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Preschool Storytime (ages 3+)

January 24, 2019 10:30 am - 11:30 am Children's Room

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

January 24, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Song & Rhyme Time

January 26, 2019 10:00 am - 10:45 am Children's Room

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.

Local History

January 28, 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

January 29, 2019 10:00 am - 10:45 am Children's Room

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.

ESL Conversation

January 30, 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

January 30, 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.

Movie Night: 6:00-8:30pm

January 30, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Maccario Room

<br><br><br>Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, from 6:00-8:30pm.  We will be showing a recent film based on the bestselling novel, <i><b>The Hate U Give</b></i>, which was also the 2018 Malden Reads book selection.  The film stars Amandla Stenberg, Algee Smith, Regina Hall, Issa Rae, and Common.  The film is directed by George Tillman, Jr.<br><br>“Starr [Carter] witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.”<br><br>The<i> New Yorker</i> writes “<b><i>The Hate U Give</i></b> is [a] rare movie…[a] distinctive and exceptional political film.”  <i>Forbes</i> calls it “an Oscar-worthy masterpiece,” and “one of the best movies of the year.”  <i>Rotten Tomatoes</i> gives it a 97% approval rating. <br><br>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 (133 min.)

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