You’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.
All 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.
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 Quartet. The 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.
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.
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 home a Pokemon souvenir and watch a fun film at the Malden Public Library.
Programs like this are made possible by Preotle, Lane & Associates.
Young 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.
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.
Please join us Monday, July 18th 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, Pandemic, Forbidden Island and more! Snacks and Refreshments will be served.
Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited for our Friday Afternoon Movie on Friday, July 22nd from 3:00 – 5:00 PM in the Macarrio Room. There will be snacks and drinks, provided by Preotle, Lane & Associates.
This week’s film is one of the biggest box office draws of 2016 so far, and stars Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman as they go toe-to-toe in a fight for the ages! In a movie with Batman and Superman fighting, surprisingly though the best part is Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. Directed by Zach Snyder, the mind behind DC’s “The Watchmen” and “300” comes another huge Comic Book movie.
For Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade, join us Thursday July 14th from 3:00 – 4:30 PM for our Afternoon Craft Time: Perler Beads.
Perler Beads are small colorful blocks that you can arrange into any image you can imagine, that are then fused together with heat. Everyone can make at least one item which can be wall art, a picture frame, a keychain or a magnet.
There will be no sign-up for the program but space is limited on a first come, first served basis.