Wine Tasting Tickets Now On Sale


Tickets for the 15th Annual FOTMPL Wine Tasting are now on sale! The Wine Tasting will be held Friday, April 28, 2017 in the Converse Library and Galleries with all proceeds going to the Malden Public Library.

This is a chance to taste wonderful wines, see and learn about a beautiful art gallery right here in Malden, enjoy music and neighbors, and taste delicious treats from area restaurants.

Tickets are $35 per person and are available for purchase either at the Library circulation desk or from The event sold out early last year, so don’t wait.

For more information, call 781.324.0218.

Youth Minecraft Party


SteveYouth in the 2nd through 12th grade are invited to the Malden Public Library in order to celebrate one of the greatest games of all time: MINECRAFT. Join us on April 11th from 3:00 – 4:45 PM in the Maccario room as we enjoy SNACK, CRAFTS and, of course, GAMES.



Board Game Night for Adults, Wednesday, April 12th

AdultGameNightGrab your dice, cards and meeples because its time for another Board Game Night for Adults hosted at the Malden Public Library. Join us this coming Wednesday, April 12th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM as we play games like Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, Dominion and more in the Library’s game collection.
If you’d like to bring your own games as well, feel free, though keep in mind that you only have two hours. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.


Movie Night: Wed., April 26, 2017: 6:00-8:15pm

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Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 6:00-8:15pm.  We will be showing an Oscar-winning movie about La La Land.  The film stars Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and John Legend and is directed by Damien Chazelle.  The movie won six Oscars including best director, best actress, best cinematography, best original song, and others.

Set in Los Angeles, an aspiring actress Mia (Stone) meets Sebastian (Gosling), an old-school jazz musician, as they struggle to make ends meet and pursue their dreams.  Rotten Tomatoes writes that the movie “breathes new life into a bygone genre, with thrillingly assured direction, powerful performances, and an irresistible excess of heart.”  The Detroit News writes, “[the movie] is a special, special experience, and movies like this don’t come around too often.”

Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 93% approval rating and Rolling Stone writes, “You leave [the movie] exhilarated by…nonstop inventiveness, dazzled by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, and thrilled how they made movies magic again.”

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 (128 min.)

Thank You, Nature Neighbors with local artists Greg Cook and Kari Percival – Saturday March 25


Children and their families are invited to join local artists Greg Cook and Kari Percival in creating fun crafts related to the themes of this year’s Malden Reads book selections.This free event will take place at the Malden Public Library on Saturday, March 25, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

The crafts activity, “Thank You Nature Neighbors” will celebrate the creatures and plants with which we share Malden, from our pets to wild squirrels, birds, raccoons, butterflies, bees and trees. The crafts will later be displayed as a diorama in the front window of MATV, Malden’s Media Center.  All ages are welcome. Young children must be accompanied by a grown-up.

This event is supported in part by a grant from the Malden Cultural Council, a local agency, supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Art of Vegetable Carving with Esra Berksan

Art of Vegetable Carving

Join us for the “Art of Vegetable Carving,” on March 28 at 7:00 p.m.  No registration required.  Adults only.  This is a demonstration and there will be no hands-on work.   Cosponsored with the Turkish Cultural Center of Boston.

Senator Ed Markey and Dr. Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, Visit to the Library


This past Saturday, the Malden Public Library was honored  to host a very special story time with Senator Ed Markey and Dr. Carla Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress.  More photos from this very special event can be found on the City of Malden website at



Young Adult Movie Afternoon


Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to take a trip into the prequel world of Star Wars films, with our latest Movie Afternoon. On Tuesday, April 18th from 3:00 – 5:00 we will have snacks, beverages and a movie in the Maccario Room of the library.

The film was one of the top grossing films of 2016, and stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk. The film was directed by Garth Edwards, the man behind 2015’s Godzilla remake. ROGUE-ONE

Saturday Craft Time (drop in)


On alternating Saturdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., children can stop by the Children’s Room to do a simple craft project. For more details, please call the Children’s Room at 781-388-0803.

Young Adult Movie Afternoon


Doctor_Strange_Textless_Poster_02Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to dive into the all-new, all-different world of Marvel Comics, with our latest Movie Afternoon. On Thursday, March 16th from 3:00 – 5:00 we will have snacks, beverages and a movie in the Maccario Room of the library.

The film is one of the latest to arrive in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton. Based on the original comic book character Doctor Strange, created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko.