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Song & Rhyme Time

February 18, 2020 10:00 am - 10:45 am Children's Room, Malden Public Library

This program features songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.

LEGO and Snap Circuits Playtime

February 18, 2020 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Program Room, Malden Public Library

Children ages 5-10 can construct things from LEGO bricks and older kids (8-10) can set up Snap Circuits boards.

Friends of Malden Public Library

February 18, 2020 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm Malden Public Library, 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

The public is invited to join the Friends of the Malden Public Library for meetings and fund-raising events.


February 19, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Program Room

Every Wednesday, we host a free English Conversation class from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for beginning English speakers to practice their skills and learn new words. Contact Ms. Holder at (781) 324-0218 for more information.

Local History

February 19, 2020 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Converse Memorial Building

If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.

Kandinsky Circle Craft (ages 8-11)

February 19, 2020 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For children ages 8-11. Be inspired by Wassily Kandinsky’s “Squares with Concentric Circles” (1913) and explore how colors interact. Participants will work with colorful brush pens and canvas panels to create their own concentric-circles color study.
Advance sign up is required. Sign up at the Children’s Room desk. 781-388-0803

Kids Craft Time - Mardi Gras

February 20, 2020 10:30 am - 11:30 am Children's Room & Program Room, MPL

Children ages 3 and up are invited to participate in a Mardi Gras craft activity.

1-2 pm Library closed

February 20, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

YA Movie Afternoon

February 20, 2020 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Malden Writers' Collaborative

February 20, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Program Room

Volunteer Orientation

February 20, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Maccario Room

Storytime with Panda

February 22, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am Children's Room, MPL

Young children are invited to join Panda for a storytime with picture books, flannel board story, songs, and a simple craft. Recommended for 3-5.

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