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Library holds Music Makers event

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_32697" align="alignright" width="300"]Two girls get a cat and a chicken for their ‘Old MacDonald’ farm animals. Two girls get a cat and a chicken for their ‘Old MacDonald’ farm animals.[/caption] On Monday, April 8, the Medfield Library held their “Music...
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Children read to therapy dog

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By Robby McKittrick Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday, September 29, the Medfield Public Library hosted its monthly “Read to A Dog” session. Almost every month, the children’s section of the library invites six kids read a book of their choice for 15 minutes to a therapy dog. Bernadette Foley, the Head of Children’s Services at...
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Live animal show draws big crowd

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_27355" align="alignright" width="225"]A little girl shares a moment with a chinchilla. Photos by Daniel Curtin A little girl shares a moment with a chinchilla. Photos by Daniel Curtin[/caption] A rabbit, tarantula, and baby American alligator were just a few of the...
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Library offers ‘pawsitive’ reading experiences

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter The Medfield Public Library’s Children’s Department hosted a very special guest on January 13. He waltzed up the stairs to the Children’s Library, his golden brown locks bouncing with every step. He was a superstar at the library, with every visitor’s head turning to look at him and many...
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Library hosts toddler playtime

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter In the past year, the Medfield Public Library staff has been hard at work to introduce new and exciting programs to the community. Even in just the last few months, the library held a grand opening of the STEAM room, also known as the Makerspace, celebrated its centennial,...
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Susan’s Surprise inspires Halloween decorating

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Kindergarten and first graders excitedly await the third Thursday of every month for Susan’s Surprise. With Children’s Librarian, Susan Allison, kids enjoy a crafty activity and a chance to meet other children their age. In September, the students at Susan’s Surprise K – First Grade Fun made crafts using their...
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Kurt Jackson: Medfield’s resident storyteller

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Christina Perrone Hometown Weekly Intern It was Tuesday, June 25 at 7 p.m. Kids filtered through a large room at the back of the Medfield Library, some wearing pajamas, all eager to listen to Kurt Jackson’s stories before going to bed. Jackson is a resident storyteller at Medfield Library and has been its designated storyteller for...
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Spring craft blossoms creativity

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter April vacation can be one of the best weeks of the spring. Students have the chance to take a break, hang out outdoors, and take a good rest before getting ready for the school year’s home-stretch. However, while the sun shone spectacularly for part of this year’s vacation, there...
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Medfield Library brightens holidays with crafts

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter When kids are out of school, the Medfield Library is there for parents, offering weeks of arts and crafts throughout the day at convenient times. For the last few weeks, the Children’s Room has offered a variety of crafts, changing each week to focus on seasonality and the current...
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