Blog: Author: Caron Guigli

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!

Parade Arts & Crafts

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Join us on Saturday, November 19 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. for a children’s holiday craft program.  Make your own Santa beard or Arctic animal mask (polar bear, reindeer, walrus) to wear and join the group “Let It Show: Santas Against Global Warming” in Malden’s annual Parade of Holiday Traditions from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday,  Nov. 26.  Children, please bring an adult to assist you with the workshop.  Program is presented by local artists Greg Cook and Kari Percival.

Book Sale! This Weekend!

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The Friends of the Malden Public Library will hold their annual Book Sale this weekend, October 28th and 29th.

The preview sale will start on Friday evening, October 28th from 6–9 p.m. for Friends of the Malden Public Library only. On Saturday, October 29th the sale will be open to the public from 10 a.m – 4 p.m. in the book sale room in the Library’s basement.

Children’s books are $.25 or 5 for $1.00
Young adult and adult books:
paperbacks $.50
hardcovers $1.00

If you are interested in attending on Friday evening, it’s easy to become a Friend. Membership forms are available at the Library and will be available on the evening of the Preview. And view our YouTube video.