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Medfield Library hosts tie-dye event

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Children at the Medfield Public Library customized their clothes with pops of color at the library’s tie-dye event in the Craft Room. Led by instructor Brenda, children transformed their plain white clothes into beautiful, colorful creations. “There’s no such things as a bad tie-dye, just one you might not...
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Sign language a hit at Medfield Library

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Charlotte Cassidy loves teaching children sign language, and so when she had the chance to share her knowledge of the language at the Medfield Public Library, she immediately acceded. On July 11, 13, 18 and 20, children ages six to ten gathered in the Children’s Room of the library...
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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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Vegetable gardening presentation this Saturday

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Now is the perfect time to be planning a vegetable garden. Whether a novice gardener or an old hand, there’s nothing like hearing from an enthusiastic, knowledgeable expert to get prepared for the spring planting season. On Saturday, March 18, area gardeners will have the opportunity to get advice from an especially knowledgeable...
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Needle felting brings holiday cheer

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Holiday crafts are everywhere during this festive season. Ornament making, cookie baking, and gift wrapping are among the popular. However, the Medfield Public Library offered a twist on the traditional craft by offering needle felting. This past Thursday was the fourth time the library has offered this activity, led...
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Feasting from Literature at the Medfield Library

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter Liz Barbour of Liz Barbour’s Creative Feast, came to the Medfield Library on the evening of Thursday, September 15, to present Feasts from Literature, a presentation based on some recipes she has learned through her reading. She read selected passages from three of her favorite cooking-related novels, intermittently...
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Movies presented by Medfield Library

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter An inflatable screen similar to an air mattress with a screen on it was erected behind the gazebo near Medfield Public Library. The open green area, which was filled with provided wooden seats and patrons who had brought their own seating, played host to a peaceful outdoor evening for...
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Summer Olympics inspire Super Creations

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By Lue Mileti Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Olympics have sparked inspiration in athletes’ eyes since their beginning in 1896. Today, that spark finds itself in the Medfield Public Library during an event called Super Creations. Open to any and all, Super Creations is a weekday event from 3-5 p.m. that extends from June 27 to...
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Quidditch sweeps Medfield and the globe

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern “Rough game, quidditch.” “Brutal. But no one’s died in years.” The Weasley twins Fred and George say this to Harry just after he makes the Gryffindor Quidditch team in the movie adaptation of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” While not the best way to inspire confidence in an eleven-year-old, the...
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Quidditch sweeps the globe

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By Cameron Small Hometown Weekly Intern “Rough game, quidditch.” “Brutal. But no one’s died in years.” The Weasley twins Fred and George say this to Harry just after he makes the Gryffindor Quidditch team in the movie adaptation of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” While not the best way to inspire confidence in an eleven-year-old, the...
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Man’s best friend turned best book buddy

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Correspondent She loves every book. She listens without ever interrupting. She's got huge paws. She wags her tail when she meets someone new. On Saturday, July 16, the children's section of library received a visit from one its most popular guests: Boo-Boo, an eleven-year-old Golden Retriever. Since earning her license...
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Friends behind the scenes

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By Geena Matuson Hometown Weekly Staff ‘Friends of the Library’ isn’t just a term for people who really like a good book - it’s also the name of a community organization that donates over $20,000 to Medfield Public Library annually, along with scholarship opportunities and grants, museum passes for patrons, events and more. Friends of...
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Youngest Library Trustee in Medfield history

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Just missing the status ‘youngest town-elected official’ by one year, 25-year-old resident Geena Matuson is the youngest Library Trustee in Medfield’s 365-year history. (Just in case you’re curious, the youngest elected official in Medfield was 24). But what is a Library Trustee? A Library Trustee is someone either elected or appointed to volunteer...
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Medfield Public Library expands technology offerings

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By Geena Matuson Hometown Weekly Staff The Medfield Public Library is doing something that, in this day and age, all libraries should be doing: integrating technology. The town library has been hot on technology trends over the last few years, many townspeople may be unaware of what the library has to offer. While they offer the...
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