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Storytime with Panda

September 21, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am Children's Room, MPL

Young children are invited to join Panda for a storytime with picture books, flannel board story, songs, and a simple craft. Recommended for 3-5.

Local History

September 23, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Converse Memorial Building

If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.

Song & Rhyme Time

September 24, 2019 10:00 am - 10:45 am Children's Room, Malden Public Library

This program features 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.

Mark Chester Artist Reception

September 24, 2019 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Maccario Room

ESL Conversation

September 25, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Program Room

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.

Local History

September 25, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Converse Memorial Building

If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.

Booker Prize Book Discussion Group

September 25, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Program Room

Join other book lovers to discuss <i>We Need New Names</i> by NoViolet Bulawayo.  New members are always welcome.

Preschool Storytime

September 26, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am Children's Room & Program Room, MPL

Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Offered weekly on a drop-in basis. No registration necessary. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups at the craft portion of this program.

1-2 pm Library closed

September 26, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

YA TAG Meeting

September 26, 2019 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Malden Writers' Collaborative Introduction

September 26, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Maccario Room

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    Local Author Talk

    Join us at the Malden Public Library on Tuesday, September 24 from 7–8 pm for a talk with Joseph Bebo, author of Alex A Lesson in Courage.  This is a true story about a Malden boy with special needs named Alex, as told by his parents, his teachers, coaches, friends, neighbors, a high school principal, […]

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    Thursday, September 26th 7PM Informational Session...

    Are you a local writer? Are you interested in joining a collaborative community of committed writers? Are you looking for people to workshop your writing and are you committed to doing the same for others? Are you open-minded, respectful, and encouraging to fellow writers and to the writing process? The Malden Writers’ Collaborative meets the […]

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    Support the Library ~ Buy a Reusable Community Bag

    We are so excited to share that the Malden Public Library has been selected to be a part of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program, which is designed to make it easy for customers to contribute to their local community while supporting the environment. For the month of September, each time a $2.50 reusable […]

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    Pattens, Overshoes, Clogs & Galoshes: How Did New...

    On Tuesday, October 1st at 6:30 p.m., join Dr. Kimberly Alexander for a discussion of her recently published book Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era. Shoes reveal important aspects of burgeoning 18th century American identity — self-fashioning, consumption, politics, and agency.  Presenting a series of stories that reveal how shoes were made, sold, […]

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    Rotating Art—August artist April Jakubec

    “Women in Bloom” is a portrait series showcasing a diverse group of women whose faces have been partially obscured by botanicals, celebrating women’s mental well-being. Floral bouquets emerging from the women’s heads represent the normal variation among our brains— including mental illness—and what mental health looks like for that person. April Jakubec is first and […]

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