Minuteman Library Crawl 2018 ~ 10 am to 5 pm on Wednesday August 1, 2018

Submitted by the Minuteman Library Network

A “crawl,” or tour, is a fun way to visit multiple libraries in your area. You can travel from library to library, meet the friendly staff and learn more about what the libraries around have to offer! This is your passport to a day full of fun and adventure.

We have many different libraries on the crawl. The challenge is to visit as many as you can and take a picture of yourself with a designated item in each library – it’s a 21st-century scavenger hunt! Then, please post your pics and tag the library.

If you get to at least 5 libraries, you’ll get a highly coveted prize (one prize per group). Just show your pics to the librarians, and, check out the Web App for it: https://minutemanlibrarycrawl.org/

Some libraries will have refreshments available for your long trek and all will have information on hand so you can learn about the resources they provide.

All are welcome to participate – children, families, adults, everyone!

Start where you want, end where you want – it’s a self-guided crawl.

Acton, Acton Public Library, 486 Main St., Acton, MA 01720

==> James Hayward’s powder keg

Arlington, Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476

==> Beehive

Bedford, Bedford Free Public Library, 7 Mudge Way, Bedford MA 01730

==> Turtle (see if you can find out his/her name!)

==> Bedford Flag

Belmont, Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Avenue, Belmont MA 02478

==> Light up Frankenstein bust

Brookline, Public Library of Brookline (Main), 361 Washington Street, Brookline MA 02445

==> Book Bike

Brookline, Public Library of Brookline (Putterham), 959 West Roxbury Parkway, Chestnut Hill MA 02467

==> Ralph and Henry our library Guinea Pigs

Chestnut Hill, Annenberg Library, Pine Manor College 400 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

==> The Giving Tree

Dover, Dover Town Library, 56 Dedham St., Dover MA 02030

==> Any one of the Amelia Peabody sculptures

Framingham, Framingham Public Library (Main)49 Lexington Street, Framingham MA 01702

==> Library of Things Shelf

Framingham, Framingham Public Library (McAuliffe), 746 Water Street, Framingham MA 01701

==> Veteran’s Corner

Franklin, Franklin Public Library, 118 Main Street, Franklin MA 02038

==> Ben Franklin Books

Lexington, Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington MA 02420

==> USS Lexington Flag

==> Lego Display

Lincoln, Lincoln Public Library, 3 Bedford Road, Lincoln MA 01773

==> Adults: Athena

==> Kids: large stuffed bear

Medfield, Medfield Public Library, 468 Main St, Medfield MA 02052

==> Diner Booth

==> Kids: Collection Cases

Medford, Medford Public Library, 111 High Street, Medford MA 02155

==> Adults: Glittery Sledgehammer

==> Children: Owl Statue

Medway, Medway Public Library, 26 High St., Medway MA 02053

==> Knitting Machine

Millis, Millis Public Library, 961 Main St., Millis MA 02054

==> Millis Bicentennial Quilt

Natick – Bacon Free Library, 58 Eliot St, Natick MA 01760

==> Adults: Handy-stepper

==> Children: Big truck

Natick – Morse Institute Library, 14 East Central Street, Natick MA, 01760

==> Adults: Where the new and old buildings meet

==> Children: the Castle

Needham, Needham Free Public Library, 1139 Highland Ave, Needham Heights MA 02494

==> Anything in the STEAM Center

Norwood, Morrill Memorial Library, 33 Walpole St, Norwood MA 02062

==> Children’s Room lion

Sherborn, Sherborn Community Center (temporary location) 3 Sanger St. Sherborn MA 01770

==> Mural

==> LEGO replica of the Library

Stow, Randall Library, 19 Crescent St., Stow MA 01775

==> For children (under the age of 8)- A fairy house

==> For adults- A book on the history of Stow

Sudbury, Goodnow Library, 21 Concord Rd., Sudbury MA 01776         

==> Laser Cutter

Waltham, Waltham Public Library, 735 Main St., Waltham MA 02451

==> Fireplace

Wayland, Wayland Free Public Library, 5 Concord Rd, Wayland MA 01778

==> The Paris Pilgrims by Clancy Carlile

Wellesley, Wellesley Free Library (Main), 530 Washington St. Wellesley MA 02482

==> Fish tank or Soofa Bench

Wellesley, Wellesley Free Library (Wellesley Hills), 210 Washington St. Wellesley Hills MA 02482

==> Painting over hearth or cupola

Weston, Weston Public Library, 87 School St. Weston MA 02493

==> Bella the Gorilla

Westwood, Westwood Public Library (Main), 660 High Street Westwood MA 02090

==> Inside: Rufus Porter Mural

==> Outside: Garden Stepping Stone

Westwood, Westwood Public Library (Islington), 280 Washington St, Westwood MA


==> Inside: The Little Engine that Could Quilt

==> Outside: Friends Gather Here Sign

Winchester, Winchester Public Library, 80 Washington St. Winchester MA 01890

==> Fireplace

Woburn, Woburn Public Library, 36 Cummings Park, Woburn MA 01801

==> Tanner The Bull


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