Saturday November 17, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Story Time

Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY!  This story time is for children ages 3 and up.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY!  This story time is for children ages 3 and up.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids' Crafternoon

Sometimes you just want to make something.  Join us for our afternoon drop-in crafts and have fun creating something new from something old!

This is a drop-in activity.  No sign up required!  Activity for age 6+

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

Sometimes you just want to make something.  Join us for our afternoon drop-in crafts and have fun creating something new from something old!

This is a drop-in activity.  No sign up required!  Activity for age 6+

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

Monday November 19, 2018
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoons

For Grades 6 and up. Drop by the library after school to make something!

No sign-ups required; program is open while supplies last!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For Grades 6 and up. Drop by the library after school to make something!

No sign-ups required; program is open while supplies last!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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7:00 PM
Graphic Novel Book Group

Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

October 15: Eartha by Cathy Malkasian

November 19: The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry by David Carlson and Landis Blair

December 10: Pantheon by Hamish Steele

January 14: Crosswind, Volume 1 by Gail Simone and Cat Staggs

February 11: Sabrina by Nick Drnaso

March 11: Tenements, Towers, and Trash: An Unconventional History of New York City by Julia Wertz

April 8: TBA

May 13: TBA

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

October 15: Eartha by Cathy Malkasian

November 19: The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry by David Carlson and Landis Blair

December 10: Pantheon by Hamish Steele

January 14: Crosswind, Volume 1 by Gail Simone and Cat Staggs

February 11: Sabrina by Nick Drnaso

March 11: Tenements, Towers, and Trash: An Unconventional History of New York City by Julia Wertz

April 8: TBA

May 13: TBA

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Tuesday November 20, 2018
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Creative Writing

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets once a week to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets once a week to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Breaking Science

For science enthusiasts ages 10 to 100!

Learn about the science and technology you hear discussed on the news, from the scientists and engineers who are working on the newest discoveries!

Join us on the following Tuesdays, from 7-8pm:

Sept 25 - Proteins in 3D
Oct 2 - Gut Microbiome
Oct 30 - Spooky Science
Nov 6 - Journey to the Center of the Immune System
Nov 20 - Nutrition and Immunity
Nov 27 - Evidence Based Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
LOCATION: Magoun Room

For science enthusiasts ages 10 to 100!

Learn about the science and technology you hear discussed on the news, from the scientists and engineers who are working on the newest discoveries!

Join us on the following Tuesdays, from 7-8pm:

Sept 25 - Proteins in 3D
Oct 2 - Gut Microbiome
Oct 30 - Spooky Science
Nov 6 - Journey to the Center of the Immune System
Nov 20 - Nutrition and Immunity
Nov 27 - Evidence Based Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Breaking Science

For science enthusiasts ages 10 to 100!

Learn abour the science and technology you hear discussed on the news from the scientists and engineers who are working on the newest discoveries!

Join us on the following Tuesdays to learn about:

Sept 25 - Proteins in 3D
Oct 2 - Gut Microbiome
Oct 30 - Spooky Science
Nov 6 - Journey to the Center of the Immune System
Nov 20 - Nutrition and Immunity
Nov 27 - Evidence-Based Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress

Light snacks will be provided.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
LOCATION: Magoun Room

For science enthusiasts ages 10 to 100!

Learn abour the science and technology you hear discussed on the news from the scientists and engineers who are working on the newest discoveries!

Join us on the following Tuesdays to learn about:

Sept 25 - Proteins in 3D
Oct 2 - Gut Microbiome
Oct 30 - Spooky Science
Nov 6 - Journey to the Center of the Immune System
Nov 20 - Nutrition and Immunity
Nov 27 - Evidence-Based Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress

Light snacks will be provided.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

LOCATION: Magoun Room

Wednesday November 21, 2018
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen STEAM Challenge

For Grades 6 and up. Drop in after school and challenge yourself to think of creative solutions to problems!

No sign ups required; open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For Grades 6 and up. Drop in after school and challenge yourself to think of creative solutions to problems!

No sign ups required; open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

Thursday November 22, 2018
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
#Unplug: Teen Craft Night

For Grades 6 and up.  Unplug for a bit and decorate some cookies!

No sign-ups required; program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For Grades 6 and up.  Unplug for a bit and decorate some cookies!

No sign-ups required; program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

Saturday November 24, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Story Time

Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY!  This story time is for children ages 3 and up.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY!  This story time is for children ages 3 and up.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Monday November 26, 2018
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoons

For Grades 6 and up. Drop by the library after school to make something!

No sign-ups required; program is open while supplies last!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For Grades 6 and up. Drop by the library after school to make something!

No sign-ups required; program is open while supplies last!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Robotics / Maker Club

Youth (ages 9-14) are invited to come to the Children's Room to build, learn, and play with the LEGO Mindstorm Robot or create and invent wtih our other tech kits.

Registration Required.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

Youth (ages 9-14) are invited to come to the Children's Room to build, learn, and play with the LEGO Mindstorm Robot or create and invent wtih our other tech kits.

Registration Required.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

Tuesday November 27, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Lapsit

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Read with Rufus

Rufus really likes to help young readers gain confidence with their reading. The Medford Public Library offers five reading time slots with Rufus on certain Tuesdays each month. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15-minute reading time slot, bring your favorite book, and read to Rufus!

Rufus is great with kids who have started reading but need a little practice. (K/1st grade on up!)

Registration Required.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Rufus really likes to help young readers gain confidence with their reading. The Medford Public Library offers five reading time slots with Rufus on certain Tuesdays each month. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15-minute reading time slot, bring your favorite book, and read to Rufus!

Rufus is great with kids who have started reading but need a little practice. (K/1st grade on up!)

Registration Required.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Creative Writing

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets once a week to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets once a week to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Breaking Science

For science enthusiasts ages 10 to 100!

Learn about the science and technology you hear discussed on the news, from the scientists and engineers who are working on the newest discoveries!

