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YA Book Club (Grades 6+)

May 20, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Local History Hours

May 20, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Our Civic Ancestors - A Cemetery Tour (InPerson / Virtual)

May 20, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a virtual cemetery tour featuring Malden's Civic Ancestors. This is a Zoom lecture with Historian Dee Morris who will explore Malden's civic history through the lens of their final resting place. This event will be held virtually via Zoom but will be accessible at the library the night of through a live stream broadcast in the Maccario room. Join us here or at home for this fascinating lecture.<br><a href="https://maldenpubliclibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/introducing-our-civic-ancestors-a-virtual-cemetery-tour/">CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND RECEIVE A ZOOM LINK </a>

Song & Rhyme Time

May 21, 2024 10:00 am - 10:45 am MPL Children's Room

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

May 22, 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

May 22, 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>

Converse Galleries - Open Gallery Hours

May 22, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Call for reservation, limit 10 per tour

Local History

May 22, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

(canceled) Chess for Kids

May 22, 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.

Kandinsky Circle Art

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

Using markers and canvas boards, participants will create their own colorful versions of Kandinsky's concentric circles painting. Appropriate for ages 7-11.

Malden Reads: Storytelling Through Books and Dance

May 22, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

<span dir="auto">Please join us Wednesday, May 22nd at the library for a very special presentation from Abilities Dance Boston. <br>We will start at 7:00 PM with light snacks and viewing Monkeyhouse short films. At 7:30 PM we'll have a discussion and video presentation led by Abilities Dance Boston on their “Banned Books Ballet” featuring dancers with disabilities. <br><br>Welcome remarks from Cassandre Charles from Monkeyhouse <br>Discussion led by Ellice Patterson of Abilities Dance Boston<br><br>All are welcome, please join us!</span>

Preschool Storytime

May 23, 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

May 23, 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: Mini Painting

May 23, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

May Book Discussion

May 23, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

<p>Our monthly book discussion usually meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 7pm.  Everyone is welcome and registration is encouraged.  </p><p>The title for May is <strong><b>Olga Dies Dreaming</b></strong> by Xochitl Gonzalez.  Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk, and on Libby.  </p><p>To register : <a href="https://maldenpubliclibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/may-book-discussion/">May Book Discussion</a></p>

Arabic Stories & Songs

May 24, 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.

Craft Time with Panda

May 25, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am MPL Children's Room

Join Panda for craft time. Recommended for 3-5+

Rockabye Beats with Shon Gordon

May 25, 2024 11:00 am - 11:45 am MPL Children's Room

Sing, dance, and get a little loco! <a href="https://www.rockabyebeats.com/&quot; target="_blank"><u>Rockabye Beats</u></a> is more than just an entertaining music program for young children—it’s a place where friends are made and families grow closer by creating music together! Join us for some musical fun as Berklee-graduate Shon Gordon plays his guitar while subliminally teaching basic Spanish vocabulary. Appropriate for ages 2-6+.<br><br>This program, presented in coordination with the North Suburban Child & Family Resource Network, is supported by a grant from the Malden Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.