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Local History Hours

May 16, 2022 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Photography & Video With Your Smart Device - Programming Room

May 17, 2022 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Malden Public Library, 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

ESL/English Language Learners Conversation

May 18, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm via Zoom and in person

Join us every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00pm for English Conversation for ESL/English Language Learners.<br><br>You must register for the class by e-mailing: <a href="" id="ow560" __is_owner="true"></a>

Converse Galleries - Art Tour

May 18, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Call for reservation, limit 10 per tour

Chess for Kids

May 18, 2022 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MPL Children's Room

Children in grades K-5 who would like to learn how to play chess or improve their game are invited to come by the Children's Room. To help us prepare, please sign up your child using this <a href=""><u>form.</u></a> These chess instruction programs will take place weekly on Wednesdays at 3pm, starting May 4.

Preschool Storytime

May 19, 2022 10:30 am - 11:30 am Malden Public Library, 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Sign up online for each storytime:

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups at the craft portion of this program.

YA Craft: Paper Circuits

May 19, 2022 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Malden Writers' Collaborative

May 19, 2022 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

MPL's Converse Art Gallery - Guided & Self-Guided Tours

May 21, 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Guided or self-guided tours of the fantastic 1885 Converse Memorial Building and Art Galleries. No registration needed. Come check out one of the regions best art collections.

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    Photography & Video With Your Smart Device

      Register Online or call (781) 324-0218 Photographer, documentarian, and naturalist Robert Michelson will be at the Malden Public Library leading ‘Digital Photography and Video Using Your Smart Device’ on Tuesday May 17th from 3-5 pm. In this workshop, participants will learn best practices in taking, editing, organizing photos and videos, and creating digital slide […]

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    Register Online or call (781) 324-0218 Worm Composting and How to Make “Black Gold” presented by Bootstrap Compost at the Malden Public Library Saturday 5/28 2-3 PM In this free event worm composting will be discussed and demonstrated by educators from Bootstrap Compost. Participants will learn the benefits of worm composting, or vermicomposting, and how […]

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    Museum Pass Discount Program Available

    Did you know that thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Malden Public Library, city residents can reserve discount passes to area attractions? Each week we will be highlighting one of the many amazing institutions your library card helps you access through our Museum Pass program! For a full list of institutions and […]

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    Monthly Rotating Art Exhibit Application

    Are you a local artist looking to display your work? The Malden Public Library is now accepting applications for the Monthly Rotating Art Exhibit! Apply by April 30, 2022 so you can showcase your art for one month in the library, July – December 2022. Please visit our Rotating Art Exhibit page for more info […]

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    Introducing a New Series: MPL Kid's Corner

    Raising little readers can be a challenge, especially when there are so many things competing for your family’s attention. There are millions of books on the shelves, online games, new educational tools, and resources that are helpful but are difficult to find and preview. Because of this, the MPL staff are putting together a weekly […]

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