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Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
school_chemistry2 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Science Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

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.

Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Babies ( ages 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and cargivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes and gentle movement activities  at the Medford Public Library

 
misc_kids 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Crazy 8s for Grades 3-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Crazy 8s is a high octane math club that will appeal to a wide range of kids. It's Fun, It's Cool, It's Math

This Crazy 8's is for Grades 3-5

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Turn Letters Into Stories: Teen Writing Workshop with Local Author Jen Malone Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Create your own short piece of fiction told through different letter formats - postcards, emails, text messages, etc. in this writing workshop led by local YA author Jen Malone.

SIGN UP REQUIRED!

 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Medford Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

    Location: YA Section
Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

For Children ages 4-6. We will explore new concepts with book, songs and craft activities

 
misc_none 7:00 PM Adult Coloring Nights Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Relax your mind, escape from the summer heat, and explore your color sense at our bi-monthly adult coloring nights in the YA Department.

No registration is necessary.

 

 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM Writer's Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The Medford Public Library's Writer’s Workshop will continue at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 29, and July 27 and August 31.

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.

 

Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Story Time for children between the ages of 2-3. This story time will not include crafts but will laugh and share great books and songs.


 


 
rec_paintpalette 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Smart Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department7   781-395-7950   
   

This bi-weekly Thursday 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!

 
misc_quilt3 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Introduction to Mosaics: Open studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Introduction to Mosaics with Susan Altman

Class: 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Open Studio: 5-6 p.m.

Register to learn how to make a mosaic.  Artist Susan Altman will be on hand to assist as you learn and explore with this art form.  Materials will be provided courtesy of the Mystic Makers and funding provided by Medford Arts Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Open studio time is also available for those who would just like to make use of the equipment or have casual questions for the artists observing the classes.

For questions and to register, contact Sam-- ssednek@minlib.net or 781-395-7950

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM UNPLUG: Teen Craft Nights Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Unplug for a bit and make something! Teen summer arts & crafts nights at the library:

June 9: Stained glass jars

June 30: Decorate flower pots

July 14: Decoupage picture frames

July 28: T-Shirt Bags

August 11: CD Dream catchers

August 25: Pumpkin spice soap (get ready for the fall craze!)

SIGN UP REQUIRED!

    Location: YA Section
 
misc_quilt3 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Introduction to Mosaics: Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Introduction to Mosaics with Susan Altman

Class: 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Open Studio: 5-6 p.m.

Register to learn how to make a mosaic.  Artist Susan Altman will be on hand to assist as you learn and explore with this art form.  Materials will be provided courtesy of the Mystic Makers and funding provided by Medford Arts Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Open studio time is also available for those who would just like to make use of the equipment or have casual questions for the artists observing the classes.

For questions and to register, contact Sam-- ssednek@minlib.net or 781-395-7950

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Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Harry Potter Scavenger Hunt Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Join us to celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday.  Some pretty spectacular magical artifacts are hidden in the library.  Help us recover them ! Stay after for crafts and Butter beer. 

Ages 6+

 
misc_none 3:00 PM Harry Potter Quidditch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

We are going to play Quidditch--Muggle style.

 

Feel free to bring your favorite broom and meet us down at the Condon Shell for a wild game 

AGES 6+

Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Babies ( ages 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and cargivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes and gentle movement activities  at the Medford Public Library

 
anim_dragon 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Reptiles Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

The Museum of Science at the Medford Public Library presents: Reptiles - a show with live reptiles and loads of great information about these fascinating creatures.

AGES 6 and up

Registration required.

 
misc_kids 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Crazy 8s for Grades 3-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Crazy 8s is a high octane math club that will appeal to a wide range of kids. It's Fun, It's Cool, It's Math

This Crazy 8's is for Grades 3-5

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Creative Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

If you enjoy writing, making up stories and eating snacks, then you should definitely check out our Teen Creative Writing Group!

We write short stories, graphic novels, and blackout poetry, do writing exercises, play creative writing games, make art projects, eat snacks, and more!

You do not have to attend every meeting, though we'd love it if you did!

No signup required!

    Location: YA Section
Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM Blizzards: Outwit the Elements Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Presented by the Museum of Science at the Medford Public Library

TWO SCHEDULED TIMES:

2-2:50pm: Ages 5 and up (All children must be accompanied by an adult; the adult must also sign up)

3-3:50pm: Entering Grade 6 and up

SIGN UP IS REQUIRED. Please sign up in the Teen Department with Nicole.

