It’s Black History Month! Throughout February we will celebrate and acknowledge Black history by sharing recommended reading lists in various genres. These lists include both print books and ebooks.
First up: Poetry! Poetry has the power to put words to what we feel; it is both witness and inspiration, and moves us forward. This list includes just a few of the many inspiring Black poets of the last four hundred years: Black History Month: Poetry
We aren’t able to hold our annual Triple Threat Trivia fundraiser this year, but we couldn’t let this year go by without an opportunity to challenge the minds of Malden! Join us on Thursday, January 28th at 7PM to play with old friends or make new ones as you take on fun and family-friendly questions that will surely get you thinking. Sign up here by Monday, January 25th.
If you have questions, please call 781-324-0218 or email Jean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event is sponsored by the Trustees of the Malden Public Library.
Start 2021 refreshed and focused with a little organization. Librarian Jean shares five books on organization for your home and life in five minutes in this week’s 5 in 5. Check out these books, ebooks, and eaudiobooks from our catalog.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
The Library will reopen on Monday, December 28th 10AM-6PM.
Join us via YouTube on Wednesday, November 18th at 7PM for a poetry reading by local writer, Peter F. Crowley, who will read from his new collection, Those Who Hold Up the Earth, published by Kelsay Books, which Kirkus calls “a heartfelt, timely celebration of essential workers.”
Patrons will have the opportunity to ask questions via YouTube chat. Click here for the YouTube link! A recording will be available after the event.
Peter’s writings can be found in Boston Literary Magazine, Counterpunch, Opiate Magazine, Antiwar.com, Truthout and Visitant, among other publications. Learn more about Peter at https://peterfcrowleyauthor.com/
New video series! Each Friday, we will recommend five items on a topic or genre in five minutes. This week, Librarian Jean shares five books on mental health.