Blog: Month: September 2023

Local History Talk on Grave Stone Restoration and Preservation

On Monday October 2nd at 6:30 pm the Malden Public Library will welcome Epoch Preservation, Inc to give a presentation on the important work they do repairing gravestones in some of Massachusetts’s oldest historic burial grounds. This program is a great way to learn about historic cemeteries, restoration and preservation efforts, and a neat way to kick off spooky season with some interesting historical knowledge. All are welcome!

Let’s Talk About A Poem with Lloyd Schwartz – Oct 14th

Join our monthly online discussion with local poet Lloyd Schwartz.  Our October program features the poem To Autumn by John Keats.

Registration is encouraged.

This program is made possible by the Malden Public Library and the Academy of American Poets and funds from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

To register :  Let’s Talk About A Poem with Lloyd Schwartz

Firefighter Storytime: Thursday, October 19, 10:30 a.m.

Young children are invited to join us for this special drop-in storytime program on Thursday, October 19, at 10:30 a.m. Malden Firefighter Sara Finn will read aloud a picture book and talk about fire safety and what firefighters do. No registration required. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Preschool groups are welcome, but please call 781-388-0803 in advance.

YA Craft: Beaded Bracelets

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to get crafty at the MPL. Join us on Thursday, September 21st at 3:00-4:30 PM in the Program Room to make your own beaded designs. No sign-up is required but space is limited so make sure to arrive on time.

Wine Tasting to Benefit the Friends of the MPL

Join us on Tuesday, September 19 from 6–8 pm at The Malden Center Fine Wines for a wine tasting fundraiser to benefit the Friends of the Malden Public Library.

You can try different wines, enjoy a charcuterie board, get 10% off each purchase, and have a fun evening with friends (bring some along or meet new ). The Friends of MPL will also have an assortment of books about wine and related topics on sale at our book sale prices.

Books, wine, and friends. We look forward to seeing you there.

Author Talk with Sandra Mary Platt Norcross Sept. 11th at 6pm

Come to the library Monday night at 6pm for an author talk with Malden high graduate Sandra Mary Platt Norcross. She will be sharing her memoir with us: “The Secrets Return to the River” which chronicles the amazing life of her mother: Helen Barrington Platt. This is a book for anyone who loves stories about people finding their own path to happiness and for those who love historical fiction and nonfiction. Set in Scotland, Canada and the US, “The Secrets Return to the River” takes the reader through the ups and downs of a life; full of secrets, joy, despair, and hope.

Movie Night: Wednesday, Oct. 18th: 6:00-8:00pm

Join us for Classic Movie Night on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 from 6:00-8:00pm. We will be showing the American version of the British film “Gaslight.”

A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity.” Not Rated (113 min.) (1944)

Free snacks will be provided. Movie times are approximate.