Join us on the following Tuesdays, from 7-8pm:

Sept 25 - Proteins in 3D
Oct 2 - Gut Microbiome
Oct 30 - Spooky Science
Nov 6 - Journey to the Center of the Immune System
Nov 20 - Nutrition and Immunity
Nov 27 - Evidence Based Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
LOCATION: Magoun Room

For science enthusiasts ages 10 to 100!

Learn about the science and technology you hear discussed on the news, from the scientists and engineers who are working on the newest discoveries!

Join us on the following Tuesdays, from 7-8pm:

Sept 25 - Proteins in 3D
Oct 2 - Gut Microbiome
Oct 30 - Spooky Science
Nov 6 - Journey to the Center of the Immune System
Nov 20 - Nutrition and Immunity
Nov 27 - Evidence Based Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Breaking Science

For science enthusiasts ages 10 to 100!

Learn abour the science and technology you hear discussed on the news from the scientists and engineers who are working on the newest discoveries!

Join us on the following Tuesdays to learn about:

Sept 25 - Proteins in 3D
Oct 2 - Gut Microbiome
Oct 30 - Spooky Science
Nov 6 - Journey to the Center of the Immune System
Nov 20 - Nutrition and Immunity
Nov 27 - Evidence-Based Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress

Light snacks will be provided.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
LOCATION: Magoun Room

For science enthusiasts ages 10 to 100!

Learn abour the science and technology you hear discussed on the news from the scientists and engineers who are working on the newest discoveries!

Join us on the following Tuesdays to learn about:

Sept 25 - Proteins in 3D
Oct 2 - Gut Microbiome
Oct 30 - Spooky Science
Nov 6 - Journey to the Center of the Immune System
Nov 20 - Nutrition and Immunity
Nov 27 - Evidence-Based Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress

Light snacks will be provided.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

LOCATION: Magoun Room

Wednesday November 28, 2018
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Story Time

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
2nd and 3rd grade book club

Medford Public Library invites 2nd and 3rd graders to join us each month. Snack will be provided. Please read the book in advance of book club!

This month we will be discussing Simon Ortiz's The People Shall Continue:

Traces the progress of the Indians of North America from the time of the Creation to the present.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Medford Public Library invites 2nd and 3rd graders to join us each month. Snack will be provided. Please read the book in advance of book club!

This month we will be discussing Simon Ortiz's The People Shall Continue:

Traces the progress of the Indians of North America from the time of the Creation to the present.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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7:00 PM
Romance Novel Book Group

Join us for an inclusive romance novel book group!  We'll be meeting the second Wednesday evening of the month (except in November).

October 10: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
November 28: Far from Home by Lorelie Brown
December 12: Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn
January 9: Trade Me by Courtney Milan
February 13: The Lotus Palace by Jeannie Lin
March 13: Several novellas, titles TBA
April 10: The Ruin of a Rake by Cat Sebastian
May 8: Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

Books will be avaialble at the circulation desk. Assistance in aquiring and using e-books also available. Please register here.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Join us for an inclusive romance novel book group!  We'll be meeting the second Wednesday evening of the month (except in November).

October 10: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
November 28: Far from Home by Lorelie Brown
December 12: Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn
January 9: Trade Me by Courtney Milan
February 13: The Lotus Palace by Jeannie Lin
March 13: Several novellas, titles TBA
April 10: The Ruin of a Rake by Cat Sebastian
May 8: Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

Books will be avaialble at the circulation desk. Assistance in aquiring and using e-books also available. Please register here.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

 
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7:00 PM
Writer’s Workshop

The Medford Public Library's Writer’s Workshop will continue at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, September 26, October 31, and November 28.

The group is always looking for new members so join the group to meet your community's fellow scribblers and get feedback on your work. If you have questions about the group, please contact David Chia at duuchia@gmail.com.

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

The Medford Public Library's Writer’s Workshop will continue at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, September 26, October 31, and November 28.

The group is always looking for new members so join the group to meet your community's fellow scribblers and get feedback on your work. If you have questions about the group, please contact David Chia at duuchia@gmail.com.

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Thursday November 29, 2018
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3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Teen Book Club

We meet on the last Thursdayof the month! Light snaks will be provided. Please read the book before the book club meeting - copies of the books will be at the checkout desk at the beginning of the month!

September 27: Scythe, by Neal Shusterman

October 25: TBA

November 29: TBA

If you love talking about books, you can lead a book club meeting AND receive volunteer hours! Our teen leaders choose the book each month. If you are interested in elading a future book club meeting, you can sign up in the Teen Section.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

We meet on the last Thursdayof the month! Light snaks will be provided. Please read the book before the book club meeting - copies of the books will be at the checkout desk at the beginning of the month!

September 27: Scythe, by Neal Shusterman

October 25: TBA

November 29: TBA

If you love talking about books, you can lead a book club meeting AND receive volunteer hours! Our teen leaders choose the book each month. If you are interested in elading a future book club meeting, you can sign up in the Teen Section.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Let's Be Honest: Sex Education Talk for Parents

Your kids have questions about their bodies, relationships, birth control, sexually transmitted infections and sexual decision making. Research shows that they want answers from you: their parents!

Get the information you need to help them make the right choices by attending this workshop for parents and caregivers. Each participant will leave with resources and a free book.

Registration required. Please arrive 15 minutes early so that the talk can begin at the scheduled time!

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
There are 9 spaces available.

Your kids have questions about their bodies, relationships, birth control, sexually transmitted infections and sexual decision making. Research shows that they want answers from you: their parents!

Get the information you need to help them make the right choices by attending this workshop for parents and caregivers. Each participant will leave with resources and a free book.

Registration required. Please arrive 15 minutes early so that the talk can begin at the scheduled time!

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

There are 9 spaces available.

Saturday December 1, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytim
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Monday December 3, 2018
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10:00 AM
Monday Morning Mysteries

Mondays at 10:00 a.m.

