Blog: Author: Stacy Holder

Movie Night: Wed., April 26, 2017: 6:00-8:15pm

la la land

Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from 6:00-8:15pm.  We will be showing an Oscar-winning movie about La La Land.  The film stars Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and John Legend and is directed by Damien Chazelle.  The movie won six Oscars including best director, best actress, best cinematography, best original song, and others.

Set in Los Angeles, an aspiring actress Mia (Stone) meets Sebastian (Gosling), an old-school jazz musician, as they struggle to make ends meet and pursue their dreams.  Rotten Tomatoes writes that the movie “breathes new life into a bygone genre, with thrillingly assured direction, powerful performances, and an irresistible excess of heart.”  The Detroit News writes, “[the movie] is a special, special experience, and movies like this don’t come around too often.”

Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 93% approval rating and Rolling Stone writes, “You leave [the movie] exhilarated by…nonstop inventiveness, dazzled by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, and thrilled how they made movies magic again.”

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 (128 min.)

Malden Reads Movie Night: Tues., April 26th: 6:00-8:45pm

Shadow Moon

Join us for Malden Reads Movie Night at the Malden Public Library on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, from 6:00-8:45pm.  We will be showing our second film screening at the library for Malden Reads.  This exceptional documentary highlights the NASA astronauts’ experiences as they travel “In The Shadow of the Moon” for the first time. This film screening is part of the Malden Reads 2016 One City, One Book program featuring “The Martian” by Andy Weir. The film combines archival material from original NASA film footage of man’s walks on the moon, much never before seen, and interviews with surviving astronauts who emerge as eloquent, witty, emotional and human. Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 95% rating and Richard Roeper writes of the film, “A beautiful, exhilarating, and sometimes deeply moving documentary about those long-ago Apollo missions of the late 1960s and early 1970s.” This movie is free and open to the public and is accessible.  Rated PG (110 min.)

Crochet Ornaments Workshop For Adults

Crochet

Join us on Wednesday, December 9th, from 6:30-8:30pm for a Crochet Ornaments Workshop For Adults.  Materials and instruction are free and will be provided, thanks to the funding of the Friends of the Malden Public Library. Please bring a ruler and a pair of scissors. Space is limited and advance registration is required, so please sign up early at Information Desk.