Blog: Author: Patrick Brennan

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.

Young Adult: NBA 2K19 Game Party

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to game on the big screen at the Malden Public Library. On Tuesday September 18th from 3:00 – 4:30 join us as we play the newly released NBA 2K19 on PS4 in the Maccario Room.

We will have some snacks and drinks to enjoy while we game, and play a few quarters of new digital b-ball.

YA Anime Afternoon Party

Manga and Anime fans in the 5th through 12th grade join us in the Maccario Room on Friday, July 27th to watch a movie based on one of the best-selling and longest running Manga’s in the world, “One Piece”

We will have snack, drinks, some party favors and will watch one of the latest films from the anime series based on “One Piece”. Raise the jolly roger and set sail for adventure as Luffy’s crew goes to a casino in the middle of the ocean and encounters greed and misfortune among his fellow pirate crew.

 

Harry Potter Birthday Celebration

Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited to enjoy a magical birthday party for the Boy Who Lived at the Malden Public Library on July 31st from 3:00 – 4:30 PM.

We will have butter beer, bertie botts beans, harry potter games, crafts and more. Come ready to celebrate and relax with friends in fellow houses, whether they sort into Gryffindor or Hufflepuff. No registration required, but snacks and crafts supplies are limited.

YA Karaoke Party

Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited to sing their hearts out at our first ever Karaoke competition. Whether you like to belt out pop classics, classic rap or rock ballads you can enjoy yourself at our Karaoke party.

On Tuesday July 17th join us as we take the stage in the Maccario room to enjoy snacks, beverages and our new Karaoke machine. We will be singing from 3:00 – 4:30 PM

One random singer will be selected to win a prize, and the top singer as determined by the judges will earn a $20 Gift Card.

Youth Tie-Dye Craft

Youth in the 3rd through 12th grade can join us Friday, July 13th from 3:00 – 4:30 PM to create your own Tie-Dye t-shirt. We will be taking to the front lawn in good weather to rubber-band, dye and take home your own creations.

No sign-up required but space and supplies are limited, so make sure to arrive on time. Feel free to bring your own 100% Cotton shirt as well, but it is not required.

Young Adult Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Young Adults going into the 6th grade through 12th grade are invited to join the Summer Reading program at the Malden Public Library, and enjoy our Kick-Off party on Monday July 2nd from 3:00-4:30 in the Maccario Room.

We will have games, pizza, snack and drinks to enjoy while you hang out and get ready for a Summer of fun at the MPL. Sign-up gift bags for the Summer Reading program will be available, though our supply is limited so sign up soon.

LEGO Robotics Club

Youth in the 4th through 6th grade are invited to attend the LEGO Robotics Club  being offered by the YMCA LEGO Robotics team.  There are three programs you may attend at the Malden Public Library, and they are on May 10th, May 17th and May 24th 2018 and will be from 4:00 to 5:00 in the Program Room located on the second floor. Each week will be a different theme and you are not required to attend all three programs to join up.

There is no need to sign-up, but it is first come first serve basis, and program participants are not required to bring anything but an interest in Robotics.

 

Program Dates:

May 10th from 4:00-5:00 PM

May 17th from 4:00-5:00 PM

May 24th from 4:00-5:00 PM

YA Gaming Afternoon – April 19th

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th Grade are invited to relax, hang out and snack at our YA Gaming Party in the Maccario Room on April 19th from 3:00 – 4:30. We will have video game and board game, along with some pizza and snacks. Enjoy some Smash Bros and roll some dice as we take some time away from the March weather and enjoy the Malden Public Library.

YA Movie Aftenoon – August 3rd

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 Friday, July 20th from 3:00 – 5:00 in the air-conditioned Maccario Room.

Based on the critically acclaimed mash-up Science Fiction book “Ready Player One” by Ernst Cline, this film takes the directorial power of Steven Spielberg, amazing computer generated graphics, and performances by many new and upcoming actors to tell an amazing story of the future of Virtual Reality.