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Medfield experiences the joy of journaling

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

Recently, Local author and professional Jason M. Rubin visited the Medfield Public Library (MPL) to detail the benefits and rewards of keeping a regular journaling practice. Attendees gathered together in the community room downstairs, journals in their grasp, to learn how...

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Inside Flow Yoga enchants Medfielders

By Riley Fontana

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Inside Flow Yoga recently visited the Medfield Public Library, offering a unique approach to yoga that emphasizes movement through music rather than traditional breath-centric practices. Instructor Christine conducted a beginner-friendly class, introducing attendees to the fundamentals of Inside Flow Yoga. She...

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A beary good time at MPL

by Elizabeth Connolly

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Despite a gentle snow falling outside, The Medfield Public Library (MPL) was bustling on Sunday, January 14th. Of particular interest was the activity in the Children’s Room, where kids could be seen coming and going with a stuffed animal clutched to...

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Stitching skills together at MPL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Those with the New Year’s resolution to learn how to sew are in luck this year for the Medfield Public Library (MPL) is hosting a four-class series on embroidery. The first class happened this past Wednesday, January 3rd on Zoom with...

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Crafting gratitude at the MPL

By Riley Fontana

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Gratitude, the expression of thankfulness, takes center stage at the Medfield Public Library (MPL) as it endeavors to assist patrons in cultivating more gratitude in the approaching new year. The library recently conducted a workshop dedicated to crafting gratitude journals for...

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Discussions on the disappearance of Dr. Parkman

By Audrey Anderson

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Appropriate for the Halloween season, a lurid tale of murder at the Harvard Medical School was the subject of "The Disappearance of Dr. Parkman: Blood & Ivy at Harvard," an historical talk given by Retired Massachusetts Superior Court Justice Dennis J. Curran...

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After Hours Party at MPL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Tweens and teens were in for a sweet treat as the Medfield Public Library hosted an After Hours: Stamps and Sweets Party. This program was in partnership with the OUT MetroWest organization who support the youth LGBTQ+ community and their families. 

Fun Friday at Preschool Pageturners

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

Recently, local littles joined Miss Gretchen in the Children’s Activity Room at Medfield Public Library (MPL) for the weekly Preschool Pageturners program! Each week the program has a different theme and little ones were lucky to enjoy a furry friend theme...

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Words with Friends at the ‘Forge

By Julia Beauregard

Hometown Weekly Editor

Hosted through the Medfield Public Library (MPL), Bri Ozanne, the adult librarian, holds Word Games with Friends twice a month at the Medfield State Hospital Grounds (now often referred to as The Bellforge). Guests are encouraged to bring a chair to...

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Youthful yoga: kids discover wellness at library

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Yoga does not just have to be for adults and the Medfield Public Library (MPL) is showing that to be just the case! This past Monday, August 21st, the MPL invited Certified Children’s Yoga Instructor, Erin Mann, to teach the bigger...

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Craft and chat at MPL

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The morning rain on Friday gave way to blue skies in the afternoon on August 18th, just in time for the outdoor craft and chat event at the Medfield Public Library (MPL). Quilted blankets adorned with threads, needles, and yarn set...

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Dogs fly through Medfield

By Riley Fontana

Hometown Weekly Reporter

On August 19, the Medfield Library extended an invitation to Mike Piazza and his Flying High Dogs for a captivating performance on the grass. Piazza specializes in training border collies to execute frisbee-catching feats and mesmerizing tricks for the audience. While...

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Children experiment with plant prints

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Little ones were in for a treat this past Wednesday, August 9th, as Holly Miller held a Plant Prints craft event. Holly is the education outreach coordinator at the New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill. This craft event was centered...

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Exploring pies at MPL

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The smell of sweetness in the air lured young bakers to the Medfield Public Library (MPL) community room on Wednesday, August 2nd. Scents of fresh lemon, lime, and a sugary crust awaited their arrival, it was a perfect day to make...

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Casual creativity for Adults

By Avonlea Cummings

Hometown Weekly Reporter

When days get long, and work continues to get busier and busier, or even if you just need a break from the fast-paced culture, hobbies can be the perfect escape. The Medfield Public Library has created the perfect group for artists...

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Endangered species enjoy MPL

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

This past Tuesday, July 18th, the Medfield Public Library (MPL) hosted Joy Marzolf to present her live animal show on Endangered Species. The library was packed with excited little ones and their guardians to enjoy this amazing show and its special...

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Crafts bring out creativity and chatter

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

The Medfield Public Library hosted their ongoing program, Outdoor Craft & Chat for Adults, this past Wednesday, June 28th. Although the unpredictable weather made this program a bit challenging, all were welcome to bring their own chair or picnic blanket to...

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Good times on the green

by Elizabeth Connolly
Hometown Weekly Reporter

It was a spectacular opener for Medfield Public Library’s (MPL) seasonal event “Storytime on the Green” last Thursday, May 18th. Despite being a tad chilly, the sun was shining bright and lots of children showed up with their grown-ups ready to listen, sing and have...

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The Center celebrates America’s musical roots

By Madison Butkus

Hometown Weekly Reporter

Historian, author, radio host, and percussionist Craig Harris hosted his event “America’s Musical Roots: Songs and Stories” this past Wednesday night at The Center to a crowd full of guests. This foot-tapping program traces from the Appalachian ballads, fiddles, and banjos...

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Hannah Adams visits MPL

By Julia Beauregard
Hometown Weekly Editor

As a part of Medfield’s Historical Weekend, the Medfield Public Library (MPL) housed an exhibit for Hannah Adams, which was run by Theresa Knapp, president of the Hannah Adams Women’s Club. Knapp played the role of Adams, dressed in authentic attire from the late 18th...

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