Do you have questions about healthcare? Join us at the Malden Public Library on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 10:00-11:00am for a free community services workshop with Cambridge Health Alliance. CHA Malden Care Center will discuss the variety of services they offer including primary care, acupuncture, diabetes management, family planning, mental health services, nutrition, substance abuse, bone and joint health, and elder services.
This community workshop is free and open to the public and is accessible. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218.
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.
May 10th from 4:00-5:00 PM
May 17th from 4:00-5:00 PM
May 24th from 4:00-5:00 PM
Join us for Family Movie Night on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, from 6:00-8:30pm. We will be showing a recent movie based on the Marvel Comics character, Black Panther. This Ryan Coogler directed film stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Daniel Kaluuya, Sterling K. Brown, Angela Bassett, and Forest Whitaker.
“T’Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T’Challa’s father’s mistake.” –IMDb
RogerEbert.com writes, “One of the year’s best films, and one that transcends the superhero genre to emerge as an epic of operatic proportions.” Richard Roeper writes “Black Panther is one of the best superhero movies of the century.” Rolling Stone adds, “You’ve never seen anything like it in your life.” Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a 96% rating.
This film is free and open to the public and is accessible. Movie times are approximate. Please call the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218 for more information. Rated PG-13 (135 min.)
Thank you to all the great volunteers and the community that came out to support the Friends of the Library Book Sale. If you missed it, check out the Friends Book Sale Cart in the library lobby everyday. All proceeds help sustain free Library programs such as movie nights, arts and crafts for children, Library infrastructure, museum passes, and more. See you there!
On Thursday, April 26, at 6:30 p.m. Tim Depin, Coordinator of Consumer Advocacy & Response Division, Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General will offer a talk on ”Everyday Scams and Identity Theft: How to Avoid Being a Victim.” This is a free workshop that will cover what is identity theft and how to avoid or detect a variety of different mail, phone, and online scams. All are invited to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. The Malden Public Library is located at 36 Salem Street, Malden, MA; 781-324-0218.
Young Adults in the 6th through 12th Grade are invited to relax, hang out and snack at our YA Gaming Party in the Maccario Room on April 19th from 3:00 – 4:30. We will have video game and board game, along with some pizza and snacks. Enjoy some Smash Bros and roll some dice as we take some time away from the March weather and enjoy the Malden Public Library.
The Library will be closed on Monday, April 16, 2018 in honor of Patriot’s Day. We will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 17th.
Join us on Wednesday, April 11th from 6:30-8:30 at the Malden Public Library for a Skype discussion with the organizer of Cville One Book, the community reading program for Charlottesville, VA, where “The Hate U Give” has been selected to help #flipthescript on the city’s recent history. Then join special guest Mayor Gary Christenson for a book discussion! All who have read the book are welcome to attend. So we can plan for seating and refreshments, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join us on Monday, April 9th at 7pm to hear Malden-native David Surette read from his new collection of poetry, Malden.
He is the author of five other collections: Wicked Hard, The Immaculate Conception Mothers’ Club, Young Gentlemen’s School, Easy to Keep, Hard to Keep In and Stable which was named an Honor Book at the 2016 Massachusetts Book Awards. His poems have been recently featured in 3 Nations Anthology: Native, Canadian & New England Writers. He teaches and coaches varsity hockey at East Bridgewater Junior High School. He lives on Cape Cod.
This event is free and open to the public.