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Medway Public Library October Youth Events


Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.

Newborns – 3 year-olds are invited to this drop-in program of stories, fingerplay and songs accompanied by mountain dulcimer. 
Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver.



Every Thursday and Friday, 11:00 a.m.

Ages 10 months-5 years.*   A drop-in story time with songs, stories, and craft. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.  

* These ages are flexible! If you think your children will enjoy story time, please bring them.



PAWS to Read

Wednesday, Oct. 5th, 6:00 to 7:15 PM

Interested in reading to a cuddly friend? Sign up by calling 508-533-3217 or come in and talk to our staff at the Circulation desk to register.

Each child will get a 15 minute one-on-one reading session with our wonderful visiting therapy dogs.  Children must be able to read independently as this is not a tutoring session but rather an opportunity to practice reading skills with a good listener. Grades 2-6.


Artful Thursdays

Thursday, Oct. 6th, 4:00 PM

Join Miss Lucy and a local artist for a hands-on workshop about style and expression. We will be exploring a new painter or illustrator each month. First Thursday of the month. Ages 7 and up. Register in advance.


Coloring Clubs!

Relax and color at the library, we provide the supplies, you bring the creativity. No registration.

Family Night Monday, October 3rd, 6:00-7:30 PM Parents and kids of all ages. Popcorn will be served. We’ll be done before bedtime!

Adult Coloring Club Monday October 17th, 7-8 PM Grown-ups only. Feel free to bring a dessert to share.

Just for Teens Monday, October 24th, 3:30-6:00 PM Take over the teen tables, Miss Lucy will provide awesome pages to color (any requests?), a variety of pencils, pens, markers to try, and some snacks!


Halloween Safety Magic Show

Monday, Oct. 17th, 6:30 PM

A mysterious magic wand that takes on a life of its own. A haunted Jack-O-Lantern. Ghosts, goblins, Frankenstein and more!

Come to the Library for a Halloween magic show choreographed with safety tips to help keep the children safe on their night of spooky fun.

Grades K-5. Register in advance. 


Elementary Book Club

Thursday, Oct. 20th, 4:00 PM

Join us for fun book talk and an activity based on the story. Best for Grades 2-4 but anyone who has read or listened to the book is welcome! Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk. Register in advance. This month’s book is The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight by R.L. Stine.


Miss P’s Photo Booth

Monday, Oct. 24th and Monday, Oct. 31st, 4:00-8:00 PM

Drop in to try on a “peculiar” persona with Miss P’s photo booth. Old clothing and eerie props will be provided, as well as a photo app to add some surreal special effects!


Teen Murder Mystery Party

Friday, Oct. 28th, 7:00 PM

Teens are invited to an after-hours crime-solving experience, just in time for Halloween. Find the clues in the library and act out the dramatic conclusion! Ages 12 and up. Register in advance.


Free Movie and Popcorn

Saturday, Oct. 30th, 11:30 AM

Join us for snacks and a sequel! The second movie from the creepy hotel in the scenic countryside of Transylvania! Wear a costume if you wish.



Make the library one of your stops on Halloween. Each child in costume will receive a free book.


For more information and to register for events and programs visit medwaylib.org

Contact Children’s Librarian, Lucy Anderson, with any questions at landerson@minlib.net or 508-533-3217.