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October  2019
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  • Song & Rhyme Time
    When: 10:00 am- 10:45 am
    Where: Children's Room, Malden Public Library
    This program features songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.
  • Pattens, Overshoes, Clogs & Galoshes: How Did New Englanders Keep Their Feet Dry Before Elisha Converse?
    When: 6:30 pm- 8:00 pm
    Pattens, Overshoes, Clogs & Galoshes: How Did New Englanders Keep Their Feet Dry Before Elisha Converse?
    Dr. Kimberly Alexander, University of New Hampshire
    Join Dr. Alexander for a discussion of her recently published Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era.
    Dr. Kimberly Alexander has held curatorial positions at the MIT Museum, the Peabody Essex Museum and Strawbery Banke.
    Dr. Alexander was the Andrew Oliver Research Fellow at the Massachusetts Historical Society.

    Co-sponsored by the Malden Historical Society.

    This lecture is part of Converse 2020, brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
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  • ESL Conversation
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
    Where: Program Room
    Every Wednesday, we host a free English Conversation class from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for beginning English speakers to practice their skills and learn new words. Contact Ms. Holder at (781) 324-0218 for more information.
  • Local History
    When: 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
    Where: Converse Memorial Building
    If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.
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  • Preschool Storytime
    When: 10:30 am- 11:30 am
    Where: Children's Room & Program Room, MPL
    Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Offered weekly on a drop-in basis. No registration necessary. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups at the craft portion of this program.
  • 1-2 pm Library closed
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
  • Malden Writers' Collaborative
    When: 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm
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  • Local History
    When: 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    Where: Converse Memorial Building
    If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.
  • First Monday Book Group
    When: 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    Where: Program Room
    Join other book lovers to discuss <em>Killers of the Flower Moon</em> by David Greer.  New members are always welcome.
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  • Song & Rhyme Time
    When: 10:00 am- 10:45 am
    Where: Children's Room, Malden Public Library
    This program features songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.
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  • ESL Conversation
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
    Where: Program Room
    Every Wednesday, we host a free English Conversation class from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for beginning English speakers to practice their skills and learn new words. Contact Ms. Holder at (781) 324-0218 for more information.
  • Local History
    When: 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
    Where: Converse Memorial Building
    If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.
  • Board Game Night for Adults!
    When: 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
    Where: Program Room
    Come play games, new and classic, and meet new people at the library on the second Wednesday of every month, between 6:30-8:30PM in the Program Room upstairs in the Malden Public Library.

    We will have several games to play, including: Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Forbidden Island, Boggle, Ticket to Ride, Scrabble, Carcassonne, Fluxx, Can’t Stop, and more!

    If you have any questions, call the library at 781-324-0218. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Malden Public Library. It is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.
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  • Preschool Storytime
    When: 10:30 am- 11:30 am
    Where: Children's Room & Program Room, MPL
    Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Offered weekly on a drop-in basis. No registration necessary. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups at the craft portion of this program.
  • 1-2 pm Library closed
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
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  • Song & Rhyme Time
    When: 10:00 am- 10:45 am
    This program features songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.
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  • Song & Rhyme Time
    When: 10:00 am- 10:45 am
    Where: Children's Room, Malden Public Library
    This program features songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.
  • Friends of Malden Public Library
    When: 7:30 pm- 8:45 pm
    Where: Malden Public Library, 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA
    The public is invited to join the Friends of the Malden Public Library for meetings and fund-raising events.
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  • ESL Conversation
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
    Where: Program Room
    Every Wednesday, we host a free English Conversation class from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for beginning English speakers to practice their skills and learn new words. Contact Ms. Holder at (781) 324-0218 for more information.
  • Local History
    When: 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
    Where: Converse Memorial Building
    If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.
  • Movie Night: 6:00-8:00pm
    When: 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    <br>Join us for Movie Night at the Malden Public Library on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 6:00-8:00pm.  We will be showing a recent movie about a lonely widow named <i><b>Greta </b></i>who befriends a young, naïve woman in New York City.  This psychological thriller stars Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Stephen Rea.<br>  <br>Frances (Moretz) finds a handbag on the NYC subway and returns it to its owner, Greta (Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher, who charms Frances into a friendship that becomes increasingly disturbing. <br><br>The New York Times calls the movie “…a skillfully executed psychological thriller…” and The New Yorker writes that the film has “…a satisfying sense of fear and tension.…”  <br>This film is free and open to the public and is accessible.  Movie times are approximate.  Rated R (98 min.)
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  • Preschool Storytime
    When: 10:30 am- 11:30 am
    Where: Children's Room & Program Room, MPL
    Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Offered weekly on a drop-in basis. No registration necessary. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups at the craft portion of this program.
  • 1-2 pm Library closed
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
  • Malden Writers' Collaborative
    When: 7:00 pm- 8:30 pm
    Where: Program Room
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  • Storytime with Panda
    When: 10:00 am- 11:00 am
    Where: Children's Room, MPL
    Young children are invited to join Panda for a storytime with picture books, flannel board story, songs, and a simple craft. Recommended for 3-5.
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  • Local History
    When: 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    Where: Converse Memorial Building
    If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.
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  • Song & Rhyme Time
    When: 10:00 am- 10:45 am
    Where: Children's Room, Malden Public Library
    This program features songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.
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  • ESL Conversation
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
    Where: Program Room
    Every Wednesday, we host a free English Conversation class from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for beginning English speakers to practice their skills and learn new words. Contact Ms. Holder at (781) 324-0218 for more information.
  • Local History
    When: 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
    Where: Converse Memorial Building
    If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.
  • Booker Prize Book Discussion Group
    When: 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    Where: Program Room
    Join other book lovers to discuss <i>To Rise Again at a Decent Hour</i> by Joshua Ferris.  New members are always welcome.
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  • Preschool Storytime
    When: 10:30 am- 11:30 am
    Where: Children's Room & Program Room, MPL
    Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Offered weekly on a drop-in basis. No registration necessary. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups at the craft portion of this program.
  • 1-2 pm Library closed
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm
  • Author Talk with Jason Rubin
    When: 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    Where: Maccario Room
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  • Song & Rhyme Time
    When: 10:00 am- 10:45 am
    This program features songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.
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  • Local History
    When: 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    Where: Converse Memorial Building
    If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.
  • NaNoWriMo Kickoff
    When: 7:00 pm- 8:00 pm
    Where: Maccario Room
    NaNoWriMo Kickoff: Learn about National Novel Writing Month and meet other Wrimos. Hear from others who have successfully completed novels through NaNoWriMo.

    Write your novel during National Novel Writing Month!

    What is NaNoWriMo?
    National Novel Writing Month began in 1999 as a daunting but straightforward challenge: to write 50,000 words of a
    novel during the thirty days of November. Now, each year on November 1, hundreds of thousands of people around the
    world begin to write, determined to end the month with 50,000 words of a brand-new novel. Learn more at
    NaNoWriMo.org
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  • Song & Rhyme Time
    When: 10:00 am- 10:45 am
    Where: Children's Room, Malden Public Library
    This program features songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.
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  • ESL Conversation
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm
    Where: Program Room
    Every Wednesday, we host a free English Conversation class from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for beginning English speakers to practice their skills and learn new words. Contact Ms. Holder at (781) 324-0218 for more information.
  • Local History
    When: 2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
    Where: Converse Memorial Building
    If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.
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  • Preschool Storytime
    When: 10:30 am- 11:30 am
    Where: Children's Room & Program Room, MPL
    Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Offered weekly on a drop-in basis. No registration necessary. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups at the craft portion of this program.
  • 1-2 pm Library closed
    When: 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm