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, May 24, 2017, from 6:00-8:15pm. We will be showing a recent movie based on the bestselling book, Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly. The film stars Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, and Mahershala Ali.
In the 1960s, as the United States rushes to put a man in space before Russia, a group of three brilliant African-American women mathematicians working at NASA cross gender, race, and professional lines to help carry off one of the greatest operations—to put astronaut John Glenn into space. The movie is based on the lives of Dorothy Vaughan (Spencer), Mary Jackson (Monae), and Katherine Johnson (Henson).
Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 93% approval rating and USA Today writes, “Adding social issues to its many inspirational themes, [the movie] equals one satisfying slice of history that’ll will entertain adults as well as kids looking to the stars.” Variety adds, “[The film] is empowerment cinema.” The Tribune News Service writes that the movie is “an assertion of humanity and civil rights that is pure cinematic nourishment for the soul.”
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 (127 min.)
Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for preschoolers (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 this program.
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.
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Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, from 6:00-8:15pm. We will be showing a recent movie based on the bestselling book, Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterly. The film stars Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, and Mahershala Ali. In the 1960s, as the United States rushes to put […]Read More
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Kids and Young Adults in the 3rd through 12th Grade are invited to come and enjoy the return of the monthly Converse LEGO Club at the Malden Public Library. The group meets on the First Thursday of every month in the Program Room at the library, from 3:30-4:30 PM. Come build and explore the Library’s collection, […]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
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This early literacy program for young children (6 months to 4+ years) features songs, nursery rhymes, and a short picture book and takes place every Tuesday morning and alternating Saturdays (starting January 28), from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m in the Children’s Room. No registration required. Just come on by!Read More
It’s vacation time and MPL has added 2 new databases, A to Z World Travel and Global Road Warrior, to our online offerings. These will help with the planning stages of any new trip, as a guide on your mobile device when you travel, as an information gathering spot for students, or a place to learn about culture […]Read More