Every Wednesday, we host a free English Conversation class from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for beginning English speakers to practice their skills and learn new words. Contact Ms. Holder at (781) 324-0218 for more information.
Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 6:00-8:15pm. We will be showing a recent movie based on a true story in the book, Lion, by Saroo Brierley. The film stars Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Rooney Mara, and Nicole Kidman. The movie was nominated for six Oscars.
This summer, Malden Public Library is holding a Summer Reading program with the theme of “Build A Better World.” This film examines some of the ideas in helping to build a better world—hunger, homelessness, adoption, mental illness, cultural identity, resilience, and overcoming adversity.
In 1986 Khandwa, India, five year old Saroo and his older brother Guddu, help their mother make ends meet by stealing and selling coal to help feed their family. In a tragic mix-up, Saroo (Sunny Pawar/Dev Patel), accidentally gets lost on speeding train traveling over 1,000 miles to Calcutta. He arrives hungry, alone, confused, and not understanding the language. Eventually he gets adopted by a couple in Australia, where he starts his new life.
Philadephia Inquirer writes, “Lion celebrates the human will and the human need to find meaning and connection in life.” Richard Roeper writes, “Lion is a beautifully told, uplifting story of courage and determination.” Rotten Tomatoes gives the film an 86% approval rating.
Join us for free popcorn and snacks and enter our raffle to win some cool prizes.
This film is free and open to the public and is accessible. Movie times are approximate. Please call the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218 for more information. Rated PG-13 (119 min.)
Songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.
All young adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited to start the Summer Reading Program off right, with a party! Sign up to earn prizes through reading, enjoy games, snacks, soda, and pizza. 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM in the Macarrio Room
Featured, Library Events
Please join Mayor Gary Christenson and Library Director Dora St. Martin as Malden gets into the spirit of Independence Day with a series of exciting events at the Malden Public Library, 36 Salem Street on Friday, June 30th. Taking place from 4 to 5 PM in the Converse Memorial Building, the Library will display the […]Read More
Children's Program, Featured, Library Events, Teen Program
Registration is now available for the Children, Teen, & Adult Summer Reading Programs. This year, parents can set up a Family Portal to manage all of their family’s accounts. Sign up online or at the library. Children’s Summer Reading (Pre-K through Entering Grade 5) Read 2+ hours a week to receive a prize. Teen Summer […]Read More
Featured, Library Events
Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, from 6:00-8:15pm. We will be showing a recent movie based on a true story in the book, Lion, by Saroo Brierley. The film stars Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Rooney Mara, and Nicole Kidman. The movie was nominated for six Oscars. This summer, Malden Public Library […]Read More
Did you know, with your Malden Library card, you could download 3 songs per week or stream 3 hours of music per day? Well, you can. Just go to https://maldenma.freegalmusic.com/homes/index and create an account. Freegal offers 13 million+ songs and 40,000+ music videos including over 200 different genres; everything from Classical Music to Rap, including Pop, Rock, […]Read More
We are so happy to now offer 3 new databases with graphic novels (including manga), movies and music, both downloadable and streaming. Comicsplus for Libraries has a wide range of comics and graphic novels for all ages; Instantflix provides free movies for playing through a browser on a wide range of devices, and with Freegal you […]Read More