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Board Game Night for Adults, Wednesday, September 14th

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Grab your dice, cards and meeples because its time for another Board Game Night for Adults hosted at the Malden Public Library. Join us this coming Wednesday, September 14th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM as we play games like Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, Dominion and more in the Library’s game collection.

If you’d like to bring your own games as well, feel free, though keep in mind that you only have two hours. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. AdultGameNight

A to Z World Travel & Global Road Warrior

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It’s vacation time and MPL has added 2 new databases, A to Z World Travel and Global Road Warrior, to our online offerings. These will help with the planning stages of any new trip, as a guide on your mobile device when you travel, as an information gathering spot for students, or a place to learn about culture and business practices for professionals.

A to Z World Travel focuses on world cities, giving tips from clothing sizes and electricity to health and safety and how to save money when visiting.

Global Road Warrior gives a broad overview of many, many countries, including business practices, cultural traditions, holidays and festivals, travel essentials and security briefings.

 

Young Adult Craft: Jewelry Making

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Teens in entering the 6th grade and up sign-up now for our Young Adult Craft Program: “Jewelry Making“. We will be crafting beautiful creations with our collection of colorful beads.

The program will be Thursday August 4th, from 3:00-4:30 PM in the Program room on the second floor of the library. Materials will be provided, so all you need to bring is your creativity. No sign-up is required.

 

YA End-Of-Summer Party

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2014-teen-partyYou’ve made it through the entire Summer Reading Program, and now it’s time to celebrate.

Young Adults in the 6th – 12th grade are welcome to join us on Thursday August 11th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM in the Maccario Room for a relaxing and rewarding party.

Come play video games, eat pizza, enjoy snacks and beverages, and earn prizes based on how much you read during our YA Reading Program.

We will announce the Top 3 winners for the entire YA Summer Reading Program, hand our prizes and raffle off gifts.

YA Movie Afternoon

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Divergent-Allegiant-Pure-Poster-TrisAll Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to our Movie Afternoon on August 5th, from 3:00 – 5:00 in the Macarrio Room. Popcorn, snacks and beverages will be provided.

This week’s films is based on the book “Allegiant” by Veronica Roth, the third book in the “Divergent” trilogy. Come watch as Tris and Four battle the other factions in this gritty dystopian action/adventure. Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jeff Daniels, and Miles Teller.

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The Ricardo Monzón Quartet plays Live on the Lawn Series on August 3

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The Malden Public Library’s “Live on the Lawn” Summer Concert Series continues on Wednesday, August 3, at 7:00 pm featuring The Ricardo Monzón QuartetThe Ricardo Monzón Quartet features: Stan Strickland on sax and voice, Russ Hoffman on piano, Fernando Huergo on bass, and Ricardo Monzón, percussion.

Brandishing an enormous range of versatility and talent, Ricardo Monzón has been part of the vibrant Boston music scene for over 30 years.  He has studied, taught and performed musical styles from across the Latin world:  everything from Afro-Cuban styles to bachata, merengue, salsa, cumbia and pop styles.  He has performed and/or recorded with the Boston Pops, Barbara Eden, Deborah Henson-Conant, and Orquesta Sinfonica de Guatemala.

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and experience a great night of outdoor live music at the Malden Public Library (36 Salem Street).  All concerts are free and sponsored by the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation, with additional support from the Friends of the Malden Public Library.  In case of rain, concerts will be held inside.  For more information, contact the Malden Public Library, 36 Salem Street, at 781-324-0218 or at www.maldenpubliclibrary.org.

 

Horizon & The Horns Featured at Summer Live on the Lawn Concert Series on July 27

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The Malden Public Library’s “Live on the Lawn” Summer Concert Series continues on Wednesday, July 27, at 7:00 pm featuring Horizon & the Horns.  

Horizon and the Horns, featuring Malden’s own Ray Novack, are an entertaining and energetic cover band that plays top hits of the 80’s, 90’s, 2000’s and today, from the Blues Brothers to Lady Gaga. The band has been entertaining people of the greater Boston area since the 70s.  Horizon and the Horns are known to get people off their feet and dancing.

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and experience a great night of outdoor live music at the Malden Public Library (36 Salem Street).  The Live on the Lawn Series continues on August 3 featuring The Ricardo Monzón Quartet.  All concerts are free and sponsored by the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation, with additional support from the Friends of the Malden Public Library.  In case of rain, concerts will be held inside.  For more information, contact the Malden Public Library, 36 Salem Street, at 781-324-0218 or at www.maldenpubliclibrary.org.

Pokemon Go Party!

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For Young Adults in the 3rd – 12th Grade next Thursday July 28th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM in the Macarrio Room. Team Mystic, Valor and even Instinct are invited to take part in a celebration of all things Pokemon as we dig into one of the first and best of the Pokemon films.

Watch as Ash Ketchum struggles to find them all, and be the best Pokemon trainer he can be with the help of his faithful Pikachu. Come get themed snacks and drinks, take landscape-1456483171-pokemon2home a Pokemon souvenir and watch a fun film at the Malden Public Library.

Programs like this are made possible by Preotle, Lane & Associates.

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Young Adult Yoga Day – July 26th

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online-yogaYoung Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are welcome to join our free Yoga Class in the Macarrio Room on Tuesday, July 26th from 4:00 – 5:15. Feel free to bring your own yoga mats or use the library’s collection.

The program is being given by Yoga instructor Becky Small, and all participants will be required to sign a waiver. Space is limited so if you want to secure your spot call 781-324-4467 to sign-up today.

This program is brought to you by Preotle, Lane & Associates.

New! FREE Comics, Movies & Music!!

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We are so happy to now offer 3 new databases with graphic novels (including manga), movies and music, both downloadable and streaming. Comicsplus for Libraries has a wide range of comics and graphic novels for all ages; Instantflix provides free movies for playing through a browser on a wide range of devices, and with Freegal you are able to download 3 items per week (to keep!) and 3 hours of streaming per day.

Each database has a wide catalog of materials for all tastes. And all you need is a Malden library card!

Click Comicsplus, Freegal, or Instantflix to go directly to the databases.