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YA Book Club (Grades 6+)

July 22, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Local History Hours

July 22, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

July Book Discussion

July 22, 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>Family Lore by Elizabeth Acevedo is the book for July, copies are available at the Information Desk, and on Libby.  </p><p><br></p><p>To Register : <a href="https://maldenpubliclibrary.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/july-book-discussion/">July Book Discussion</a></p>

Rockabye Beats with Shon Gordon

July 23, 2024 10:30 am - 11:15 am Children's Room, MPL

Sing, dance, and get a little loco! <a href="https://www.rockabyebeats.com/&quot; target="_blank"><u><u>Rockabye Beats</u></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.

Kids Craft Time

July 23, 2024 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

A craft project, most appropriate for ages 5-10.

Malden Office of Housing Stability

July 24, 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

July 24, 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

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

Converse Galleries - Open Gallery Hours

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

Call for reservation, limit 10 per tour

Chess for Kids

July 24, 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.

Live on The Lawn Concert - Willie Nelson Songs and Stories with Matt York

July 24, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

<p>Willie Nelson Songs andStories with Matt York<br><br>Join us at the Malden Public Library on Wednesday, July 24 at 7 p.m. to see NewEngland singer/songwriter Matt York perform songs and tell stories about thegreat Willie Nelson. Matt will focus on Willie’s long and illustrious musiccareer that has spanned over seven decades. In both 2022 and 2023, Matt wasnominated for the Boston Music Award for Best Country Artist and last year, hisalbum, Gently Used, was named one of the top albums by the Patriot Ledger.<br><br>This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Malden CulturalCouncil, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts CulturalCouncil, a state agency. Bring your lawn chair or blankets and experience agreat night of free outdoor live music.<br><br>In case of rain, concerts will be held inside. For more information, contactthe Malden Public Library, 36 Salem Street, at 781-324-0218 or at<a href="www.maldenpubliclibrary.org.">www.maldenpubliclibrary.org.</a></p>

Kids Dance Party

July 25, 2024 10:00 am - 10:45 am Maccario Room

Tech Help Drop-In

July 25, 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.

Recycled Art Projects with Artist Bobby Brown

July 25, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Program Room, MPL

Children will get creative with fun materials and inspirational guidance from a professional artist.
Funded by Preotle, Lane & Associates, Ltd.

YA Movie: Ghostbuster: Frozen Empire

July 25, 2024 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

American Repertory Theater: Gatsby Community Workshop

July 25, 2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Inspired by American Repertory Theater’s production of Gatsby, these workshops use theater as a framework to explore themes of belonging, aspirations for the future, and what the American Dream means today, and activate our Essential Question: How can we build a new world that is in conversation with those that came before?<br><p>This workshop is runs two hours and is designed for ages 16+. The workshops are free and open to the public, but RSVP is recommended: <a href="https://bit.ly/Gatsby725">https://bit.ly/Gatsby725</a></p><p>This event will be held in the Maccario Room. </p>

Crafty Fridays

July 26, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am Children's Room & Program Room

Drop in and get creative as we use up craft materials and project kits from past years.

Arabic Stories & Songs

July 26, 2024 11:30 am - 12:00 pm MPL Children's Room

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

Library Hours 9-1

July 27, 2024 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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    Live on the Lawn: Willie Nelson Songs and Stories ...

    Join us at the Malden Public Library on Wednesday, July 24 at 7 p.m. to see New England singer/songwriter Matt York perform songs and tell stories about the great Willie Nelson. Matt will focus on Willie’s long and illustrious music career that has spanned over seven decades. In both 2022 and 2023, Matt was nominated […]

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    Housing Assistance Drop-In Hours

    Next Wednesday: Free legal assistance for those with housing concerns, no appointment necessary! Just come by the Malden Public Library between 10am-12pm to speak with an attorney about eviction, financial assistance, affordable housing, etc. Brought to you by the Malden Office of Housing Stability, and held on the 4th Wednesday of every month in Study […]

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    The Life of River Otters

    North American Otters were almost eradicated from Massachusetts in the late 19th century due to the fur trade, and industrial pollution in the rivers.  As our towns and cities have cleaned up their acts, otters have begun to return.  Since they are mainly nocturnal, and very wary of humans, they can be very difficult to […]

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    Learn the Art of Transfer

    Join local artist Lisa Sears as she guides us in this relaxing art form.  Participants will use different materials to create textured backgrounds & make something unique.  This class is geared for adults and space is limited so make sure to register early. To register : https://bit.ly/ArtofTransfer This program is sponsored by the Friends of […]

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    July Artist: Indra Persad Milowe

    During the month of July, the Malden Public Library is excited to showcase the work of Indra Persad Milowe, in a solo exhibition entitled “Beautiful Ubud, Bali”. Born in Trinidad and Tobago and now a resident of Salem, Indra Persad Milowe is a USA based visual and public artist. Her complex and vibrant artwork can […]

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