Upcoming Events at the Medfield Public Library
The following was provided by Kimberly Tolson, MLS Teen Services Librarian, Medfield Memorial Public Library
Teen Poetry Contest
Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Celebrate by entering our Teen Poetry Contest!
Teens in grades 6 - 12 are invited to submit up to three original poems between now and April 27, 2012. Poems may be between three and thirty lines long. One winner and two runner ups will be chosen in each of the following categories: Middle School (grades 6-8) and High School (grades 9-12). Prizes will be awarded to the six finalists and poems will be published in the library’s newsletter. Stop by the library to pick up an entry form or submit your poem online on the Teen page at medfieldpubliclibrary.org
Medfield Talks: Outwitting History Book Discussion
Tuesday, Apr. 10, 7 pm - 8 pm
Open to teens and adults.
You’ve meet the author now come nosh & discuss Outwitting History by Aaron Lansky’s with librarian Andrea Fiorillo and your neighbors.
Medfield Author Neal Sanders
Thursday, Apr. 12, 7 pm - 8 pm
Local author Neal Sanders discusses his new book 'Murder in the Garden Club'. Book sale and signing to follow.
Tuesday, Apr. 17 OR Wednesday, Apr. 18, 4 pm – 5 pm
All Ages in the Activity Room
Create a special design with your family in mind! We will sew it into a Medfield quilt to hang in the Children’s Room. Register for one day that’s best for you.
Teen Writers’ Club *NEW*
Thursday, Apr. 19, 3 pm – 5 pm
Grades 6 - 12 in the Conference Room
You are invited to join the new Teen Writer’s Club at the library! Whether you are just beginning to explore writing or have been writing for years, this group is your opportunity to connect with fellow writers, unleash your creativity, get feedback, and have fun with writing!
Watch it Grow!
Thursday, Apr. 19, 4 pm – 5 pm
All ages in the Activity Room
Decorate a flower pot, add soil and plant a seedling to take home and enjoy. Please register.
Sing & Swing Goes International
Friday, Apr. 20, 11 am – 12 pm
Ages 3 and up in the Meeting Room
Enjoy music and fun with songs from around the world with musician Deborah Hudgins! Please register.
Friday, Apr. 20, 2 pm – 4 pm
Grades 3 and up in the Activity Room
Preserve your favorite memories and express yourself in a creative way. Just bring personal pictures. All other materials will be provided. Please register.
Lego Club Fun
Saturday, Apr. 21, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ages 7 and up in the Activity Room
We will challenge you to create different structures. Build great things with the library’s supply of Legos. Please register.
Sunday, Apr. 22, 3:30 - 4:30
Grades 1 - 5 in the Activity Room
Learn French through games and food with MHS student Evan Berry. Learning a language was never so much fun! Please register.
Business Practices for Everyone - A Business & Job Resource Center Presentation
Tuesday, Apr. 24, 11 am - 12:30 pm
Open to all
Keeping good records can benefit anyone who deals with money from home owners to business owners. Certified Public Accountant, Steve Hocheiser, will cover 5 business practices that can help you organize your finances. Start organizing now for next year’s tax season.
Film Screening and Discussion: Hester Street
Thursday, April 26th, 7 pm - 9 pm
Open to teens and adults
Watch this film about Yiddish speaking immigrants, presented on the library’s 10 foot screen!
It Ate My Sister!
Saturday, Apr. 28, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grades 1 and up in the Meeting Room
Come enjoy award-winning author Mark Binder. Experience his laugh-out-loud stories from his book It Ate My Sister! Ages 5 and up welcome. Please register.
Mother/Daughter Book Club
Sunday, Apr. 29, 2 pm - 3 pm
Grades 4 - 6 in the Activity Room
Come to the second meeting of the Mother/Daughter book club, the group for girls and the important women in their lives to read and discuss great books. This month’s book is Savvy by Ingrid Law. Refreshments will be served. Please register.