Blog: Month: September 2018

Thursday, October 4th 7PM
Information Session for
The Malden Writers’ Collaborative

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.

Thank you . . .

from the Library and the Friends of the Malden Public Library to everyone that helped make our first Brews for Books fundraising event so much fun. This includes the cider houses and breweries that donated their time, staff and product, to the generous and amazing local restaurants for the great food offerings, to our numerous volunteers from the Friends and the Malden High School Key Club, to the organizations and individuals that donated raffle and silent auction items, tents, flowers, linens, and a million things that are needed to host an event such as this. Again, thank you!

Board Game Night for Adults, Wednesday, Oct. 10th

Grab your dice, cards and meeples because its time for another Board Game Night for Adults hosted at the Malden Public Library. Join us Wednesday,  October 10th 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.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting

Young Adults in the 6th-12th Grade are invited to take part in the first quarterly meeting of the Malden Public Library’s ‘Teen Advisory Group’ or TAG board.

The TAG will advise our Information Librarian in charge of the Young Adult department on what books to buy, what programs to run, and how to make the library more fun for teens. Our meeting will be in the Program Room of the library from 4:00-5:00 PM on Thursday, September 20th.

Members of the TAG board will get free books, and we will have snacks and drinks for our meetings. In addition to doing it for fun it looks great on college applications and resumes. If you have any questions feel free to e-mail librarian Patrick Brennan at pbrennan@maldenpubliclibrary.org.

Brews For Books Fundraiser

The Friends of the Malden Public Library are excited to invite you to the first Brews for Books fundraiser on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 5-8 pm. Taste the wares of local craft breweries and cider makers and enjoy food from our local Malden eateries in the historic Converse Library and Art Galleries. There will be live music, games, raffle items, and a silent auction. Tickets are $35 and available at the Malden Public Library and online at www.localwineevents.com. Don’t wait; tickets are limited. You must be 21 years old to attend this event.

Movie Night: Wed., Sept. 19th: 6:00-7:45pm

Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, from 6:00-7:45pm.  We will be showing a recent movie based on the life of Fred Rogers, who sang “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”  in the popular children’s TV show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.  The movie has a 99% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

This film is “an exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children’s television host, Fred Rogers.”  The San Francisco Chronicle writes that the movie is “…an enlightening and deeply touching documentary.…”  Rolling Stone notes, “In these trouble times, it’s a good feeling see a funny, touching and vital [documentary] that is both timely and timeless.”

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 (95 min.)