September 10: Skinwalkers by Tony Hillerman

October 1: In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming

November 5: A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis Peters

December 3: A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie

January 7: What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman

February 4: Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

March 4: Long Upon the Land by Margaret Maron

April 1: Even the Dead by Benjamin Black

May 6: A Free Man of Color by Barbara Hambly

June 3: TBA

Please register at the Information Desk or online here

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Mondays at 10:00 a.m.

September 10: Skinwalkers by Tony Hillerman

October 1: In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming

November 5: A Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis Peters

December 3: A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie

January 7: What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman

February 4: Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

March 4: Long Upon the Land by Margaret Maron

April 1: Even the Dead by Benjamin Black

May 6: A Free Man of Color by Barbara Hambly

June 3: TBA

Please register at the Information Desk or online here

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoons

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Makerspace Drop in: Quilling
Quilling is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Join Jen & Betsy to create ornaments, cards or beautiful designs.
No registration required. Ages 16+.
 
CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
Quilling is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Join Jen & Betsy to create ornaments, cards or beautiful designs.
No registration required. Ages 16+.
 
CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Tuesday December 4, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Lapsit Story Time

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Make Hot Cocoa Mix from Scratch!

Need a gift for the holiday season? Or do you just want to learn how to make your very own hot chocolate mix from scratch? Join us for this cooking/measuring program!

Ages 5+. Registration required.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room
There are 9 spaces available.

Need a gift for the holiday season? Or do you just want to learn how to make your very own hot chocolate mix from scratch? Join us for this cooking/measuring program!

Ages 5+. Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Teen Creative Writing

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets every other Tuesday to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets every other Tuesday to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

Wednesday December 5, 2018
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10:00 AM
Drama Book Group

Love theater? Then join the Medford Public Library Drama Book Club.  We will mostly discuss classic dramas with a couple of modern plays and a few comedies in the mix. Lively discussion and readings encouraged.

Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

October 3: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

November 7: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

December 5: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

January 9: Harvey by Mary Chase

February 6: Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks

March  6: Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose

April 3: Art by Yasmina Reza

May 1: Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Love theater? Then join the Medford Public Library Drama Book Club.  We will mostly discuss classic dramas with a couple of modern plays and a few comedies in the mix. Lively discussion and readings encouraged.

Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

October 3: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

November 7: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

December 5: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

January 9: Harvey by Mary Chase

February 6: Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks

March  6: Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose

April 3: Art by Yasmina Reza

May 1: Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Story Time

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen STEAM Challenge

Challenge yourself to come up with creative solutions to problems! Grades 6 and up.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Challenge yourself to come up with creative solutions to problems! Grades 6 and up.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Family Board Gaming

Bring your favorite games to the library and play with famliy and friends.  All ages welcome.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

Bring your favorite games to the library and play with famliy and friends.  All ages welcome.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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6:00 PM
Adult Game Nights

Join your fellow gamers for a evening of friendly competition on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6:00 p.m.

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Join your fellow gamers for a evening of friendly competition on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6:00 p.m.

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Kids Knit Night

Want to learn how to knit? Already know how? Come learn the basics, start something simple, or work on an existing project! All knitter levels are welcome.

Ages 8+

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Room

Want to learn how to knit? Already know how? Come learn the basics, start something simple, or work on an existing project! All knitter levels are welcome.

Ages 8+

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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7:00 PM
Three Evenings with Dance Caliente

Dance away your cares as Dance Caliente presents three fun and lively dance lessons for dancers of all levels. 

Classes are Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:30.

October 17th: Waltz

November 7th: Latin Sampler

December 5th: Hustle

Classes are free and dancers of all ages are invited to attend.

Founded in 1998 by Eileen Herman-Haase and Raul Nieves, Dance Caliente brings a contagious enthusiasm to their instruction of ballroom and Latin dance forms.  Bring water and comfortable shoes.  

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
There are 15 spaces available.

Dance away your cares as Dance Caliente presents three fun and lively dance lessons for dancers of all levels. 

Classes are Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:30.

October 17th: Waltz

November 7th: Latin Sampler

December 5th: Hustle

Classes are free and dancers of all ages are invited to attend.

Founded in 1998 by Eileen Herman-Haase and Raul Nieves, Dance Caliente brings a contagious enthusiasm to their instruction of ballroom and Latin dance forms.  Bring water and comfortable shoes.  

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

There are 15 spaces available.

Thursday December 6, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3.  We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3.  We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Builders' Club

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 5-12.  We will bring the LEGOs, you just have to show up with your building brain on!

Play. Learn. Build.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 5-12.  We will bring the LEGOs, you just have to show up with your building brain on!

Play. Learn. Build.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hanukkah Celebration!

Celebrate Hanukkah with us! We will have a guest storyteller from Temple Shalom tell us about the history of this holiday and read us some stories. We will make a craft, play dreidel, and eat latkes!

All ages

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  78-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Celebrate Hanukkah with us! We will have a guest storyteller from Temple Shalom tell us about the history of this holiday and read us some stories. We will make a craft, play dreidel, and eat latkes!

All ages

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  78.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
#Unplug: Teen Craft Night

Unplug and make something during our Teen Craft Nights! Coming up we've got:

December 6 - hand-printed wrapping paper
December 20 - snow globes
January 10 - initial wall art
January 24 - stress balls
February 7 - stamped t-shirts
February 21 - bath bombs

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No signups needed, programs are open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Unplug and make something during our Teen Craft Nights! Coming up we've got:

December 6 - hand-printed wrapping paper
December 20 - snow globes
January 10 - initial wall art
January 24 - stress balls
February 7 - stamped t-shirts
February 21 - bath bombs

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No signups needed, programs are open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

Friday December 7, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

Saturday December 8, 2018
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Makerspace: Felting

Create a holiday ornament using wool, felting needles and your imagination! Kerri will teach you how to create a felted ball ornament and several decorating techniques. No experience necessary. Ages 16+

Registration Required.
CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
There are 7 spaces available.

