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ESL/English Language Learners Conversation

August 4, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm via Zoom

Join us every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00pm for English Conversation for ESL/English Language Learners.<br><br>You must register for the class by e-mailing: <a href="" id="ow560" __is_owner="true"></a>

YA Online Games Night

August 4, 2021 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Magic by Scott Jameson

August 4, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Malden Public Library, 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

<p>See the show audiences are calling “Superb!”, “A blast!”, and “Heartwarming fun for the whole family.” Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat.</p><p>Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and the audience will travel through time.</p><br>Appropriate for children ages 3-11.<br><br>This program is supported by a grant from the Malden Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

YA Grab & Go: Make a D&D Character w/ Free Dice!

August 5, 2021 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Make Ice Cream in a Bag!

August 5, 2021 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm MPL Front Lawn

We'll provide the ingredients, and kids will provide the shaking energy! The result? A yummy soft-serve treat, made with kid power! (We recommend brining mittens since the bags can get cold!)

This program is funded by Preotle, Lane & Associates, Ltd.

Public Reading by The Malden Writers' Collaborative (YouTube)

August 5, 2021 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Malden Writers' Collaborative shares original works at their 11th Annual Public Reading held on the MPL YouTube channel:

Zoom Book Chat for Kids

August 6, 2021 10:00 am - 10:45 am Online

Talk about the books you're reading and which ones you'd recommend to friends. Mrs. Smith will also be reading aloud the first few pages of a favorite chapter book.
Zoom link will be posted here on the morning of the program.

Staff Picks!

August 6, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

YA Online Movie

August 6, 2021 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

YA Online Book Discussions: Dungeons & Dragons

August 9, 2021 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Making Slime

August 10, 2021 10:30 pm - 12:00 am MPL Front Lawn

Get ready for some messy fun as we make colorful slime that kids can take home. Appropriate for ages 5-10.
There will be three 30-minute sessions. Sign-up will be required and will begin on Thursday, August 5.
This program is funded by Preotle, Lane & Associates, Ltd.

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