Blog: Month: October 2023

Let’s Talk About a Poem with Lloyd Schwartz – November 4th

Our monthly online poetry discussion group is led by the poet Lloyd Schwartz.  Every month Lloyd chooses a poem then leads an often lively discussion.

This month’s program features a special guest.  Martha Collins will be joining us and reading her poem From The Sky.

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

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

The ABC’s of Family Research with Dave Robison 11/6 @ 6:30 pm

Join Ryan in Local History on Monday, November 6th at 6:30 pm for a program with guest lecturer and Profesional Genealogist Dave Robison. This program, “The ABC’s of Family Research”, will explore the basics of family research. This is a great program for anyone looking to better understand genealogical research or for anyone looking for pointers as they continue their search for information.

Dave Robison is a Professional Genealogist at Old Bones Genealogy of New England, LLC. You can learn more about his work at:

Night of the Living Dead 10.31.23 @7 pm

We’re coming to get you…Malden. Join us on the front lawn on Tuesday 10.31.23 (Halloween) at 6:30 pm to see the restored Zombie classic: “Night of the Living Dead”. We have a blow up screen, a bowl of candy, and a prize for your best costume. Bring a blanket and a chair and settle in for the unsettling. We’ll start early enough for you still have time to haunt the downtown in all your ghoulish glory.

Movie Night: Wed., Nov. 15th: 6:00-8:00pm

Join us for Movie Night on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 from 6:00-8:00pm. We will be showing the highest-grossing film of 2023, Greta Gerwig’s film based on the Barbie doll. Wear your favorite pink fashion and bring your favorite Barbie or Ken for a fun night.
Barbie suffers a crisis that leads her to question her world and her existence.” Rated PG-13 (114 min.) (2023)
Free snacks will be provided. Movie times are approximate.

Malden Public Library Showcases the Artwork of Gurleen Anand in November

Gurleen Anand is the featured artist for the month of November and the library will be hosting an artist reception on Thursday November 9th from 6 – 7pm and everyone is welcome to attend.

Gurleen Anand is a certified art healer from the University of Florida and resides in Malden. Throughout her career, she has worked in the field of creativity and innovation.

Anand works with a variety of mediums, to create art centered around mindfulness and recovery. She uses art therapy to help individuals heal. She hopes to use her art as a way to bring people of various backgrounds and works of life together.

YA Lego Master Builders – Oct 26th @3:00 PM

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to try show their Lego skills at the MPL.

Master Builders are welcome to come and try their hand at the Lego Architecture kits at the library. Work by yourself or in teams to assemble amazing buildings from all over the world!

Join us on Thursday, October 26th at 3:00 PM to claim a kit to build for the library’s future displays.

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.