Adults 18+ are invited to join us for another in our instructional series of the art and craft of Origami. On November 6th from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in the Maccario Room we will have instructors present to help you fold, crease and bend your way into making unique art.
To sign up stop by the information desk of the MPL or call us at 781-324-0218 and reserve your spot today
Join us for the launch of “The Darkness” by Matt Brennan, long-time member of the Malden Writers’ Collaborative on Thursday, October 25th at 7 p.m.
Book Synopsis: “On the surface, Dorian Whitney seems like any other boy his age. He hangs out with his friends whenever he can, constantly complains about his daily chores around the house, and stays up late almost every night playing video games.
But in reality, he’s so different, there isn’t even a category to put him in.
In the 2015 Tablo.io NaNoWriMo winner, a virus decimates the entire planet’s human population. No treatment or vaccine can be found, so contraction—meant death.
Humanity is forced to seek refuge in hermetically sealed self-sustaining bunkers, commonly referred to as ‘Biospheres’. The disease, however, remains active and continues to spread, despite the survivor’s best intentions and inexhaustible precautions. It is therefore commonplace for connections to become broken. The people of the network begin to call the silence that inevitably comes at the end of the line: The Darkness.”
Matt Brennan is a six-year member of the Malden Writing Collaborative and besides winning the 2015 NaNoWriMo Novel writing contest at Tablo.io has published a short story entitled The Glass Slipper Entanglement in the literary magazine eFiction India. A story he wrote in response to a writing prompt he received as a member of the collaborative.
Books will be available for purchase for $15, cash.
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
Malden Public Library
Lower Art Gallery, Converse Memorial Building
36 Salem Street, Malden
Opening Reception : October 22, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Exhibition October 22 – November 28
Hours: Mondays 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 p.m.,
or by appointment by calling 781-324-0218
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 “Psycho.” The film stars Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh.
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).”
The movie is listed on the National Film Registry and The Telegraph 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 Rotten Tomatoes.
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.)
The Library will be closed on Monday, October 8th in honor of Columbus Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, October 9th at 9 a.m.
The Friends of the Malden Public Library will hold their annual Fall book sale on Friday, Nov. 2nd from 6–9 pm (Friends only preview evening) and Saturday, Nov. 3rd from 10 am–4 pm at the Malden Public Library. Young Adult and Adult paperbacks only 50¢ and hardcovers are $1. All children’s books are 25¢ each or 5 for $1.00. We look forward to seeing you there!
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 Thursday, October 25th from 3:00 – 5:00 in the Maccario Room.
This movie is another blockbuster entry from Marvel’s cinematic universe, based on the superheroes “Ant-Man” and “The Wasp” and a sequel to the titular character’s 2015 film.
Seager’s work is usually simple still life, landscapes, figure paintings, and drawings. He plays with shapes, light, shade, color, loose brushwork, and composition. His work will be on display at the Library through the month of October.
Are you a local Malden artist looking to display your work? The Malden Public Library is now accepting applications for the monthly Rotating Art Exhibit! Through October 31, 2018, you can apply to showcase your art in the library, January – June 2019. Please visit our Rotating Art Exhibit webpage for more information.
Are you a local writer?
Are you interested in joining a collaborative community of committed writers?
Are you looking for people to workshop your writing and are you committed to doing the same for others?
Are you open-minded, respectful, and encouraging to fellow writers and to the writing process?
The Malden Writers’ Collaborative will host their Informational Session on Thursday, October 4th at 7PM in the Maccario Room. Here we will give go over group expectations, group etiquette, hear first-hand experiences from previous season members, and answer any questions.
At the end of this session interested parties will sign up for the 2018-2019 season. The group meets the first and third Thursday of the month, 7-8:30PM, October-May, culminating in a Public Reading.
You must attend the Information Session in order to sign up– the group will then be closed to additional members until the 2019-2020 season.