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Crafters etch glass at Medfield library

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each year, men and women struggle with the age old question: what do I get my loved ones for Valentine’s Day? This year, the Medfield Library had the perfect answer: glass etching. Prior to the start of the February 13 class, Adult Services/Programming Librarian Bri Ozanne gathered each attendee’s requests...
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Medfield sew for Australia’s animals

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff There is very little that Medfield, Massachusetts has in common with Australia when it comes to climate this time of year. As residents of Medfield put on their coats and gloves before they head out the door each day, Aussies are dressed in shorts and tank-tops. As Medfielders are...
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Library crafters stitch hand-warmers

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Using a sewing machine for the first time can be as intimidating as driving a car. They’re loud. They require a lot of focus to properly use. They’re controlled by a pedal that, if pressed too hard, will destroy the project (or some fingers). But for crafters who visit...
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Local libraries embrace technology

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The first public library opened in Boston between 1711 and 1725. Since then, to say the least, things have changed. Entering the technological age, libraries have had to make great leaps to ensure they keep up with the profusion of new forms of knowledge. While some may still view libraries as...
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Minuteman Library Crawl lets libraries strut

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On August 1, various libraries that make up the Minuteman Library Network - including those of Wellesley, Dover, Sherborn, Westwood and Medfield - hosted a library crawl, designed to introduce people to what makes each and every one of the network’s libraries unique. Community members were tasked with...
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Medfield women build crafts and confidence

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_32067" align="alignright" width="300"]Despite her rough morning, Ozanne was incredibly helpful. Despite her rough morning, Ozanne was incredibly helpful.[/caption] Bri Ozanne was having a rough morning. Thursday afternoon at the Medfield Library, Ozanne was teaching the group of women that had come...
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Medfielders turn holidays green at library

By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter It goes without saying that Medfield is dreaming of a white Christmas, but at the Public Library on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Medfielders were learning how to make a green one. [caption id="attachment_30591" align="alignleft" width="600"]Bri leads the crew in bag making she called “basically origami.”  Photos by... 			
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Origami returns to the fold at library

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Origami is an amazing art. It takes patience, abstract thinking, and steady hands to fold a single piece of paper in all sorts of ways. It’s crazy to think that from a flat piece of paper, origami masters can create hundreds of different animals and objects. Medfield Public Library’s adult...
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Library offers teen ornament-making craft

By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter With just a few more days left until school vacation, the Medfield Public Library offered teens a relaxing and casual evening of ornament making with polymer clay. With the help of Bri Ozanne, the library’s adult services and technology librarian assistant, the tweens and teens worked on handmade clay creations while...
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The infinite loop of up cycling to combat the cold

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter As the chill of the November evening whipped at the Medfield Public Library, a handful of workshop-goers were making creations to combat the cold. Adult services and technology librarian assistant Bri Ozanne led an infinity scarf workshop on the brisk night of November 7 to show participants how to...
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