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ESL/English Language Learners Conversation

December 6, 2023 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

December 6, 2023 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Call for reservation, limit 10 per tour

Local History

December 6, 2023 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Chess for Kids

December 6, 2023 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.

Preschool Storytime

December 7, 2023 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

December 7, 2023 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 Perler Bead Craft

December 7, 2023 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Book Squad - Kids book club

December 7, 2023 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm MPL Program Room

A monthly book discussion group for students in 4th and 5th grades. Includes snacks and a craft/activity. Sign up at the Children's Room desk or call 781-388-0803.

Book Discussion

December 7, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Arabic Stories & Songs

December 8, 2023 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

December 9, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am MPL Children's Room

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

YA Book Club (Grades 6+)

December 11, 2023 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Artist Reception - Cari Roch

December 11, 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Local History Hours

December 11, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Song & Rhyme Time

December 12, 2023 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.

Friends of Malden Public Library

December 12, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Malden Public Library, 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

The public is invited to join the Friends of the Malden Public Library for meetings and fund-raising events.

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