Create a holiday ornament using wool, felting needles and your imagination! Kerri will teach you how to create a felted ball ornament and several decorating techniques. No experience necessary. Ages 16+

Registration Required.
CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

There are 7 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytim
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Monday December 10, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoons

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Science Explorers

This monthly program is for children between the ages of 6-12.  Come experiment and learn about different types of science. 

Bring your brain!  You'll need it for this exploration into life, the universe, and everything.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

This monthly program is for children between the ages of 6-12.  Come experiment and learn about different types of science. 

Bring your brain!  You'll need it for this exploration into life, the universe, and everything.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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7:00 PM
Graphic Novel Book Group

Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

October 15: Eartha by Cathy Malkasian

November 19: The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry by David Carlson and Landis Blair

December 10: Pantheon by Hamish Steele

January 14: Crosswind, Volume 1 by Gail Simone and Cat Staggs

February 11: Sabrina by Nick Drnaso

March 11: Tenements, Towers, and Trash: An Unconventional History of New York City by Julia Wertz

April 8: TBA

May 13: TBA

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

October 15: Eartha by Cathy Malkasian

November 19: The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry by David Carlson and Landis Blair

December 10: Pantheon by Hamish Steele

January 14: Crosswind, Volume 1 by Gail Simone and Cat Staggs

February 11: Sabrina by Nick Drnaso

March 11: Tenements, Towers, and Trash: An Unconventional History of New York City by Julia Wertz

April 8: TBA

May 13: TBA

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Tuesday December 11, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Lapsit Story Time

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Read with Rufus

Rufus really likes to help young readers gain confidence with their reading. The Medford Public Library offers five reading time slots with Rufus on certain Tuesdays each month. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15-minute reading time slot, bring your favorite book, and read to Rufus!

Rufus is great with kids who have started reading but need a little practice. (K/1st grade on up!)

Registration Required.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Rufus really likes to help young readers gain confidence with their reading. The Medford Public Library offers five reading time slots with Rufus on certain Tuesdays each month. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15-minute reading time slot, bring your favorite book, and read to Rufus!

Rufus is great with kids who have started reading but need a little practice. (K/1st grade on up!)

Registration Required.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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7:00 PM
Tuesday Night Book Group

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.

October 9: The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

November 13: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

December 11: Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Louisa Adams by Louisa Thomas

January 8: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

February 12: TBA

March 12: TBA

April 9: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

May 14: TBA

Books will be decided by the group. A list will be posted online and at the library once titles are selected.

Please register at the Information Desk or online here.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.

October 9: The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

November 13: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

December 11: Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Louisa Adams by Louisa Thomas

January 8: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

February 12: TBA

March 12: TBA

April 9: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

May 14: TBA

Books will be decided by the group. A list will be posted online and at the library once titles are selected.

Please register at the Information Desk or online here.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Wednesday December 12, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Story Time

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Middle School Book Club

Grades 6-8

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month to talk about books! Snacks will be provided. Please read the book before book club - copies of the books are available at the checkout desk!

December 12 - The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

January 9 - The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge, by M.T. Anderson

February 13 - Not If I save You First, by Ally Carter

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minilb.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Grades 6-8

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month to talk about books! Snacks will be provided. Please read the book before book club - copies of the books are available at the checkout desk!

December 12 - The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

January 9 - The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge, by M.T. Anderson

February 13 - Not If I save You First, by Ally Carter

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minilb.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Pajama Singalong

Don't forget to wear your PJs for this special family singalong. Join us for gentle movement activities and songs that get your youngest ready for bedtime.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Don't forget to wear your PJs for this special family singalong. Join us for gentle movement activities and songs that get your youngest ready for bedtime.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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7:00 PM
Romance Novel Book Group

Join us for an inclusive romance novel book group!  We'll be meeting the second Wednesday evening of the month (except in November).

October 10: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
November 28: Far from Home by Lorelie Brown
December 12: Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn
January 9: Trade Me by Courtney Milan
February 13: The Lotus Palace by Jeannie Lin
March 13: Several novellas, titles TBA
April 10: The Ruin of a Rake by Cat Sebastian
May 8: Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

Books will be avaialble at the circulation desk. Assistance in aquiring and using e-books also available. Please register here.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Join us for an inclusive romance novel book group!  We'll be meeting the second Wednesday evening of the month (except in November).

October 10: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
November 28: Far from Home by Lorelie Brown
December 12: Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn
January 9: Trade Me by Courtney Milan
February 13: The Lotus Palace by Jeannie Lin
March 13: Several novellas, titles TBA
April 10: The Ruin of a Rake by Cat Sebastian
May 8: Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

Books will be avaialble at the circulation desk. Assistance in aquiring and using e-books also available. Please register here.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Thursday December 13, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing Along with Matt Heaton

Have lots of fun and enjoy singing, clapping, and gentle movement with your baby and toddler!  Sing Alongs are for parents and their children from birth to 36 months.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

Have lots of fun and enjoy singing, clapping, and gentle movement with your baby and toddler!  Sing Alongs are for parents and their children from birth to 36 months.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Art Smart
This bi-weekly program is for children between the ages of 6-12. We will explore, create, design, and play with different types of arts and crafts. Bring your imagination and be prepared for some ...messy...fun!
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room
This bi-weekly program is for children between the ages of 6-12. We will explore, create, design, and play with different types of arts and crafts. Bring your imagination and be prepared for some ...messy...fun!
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gingerbread House Build

Come show off your architectural and design genius in this annual family build! We will have graham crackers, frosting, and fixings... you just need to bring your construction skills!

Registration required. Ages 5+

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section
There are 20 spaces available.

Come show off your architectural and design genius in this annual family build! We will have graham crackers, frosting, and fixings... you just need to bring your construction skills!

Registration required. Ages 5+

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

There are 20 spaces available.

Friday December 14, 2018
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10:00 AM
Coffee and Books

Director Barbara Kerr presents this monthly review of new books.  We take a look at fiction and non-fiction.  It’s a fun hour of good company and talk.

