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Local History

October 22, 2018 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.

Exhibition Opening: War and Remembrance: Malden in the Great War

October 22, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

War and Remembrance: Malden in the Great War

An Exhibition of Posters, Photographs and Artifacts from the Collections of the Malden Public Library and Malden Historical Society

Song & Rhyme Time

October 23, 2018 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

October 24, 2018 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

October 24, 2018 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.

Kids Halloween Craft Time

October 24, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Program Room

Students can drop in and make decorations for Halloween.

Especially for children ages 5-10

Classic Movie Night: 6:00-8:00pm

October 24, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Maccario Room

Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 6:00-8:00pm.  We will be showing a classic Alfred Hitchcock movie from 1960 about Norman Bates who is accused of being a “<i><b>Psycho.</b></i>”  The film stars Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh.  <br><br>Marion Crane (Leigh) is “an unsuspecting victim [who] visits the Bates Motel and falls prey to one of cinema's most notorious psychopaths - Norman Bates (Perkins).”<br><br>The movie is listed on the National Film Registry and <i>The Telegraph</i> writes, “Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 horror thriller Psycho is one of the most celebrated films in history.”  It is listed as #1 on the American Film Institute’s list of 100 Most Thrilling American Films. The movie has a 97% approval rating on <i>Rotten Tomatoes</i>.<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 R (109 min.)

Booker Prize Book Discussion Group

October 24, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Program Room

Join other book lovers to discuss <em>The Sisters</em> <em>Brothers</em> by Patrick deWitt.  New members are always welcome.

Mayor Storytime

October 25, 2018 10:30 am - 11:15 am Children's Room

The Mayor of Malden will read aloud fun new picture books to young children. This program is recommended for ages 3 and up.

No registration necessary. PLEASE NOTE: Preschool groups are welcome at this program, but please contact us in advance.

1-2 pm Library closed

October 25, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

YA Movie

October 25, 2018 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Maccario Room

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to join us in the Maccario Room for another installment of the YA Movie Afternoons. We will have popcorn, snacks and drinks to enjoy alongside a new and popular movie. This coming Thursday, October 25th from 3:00 - 5:00 in the Maccario Room.

Author Event

October 25, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Maccario Room

Storytime with Panda

October 27, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am Children's Room

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.

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