Blog: Author: Stacy Holder

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.)

Movie Night: Wed., August 8th: 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, from 6:00-8:30pm.  We will be showing a recent movie where a family of four must stay in A Quiet Place or their survival will be threatened.  The movie stars Emily Blunt and Boston-born John Krasinski.

In a not-so-distant post-apocalyptic world, the Abbott family is forced to live in silence in a world full of creatures with extremely sensitive hearing who hunt by sound.  Stephen King wrote on Twitter, “A QUIET PLACE is an extraordinary piece of work. Terrific acting, but the main thing is the SILENCE, and how it makes the camera’s eye open wide in a way few movies manage.”

Associated Press writes, “It is smart, it moves fast, it has a hugely satisfying ending….”  Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 95% approval rating.

This summer, Malden Public Library is holding a Summer Reading program with the theme “Libraries Rock!”  We invite adults, children, and teens to join our Summer Reading program.  Please see our website for more details.

Join us for Movie Night for free popcorn and snacks and adults may enter our raffle to win some cool prizes, including movie tickets.

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 (90 min.)

Movie Night: Wed., July 25th: 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, from 6:00-8:30pm.  We will be showing a recent movie sequel based on the book Jumanji where the characters are Welcome to the Jungle.  The movie stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, and Jack Black.

“Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose.”

The Chicago Sun-Times writes that the movie is “…one of the most fun movie-going experience…this year.  Huge kudos go to Johnson, Hart and especially Black for providing some truly entertaining performances.”

This summer, Malden Public Library is holding a Summer Reading program with the theme “Libraries Rock!”  We invite adults, children, and teens to join our Summer Reading program.  Please see our website for more details.

Join us for Movie Night for free popcorn and snacks and adults may enter our raffle to win some cool prizes, including movie tickets.

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 (119 min.)

Movie Night: Wed., June 27th: 6:00-8:00pm

Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 6:00-8:00pm.   We will be showing a recent movie based on the book Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, (also referred to as Love, Simon).  The film stars Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, and Katherine Langford.

“Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends, and all of his classmates: he’s gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.”

The Boston Globe writes, “Love, Simon is a sweet, modern romantic comedy that manages to channel the teen movie classics [and] it’s also a deeply empathetic story about a teenager who’s forced to come out to a community of loved ones.”  Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 92% rating and CinemaScore gives it and A+ rating.

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 (110 min.)

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Community Services Workshop with Cambridge Health Alliance, May 24th: 10:00-11:00am

Do you have questions about healthcare?  Join us at the Malden Public Library on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 10:00-11:00am for a free community services workshop with Cambridge Health Alliance.  CHA Malden Care Center will discuss the variety of services they offer including primary care, acupuncture, diabetes management, family planning, mental health services, nutrition, substance abuse, bone and joint health, and elder services.

This community workshop is free and open to the public and is accessible.  Light refreshments will be served.  For more information, please contact the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218.

Movie Night: Wed., May 23rd, 2018: 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for Family Movie Night on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, from 6:00-8:30pm. We will be showing a recent movie based on the Marvel Comics character, Black Panther. This Ryan Coogler directed film stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Daniel Kaluuya, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, and Forest Whitaker.

“T’Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T’Challa’s father’s mistake.” –IMDb

RogerEbert.com writes, “One of the year’s best films, and one that transcends the superhero genre to emerge as an epic of operatic proportions.” Richard Roeper writes “Black Panther is one of the best superhero movies of the century.” Rolling Stone adds, “You’ve never seen anything like it in your life.” Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 96% rating.

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 (135 min.)

Do You Have A Library Card?

Many students from the Immigrant Learning Center got their Library Cards today. Welcome to the Malden Public Library! We have thousands of books, bestsellers, children’s books, books in other languages, language learning books, Blu-Rays, DVDs, books on CD, and an extensive digital e-library collection.

“No Mutiny This Time”: Nov. 14th: 6:30pm

“No Mutiny This Time: ” The Sinking of the Tall Ship Bounty. Film and Discussion with Filmmaker Neil Novello.

Tuesday, November 14th at 6:30 p.m. Malden Public Library

“No Mutiny This Time” is the title of filmmaker Neil D. Novello’s thought-provoking talk & video presentation about the circumstances leading to the sinking of the tall ship, Bounty during Hurricane Sandy on October 29, 2012

 “Bounty & Her Captain” the video portion of his presentation is “NOT a documentary but a “video essay”, like a print essay,” his personal perspective that is, “Part Testimonial”, with exclusive interviews with Captain Walbridge &“Part Shipbuilding showing work done at Boothbay Harbor Maine shipyard” and “Part Hollywood Ballyhoo” because Bounty was built exclusively for the 1962 remake of the Hollywood classic, Mutiny on the Bounty.”

Since 1985, Neil Novello’s award- winning career includes – documentaries, television news, and family biographies.  His documentaries about the Portsmouth Naval Prison in Kittery, Maine were featured at the New Hampshire & Portland Maine Film Festivals & available on DVD.  Find out more: http://www.novellospeaks.com/-no-mutiny-this-time–description.html

 

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TONIGHT: Classic Movie Night: Wed., Nov. 15th: 6:00-8:30pm

Join us for a special event Classic Movie Night on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 6:00-8:30pm. We will be showing the 1935 classic film, “Mutiny on the Bounty” with Clark Gable.

“Based on the true story of sadistic Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian, their turbulent journey aboard the HMS Bounty, and the subsequent mutiny in 1788.”

Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 94% rating. The New York Times writes, “It is superlatively thrilling.”

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.  No Rating (132 min.)