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Young Adult Fall Gaming Party

Young adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to the Maccario Room of the Malden Public Library to enjoy games, snacks and drinks as we celebrate the best season in New England: Fall. Join us on October 30th from 3:00 – 4:30 PM as we hang out, relax and have a fun with friends. Enjoy the WiiU, PS4 and boardgames while enjoying pizza and snacks provided by the Friends of the Malden Public Library.

Library Closed Monday, October 9, 2017

The Library will be closed on Monday, October 9th in honor of Columbus Day. The Library will open again on Tuesday, October 10th at 9 a.m. No materials will be due on Monday the 9th.

Board Game Night for Adults, Wednesday, December 13th

Grab your dice, cards and meeples because its time for another Board Game Night for Adults hosted at the Malden Public Library. Join us Wednesday,  December 13th 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.

Young Adult Movie Afternoon – October 26th

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to the YA Movie Afternoon on Thursday, October, 26th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM in the Maccario Room.

Drinks and Snacks will be provided, as we watch one of the biggest Comic Book Films of the year from Marvel Studios. Watch as Spider-Man faces off against The Vulture under the tutelage of Iron Man.

YA Movie Afternoon – September 28th

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to the YA Movie Afternoon on Thursday, September 28th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM in the Maccario Room. Drinks and Snacks will be provided, as we watch one of the biggest Comic Book Films of the year from Marvel Studios. Join the crew with Starlord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Baby Groot as they save the Galaxy a second time.

Thursday, October 5th 7-8:30PM 2017-2018 Season Information Session

Are you a local writer?
Are you interested in joining a collaborative community of committed writers?
Are you looking for people to workshop your writing and are you committed to doing the same for others?
Are you open-minded, respectful, and encouraging to fellow writers and to the writing process?

The Malden Writers’ Collaborative will host their Informational Session on Thursday, October 5th. Here we will go over group expectations, group etiquette, hear first-hand experiences from previous season members, and answer any questions.

At the end of this session interested parties will sign up for the 2017-2018 season. You must attend the Informational Session in order to sign up — the group will then be closed to additional members until the 2018-2019 season. The group meets the first and third Thursday evenings at 7pm, October-May.

Contact the Facilitator, Evangeline Vickery, by email at tmwc@evangelinevickery.com or call the library at 781-324-0218 with any questions.

Paying for Assisted Living: A Presentation for Seniors and Their Caregivers

September 14th • 6:00 – 7:30 pm ~ Malden Public Library

Families researching senior living options are often under pressure and time constraint and it can be difficult to weigh the value of one program or community over another under those conditions. With a better understanding of the structure and terminology of the assisted living industry, guests will be armed with clear and useful information that can aid in making an educated decision that will ultimately improve quality of life for themselves or their loved ones.

We will discuss commonly asked questions such as:

  • What is included in my monthly rent?
  • What’s the difference between a tiered and all inclusive pricing structure?
  • Who chooses assisted living?

Join us for light refreshments along with our presentation. Q&A will follow.

Please RSVP to info@forestdalepark.com or call 781.333.8903

Sponsored by Forestdale Park Assisted Living & Compass Memory Support

Turkish Ebru Art—Water Marbling

Ebru art is the technique of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water and then transforming this pattern to paper. Join us on Sept. 12th from 5:45–8:45 pm to learn this fascinating technique with Ebru artist Fatma Ozkan. This is a 3-hour demonstration and hands-on workshop for adults. Registration is required. Call 781.324.0218 or drop by the Information desk to sign up.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association and libraries nationwide join together to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning.

A public library card is a ticket to free educational resources and activities. A library card provides access to a variety of in print and online digital media, including downloadable books, magazines, movies, music and more.

If you haven’t been to your local library lately, September is a great time for a visit.

MPL Summer Reading Lists

Here is the Integrated Malden Public Library Programming Calendar. We have planned many fun events throughout the summer for kids, teens, and adults.

MPL Summer Calendar 2017

We know summer also means reading for school. Here are links to find the books that have been assigned for YOU! We will continue adding readings lists as we get them from the Malden schools.

Title 1 Summer Readings Lists for Grades K–8 (including Reading Responses and Logs)

6th grade Summer Reading 2016-2017

7th grade Summer Reading 2016-2017

8th grade Summer Reading 2016-2017

Malden High School Summer Reading Lists 2017