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Ice Cream and Summer Reading Moved to Malden High School Cafeteria

Due to rain, today’s Summer Reading Ice Cream Kickoff will be held in the Malden High School cafeteria, across Salem Street.

Ice cream and summer reading isn’t just for kids anymore. Join us on Thursday, June 28 from 1-2:30 p.m. for our Summer Reading Kickoff Ice Cream Social. We will be scooping free ice cream, generously donated by Dairy Delight, on the Library’s front garden at 36 Salem St. and look forward to seeing you there!

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.

Monthly Rotating Art Exhibit

June Artist: Kevin Tang.

Title of Exhibit: Bostonia.

Cities are the convergence of people, culture, art, technology, and ideas. Kevin tries to
capture the splendor and wonder of cities and urban areas, starting from his hometown
of Boston.

View Kevin’s art, on display at the Library through June 29, 2018.

Thursday, June 14th 6-8PM Monet’s Magic: Learn Pastels with Gregory Maichack

Learn the art of pastels in this hands-on workshop with returning artist Gregory Maichack. The workshop is a two-hour event that enables sheer beginners to advanced adults, teens 18+, to experience creating a pastel painting while offering interesting and entertaining historical information about Monet’s life and painting techniques, a demo at easel, and participants’ own experience with pastels (all professional-grade materials supplied). All take home their own pastel paintings. This event is sponsored by the Malden Cultural Council and the Friends of the Malden Public Library.

Call 781-324-0218 to sign up. Space is limited.

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

Firefighter Story Time

Visit the library on Thursday, May 17th at 10:30 a.m. for a Firefighter Story Time.  Meet Firefighter Rick Menard, listen to a story, and learn about fire safety and what firefighters do.  Guest reader Ted Louis-Jacques of Malden Rising Leaders will also be sharing a book.  Ages 3 and up.