Did you know, with your Malden Library card, you could download 3 songs per week or stream 3 hours of music per day? Well, you can. Just go to https://maldenma.freegalmusic.com/homes/index and create an account.
Freegal offers 13 million+ songs and 40,000+ music videos including over 200 different genres; everything from Classical Music to Rap, including Pop, Rock, Children’s, Country, Classical and many more.
Give it a try and tell us what you think.
Join Malden’s own creative writing group, the Malden Writers’ Collaborative, for their 7th Annual Public Reading on Thursday, May 25th at 7pm in the Maccario Room. The group meets twice a month to workshop each others’ work, share ideas, and practice writing techniques.
Members of the 2016-2017 season will read original works involving relationships, death, journeys, family, war, coming of age, and much more!
Refreshments are generously provided by the Friends of the Malden Public Library. This event is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.
Thank you for making the 15th Annual Friends of the Malden Public Library Wine Tasting another successful evening. The Friends worked hard to coordinate the night, Locke Liquors supplied the wines, and many Malden businesses and individuals donated food, raffle prizes, and money. The Friends help the library provide things like the museum pass program, new wifi upgrade, computers, and many more things. Paul Hammersley of the City of Malden took beautiful photos that can be seen here.
If you would like to help the library, please consider joining the Friends. To learn more, visit our Friends page.
You won’t want to miss the 15th Annual Wine Tasting & Chocolate Fountain event Friday night here at the Malden Public Library. Your ticket includes tastings from 11 different wine vendors, delicious finger foods from area restaurants, great music in the Ryder Gallery, and the opportunity to meet old and new friends in the beautiful and historic H.H. Richardson library and art galleries.
Tickets are still available at the Library or Localwineevents.com.
Tickets for the 15th Annual FOTMPL Wine Tasting are now on sale! The Wine Tasting will be held Friday, April 28, 2017 in the Converse Library and Galleries with all proceeds going to the Malden Public Library.
This is a chance to taste wonderful wines, see and learn about a beautiful art gallery right here in Malden, enjoy music and neighbors, and taste delicious treats from area restaurants.
Tickets are $35 per person and are available for purchase either at the Library circulation desk or from www.localwineevents.com. The event sold out early last year, so don’t wait.
For more information, call 781.324.0218.
Youth in the 2nd through 12th grade are invited to the Malden Public Library in order to celebrate one of the greatest games of all time: MINECRAFT. Join us on April 11th from 3:00 – 4:45 PM in the Maccario room as we enjoy SNACK, CRAFTS and, of course, GAMES.
Children and their families are invited to join local artists Greg Cook and Kari Percival in creating fun crafts related to the themes of this year’s Malden Reads book selections.This free event will take place at the Malden Public Library on Saturday, March 25, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
The crafts activity, “Thank You Nature Neighbors” will celebrate the creatures and plants with which we share Malden, from our pets to wild squirrels, birds, raccoons, butterflies, bees and trees. The crafts will later be displayed as a diorama in the front window of MATV, Malden’s Media Center. All ages are welcome. Young children must be accompanied by a grown-up.
This event is supported in part by a grant from the Malden Cultural Council, a local agency, supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
Join us for the “Art of Vegetable Carving,” on March 28 at 7:00 p.m. No registration required. Adults only. This is a demonstration and there will be no hands-on work. Cosponsored with the Turkish Cultural Center of Boston.
This past Saturday, the Malden Public Library was honored to host a very special story time with Senator Ed Markey and Dr. Carla Hayden, the 14th Librarian of Congress. More photos from this very special event can be found on the City of Malden website at