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ESL Conversation

April 25, 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

April 25, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Malden Reads Movie Night

April 25, 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Maccario Room

<br><p>Join us on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 6:30-8:30pm at the Malden Public Library’s second Malden Reads film screening for the 2018 book selection, <i>The Hate U Give</i>, by AngieThomas.We will be showing <b><i>Fruitvale Station</i></b>, directed by Ryan Coogler, the director of the current blockbuster, <i>Black Panther</i>. <b><i>Fruitvale Station</i></b> is the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year old Bay Area resident who was killed in 2009 by a police officer at the BART Fruitvale Station in Oakland.The movie stars Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, and Octavia Spencer.</p><p>Oscar Grant (Jordan) leaves his Bay Area home on his way to San Francisco to see fireworks for a New Year’s celebration.With the New Year, Oscar’s starting to make changes in his life—trying to be a better partner to his girlfriend, Sophia,trying to get a new job, trying to be a better son, and trying to be a better father to his daughter, Tatiana.His life tragically changes at Fruitvale Station on his way home.</p><p><i>Rotten Tomatoes</i> gives the film a 94% approval rating and writes that the movie is a “passionate and powerfully acted [movie that] serves as a celebration of life, a condemnation of death, and a triumph for star Michael B. Jordan.” The <i>New York Times</i> calls it “a sad,touching and subtle film.”<i>Film.com</i> writes, “Fruitvale is outstanding, a telling portrait and testament of the life of one man and the complicated relationships to race and class that still exist within America today.”</p><p>A discussion of this year's Malden Reads book selection, <i>The Hate U Give</i>, will follow the movie.Movie times are approximate.This film is free and open to the public and is accessible.Please call the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218 for more information.<i>     Rated R (85 min.)</i></p>

Booker Prize Discussion Group

April 25, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Program Room

Join other book lovers to discuss The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds. New members are always welcome.

Preschool Storytime

April 26, 2018 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 this program.

1-2 pm Library closed

April 26, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Everyday Scams and Identity Theft: How to Avoid Being a Victim

April 26, 2018 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

<p>Everyday Scams and Identity Theft: How to Avoid Being a Victim<br></p><p><span>Free Workshop: Whatis identity theft and how to avoid or detect a variety of different mail,phone, and online scams.  Presented by </span><span>Tim Depin, Coordinator, ConsumerAdvocacy & Response Division, </span>Office of the Massachusetts AttorneyGeneral</p>

Panda's Storytime

April 28, 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.

Local History

April 30, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Song & Rhyme Time

May 1, 2018 10:00 am - 10:45 am Children's Room

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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    TONIGHT: Malden Reads Movie Night: Wed., April 25t...

    Join us on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 6:30-8:30pm (rescheduled date) at the Malden Public Library’s second Malden Reads film screening for the 2018 book selection, The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas. We will be showing Fruitvale Station, directed by Ryan Coogler, the director of the current blockbuster, Black Panther. Fruitvale Station is the […]

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    On Thursday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m. Tim Depin, Coordinator of Consumer Advocacy & Response Division, Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General will offer a talk on ”Everyday Scams and Identity Theft: How to Avoid Being a Victim.”  This is a free workshop that will cover what is identity theft and how to avoid or […]

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    Celebrate Haitian Heritage Month on May 3

    Join us for a celebration of Haitian Heritage Month on Thursday May 3, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Come explore Haiti’s rich history, art, food, language, music, and overall culture.  The program is free and open to all.  This program is a continuation of the Malden Reads presentation on Slavery, Abolition, and Haiti.  For information, […]

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    MPL's Rotating Artist for April

    The Monthly Rotating Art Exhibit for April is “Little Worlds and Little Works on Paper” by Lisa L. Sears. Lisa has selected smaller original drawings and paintings on paper — mainly acrylic, watercolor, oil pastel and colored pencil along with one-of-a-kind, three dimensional books. Come view Lisa’s art, on display at the Library thru April 30, 2018.

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    Booker Prize Book Discussion Group on April 25

    The Booker Prize Monthly Book Discussion meets on Wednesday, April 25, at 7 p.m.  Pick up your copy of this month’s selection at the Malden Public Library Information Desk.  This month:  The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds.  New members are always welcome. The Quickening Maze is a 2009 historical fictional novel by British poet and […]

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