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Lego Club at the Library!
WEDNESDAYS IN THE COLE ROOM
4:00-5:00pm
KIDS THAT ARE IN THE 1ST GRADE AND UP ARE WELCOME TO COME AND BUILD!
Space is limited, so you must register in advance through the links provided or by calling the Library
DATES: Once a Month - Sept thru May

Sponsored by the Friends of the Medway Library



February 28 Lego Club Sign Up

March 28 Lego Club Sign Up

April 25 Lego Club Sign Up

May 30 Lego Club Sign Up
 

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Medway Library Makerspace

Come in and discover what's here
- 3D Printer
- Slide/Negative/Photo
digital image converter
-8mm/Super 8 film converter
- VHS to DVD converter
- DVD/CD Duplicator
- DVD/CD Buffer
- Epson Scanner
- Green Screen
- Sewing Machines
- Knitting Machine
- Soldering Iron
- Fabrics and other Craft Items

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Upcoming Sewing Machine Certification Sessions:

Monday Feb 5 at 2:15pm Sewing Machine Certification


Monday Feb 12 at 2:15pm Sewing Machine Certification

Monday Feb 26 at 2:15pm Sewing Machine Certification

Upcoming 3D Printer Certification Sessions:

Please contact the library if you would like to be certified on the sewing machines, 3D printer, soldering iron & knitting machine.   Leave your name and email and someone will contact you to schedule the certification session or sign up for any of the times listed above.

PAPERCRAFT TIME
FOR AGES 16 YRS TO ADULTS
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 2nd & 4th MONDAYS OF THE  MONTH
 10:00am - 1:00pm in the Makerspace

 
DROP IN ANYTIME!


We've got Origami books and paper, Scrapbooking supplies, Rubber stamps, Coloring and Painting materials, Decorative cutting items and much more! Anyone working on any type of craft is welcome since we want it to be a time of connecting, sharing and friendship.



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LIBRARY BOOK GROUP AT THE
MEDWAY SENIOR CENTER

Our information on this book
discussion group can be found here.

 






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Lunch at the Library
Thursday, Feb. 22, 11:45 AM
Join us for Storytime and then lunch, or just lunch! Medway Library will provide free lunch on Thursday at 11:45 for children and their caregivers. All are welcome. Lunches will be provided on a first come, first served basis. You do not need to register in advance.
Monet's Magic: Pastel Paint Monet's Water Lilies with Greg Maichack!
Wednesday, February 21st 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Image of pastel rendering of Monet's Waterlilies 

Monet’s Magic: Pastel Paint Monet’s Wondrous Water Lilies

   The workshop is a two-hour event that enables sheer beginners to  advanced adults, and teens 18+, to experience creating a pastel painting while offering interesting and entertaining historical information about Monet’s life and painting techniques, a demo at easel, and participants’ own hands-on experience with pastels.
(All professional-grade materials supplied.)
All take home their own pastel paintings.
  Registration is required, please sign up here or by calling the Library.

Free Movie & Popcorn during February Vacation
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Wednesday, February 21 at 11:30 am
Free Movie & Popcorn (and other treats)
Join Moana and the Demigod Maui on an adventure to save her island.
Movie is rated PG and runs for 1hr 47 min.
Registration prefer
red but walk-ins are welcome.
register here for movie
Movie License provided by a grant from the Medway Cultural Council
a local partner of Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency
sponsored by the Friends of the Medway Library

Teddy Bear Sleepover
Friday, Feb. 23, 1:00 PM
a group of teddy bears
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for a special storytime, snacks, craft, and then leave your animal friend for a night of library fun! Stuffed animals can be picked up beginning Saturday, Feb. 24th. This is the grand finale of our PJ Drive. PJ donations can be made throughout the month of February, at the sleepover party, or through the first week of March. A PJ donation is NOT required to attend this program.
 
All ages. Register HERE.

OH SHOOT!
 
Photography Group 
Thursday, February 22nd
7:00 PM 
Medway Library Makerspace

The newly formed Medway Library Photography Group is an open forum for those who share a common interest in photography. The group meets the last Thursday of each month. If you love photography and are interested in a lively exchange of ideas, we welcome your participation. No sign up is needed.
Contact Lorie Brownell (lbrownell@minlib.net) at the Library for more information.
 
* All levels of experience welcome
* Take the monthly photo challenge
* Follow us on Instagram (soon)
* Stay tuned for guest speaker information
 
February Photo Challenge:
MOTION
The challenge this month is to photograph something in motion...
flags flying, water rushing, people on the move.

Sewing Workshop for YAs
3 pillows, containing 9 different squares of fabric sewn together
Saturday March 10
10:30am - 1:00pm


Learn to sew a 9 square pillow. You will learn some basic sewing techiques such as straight stitching and how to line up quilt blocks so that the corners match. The pillow you create will be yours to take home.
Class is open to people 10-17 years old.  Held in the Medway Library Makerspace

Register Here for sewing workshop

Participants will be considered certified on the sewing machines after the completion of the workshop.

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

Quilting Workshop
Bargello Quilt Workshop
Bargello style quilt in rainbow colors
Thursday March 15
6:30 - 9:00pm

Make your very own
Bargello Quilt from a pre-assembled kit, then turn it into a table runner, pillow or anything else you can imagine.
This project will cover some basic concepts of quilting and how to use a sewing machine.   
Class is open to individuals 17 yrs or older due to the fact that we will be using rotary cutters.
Held in the Medway Library Makerspace
Register Here
Participants will be considered certified on the sewing machines after the completion of the workshop.
 
Makerspace Waiver and Room Agreement forms must be completed prior to workshop.   Forms are available at the circulation desk

Afterschool Drawing Workshop
pencil drawing of a bedroom
Wednesday March 21
4:00 - 5:30pm

This workshop will combine perspective drawing with a little bit of imagination.
The focus will be on room designs in which you can envision and draw your favorite pet lounging in.
Using a miniature room, the children will learn Shading, Angles & Lighting as it pertains to their individual perspective.
Workshop will be held in the Makerspace.  Class is open to young adults 10 – 16 years old.
Register Here for Workshop
Makerspace Waiver and Room Agreement forms must be completed by a legal guardian prior to workshop.   Forms are available at the circulation desk.

Monday Night Knitters

Monday Night Knitting in the Makerspace!
7:00pm - 8:00pm
knitting project in progress (needles and yarn)
Work on your own projects in the company of other knitters
or stop by if you want to learn how to knit.
A knitting teacher won't be there every Monday
but one of the other knitters may be able to help you get started.
Knitters willing to teach are welcome.

We will meet every Monday Night except during school vacations.
Bring your own supplies or use what is in the Makerspace.

 

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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