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Be a Friend—Join the Friends

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Are you a looking for a volunteer opportunity where you can meet new people AND make a difference to the Malden Public Library? The Friends of the Malden Public Library are looking for individuals to help with a wide range of activities, so any interest or strength you might have can help raise funds to keep many of our Library programs and purchases available.

Our next meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 20th at 7:30 in the Library’s Program Room. If you like more information, speak to a library staff member or visit the Friends’ page (http://maldenpubliclibrary.org/participate/friends-of-the-malden-public-library/). We look forward to having you join us!

YA Craft – Perler Beads, January 26th

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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.

 

Converse LEGO Club – March 2nd

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lego-clubKids and Young Adults in the 2nd 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, March 2nd.

YA Movie Afternoon – January 19th

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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‘.

New Year / New You – January 4

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On Wednesday, January 4, at 6 p.m., get the new year started right and join the American Association for Arab Women for a the event New Year – New You.  The New Year – New You dialogue will be presented by Michele English (certified BTB & Compass School Feng Shui practitioner).  This will be followed by a guided meditation featuring a Japanese flute performance by Elizabeth Bennett, the first woman to be certified a Grand Master of the shakuhachi.
All are welcome to this free event. Come celebrate culture and community with us!  Event will be held in the Maccario Meeting Room.  Sponsored by the American Association for Arab Women (AAAW).  For more info on upcoming meetings, please contact Farah Assiraj at fassiraj@gmail.com or Mourad.aaaw@gmail.com

Young Adult Movie Afternoon

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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.

Malden Remembers: An Exhibition and Conversation in Honor of the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

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On Saturday, December 17th, the Library will host a discussion by veterans about Pearl Harbor led by John Webster, former Manager of the City of Malden Veteran’s Department.  Veterans, veteran families, and residents are encourages to attend.  Light refreshments will be served.

The Malden Public Library will also host a memorial exhibition by artist John Webster for the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor from December 16th though December 30 in the Maccario Gallery.

 

Young Adult Craft: Perler Beads – November 3rd

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IMG_0177For Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade, join us Thursday, November 3rd from 3:00 – 4:00 PM for our Afternoon Craft Time: Perler Beads.

Perler Beads are small colorful blocks that you can arrange into any image you can imagine, that are then fused together with heat. Everyone can make at least one item which can be wall art, a picture frame, a keychain or a magnet.

There will be no sign-up for the program but space and time is limited on a first come, first served basis.IMG_0179