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LEGO Playtime

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Children in grades K-5 will have fun creating their own LEGO projects on Wednesday, February 22, from 3:00 to 4:00pm. We’ll supply the blocks, and kids supply the creativity!

Malden Reads Kickoff Event

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Join us on Thursday, February 23 for the kickoff of Malden Reads 7th season. Learn more about the program, enjoy food, music, and a special presentation in the library’s historic Converse building. Recommended for adults and supervised young people, ages 12 and up.

Kids Dance Party – February 21

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On Tuesday, February 21, at 3:00 p.m., kids of all ages (and their accompanying caregivers!) are invited to join us in dancing to a variety of fun music. Bring your energy and dance the limbo, macarena, cha-cha slide, and a whole lot more.

Young Adult Holiday Party – Updated

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Happy-Valentines-Day-20101-1024x768Young Adults in the 5th through 12th Grade are invited to celebrate the season at the Malden Public Library with games, snacks and crafts. Join us on Thursday February 16th, from 3:00 – 4:30 PM as we take over the Maccario Room of the library.

We will have board games, the Nintendo wiiU set up, Valentine’s card and jewelry crafts, snack, drinks and pizza.

(This programs date was changed from February 9th to February 16th)

New! FREE Comics, Movies & Music!!

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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 are able to download 3 items per week (to keep!) and 3 hours of streaming per day.

Each database has a wide catalog of materials for all tastes. And all you need is a Malden library card!

Click Comicsplus, Freegal, or Instantflix to go directly to the databases.

Be a Friend—Join the Friends

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Are you a looking for a volunteer opportunity where you can meet new people AND make a difference to the Malden Public Library? The Friends of the Malden Public Library are looking for individuals to help with a wide range of activities, so any interest or strength you might have can help raise funds to keep many of our Library programs and purchases available.

Our next meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 20th at 7:30 in the Library’s Program Room. If you like more information, speak to a library staff member or visit the Friends’ page (http://maldenpubliclibrary.org/participate/friends-of-the-malden-public-library/). We look forward to having you join us!

YA Craft – Perler Beads, January 26th

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IMG_0179Young Adults in the 6th through 12th Grade are invited to the Library on January 26th, from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in the Program Room for Perler Bead Crafts.

IMG_0177Perler Beads are small multi-colored beads that you can fuse together to make amazing Pixel Art. You can make Pins, Magnets, key-chains and figures, and design whatever you’d like, with the only limit being your imagination.

 

Thursday, January 26th: Triple Threat Trivia Library Fundraiser!

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Gather your family, friends, and colleagues, to test your wits in support of the Malden Public Library. Malden Public Library will hold the 19th Annual Triple Threat Trivia on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at Anthony’s of Malden. There is still time to get a table together to join in the fun. It is $360 for a table of ten, including dinner, dessert, three rounds of trivia, and more! Cash bar.

Sign up by January 13, 2017. Call 781-324-0218 for more information.

Song & Rhyme Time (drop in)

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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!