makerspace for a fun hand stitching workshop. 
Our special guest instructor, Harshita, will teach us 3 basic hand stitches, running, back, & cross stitch)
We will then help you turn your embroidered cloth into a unique pillow.
This program is open to children 12 years of age or older
Registration is required

-weekly events Apr. 8-13 please see calendar


Medway Library Outreach

Unable to visit the library? Have library books delivered to your door for you or your loved ones!

MEDWAY LIBRARY OUTREACH

This free program serves homebound Medway residents of retirement or nursing facilities, as well as individual homebound Medway residents of all ages. A librarian will coordinate the delivery of books and other circulating library items. Monthly, bi-weekly, or weekly delivery schedules will be arranged for participants. Call the Library: 508-533-3217.

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Medway Library Academy

Handy tutorials at https://my.nicheacademy.com/medwaypl

Medway Library Academy

Now available: tutorials on how to use our most popular apps like Libby and Hoopla, plus how-tos on popular online research resources, social media sites, and more!


Consumer Reports Online

Medway Public Library now has online access to Consumer Reports. Check out the link below.

ConsumerReports.org

Now available with your Medway Library card!


Crafternoon at the Library, April 24 4-4:45pm in the Makerspace of the Medway Public Library, Grade 1-12, no registration required .  We will be making pom pom creatures

Stop by the Makerspace for an hour of crafting.
On Wednesday April 24 from 4-4:45pm, we will making adorable Pom Pom Creatures.
Program is held in the Makerspace
This is a drop-in program.

Adult Game Night, At the Medway Library, Thursday, April 25 6-8 PM, In the Cole Room, walkins welcome but registration preferred

Join us in the Cole room on Thursday, April 25 at 6pm for a night of games and snacks. 
If you like to play games and want to meet new people from the community, this program is for you!
Program is for adults 18 years or older.
Walkins are welcome but registration is preferred so we can plan accordingly for the snacks and number of games.