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Storytime with Panda

April 4, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am Children's Room, MPL

Young children are invited to join Panda for a storytime with picture books, flannel board story, songs, and a simple craft. Recommended for 3-5.

Local History

April 6, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Converse Memorial Building

If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.

First Monday Book Group

April 6, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Program Room

Join other book lovers to discuss<i> The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland </i>by Jim DeFede.  New members are always welcome.

Song & Rhyme Time

April 7, 2020 10:00 am - 10:45 am Children's Room, Malden Public Library

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.

Board Game Night for Adults!

April 7, 2020 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Program Room

Come play games, new and classic, and meet new people at the library on the second Wednesday of every month, between 6:30-8:30PM in the Program Room upstairs in the Malden Public Library.

We will have several games to play, including: Settlers of Catan, Dominion, Forbidden Island, Boggle, Ticket to Ride, Scrabble, Carcassonne, Fluxx, Can’t Stop, and more!

If you have any questions, call the library at 781-324-0218. This event is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Malden Public Library. It is free, open to the public, and handicapped accessible.

ESL CANCELLED Conversation

April 8, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Program Room

Every Wednesday, we host a free English Conversation class from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for beginning English speakers to practice their skills and learn new words. Contact Ms. Holder at (781) 324-0218 for more information.

Local History

April 8, 2020 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Converse Memorial Building

If you have local history research to do, come in on Mondays, 6-8 PM or Wednesdays, 2-4 PM to access our local history collection. A reference librarian will be on hand to help you.

Preschool Storytime

April 9, 2020 10:30 am - 11:30 am Children's Room & Program Room, MPL

Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Offered weekly on a drop-in basis. No registration necessary. PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups at the craft portion of this program.

1-2 pm Library closed

April 9, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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