Blog: Author: Patrick Brennan

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.

 

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

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.

LEGO Robotics Club – Starting March 23rd

45544_mod_gyroboy_01_left_4to3ratio-67080b5d15baa22f251f1f46992c4746For Youth in the 4th through 6th grade, the YMCA LEGO robotics club is once again offering its fun and educational 8-week program to patrons of the Malden Public Library. In the program you get to learn how to design, program and compete with LEGO robotics kits.

The program begins on Thursday, March 23rd from 3:30 – 4:35 PM, and will meet each following Thursday for 8 weeks in the Maccario Room at the library. Please see below for the full list of dates.

To sign up call the library at 781-324-0218 or come by the Information Desk located on the first floor. Space is limited in the program, so ensure your spot today.

 

Program Dates:  lego-logo

  1. March 23rd
  2. March 30th
  3. April 6th
  4. April 13th
  5. April 27th
  6. May 4th
  7. May 11th
  8. May 18th (End Date LEGO Competition)

Converse LEGO Club – April 6th

lego-clubKids and Young Adults in the 3rd through 12th Grade are invited to come and enjoy the return of the monthly Converse LEGO Club at the Malden Public Library.

The group meets on the First Thursday of every month in the Program Room at the library, from 3:30-4:30 PM. Come build and explore the Library’s collection, and make builds that will last to donate to our display on the first floor.

This coming month’s meeting is on Thursday, April 6th.

Young Adult Holiday Party – Updated

Happy-Valentines-Day-20101-1024x768Young Adults in the 5th through 12th Grade are invited to celebrate the season at the Malden Public Library with games, snacks and crafts. Join us on Thursday February 16th, from 3:00 – 4:30 PM as we take over the Maccario Room of the library.

We will have board games, the Nintendo wiiU set up, Valentine’s card and jewelry crafts, snack, drinks and pizza.

(This programs date was changed from February 9th to February 16th)

YA Craft – Perler Beads, January 26th

IMG_0179Young Adults in the 6th through 12th Grade are invited to the Library on January 26th, from 3:00 – 4:30 PM in the Program Room for Perler Bead Crafts.

IMG_0177Perler Beads are small multi-colored beads that you can fuse together to make amazing Pixel Art. You can make Pins, Magnets, key-chains and figures, and design whatever you’d like, with the only limit being your imagination.

 

YA Movie Afternoon – January 19th

51gqvjgmlYoung Adults in the 5th through 12th Grade are invited to our YA Movie Afternoon on Thursday, January 19th, from 3:00-5:00 In the Maccario Room. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.

The film follows Kubu, a one-eyed boy who uses the magic in his Two-String instrument to bring origami to life in his village in Ancient Japan. He joins forces with a warrior and a snow monkey to fight an army of evil spirits. Starring Rooney Mara, Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes and Matthew McConaughey, this film is from the studio that made ‘Boxtrolls‘ and ‘Coraline‘.

Young Adult Movie Afternoon

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to the Malden Public Library’s Young Adult Movie Afternoon this Thursday, December 15th, from 3:00-5:00. We will be showing a film based on the popular book “Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children”.

Directed by Tim Burton, this film stars Asa Butterfield and Eva Green as they explore a magical realm for children with odd abilities. Lights snacks and refreshments will be provided.