Blog: Month: September 2015

Young Adult Fall Party

Teens in the 6th-12th grade come by and enjoy our Fall Programming Party on WEDNESDAY October 7th from 3:00-5:00 PM. We will have games, crafts, and plenty to eat and drink. Come relax and find out about the upcoming programs at the library this Fall.

Want to play Nintendo wiiU with the new Super Smash Brothers ? How about make a cool craft with your friends? Or do you just want to relax and play ‘Uno’ or ‘Checkers’? Come relax in the Maccario Room on the first floor of the Library and tell your friends.

Join the Malden Writers’ Collaborative!

Are you a local writer? Are you interested in joining a community of committed writers? Are you looking for people to workshop your manuscript and are you committed to doing the same for others in return? Are you open minded, respectful, and encouraging to fellow writers and to the writing process? Then please join The Malden Writers’ Collaborative for their Informational Session on Thursday, October 1st at the Malden Public Library beginning promptly at 7:00 PM.
Here we will talk about group expectations, group etiquette, and hear first hand experiences from past members. Interested parties will sign up for the 2015-2016 season at the end of the session. The group will then be closed to additional members until the 2016-2017 season. Please contact the facilitator, Evangeline Vickery, with any questions:

Consumer Reports Online at Home or in the Library

We are pleased to offer Consumer Reports for both in-library and home use. Simply enter your library card number, and when you get to the search box, type in Consumer Reports. The current issue, plus back issues from 1991 on, are available.

If you’d like to search the Consumer Reports Index for a specific item, in the search box type Consumer Reports Index. An 8 year back issue index will allow you to search for articles.

New Young Adult Books

Take a look at some of the books that we recently added to the Young Adult collection. We’ve added over a hundred new books in the last month, so there are plenty to choose from. If you need help finding them ask a Librarian and we can help you get a copy for yourself.



Sensation_Comics_Featuring_Wonder_Woman_Vol_1_2_Textless1. “Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman

From many of the top names at DC Comics comes a collection of tales about the Pride of Themyscira herself, the indomitable Wonder Woman. Here we see her in stand alone adventures that take her from Gotham to the edges of time and space. Important Malden trivia here: William Moulton Marston, the creator of Wonder Woman went to Malden High School, he might have dreamed up the idea for her while reading a book in our library.






ANOTHER DAY, high-res2. “Another Day” by David Levithan

In this companion book to the author’s bestselling book “Every Day” we get to read the story from the point of view of Rhiannon. This book is for fans of the author’s previous work and who were left wanting more from the award-winning story about identity, relationships, and love.







3. “Rebel Mechanics” by Shanna Swendsonfa6394ee5ca914a9de485125178d29c7

Discover an alternate version of New York in 1888 where the British still rule the ‘colonies’ with the might of magic. This is where sixteen-year-old Verity Newton finds herself, in a world where rebellious Engineers and Mechanics hope to escape from under British rule by creating giant steam constructs. For those looking for historical Steampunk-light novels this is a must read.






Deadpool_Vol_3_14. “Deadpool: Dead Presidents” by Brian Posehn

Join Deadpool in his new series of adventures as he teams up with Thor, Dr. Strange and S.H.I.E.L.D. to take down giant rampaging monsters, an evil elephant and resurrected U.S. Presidents.  Veteran comedian Brian Posehn takes us through the dark, twisted and hilarious world that surrounds the ‘Merc with a Mouth’ in the start of a string of new “Marvel Now!” adventures.