Engineer a tree house to withstand high winds and save skiers from a wild mountain avalanche!

With two exciting activities, this hands-on workshop gives participants a chance to plan, build, and test their designs against the forces of nature.

 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Medford Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

    Location: Magoun Room
 
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

For Children ages 4-6. We will explore new concepts with book, songs and craft activities

 
rec_games 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Family Board Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Bring your favorite games to the library and play with family and friends. All ages.  We have loads of games also!

 
misc_none 6:00 PM Adult Board Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Gamers of all levels are invited to drop in.  Bring a friend, your favorite game, and a sense of fun.

Thursday August 4, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Story Time for children between the ages of 2-3. This story time will not include crafts but will laugh and share great books and songs.


 


 
rec_legoguy 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

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!

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eth_woodeneagle 6:30 PM Wing Masters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Live birds of prey show. Come learn about real live raptors or North American birds of prey. See 5 different live birds. Learn about their hunting skills, their life as rescues and their habitat.

Ages 6+

 

NEW TIME

Friday August 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_arrow_r_red 2:00 PM Camp Half-Blood Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Join our training camp that's just like the one that Percy Jackson and his fellow demigods are in. Discover your immortal parent, make a shield of celestial bronze , sample ambrosia and lead your cabin to victory.

 

Space is Limited

Registration Reguired

Ages 7+

Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Robot Olympics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Ages 9-14 are invited to team up and compete in this Lego Mindstorm Robot build. Can you make the robot master the course? 

Space is limited

Registration required

 

 
misc_quilt3 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Library Mosaic Workshop: Open studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Library Mosaic Workshop

Class: 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Open Studio: 5-6 p.m.

Help beautify the library and join us as we start to create a full wall mosaic for instalation over the circulation desk.  Materials will be provided courtesy of the Mystic Makers and funding provided by Medford Arts Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council.

This is an all ages program.

For questions and to register, contact Sam-- ssednek@minlib.net or 781-395-7950

 
misc_quilt3 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Mosaic Workshop: class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Library Mosaic Workshop

Class: 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Open Studio: 5-6 p.m.

Help beautify the library and join us as we start to create a full wall mosaic for instalation over the circulation desk.  Materials will be provided courtesy of the Mystic Makers and funding provided by Medford Arts Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council.

This is an all ages program.

For questions and to register, contact Sam-- ssednek@minlib.net or 781-395-7950

Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Babies ( ages 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and cargivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes and gentle movement activities  at the Medford Public Library

 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Teen Home School Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

June 7: Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline

July 12: The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde

August 9: TBA

    Location: YA Section
 
misc_kids 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Crazy 8s for Grades 3-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Crazy 8s is a high octane math club that will appeal to a wide range of kids. It's Fun, It's Cool, It's Math

This Crazy 8's is for Grades 3-5

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

 
rec_dance2 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Dance Caliente Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Three Evenings with Dance Caliente: Latin-style Dance

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

Argentine Tango on June 21

Swing/Lindy on July 6

Latin-style Dance on August 9

Classes are free and dancers of all ages are invited to attend.  Please register at the Information Desk at 781-395-7950 after June 1.  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 wear comfortable shoes.

 

Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

For Children ages 4-6. We will explore new concepts with book, songs and craft activities

 
misc_none 7:00 PM Adult Coloring Nights Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Relax your mind, escape from the summer heat, and explore your color sense at our bi-monthly adult coloring nights in the YA Department.

No registration is necessary.

 

Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Story Time for children between the ages of 2-3. This story time will not include crafts but will laugh and share great books and songs.


 


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rec_paintpalette 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Smart Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department7   781-395-7950   
   

This bi-weekly Thursday 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!

 
trans_plane1 6:30 PM Model Rockets -Building them Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Join us as we build our very own model rocket- Next day we will launch

 

Space is limited

Registration required

Ages 6+

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM UNPLUG: Teen Craft Nights Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Unplug for a bit and make something! Teen summer arts & crafts nights at the library:

June 9: Stained glass jars

June 30: Decorate flower pots

July 14: Decoupage picture frames

July 28: T-Shirt Bags

August 11: CD Dream catchers

August 25: Pumpkin spice soap (get ready for the fall craze!)

SIGN UP REQUIRED!

    Location: YA Section
Friday August 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Workshop: Make Your Own Videogame Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Ages 11 and up

Learn software coding with "Scratch" and create your own videogame sample! The workshop will also include an exhibit on "Historic Video Games" to explain how early video games were made and give you new skills to develop your own games.

SIGN UP REQUIRED.

 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Medford Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

    Location: Magoun Room
 
trans_plane1 6:00 PM Model Rockets -Launching them Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Launch the rocket you just made the day before

 

Space is limited

Registration required

Ages 6+

Monday August 15, 2016 Go To Top
anim_bee.GIF 6:30 PM Buzz 10 Honey Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Come learn about bees, hives and honey in this educational program about our busy little friends : BEES

Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Babies ( ages 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and cargivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes and gentle movement activities  at the Medford Public Library

 
misc_kids 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Crazy 8s for Grades 3-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Crazy 8s is a high octane math club that will appeal to a wide range of kids. It's Fun, It's Cool, It's Math

This Crazy 8's is for Grades 3-5

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Creative Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

If you enjoy writing, making up stories and eating snacks, then you should definitely check out our Teen Creative Writing Group!

We write short stories, graphic novels, and blackout poetry, do writing exercises, play creative writing games, make art projects, eat snacks, and more!

You do not have to attend every meeting, though we'd love it if you did!

No signup required!

    Location: YA Section
 
trans_plane1 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Amelia Earhart and the Friendship Flight Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Amelia Earhart and the Friendship Flight: A Presentation by Barbara Kerr

Tuesday, August 16 at 7:00 p.m.

In June of 1928,  Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic.  Her flight in the plane called “Friendship” made her an international celebrity and changed her life.  This lecture will cover the complicated events leading up to the flight, as well as the course of Earhart’s life before and after the famous flight.

Barbara Kerr is the Director of the Medford Public Library and the Director of Collections at the Medford Historical Society and Museum.

 

Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Teen Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Grades 6 and up

July 6 - Make your own magnetic bookmarks

July 20 - Make your own pinback buttons to wear

August 17 - Kind bomb the library (Writing notes and hiding them in books)

August 24 - (Date change from August 31) Duct tape pencil cases

    Location: YA Section
 
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

For Children ages 4-6. We will explore new concepts with book, songs and craft activities

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misc_none 6:00 PM Adult Board Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Gamers of all levels are invited to drop in.  Bring a friend, your favorite game, and a sense of fun.

Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
rec_megaphone.GIF 3:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Circle the Square Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Join us and all our Medford friends this summer. We will be out in the Square for this family fun festival.\

Today is our 3rd annual Truck Day behind City Hall.

 
rec_knitting 7:00 PM Knit Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Thursday Night Knit Nights in the YA Department

Join new and experienced knitters for an evening of knitting , socializing and sharing tips and techniques. All levels of knitters are welcome.

 Please bring a project.

 

 
ent_gclef 10:30 PM Sing Along with Matt Heaton Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Have lots of fun and enjoy singing, clapping and action with your baby and toddler .  For ages from birth to 36 months

Friday August 19, 2016 Go To Top
lib_dia 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Ready for Kindergarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

If your child is going to school this year come and brush up on All those important kindergarten skills to get them ready to go to school

This is is for soon to be kindergarteners

 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Teen Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

June 18: The Wrath and the Dawn, by Renee Ahdieh

July 15: We Were Liars, by E. Lockhart

August 19: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli

    Location: YA Section
Saturday August 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_house.GIF 10:00 AM Summer Walking Tours Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Summer Walking Tours with Dee Morris: Mr. Cudworth's  Riverside Neighborhood

Saturdays, July 9, August 20 and September 17 at 10:00 a.m.

By 1850, the neighborhood along Riverside Avenue (then called Ship Street) was sizzling with golden opportunities. This section of Medford, next to the Mystic River, attracted skilled South Shore carpenters to the yards that launched our world-famous wooden ships. Scituate's William Cudworth settled near Pleasant Street in a Greek Revival house that still stands.

It was a busy community of families who took care of their property and fruit trees while they energetically invested in the future of the city. We will gather in front of Mr. Cudworth's former dwelling at 158 Riverside Avenue on the corner of Pleasant Street. 

 

Monday August 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Coloring Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Have a relaxing afternoon coloring with friends! We have plenty of coloring pages and colored pencils for you to use.

    Location: YA Section
 
school_chemistry2 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Science Explorers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

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.

Tuesday August 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Lapsit Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Babies ( ages 0-24 months) can join us each week with their parents and cargivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes and gentle movement activities  at the Medford Public Library

 
misc_kids 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Crazy 8s for Grades 3-5 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Crazy 8s is a high octane math club that will appeal to a wide range of kids. It's Fun, It's Cool, It's Math

This Crazy 8's is for Grades 3-5

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Wednesday August 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Teen Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Grades 6 and up

July 6 - Make your own magnetic bookmarks

July 20 - Make your own pinback buttons to wear

August 17 - Kind bomb the library (Writing notes and hiding them in books)

August 24 - (Date change from August 31) Duct tape pencil cases

    Location: YA Section
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lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Family Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

For Children ages 4-6. We will explore new concepts with book, songs and craft activities

 
misc_none 7:00 PM Adult Coloring Nights Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Relax your mind, escape from the summer heat, and explore your color sense at our bi-monthly adult coloring nights in the YA Department.

No registration is necessary.

 

Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Art Smart Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department7   781-395-7950   
   

This bi-weekly Thursday 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!

 
misc_thread 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Beginner Level Sewing: Open studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Register for a beginning level sewing class with fabic artist Alena Roshko.  Sewing machines and materials will be provided courtesy of the Mystic Makers and funding provided by medford Arts Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Studio time is also available for those who would just like to make use of the equipment or have casual questions for the artists observing the classes.

For questions and to register, contact Sam-- ssednek@minlib.net or 781-395-7950

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM UNPLUG: Teen Craft Nights Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

Unplug for a bit and make something! Teen summer arts & crafts nights at the library:

June 9: Stained glass jars

June 30: Decorate flower pots

July 14: Decoupage picture frames

July 28: T-Shirt Bags

August 11: CD Dream catchers

August 25: Pumpkin spice soap (get ready for the fall craze!)

SIGN UP REQUIRED!

    Location: YA Section
 
misc_thread 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginner Level Sewing: Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Register for a beginning level sewing class with fabic artist Alena Roshko.  Sewing machines and materials will be provided courtesy of the Mystic Makers and funding provided by medford Arts Council and Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Studio time is also available for those who would just like to make use of the equipment or have casual questions for the artists observing the classes.

For questions and to register, contact Sam-- ssednek@minlib.net or 781-395-7950

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misc_tshirt 3:00 PM Sharpie Tie Dye Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   781-395-7950   
   

Make your own tie-dye shirt. Shirts will be provided for those who register but no need to register if you bring your own shirt

Space is Limited

Ages 6+

Tuesday August 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Creative Writing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nicole Perrault   781-395-7950   nperrault@minlib.net
   

If you enjoy writing, making up stories and eating snacks, then you should definitely check out our Teen Creative Writing Group!

We write short stories, graphic novels, and blackout poetry, do writing exercises, play creative writing games, make art projects, eat snacks, and more!

You do not have to attend every meeting, though we'd love it if you did!

No signup required!

    Location: YA Section
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lib_book_signing 7:00 PM Writer's Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

The Medford Public Library's Writer’s Workshop will continue at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, June 29, and July 27 and August 31.

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.

 

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misc_house.GIF 10:00 AM Summer Walking Tours Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Information   781-395-7950   
   

Summer Walking Tours with Dee Morris: Mr. Cudworth's  Riverside Neighborhood

Saturdays, July 9, August 20 and September 17 at 10:00 a.m.

By 1850, the neighborhood along Riverside Avenue (then called Ship Street) was sizzling with golden opportunities. This section of Medford, next to the Mystic River, attracted skilled South Shore carpenters to the yards that launched our world-famous wooden ships. Scituate's William Cudworth settled near Pleasant Street in a Greek Revival house that still stands.

It was a busy community of families who took care of their property and fruit trees while they energetically invested in the future of the city. We will gather in front of Mr. Cudworth's former dwelling at 158 Riverside Avenue on the corner of Pleasant Street. 

 

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