Mango’s Little Pim: Language Lessons for Kids

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Mango’s Little Pim is a fun, interactive language system for young learners! Little Pim includes animated videos and other tools to make learning a language simpler for kids. Mango Languages’ PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 60 languages. This site offers training in the following languages:











Converse LEGO Club 2015 Photos



Take a look at the many creations put together by the Converse LEGO club members so far this year. We have created everything from Pixel to planes, race cars to tiny Libraries.  The Converse LEGO Club will return this Fall, so keep your eyes open on the Teen page for more announcements of when and where.

2015 Converse Lego Club Creations


Live on the Lawn featuring Hungrytown


Join us on Wednesday, August 19th @ 7 pm on our front lawn for our final 2015 Live on the Lawn Concert Series featuring Hungrytown.

After more than a decade of world-wide touring and three album releases, Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson–otherwise known as the folk duo Hungrytown–have earned a reputation for the quality and authenticity of their songwriting.

They released their first CD, Hungrytown, in 2008; Any Forgotten Thing in 2011; and Further West in 2015. The couple continue to spend more than half of each year on the road, especially roads in North America, Europe and New Zealand.  Hungrytown’s music has received extensive radio airplay worldwide and has appeared on several television shows, including the Independent Film Channel’s hit series, Portlandia.

Board Game Night for Adults


PCatan-Basico-Nuevolease join us Wednesday, September 9th in the Program Room from 6:30-8:30 PM for Board Game Night for Adults.

Bring your own board games, or play with the library’s collection that includes: Settlers of Catan, Ticket To Ride, Dominion, Can’t Stop, Forbidden Island and more! Snacks and Refreshments will be served.

Young Adult End of Summer Wrap-Up

End of Summer Reading Party 2014

comic-bamThanks to all the Teens that took part in the Summer Reading program and came out to our End of the Summer Party. We had over 60 teens sign up, and all told you collectively read over 2000 hours! Our winners combined read over 500 hours together alone.

Check out the photos on the Library’s flickr account below to relive the memories of all of our programs:

YA Summer Reading Programs 2015

From the Malden Public Library have a great rest of the Summer. We will continue to offer programs and events geared specifically towards teens in the coming months, so keep and eye out for our online postings and flyers in the Young Adult Room.

This program was made possible by Preotle, Lane & Associates.

Hair Braiding


Join licensed hair stylist Brittany Judkins on Tuesday, August 4 from 6–8:30 pm for a hair braiding class. Brittany will teach different braiding options and show tips on how you can improve your technique.

Just bring a friend. All other supplies are supplied by the Library free of charge.


Young Adult Craft: Jewelry Making


Teens in the 6th grade and up sign-up now for our Young Adult Craft Program: “Jewelry Making“. We will be crafting beautiful creations with the help of librarian Cathy Bartlett.

The program will be Tuesday August 11th, from 3:00-5:00 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.

If you want to join us, sign-up is required, and you can do so at the Information Desk at the library, or by calling 781-324-0218 and asking to sign up for the TEEN Jewelry craft.

Young Adult Movie Afternoon


ja_channing_dom_rgb_2764x4096Teens in the 6th Grade and up, join us for a big-budget spectacle Summer Movie on Thursday, July 30, 3pm – 5pm in the Maccario Room. The film is directed by the creators of “The Matrix” and stars Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis. She is the scion of the Planet Jupiter who Ascends to her rightful place on the throne in an intergalactic empire.

The film is brought to us through consideration and funds provided by Preotle, Lane and Associates. Light refreshments and snacks will be served. Door prizes include comics provided by New England jupiter-ascending-character-poster-mila-kunisComics in Malden, MA.

Young Adult Gaming Day


Teens in the 6th grade and up, Tuesday, July 28th we will hold our Summer Gaming Party from 3:00 – 5:00 PM in the Maccario Room.B009AGXH64hardware

Come test your skill against some of the best players around in Super Smash Bros and Mario Kart 8 on the Nintendo Wii U system, rock out to rhythm games like Dance Dance Revolution, or relax with friends and play a board game. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided, and comic book door prizes will be given out to all participants.

This Summer Reading program is brought to you by funding provided by Preotle, Lane and Associates.