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YA Movie Aftenoon – Thur. Oct 25th

Join us in the Maccario Room for another installment of the YA Movie Afternoons. We will have popcorn, snacks and drinks to enjoy alongside a new and popular movie. This Thursday, October 25th from 3:00 – 5:00 in the Maccario Room.

This movie is another blockbuster entry from Marvel’s cinematic universe, based on the superheroes “Ant-Man” and “The Wasp” and a sequel to the titular character’s 2015 film.

Charles Fred Seager: October Rotating Artist

Seager’s work is usually simple still life, landscapes, figure paintings, and drawings. He plays with shapes, light, shade, color, loose brushwork, and composition. His work will be on display at the Library through the month of October.

Rotating Artist Application

Are you a local Malden artist looking to display your work? The Malden Public Library is now accepting applications for the monthly Rotating Art Exhibit! Through October 31, 2018, you can apply to showcase your art in the library, January – June 2019. Please visit our Rotating Art Exhibit webpage for more information.

Thursday, October 4th 7PM
Information Session for
The Malden Writers’ Collaborative

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 4th at 7PM in the Maccario Room. Here we will give 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 2018-2019 season. The group meets the first and third Thursday of the month, 7-8:30PM, October-May, culminating in a Public Reading.
You must attend the Information Session in order to sign up– the group will then be closed to additional members until the 2019-2020 season.

Thank you . . .

from the Library and the Friends of the Malden Public Library to everyone that helped make our first Brews for Books fundraising event so much fun. This includes the cider houses and breweries that donated their time, staff and product, to the generous and amazing local restaurants for the great food offerings, to our numerous volunteers from the Friends and the Malden High School Key Club, to the organizations and individuals that donated raffle and silent auction items, tents, flowers, linens, and a million things that are needed to host an event such as this. Again, thank you!

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) Meeting – Dec. 13th

Young Adults in the 6th-12th Grade are invited to take part in the first quarterly meeting of the Malden Public Library’s ‘Teen Advisory Group’ or TAG board.

The TAG will advise our Information Librarian in charge of the Young Adult department on what books to buy, what programs to run, and how to make the library more fun for teens. Our meeting will be in the Program Room of the library from 4:00-5:00 PM on Thursday, December 13th.

Members of the TAG board will get free books, and we will have snacks and drinks for our meetings. In addition to doing it for fun it looks great on college applications and resumes. If you have any questions feel free to e-mail librarian Patrick Brennan at pbrennan@maldenpubliclibrary.org.

Young Adult: NBA 2K19 Game Party

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to game on the big screen at the Malden Public Library. On Tuesday September 18th from 3:00 – 4:30 join us as we play the newly released NBA 2K19 on PS4 in the Maccario Room.

We will have some snacks and drinks to enjoy while we game, and play a few quarters of new digital b-ball.

Brews For Books Fundraiser

The Friends of the Malden Public Library are excited to invite you to the first Brews for Books fundraiser on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 5-8 pm. Taste the wares of local craft breweries and cider makers and enjoy food from our local Malden eateries in the historic Converse Library and Art Galleries. There will be live music, games, raffle items, and a silent auction. Tickets are $35 and available at the Malden Public Library and online at www.localwineevents.com. Don’t wait; tickets are limited. You must be 21 years old to attend this event.

Ashley Wilichoski: September Rotating Artist

Stop by the Library to check out our September Rotating Artist Ashley Wilichoski! Ashley uses a wide range of colors to create beautiful fluid art. Ashley’s art will be on display at the Library through the month of September.