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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!


2024 MBLC legislative breakfast on March 8, 2024 at 8:00am sponsored by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and Medway Public Library

You are invited to a 2024 MBLC Legislative Breakfast

March 8, 2024  at 8:00am in the Cole room of the Medway Public Library

The libraries in our Commonwealth connect people to each other, to opportunities, and to personal growth. Local State Legislators will be here, and we will have an opportunity to discuss the MBLC’s 2025 legislative agenda. Show support for your local library by joining us!

register here:  https://bit.ly/LegislativeBreakfast030824

Building a Stronger Commonwealth: One Person at a Time


Irish in America With Cathy Clasper-Torch, Ed Sweeney & Mary King.  Come join us for a musical journey celebrating the ‘Irish in America‘.   Irish immigrants captured the heart of the nation with their mix of Irish jigs, ballads, folk songs, storytelling and humor.  Tuesday, March 12  7PM at the Medway Public Library

Join us on March 12 at 7pm in the Cole Room for a fun hour of songs and stories!
Mary King often teaches a beginning Irish jig before the start of the program so get your green on, warm up your voices and enjoy the warmth, spirit and hilarity of the ‘Irish in America’.
This program is great for the entire family. Registration preferred, walk-ins welcome.

Annual Neighborhood Forest free tree program

Since 2010, Neighborhood Forest has reached over 1,500 schools, libraries, and youth groups – engaged over 500,000 families – and planted over 130,000 (mostly urban and residential) trees through the hands of children and parents across North America.  Sign-up to get a free tree for your child ahead of Earth Day. Trees for kids will be distributed via the library to plant with your family during Earth Week (April 22-30).

https://bit.ly/NeighborhoodForestTreeGiveaway

Medway Library Book Discussion Group. Thursday March 7th from 1 to 2pm in the Medway Library Cole Room. The book: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. 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

Erin Reed Mar. 5

Erin Reed March 5 via Zoom bit.ly/ErinReed35

Erin Reed will discuss trans people in sports on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 PM. Register for your Zoom link at bit.ly/ErinReed35


Read the Rainbow LGBT plus Book Club. Heartstopper vols. 1 and 2. copies are available at circulation desk. Tuesday February 27th at 2pm. Meets in the Medway Library confrence room. For middle schoolers and up. All identities welcome!

 


Crafternoon at the Library, Mar 6 4-5pm in the Makerspace of the Medway Public Library, Grade 1-12, no registration required

Stop by the Makerspace for an hour of crafting.
On Wednesday March 6 from 4-5pm, we will make adorable animals out of Pringles cans.
Program is held in the Makerspace
This is a drop-in program.

The Morning Mend at the Medway Library, Saturday, March 23rd 10:30am-12pm  in the Makerspace

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 March 23 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.


Photography Exhibit

Photography Exhibit Located in the Conference Room On view through mid-March , Local photographer,  Mary Weafer

We have a wonderful photography exhibit in the conference room of the Medway Library through mid-March.

Stop by to see some amazing photographs by local photographer, Mary Weafer.

Mary is a local photographer who loves to explore nature in Medway and throughout Massachusetts. Finding the beauty in ordinary objects & places, forces the viewer to see things in a different way. Mary is also the founder of Made in Medway blog, where she shares local artists & crafters and shares her photographs around town. 

weekly events Mar. 4-9 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!


Lego Club, MAR 13 4-5pm in the Cole room of the Medway Public Library, 1st Grade and up, registration required https://bit.ly/LegoClubMarch

1st graders and up are welcome to build Lego creations which will be displayed in the library.
Held in the Cole room at the Medway Library.
Registration required.

Adult Game Night, At the Medway Library, Thursday, March 28 6-8 PM, In the Cole Room, walkins welcome but registration preferred

Join us in the Cole room on Thursday, March 28 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.