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The Finest Hours: An Evening with Author Michael Tougias

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Join us on Wednesday, May 25th at 7 pm, as best-selling author Michael Tougias presents a narrated, gripping presentation of the dramatic true story of a 1952 nor’easter that left dozens of men aboard a pair of oil tankers at the mercy of a deadly storm and the U.S. Coast Guard rescue mission to save them. The talk will include slides of the actual rescue.

Michael J. Tougias is a lecturer and award-winning author and co-author of 24 books. He is best known for his seven survival at sea books including A Storm Too Soon, So Close To Home, and The Finest Hours now a major motion picture by Disney. His book, Ten Hours Until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy Aboard the Can Do in the Blizzard of 78, was selected by the American Library Association as one of the “Top Books of the Year” and described as “a white-knuckle read, the best book of its kind.”  Co-sponsored by Malden Reads and the Malden Historical Society

Malden Public Library, 36 Salem Street, Malden  www.maldenpubliclibrary.org

Drop-in Stitch Will Return in the Fall

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Thank you to everyone that made our Drop-In Stitch so much fun. It was a place to bring your projects, meet new people, share your skills and learn from your neighbors.

We will be taking the summer off (Thursday evenings in the summer the Library closes at 6) but will resume in the Fall. Check back here for details soon.

6th Annual Public Reading Thursday, May 26th at 7PM

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WritingGroup2016FlyerJoin the Malden Public Library in celebrating the talents of The Malden Writers’ Collaborative on Thursday, May 26th at 7 p.m. Seven members will share original works of fiction and nonfiction, on relationships, socioeconomics, death, journeys, nature, war, fantasy, and much more!

The Malden Writers’ Collaborative is a creative writing group that meets biweekly at the Malden Public Library. They focus on developing as writers through sharing their own work and critiquing the work of others.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided through the generous support of the Friends of the Malden Public Library. Call the library at 781-324-0218 with any questions.

Bubbles and Books

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Join us at the final Malden Reads 2016 event—Bubbles and Books on June 4th at Miller Park from 3-6 pm. This is a family event with free books and fun for all. In the event of rain, the Malden High School Cafeteria will host the fun.

Tickets Selling Fast for the 14th Annual Wine Tasting

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May 6th is approaching quickly. Don’t wait to get your tickets to the 14th Annual Wine Tasting, hosted by the Friends of the Malden Public Library and M&M Liquors. The event will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 7–10 pm in the historic galleries of the Malden Public Library. Tickets are $35 per person and will include wines from around the world, delicious hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and a chocolate fountain donated by Malden restaurants, and guided tours of the Library’s art and architecture.

We look forward to sharing this wonderful evening with you. Tickets may be purchased at the Library, M&M Liquors, or LocalWineEvents.com.

Don’t Wait—Wine Tasting Tickets Going Fast!

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Tickets for the 14th Annual Wine Tasting, hosted by the Friends of the Malden Public Library and M&M Liquors are now available. The event will be held on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 7–10 pm in the historic galleries of the Malden Public Library. Tickets are $35 per person and will include wines from around the world, delicious hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and a chocolate fountain donated by Malden restaurants, and guided tours of the Library’s art and architecture.

We look forward to sharing this wonderful evening with you. Tickets may be purchased at the Library, M&M Liquors, or LocalWineEvents.com.

Make your own CONSTELLATION!

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On Saturday, April 30th from 2–3 pm, kids in grades 1–3 are invited to join Noreen Grice, astronomy educator and author, to make a constellation book at the Malden Public Library. This event is a preview to the Malden Reads family night on Waitt’s Mountain.

Do a craft! Learn about the stars! Make a book! Space is limited, so sign up in the Children’s Room.

Creature Teachers: Rainforest Animals

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On Wednesday, May 4, at 3:00 p.m., Creature Teachers will introduce children to several real animals from the rainforest! Learn interesting facts about these fascinating creatures. Recommended for ages 4-10.

This FREE program is funded by the Friends of the Malden Public Library.