No registration is required—just stop by! 

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Director Barbara Kerr presents this monthly review of new books.  We take a look at fiction and non-fiction.  It’s a fun hour of good company and talk.

No registration is required—just stop by! 

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

Saturday December 15, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytim
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids' Crafternoons

Sometimes you just want to make something.  Join us for our afternoon drop-in crafts and have fun creating something new from something old!

This is a drop-in activity.  No sign up required!  Activity for age 6+

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

Sometimes you just want to make something.  Join us for our afternoon drop-in crafts and have fun creating something new from something old!

This is a drop-in activity.  No sign up required!  Activity for age 6+

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

Monday December 17, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoons

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Robotics / Maker Club

Youth (ages 9-14) are invited to come to the Children's Room to build, learn, and play with the LEGO Mindstorm Robot or create and invent wtih our other tech kits.

Registration Required.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room
There are many spaces available.

Youth (ages 9-14) are invited to come to the Children's Room to build, learn, and play with the LEGO Mindstorm Robot or create and invent wtih our other tech kits.

Registration Required.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday December 18, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Lapsit Story Time

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Teen Creative Writing

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets every other Tuesday to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets every other Tuesday to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4th and 5th grade book club

Medford Public Library invites 4th and 5th graders to join us each month. Snacks will be provided. If you come to the children's room, we can make sure you have a copy of the book to read in advance of our club meeting.

We will be discussing Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan's novel Save Me a Seat:

Joe and Ravi might be from very different places, but they're both stuck in the same place: SCHOOL. Joe's lived in the same town all his life, and was doing just fine unti his best friends moved away and left him on his own. Joe and Ravi don't think they have anything in common - but soon enough they have a common enemy (the biggest bully in their class) and a common mission: to take control of their lives over the course of a single crazy week.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Medford Public Library invites 4th and 5th graders to join us each month. Snacks will be provided. If you come to the children's room, we can make sure you have a copy of the book to read in advance of our club meeting.

We will be discussing Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan's novel Save Me a Seat:

Joe and Ravi might be from very different places, but they're both stuck in the same place: SCHOOL. Joe's lived in the same town all his life, and was doing just fine unti his best friends moved away and left him on his own. Joe and Ravi don't think they have anything in common - but soon enough they have a common enemy (the biggest bully in their class) and a common mission: to take control of their lives over the course of a single crazy week.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Wednesday December 19, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Story Time

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen STEAM Challenge

Challenge yourself to come up with creative solutions to problems! Grades 6 and up.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Challenge yourself to come up with creative solutions to problems! Grades 6 and up.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
2nd and 3rd grade book club

Medford Public Library invites 2nd and 3rd graders to join us each month. Snack will be provided. Please read the book in advance of book club!

This month we will be discussing Betty Birney's The World According to Humphrey:

You can learn a lot about life by observing another species. That's what Humphrey was told when he was first brought to Room 26. And boy is it true! There are always adventures in the classroom and each weekend he gets to sleep over with a different student, like Lower-Your-Voice-A.J. and Speak-Up Sayeh. Humphrey learns to read, write, shoot rubber bands (only in self-defense, of course), and much more. With a lock-that-doesn't-lock and an adventurous spirit, Humphrey's life would be perfect if only the teacher, Mrs. Brisbane, wasn't out to get him.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Medford Public Library invites 2nd and 3rd graders to join us each month. Snack will be provided. Please read the book in advance of book club!

This month we will be discussing Betty Birney's The World According to Humphrey:

You can learn a lot about life by observing another species. That's what Humphrey was told when he was first brought to Room 26. And boy is it true! There are always adventures in the classroom and each weekend he gets to sleep over with a different student, like Lower-Your-Voice-A.J. and Speak-Up Sayeh. Humphrey learns to read, write, shoot rubber bands (only in self-defense, of course), and much more. With a lock-that-doesn't-lock and an adventurous spirit, Humphrey's life would be perfect if only the teacher, Mrs. Brisbane, wasn't out to get him.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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6:00 PM
Adult Game Nights

Join your fellow gamers for a evening of friendly competition on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6:00 p.m.

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Join your fellow gamers for a evening of friendly competition on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6:00 p.m.

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Caroling and Cocoa

Join us and the St. Joseph's Children's Choir as we walk about the neighborhood singing traditional carols.

Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight. Refreshments served after.

All ages.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Join us and the St. Joseph's Children's Choir as we walk about the neighborhood singing traditional carols.

Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight. Refreshments served after.

All ages.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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7:00 PM
Classic Book Group: 20th Century Southern Writers

This year’s Classic Group will be led by members of the library staff.   

Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. at the Library

October 24: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

November 14: All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren

December 19: TBA

January 16: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

February 20: The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers

March 20: Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor

April 17: TBA

May 15: A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

This year’s Classic Group will be led by members of the library staff.   

Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. at the Library

October 24: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

November 14: All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren

December 19: TBA

January 16: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

February 20: The Member of the Wedding by Carson McCullers

March 20: Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor

April 17: TBA

May 15: A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Thursday December 20, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3.  We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3.  We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Builders' Club

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 5-12.  We will bring the LEGOs, you just have to show up with your building brain on!

Play. Learn. Build.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 5-12.  We will bring the LEGOs, you just have to show up with your building brain on!

Play. Learn. Build.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Bite-Sized Books

Book Club for teens in Grades 7-12

Once a month we'll meet to snack and talk about books, series, and stories. There's no assigned reading for this book club, but in order to get a snack, you have to recommend one of your favorite books!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Book Club for teens in Grades 7-12

Once a month we'll meet to snack and talk about books, series, and stories. There's no assigned reading for this book club, but in order to get a snack, you have to recommend one of your favorite books!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
#Unplug: Teen Craft Night

Unplug and make something during our Teen Craft Nights! Coming up we've got:

December 6 - hand-printed wrapping paper
December 20 - snow globes
January 10 - initial wall art
January 24 - stress balls
February 7 - stamped t-shirts
February 21 - bath bombs

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No signups needed, programs are open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Unplug and make something during our Teen Craft Nights! Coming up we've got:

December 6 - hand-printed wrapping paper
December 20 - snow globes
January 10 - initial wall art
January 24 - stress balls
February 7 - stamped t-shirts
February 21 - bath bombs

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No signups needed, programs are open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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7:00 PM
eBook and Digital Resources Workshop

Learn how to access eBooks and Digital Resources from home using your library card.  Check out eBooks, AudioBooks, Films, Videos, Music, learn a language, take online course, and more, on the go or from home, using your portable device!

Registration required.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
There are 10 spaces available.

Learn how to access eBooks and Digital Resources from home using your library card.  Check out eBooks, AudioBooks, Films, Videos, Music, learn a language, take online course, and more, on the go or from home, using your portable device!

Registration required.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM
Knit Night

Make time to knit this season! Join new and experienced knitters for an evening of knitting, socializing, and sharing tips and techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome.  Please bring your own project to work on. In the YA section.

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Make time to knit this season! Join new and experienced knitters for an evening of knitting, socializing, and sharing tips and techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome.  Please bring your own project to work on. In the YA section.

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Friday December 21, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Solstice Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate the shortest day of the year and the return of sunnier times with this scavenger hunt and craft activity.

Light refreshments will be provided. Ages 5+

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Room

Celebrate the shortest day of the year and the return of sunnier times with this scavenger hunt and craft activity.

Light refreshments will be provided. Ages 5+

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Teen Trivia Night

The Library's Teen Advisory Board has put together a Trivia Night for teens in grades 7 and up.

After hours at the library means pizza, snacks, music, and trivia. Team up with friends to show off your random knowledge of facts! We have prizes for the highest scoring team and the team with the best name!

Trivia teams can have up to 6 members.

Sign up is required - you have the option of signing up as a team or individually. Contact Nicole in the Teen Section with any questions!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

The Library's Teen Advisory Board has put together a Trivia Night for teens in grades 7 and up.

After hours at the library means pizza, snacks, music, and trivia. Team up with friends to show off your random knowledge of facts! We have prizes for the highest scoring team and the team with the best name!

Trivia teams can have up to 6 members.

Sign up is required - you have the option of signing up as a team or individually. Contact Nicole in the Teen Section with any questions!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section


Saturday December 22, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytim
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Wednesday December 26, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Story Time

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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7:00 PM
Writer’s Workshop

The Medford Public Library's Writer’s Workshop will continue at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.  The group is always looking for new members so join the group to meet your community's fellow scribblers and get feedback on your work.  If you have questions about the group, please contact David Chia at duuchia@gmail.com.

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

The Medford Public Library's Writer’s Workshop will continue at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.  The group is always looking for new members so join the group to meet your community's fellow scribblers and get feedback on your work.  If you have questions about the group, please contact David Chia at duuchia@gmail.com.

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Thursday December 27, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3.  We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3.  We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Art Smart
This bi-weekly program is for children between the ages of 6-12. We will explore, create, design, and play with different types of arts and crafts. Bring your imagination and be prepared for some ...messy...fun!
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room
This bi-weekly program is for children between the ages of 6-12. We will explore, create, design, and play with different types of arts and crafts. Bring your imagination and be prepared for some ...messy...fun!
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Pajama Storytime

Don't forget to wear your pjs for this special family story time.  We will read stories, sing songs, and end our day with a fun evening at the libary.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Don't forget to wear your pjs for this special family story time.  We will read stories, sing songs, and end our day with a fun evening at the libary.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Friday December 28, 2018
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM
Teen Movie Afternoon

Vote between 3 movie options! The Chosen movie will start at 3pm - light snacks provided.

For teens Grades 7 -12

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Vote between 3 movie options! The Chosen movie will start at 3pm - light snacks provided.

For teens Grades 7 -12

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

Saturday December 29, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytim
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Monday December 31, 2018
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11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Early New Year's Countdown

Let's face it. Some of us can't make it to midnight! Don't worry! You can ring in the New Year with us at 12 noon!

Refreshments and games provided.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

Let's face it. Some of us can't make it to midnight! Don't worry! You can ring in the New Year with us at 12 noon!

Refreshments and games provided.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teens: Paper Snowflakes

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Make paper and 3D snowflakes to help decorate the Teen Section!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoons

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

Wednesday January 2, 2019
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Story Time

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen STEAM Challenge

Challenge yourself to come up with creative solutions to problems! Grades 6 and up.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Challenge yourself to come up with creative solutions to problems! Grades 6 and up.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Family Board Gaming

Bring your favorite games to the library and play with famliy and friends.  All ages welcome.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

Bring your favorite games to the library and play with famliy and friends.  All ages welcome.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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6:00 PM
Adult Game Nights

Join your fellow gamers for a evening of friendly competition on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6:00 p.m.

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Join your fellow gamers for a evening of friendly competition on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 6:00 p.m.

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Kids Knit Night

Want to learn how to knit? Already know how? Come learn the basics, start something simple, or work on an existing project! All knitter levels are welcome.

Ages 8+

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Room

Want to learn how to knit? Already know how? Come learn the basics, start something simple, or work on an existing project! All knitter levels are welcome.

Ages 8+

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday January 3, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Toddler Time

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3.  We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Thursday story time is for children between the ages of 2-3.  We will laugh and share great books and songs and have a play time afterward.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Builders' Club

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 5-12.  We will bring the LEGOs, you just have to show up with your building brain on!

Play. Learn. Build.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

This bi-weekly Thursday program is for children between the ages of 5-12.  We will bring the LEGOs, you just have to show up with your building brain on!

