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Favorite Books Story Time (Ages 4+)

August 4, 2020 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Children ages 4-6+ are invited to join the fun as we read some of our favorite picture books.
To join this Zoom program, click the Zoom invitation link, which will appear in this calendar entry 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the program.

Read-a-Loud Grade 3-6 and up

August 4, 2020 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Director Dora St Martin will read My Side of the Mountain: The Classic Story of Wilderness Survival by Jean Craighead George. 30 minutes. Grades 3-6 and up. Directions for the Zoom meeting will be available 15 minutes prior to start of the program.

Campfire Ghost Stories for Adults

August 4, 2020 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a spooky campfire ghost story. Link will be live on Youtube at 730 pm.

Matt Heaton Sing-along

August 5, 2020 11:00 am - 11:30 am

<br>If your children love music and singing and moving to the beat, they'll have a great time watching this wonderful live performance! <a href="https://mattheatonmusic.com/About/">Matt Heaton</a> believes music for kids can be entertaining for both children AND parents. His songs are a mix of rockabilly, surf, American roots and Irish traditional music, delivered with a wry sense of humor and a sincere sense of fun. <br>To join this Zoom program, click the Zoom invitation link, and you'll be admitted 5-10 minutes prior to the start of the program.  <br> <a href="https://zoom.us/j/98719905992?pwd=RHdNSURvbU1lTmprMUdRYS9wRXJWUT09">https://zoom.us/j/98719905992?pwd=RHdNSURvbU1lTmprMUdRYS9wRXJWUT09</a> <br> Meeting ID: 987 1990 5992 <br>Passcode: 595736

ESL Old Man in the Sea Conversation

August 5, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Program Room

Urban Ecology: Sensory Nature Walk (grades 3-8)

August 5, 2020 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pickup the activity bag at the library. Call 781-324-0218 to reserve yours!
Cultivate a keen eye—and nose, ear, and hand—when evaluating the qualities of our living world. Then use these observational skills to explore your local urban or suburban environment.

This program is recommended for students enter grades 3-8.
A Zoom link will be posted here shortly before the program.

Armchair Travel: Planning a Grown-Up Gap Year

August 5, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

YA Yoga Online

August 6, 2020 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Career Workshop: Virtual Interviewing

August 6, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

<p>Interviews are nerve-wracking enough and now we have a new normal to navigate. Prior to COVID-19 many companies were implementing phone and video interviews as part of their hiring process. Now virtual interviews are becoming commonplace as it relates to remote hiring. This Zoom workshop will address many topics including ideal locations and conditions for conducting the interview, the importance of body language, technology overviews, appropriate dress codes, and strategies to build confidence.</p><p>Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist/Career Coach with 30 years of recruiting and employment services experience in the Boston staffing industry. He works closely with client companies in many industries and job seekers in various specialties.</p><p>A Zoom link will be posted here a few minutes before the program begins. Email Librarian Jean at jslavkovsky@maldenpubliclibrary.org to have the link emailed to you.</p>

Watercolor Craft (ages 7-10)

August 7, 2020 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Grab and go craft. Instructions for picking up materials (paint and paper) will be posted later.

To join this Zoom program, click the Zoom invitation link, which will appear in this calendar entry 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the program.

Folk & Fairy Tales Friday (Storytime for Adults)

August 7, 2020 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

<p>[Link will appear here a few minutes before the program.]</p><p>“Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ~ Neil Gaiman* <em>Coraline</em></p><p>The pandemic has presented us with new challenges and exacerbated old ones. Folk and fairy tales do not merely entertain us, but teach and remind us that we can conquer whatever we face and help quell our fears and anxieties. As we are faced with new obstacles we also need new fairy tales. On these summer Fridays, we will be sharing a combination of old and new folk and fairy tales to aid our community in overcoming the challenges we face today.</p>*Paraphrasing of G.K. Chesterton  

Fantasy / Mythology Book Talk (YA)

August 7, 2020 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wonderknitting (ages 6-10)

August 10, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Starting Wednesday, July 22, while supplies last:  Kids, get your bag with a Wonder Knitter and samples of yarn by calling the library at 781-324-0218 (10:30am-5:30pm, M-F) and arranging to pick up a bag via our curbside service.<br><br>On Monday, August 10, at 11:00 am, we'll be meeting on Zoom to chat and knit and help anyone who needs assistance. Here's a handy tutorial:  <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPsGnnGaGXI">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPsGnnGaGXI</a><br><br>To join the Zoom meeting, click the invitation link below, which will appear in this calendar entry 10-15 minutes prior to the start of the program.

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