Blog: Month: May 2022

Young Adult Chibitronics Program – May 19th @ 3PM

Young Adults in the 5th through 12th Grade are invited to Make circuits and art! We’ll be in the Program Room of the library on Thurs. May 19th from 3:00-5:00 PM.

We are going to be making LED art with paper circuits from Chibitronics.  First, you will design your circuits in the new app Circuit Sketcher.  Then you will make your paper circuits with Circuit Stickers and copper foil.  This program is free as you will be some of the first testers of these fun maker kits!

Space is limited and sign-up required. Sign up at the Information Desk or call the library at 781-324-0218 to reserve your spot.

Photography & Video With Your Smart Device


Register Online or call (781) 324-0218

Photographer, documentarian, and naturalist Robert Michelson will be at the Malden Public Library leading ‘Digital Photography and Video Using Your Smart Device’ on Tuesday May 17th from 3-5 pm. In this workshop, participants will learn best practices in taking, editing, organizing photos and videos, and creating digital slide shows to post to social media.


Robert Michelson’s work has appeared in National Geographic, Natural History, and Field & Stream along with dozens of other national and regional publications. He has produced several award nominated and winning documentaries and short form videos. The NOAA presented Michelson with an Environmental Hero Award for life-long efforts in educating the public about the diversity of marine life found off the coast of new England. Mr. Michelson has a company called Photography by Michelson, Inc.

Bring your smart device with you!

Register Online or call (781) 324-0218


This program, sponsored by the Friends of the Malden Public Library, is free and open to the public.


Register Online or call (781) 324-0218

Worm Composting and How to Make “Black Gold”

presented by Bootstrap Compost

at the

Malden Public Library
Saturday 5/28
2-3 PM

In this free event worm composting will be discussed and demonstrated by educators from Bootstrap Compost. Participants will learn the benefits of worm composting, or vermicomposting, and how they can get started creating their own “Black Gold”.


Register Online or call (781) 324-0218

Board Game Night for Adults! Wednesday, May 11th, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Adults are welcome to come to the Program Room for a night of friends & gaming as we bring out our collection of board games to play.

Join us on Wednesday, May 11th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, and play one of our many popular board games or bring your own to play! Gaming will commence from here on our on the second Wednesday of the month, so mark your calendars now!

YA Movie Afternoon – May 5th @ 3PM

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to dive into the Marvel universe once more in preparation for the next movie in the series.

Join us in the Program Room on Thursday, May 5th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM to watch the 1st film based on the comic book character “Doctor Strange”.

Come watch the first film before the sequel hits theaters this weekend, and get caught up on all things Strange.

Seating is limited and light refreshments and snacks will be available.