Blog: Children’s Program

The category for Children’s programs that will be featured on the Children’s Collection page.

Ice Cream Social @ the Library

Join us on Thursday, June 27th from 1–2:30 pm on the Library’s front lawn for our Ice Cream Social and Summer Reading Kickoff. There will be ice cream sundaes (courtesy of Dairy Delight), live music, crafts, and the opportunity for all (kids/teens/adults) to sign up for our summer reading program.

Don’t forget to pick up one of our summer calendars, with programming for all ages through the summer.

See you there!

The Whalemobile – Wednesday, April 17

On Wednesday, April 17, at 2:30 pm, Cynde McInnis will present her Whalemobile program, which includes Nile, the 43-foot inflatable humpback whale (on the library front lawn) and a special multimedia presentation about whales.

Children will learn how whales are similar to humans as well as information about the real Nile: her migratory path, how many calves she has had, and more!

Most appropriate for children in grades K-5.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Malden Public Library.

Musical Storytime – with Harp

On Thursday, April 18, at 10:30 a.m., meet our guest, Sarah Yeoh-Wang, a New England Conservatory harpist, and enjoy a morning of musical storytelling!

Learn about the harp and listen to a reading of The Story of Ferdinand with musical accompaniment.

Best suited for ages 4-8, but all ages are welcome.

Made possible by the Performance Outreach Program at the New England Conservatory

Storytime with Panda

Storytime with Panda is a special drop-in storytime that is offered on alternating Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. (April 13 & 27, May 11 & 25). (Check the online library events calendar to be sure.) This program features several picture books, a flannel board story, and some songs, followed by a simple craft, and is recommended for children ages 3-5.

The Spoon Man – Thursday, August 2

The Spoon Man will present his entertaining musical comedy show at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 2. He’s very talented with two kitchen spoons, does hilarious impressions, gets the whole audience involved in a sing-along competition, and creates an amusing mountain band out of audience members. Great personal-improvement messages are shared throughout the whole program, which is as educational as it is fun!

Recommended for ages 4-11. This FREE program is sponsored by Preotle, Lane & Associates.