Play. Learn. Build.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

Saturday January 5, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytim
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Monday January 7, 2019
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoons

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Makerspace Drop in: Altered Art

No registration required. Ages 16+

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

No registration required. Ages 16+

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Tuesday January 8, 2019
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Lapsit Story Time

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Teen Creative Writing

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets every other Tuesday to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net

Our Teen Creative Writing Group meets every other Tuesday to work on short stories, graphic novels, fanfiction, writing games, and more!

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No sign up required, just drop in!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

 
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7:00 PM
Tuesday Night Book Group

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.

October 9: The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

November 13: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

December 11: Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Louisa Adams by Louisa Thomas

January 8: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

February 12: TBA

March 12: TBA

April 9: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

May 14: TBA

Books will be decided by the group. A list will be posted online and at the library once titles are selected.

Please register at the Information Desk or online here.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.

October 9: The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

November 13: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

December 11: Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Louisa Adams by Louisa Thomas

January 8: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

February 12: TBA

March 12: TBA

April 9: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

May 14: TBA

Books will be decided by the group. A list will be posted online and at the library once titles are selected.

Please register at the Information Desk or online here.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Wednesday January 9, 2019
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10:00 AM
Drama Book Group

Love theater? Then join the Medford Public Library Drama Book Club.  We will mostly discuss classic dramas with a couple of modern plays and a few comedies in the mix. Lively discussion and readings encouraged.

Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

October 3: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

November 7: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

December 5: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

January 9: Harvey by Mary Chase

February 6: Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks

March  6: Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose

April 3: Art by Yasmina Reza

May 1: Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Love theater? Then join the Medford Public Library Drama Book Club.  We will mostly discuss classic dramas with a couple of modern plays and a few comedies in the mix. Lively discussion and readings encouraged.

Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM.

October 3: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

November 7: A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

December 5: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

January 9: Harvey by Mary Chase

February 6: Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks

March  6: Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose

April 3: Art by Yasmina Reza

May 1: Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Story Time

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Middle School Book Club

Grades 6-8

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month to talk about books! Snacks will be provided. Please read the book before book club - copies of the books are available at the checkout desk!

December 12 - The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

January 9 - The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge, by M.T. Anderson

February 13 - Not If I save You First, by Ally Carter

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minilb.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Grades 6-8

We meet on the second Wednesday of the month to talk about books! Snacks will be provided. Please read the book before book club - copies of the books are available at the checkout desk!

December 12 - The Crossover, by Kwame Alexander

January 9 - The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge, by M.T. Anderson

February 13 - Not If I save You First, by Ally Carter

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minilb.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Pajama Singalong

Don't forget to wear your PJs for this special family singalong. Join us for gentle movement activities and songs that get your youngest ready for bedtime.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Don't forget to wear your PJs for this special family singalong. Join us for gentle movement activities and songs that get your youngest ready for bedtime.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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7:00 PM
Romance Novel Book Group

Join us for an inclusive romance novel book group!  We'll be meeting the second Wednesday evening of the month (except in November).

October 10: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
November 28: Far from Home by Lorelie Brown
December 12: Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn
January 9: Trade Me by Courtney Milan
February 13: The Lotus Palace by Jeannie Lin
March 13: Several novellas, titles TBA
April 10: The Ruin of a Rake by Cat Sebastian
May 8: Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

Books will be avaialble at the circulation desk. Assistance in aquiring and using e-books also available. Please register here.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Join us for an inclusive romance novel book group!  We'll be meeting the second Wednesday evening of the month (except in November).

October 10: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
November 28: Far from Home by Lorelie Brown
December 12: Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn
January 9: Trade Me by Courtney Milan
February 13: The Lotus Palace by Jeannie Lin
March 13: Several novellas, titles TBA
April 10: The Ruin of a Rake by Cat Sebastian
May 8: Hate to Want You by Alisha Rai

Books will be avaialble at the circulation desk. Assistance in aquiring and using e-books also available. Please register here.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Dance Caliente:

Dance away your cares as Dance Caliente presents three fun and lively dance lessons for dancers of all levels. Classes run from 7:00 to 8:30.

Wednesday, January 9: Swing

Wednesday, February 13: Salsa

Monday, March 18: Tango

Classes are free and dancers of all ages are invited to attend.  Bring water and comfortable shoes.  Please register, spaces are limited!

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
There are 29 spaces available.

Dance away your cares as Dance Caliente presents three fun and lively dance lessons for dancers of all levels. Classes run from 7:00 to 8:30.

Wednesday, January 9: Swing

Wednesday, February 13: Salsa

Monday, March 18: Tango

Classes are free and dancers of all ages are invited to attend.  Bring water and comfortable shoes.  Please register, spaces are limited!

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

There are 29 spaces available.

Thursday January 10, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing Along with Matt Heaton

Have lots of fun and enjoy singing, clapping, and gentle movement with your baby and toddler!  Sing Alongs are for parents and their children from birth to 36 months.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

Have lots of fun and enjoy singing, clapping, and gentle movement with your baby and toddler!  Sing Alongs are for parents and their children from birth to 36 months.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Art Smart
This bi-weekly program is for children between the ages of 6-12. We will explore, create, design, and play with different types of arts and crafts. Bring your imagination and be prepared for some ...messy...fun!
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room
This bi-weekly program is for children between the ages of 6-12. We will explore, create, design, and play with different types of arts and crafts. Bring your imagination and be prepared for some ...messy...fun!
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
#Unplug: Teen Craft Night

Unplug and make something during our Teen Craft Nights! Coming up we've got:

December 6 - hand-printed wrapping paper
December 20 - snow globes
January 10 - initial wall art
January 24 - stress balls
February 7 - stamped t-shirts
February 21 - bath bombs

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No signups needed, programs are open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

Unplug and make something during our Teen Craft Nights! Coming up we've got:

December 6 - hand-printed wrapping paper
December 20 - snow globes
January 10 - initial wall art
January 24 - stress balls
February 7 - stamped t-shirts
February 21 - bath bombs

For teens in Grades 6 and up. No signups needed, programs are open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

Friday January 11, 2019
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10:00 AM
Coffee and Books

Director Barbara Kerr presents this monthly review of new books.  We take a look at fiction and non-fiction.  It’s a fun hour of good company and talk.

