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Preschool Storytime

February 22, 2024 10:30 am - 11:30 am MPL Children's Room

Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Drop-in (no sign up required). Regular attendance is encouraged.
 
PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups for the craft portion of this program.

Tech Help Drop-In

February 22, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Malden Public Library, 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

Assistance will be on a first come, first served basis. Please bring your device, logins, and passwords.

YA Craft Afternoon - Lip Balm

February 22, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Kindness Rock Painting

February 22, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MPL Program Room

We'll be using acrilyc paint markers to decorate kindness rocks and write special messages on them.
Recommended for ages 7-11.
Program funded by the Friends of the Malden Public Library.

Book Group

February 22, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Malden Reads choice, Being Heumann an Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist by Judith Heumann is our book for February.   Copies are available at the information desk.

Arabic Stories & Songs

February 23, 2024 11:00 am - 11:30 am MPL Children's Room

Iqraa Program - Arabic Stories & Songs for young children and their caregivers. No registration necessary.

Song & Rhyme Time

February 24, 2024 10:00 am - 10:45 am

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.

Let's Talk About A Poem with Lloyd Schwartz

February 24, 2024 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join our monthly online poetry conversation led by local poet Lloyd Schwartz.  Every month Lloyd chooses a poem and leads a discussion. The poem for February is by W.H. Auden, As I Waled Out One Evening.  <br><br>This program is made possible by the Malden Public Library and funds from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.  <br><br>Registration is required.<br><br> <a href="https://maldenpubliclibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/lets-talk-about-a-poem-with-lloyd-schwartz-6/">Let's Talk About A Poem Feb 24</a>

Converse Art Galleries - Open Hours

February 24, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

YA Book Club (Grades 6+)

February 26, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Local History Hours

February 26, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Song & Rhyme Time

February 27, 2024 10:00 am - 10:45 am

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.

Malden Office of Housing Stability

February 28, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free Legal Assistance. Meet with an attorney to discuss housing concerns, eviction, financial assistance, affordable housing, etc. Call 781-322-9119 ext. 146 or email <a href="mailto:housingstability@cityofmalden.org"><u>housingstability@cityofmalden.org</u></a> with questions.

ESL/English Language Learners Conversation

February 28, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Program Room

Join us every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00pm for English Conversation for ESL/English Language Learners in person in the Program Room (2nd Floor) of the Malden Public Library. No registration required.<br><br><u></u><u></u><u></u>

Local History

February 28, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Converse Galleries - Open Gallery Hours

February 28, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Call for reservation, limit 10 per tour

Chess for Kids

February 28, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Program Room, Malden Public Library

Children in grades K-5 who would like to learn how to play chess or improve their beginner game are invited to the Program Room at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesdays for this weekly Chess for Kids instruction program.

Malden Reads Film Screening

February 28, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Maccario Room

<p><span>Please join us for the Malden Reads Film Screening and discussion of the film, <b><i>Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution</i></b>. The film will be shown on Wednesday, February 28, 2024: 6:00-8:30pm.</span></p><p></p><p><span>This Film Screening is one of Malden Reads’ 2024 season of events for the book, <i><b>Being Heumann</b></i>, by the “Mother of the Diasability Rights Movement,” Judith Heumann. The film will be followed by a discussion with our special guest, Salima Slimane.</span> </p><p></p><p><span>Salima Slimane is currently an Arabic and French lecturer at Boston University. She holds an Ed.M. in Special Education from BU’s Wheelock School of Education & Human Development. Salima is very passionate about special education and promoting inclusive practices. She is on the board of Mass Advocates for Children, a private, non-profit organization dedicated to removing barriers to educational and life opportunities for children and youth.</span></p><p></p><p><span>You can pick up a copy of <i><b>Being Heumann</b></i> at the Malden Public Library. The e-book and e-audiobook is also available on the Libby app with your Malden, Boston, or Chelsea Public Library card here:</span></p><p><span><a href="https://bpl.overdrive.com/search?query=Being%20Heumann">https://bpl.overdrive.com/search?query=Being%20Heumann</a></span&gt; </p><p></p><p><span>For more details about our Malden Reads Film Screening events, please contact the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218. Light refreshments will be served. The film is Rated R (107 min.) (2020) 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.</span></p><p></p><p><span>This event is co-sponsored by Malden Reads and Malden Public Library.</span></p>