Monday, March 17, 2014

Teen Happenings at the Library!

Friday, April 25
6:00-7:30 PM
Lower level, Cole Room.
Teen poets and their friends and families are invited to this open mike slam. Read/perform original works, read/perform your favorite poem regardless of author, share your favorite Youtube video of a spoken word performance.

Register for both events online at

Droids & Dragons

The 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm the club talks about fantasy and science fiction!
Open to teens, 7th grade and up, and adults.

2014 Schedule:
  • April - Interworld by Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves
  • May – Grim edited by Christine Johnson
  • June - 17 & Gone by Nova Ren Suma
  • July - Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • August - Cell by Steven King
  • September - The Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay

Free Movie and Popcorn - April Vacation!

Happenings At The Library


April 23: Free Movie & Popcorn 11:30 AM. Open to families. Register in advance, drop-ins welcome. 
April 24: TEAM Magic 6:30-8:00 PM. For grades K-6 and families. No registration necessary. 

May 6: Read With Me Book Club 6:30-7:30 PM. For ages 8-12 & caregiver. No registration necessary. 
May 7: Paws-to-Read 6:30-7:30 PM. Must be able to read independently. Registration required. 
May 10: Kid’s Crafternoon 10:30 AM-1:30 PM. All ages. Come and leave when you like! 
May 28: Lego Club 4:00-5:00 PM. For grades 2 and up. Registration required. 
May 31: Summer Reading Kick-off with Author/Illustrator David Hyde Costello and a Music Makers Workshop 10:30-1:00 PM. Families welcome. Register for workshop, drop-ins welcome. 

Weekly Programs 
Wednesdays: Toddler Jam  10:30-11:00, 11:00-11:30 AM. For 0-30 months. No registration. Caregiver must accompany child. 

Fridays: It’s Story Time! 11:00-11:30 AM. For 10 months-5 years. No registration. Caregiver must accompany child. 

For more information about  events and programs visit 

Monday, December 30, 2013

Lego Building Club


The LEGO Building Club!

Sponsored by The Friends of the Medway Library

The next session will be held on  
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
 4-5:00 pm in the Cole room
Lego fans, 2nd grade and up, are invited to have fun building Lego Creations based on the theme of the day or they can just free build.    

Creations will be displayed at the library and a digital photo will be emailed to you.
Space is limited, so you must sign up at the library circulation desk.  At that time a welcome letter with rules and contact information will be given to you. 

If you have a teenager who may enjoy helping us out with the club, please email Diane at
Thank you to all who have donated Legos or given special donations for us to buy Legos.  We are always looking for more Legos so we can have more children be involved in this fun and creative activity.    We can always use more Green and Blue plates or other building platforms.

Happenings at the Medway Library

Medway Public Library Programs

It's Story Time! Friday mornings, 11:00-11:30AM

beginning March 7
Ages 10 months - 5 years*
Story Room
The children's librarian will hold a drop-in (no registration necessary) story time with songs, stories, and a simple craft. 
All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
*These ages are flexible! If you think your children will enjoy story time, please bring them.

Wednesday Mornings       Drop-In Baby & Toddler Sing  
Two Sessions:
10:30 - 11 AM. Story Room
11 - 11:30 AM. Story Room.   
Newborns - 30 months are invited to this drop-in program of stories, fingerplay and songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer.
Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver.

First Monday of the Month, 6:30-8:30PM
Tablet & eReader Help 
Did you receive a new eReader or tablet - or do you have one sitting around gathering dust? Want to learn more about downloading eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines from the Library? Book a half hour appointment with "eExpert" Tammy the first Monday of every month, from 6:30-8:30. Call the Library or drop by to sign up.

Tuesday Evening Book Group: Monthly on the last Tuesday, 7-8PM  (*Note date change)
Interested adults are invited to participate in the first of Medway Library's monthly reading discussion groups. Informative discussions will be held on the chosen book, with impressions and opinions shared by all. Anyone interested may attend any or all of the monthly discussions. Copies of book selections (in large print, standard book, and audio format) will be made available for checkout at the Library circulation desk. Ebook format is also available for most selections through the digital media catalog.
April 22*: Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Paws to Read: (Pre-registration required) Monthly on the first Wednesday, 6:30-7:45PM
What's better than curling up with a good book? Cuddling up with a "Paws to Read" Therapy Dog and a good book! Children (grades 2-6) are invited to come and meet some of these special dogs at our Library once a month and have a good time. Each child is given a specific 15-minute time slot for a "one on one" with his or her favorite reading dog.Children must be able to read by themselves. This is not a tutoring program, but rather an opportunity for a child to practice reading skills with an attentive listener. Contact Lorie Brownell 508-533-3217 for more information and to sign up.

check out  for more information

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Gingerbread Houses - The Friends want to Thank all of the Builders

The Friends also want to thank everyone who participated in the Gingerbread Festival.   It was a great success and the children had so much fun decorating their house. 

Monday, November 18, 2013

We Appreciate the Support from Local Businesses...


A Big Thank You goes out to some of the local businesses that have helped us with the Movies, Documentaries and Book Sales this year by providing grocery bags, printing services and delicious treats:

Panera in Frankin
Stop & Shop
Roche Bros.
Whole Foods
Regal Cinemas


Wednesday, June 19, 2013

What We Are Reading!

We thought it would be fun to list some of the Books that the Friends of the Medway Library are reading this Summer.   Click on the links to find the book on Minuteman Library Network.

Eileen is reading Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Eileen also recommends Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

 The Library Lady recommends Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Diane has read The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory and
she just finished The White Princess also by Philippa Gregory

Amanda just finished Nevermore by James Patterson

Amanda also just finished
Divergent & Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Diane says that Canada by Richard Ford is a great read!

The list will continue to grow all summer long....

Sunday, March 31, 2013


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 $13.00 each!  (Regular prices are $22.00 for an adult and $17.00 for children 3-12 and seniors 62+.)

Click here for the Southwick Zoo web site. 


Saturday, March 30, 2013


Show off your Friends of the Medway Library pride as well as have a large, strong, attractive reusable bag for all your toting needs.  They are only $2 and can be purchased anytime in the library or during our book sales.  They are perfect for carrying all your books home!