No registration is required—just stop by! 

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Director Barbara Kerr presents this monthly review of new books.  We take a look at fiction and non-fiction.  It’s a fun hour of good company and talk.

No registration is required—just stop by! 

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Saturday January 12, 2019
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Makerspace: Basic Embroidery

Learn the basics of embroidery in this class with Jerusha and Celia. Learn how to create your own basic designs on a hankerchief and how to use them on other fabric inluding embellishing clothing.

Registration Required, 16+.

 

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950
There are 12 spaces available.

Learn the basics of embroidery in this class with Jerusha and Celia. Learn how to create your own basic designs on a hankerchief and how to use them on other fabric inluding embellishing clothing.

Registration Required, 16+.

 

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Family Storytim
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room
Join us for a family story time and craft time on SATURDAY! This story time is for children ages 3 and up.
CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Monday January 14, 2019
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Crafternoons

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
LOCATION: Teen Section

For teens in Grades 6-12. Take a break after school and make something! No signups needed, program is open while supplies last.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

LOCATION: Teen Section

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Science Explorers

This monthly program is for children between the ages of 6-12.  Come experiment and learn about different types of science. 

Bring your brain!  You'll need it for this exploration into life, the universe, and everything.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

This monthly program is for children between the ages of 6-12.  Come experiment and learn about different types of science. 

Bring your brain!  You'll need it for this exploration into life, the universe, and everything.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Spanish Storytime / Hora de Cuentos en Espanol

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays in Spanish.

Ninos y sus cuidoadores estan invitados a una sesion de cuentos, canciones y juegos con los dedos en espanol.

For babies to 5 years old and caregivers.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays in Spanish.

Ninos y sus cuidoadores estan invitados a una sesion de cuentos, canciones y juegos con los dedos en espanol.

For babies to 5 years old and caregivers.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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7:00 PM
Graphic Novel Book Group

Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

October 15: Eartha by Cathy Malkasian

November 19: The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry by David Carlson and Landis Blair

December 10: Pantheon by Hamish Steele

January 14: Crosswind, Volume 1 by Gail Simone and Cat Staggs

February 11: Sabrina by Nick Drnaso

March 11: Tenements, Towers, and Trash: An Unconventional History of New York City by Julia Wertz

April 8: TBA

May 13: TBA

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT: Library Information  781-395-7950

Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

October 15: Eartha by Cathy Malkasian

November 19: The Hunting Accident: A True Story of Crime and Poetry by David Carlson and Landis Blair

December 10: Pantheon by Hamish Steele

January 14: Crosswind, Volume 1 by Gail Simone and Cat Staggs

February 11: Sabrina by Nick Drnaso

March 11: Tenements, Towers, and Trash: An Unconventional History of New York City by Julia Wertz

April 8: TBA

May 13: TBA

Please register at the Information Desk or online here after September 1.   Copies of the books for October will be available to borrow the first week of September.

CONTACT:
  Library Information
  781.395.7950
  

Tuesday January 15, 2019
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Baby Lapsit Story Time

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Rhymes - Movement Activities - Songs - Stories

Babies (age 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, and gentle movement activities.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Read with Cormack

Cormack really likes to help young readers gain confidence with their reading. The Medford Public Library offers five reading time slots with Cormack on certain Tuesdays each month. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15-minute reading time slot, bring your favorite book, and read to Cormack!

Cormack is great with kids who have started reading but need a little practice. (K/1st grade on up!)

Registration Required.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

Cormack really likes to help young readers gain confidence with their reading. The Medford Public Library offers five reading time slots with Cormack on certain Tuesdays each month. Sign up in the Children's Room for a 15-minute reading time slot, bring your favorite book, and read to Cormack!

Cormack is great with kids who have started reading but need a little practice. (K/1st grade on up!)

Registration Required.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Children's Story Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Girls Who Code

For teens in Grades 6-12 who identify as a girl. Sign up is REQUIRED and space is limited.

If you want to learn more about how to code, join our new Girls Who Code Club! This Club is open to coders of all levels. You will learn how to code from online tutorials and activities that will help you build animations, games, apps, and other things that you dream up!

Over the course of 15 meetings, you will work on a Computer Science Impact Project to work on a problem relevant to the Club and our community.

CONTACT: Nicole Perrault  781-395-7950  nperrault@minlib.net
There are 4 spaces available.

For teens in Grades 6-12 who identify as a girl. Sign up is REQUIRED and space is limited.

If you want to learn more about how to code, join our new Girls Who Code Club! This Club is open to coders of all levels. You will learn how to code from online tutorials and activities that will help you build animations, games, apps, and other things that you dream up!

Over the course of 15 meetings, you will work on a Computer Science Impact Project to work on a problem relevant to the Club and our community.

CONTACT:
  Nicole Perrault
  781.395.7950
  nperrault@minlib.net

There are 4 spaces available.

Wednesday January 16, 2019
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3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
1st grade book club

Medford Public Library invites 1st graders to join us each month. Snack will be provided. Please read the book in advance of book club!

This month we will be discussing David Wiesner's Flotsam:

A bright, science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam - anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. But there's no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater camera, with its own secrets to share... and keep.

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Magoun Room

Medford Public Library invites 1st graders to join us each month. Snack will be provided. Please read the book in advance of book club!

This month we will be discussing David Wiesner's Flotsam:

A bright, science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam - anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. But there's no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater camera, with its own secrets to share... and keep.

CONTACT:
  Sam Sednek
  781.475.5734
  ssednek@minlib.net

LOCATION: Magoun Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Story Time

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!

CONTACT: Sam Sednek  781-475-5734  ssednek@minlib.net
LOCATION: Children's Story Room

This weekly Wednesday story hour is for children between the ages of 4-7.  We will explore new concepts with great books, songs, and craft activities.  Parents and caregivers are welcome to join in!