Blog: Author: Patrick Brennan

YA Anime afternoon 9/25

Join us monthly as we dive into the most otaku of anime, from OVAs to series to feature length films. We will convene on Zoom and talk about what to watch and suggest to one another via chat. We have access to netflix, hulu, crunchyroll and more and are just waiting on your input.

Join the zoom link below on Friday, September 25th at 3PM and watch alongside fellow Malden teens.

Ya Movie Afternoon: Wonder Woman Animated Movie!

YA in the 6th through 12th grade jump online and watch alongside your fellow classmates one of the best rated animated movies from the DC universe. At 3PM on September 24th we will go live with a zoom theater playing of an animated Wonder Woman film in conjunction with September’s drive to get a library card.

Join the Facebook event, or look below for the zoom link:

YA Duct Tape Roses Craft

Teens in the 6th through 12th Grade are invited to get crafty with the Malden Public Library from home. Come by the library and pick up a YA Craft bag starting Wednesday, or use craft materials you have lying around the house and join in and learn how to make a Rose out of Duct Tape!

The program goes lives at 3PM on August 13th and you can join up then or watch at your leisure on our youtube channel after that!

Young Adult Drawful 2-sday!

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to join Librarian Patrick for online gaming. Get out your sketching finger and get ready for Drawful 2, whose grand prize winner will get a $10 gift card.

So get ready to game, Tuesday, August 11th at 3PM, sign up by emailing and get notified when we go live!

UPDATED: Young Adult Yoga via Zoom!


Teens in the 5th through 12th grade can join us on August 6th, from 3:00-4:00 PM for a free Yoga class via zoom. Trained youth Yoga instructor Katie will be there to guide you through a relaxed and healthy afternoon class.

Please email librarian Patrick at to reserve your spot in the zoom call, or with any question you may have.

UPDATED: YA Learn to Play Dungeons and Dragons



Ya and Teens in the 6th through 12th grade are invited online to learn all about Dungeons and Dragons! Patrick will be sharing his expertise and background in the game in a brief introduction to the history, mechanics and instructions that will help you dive into an online game and play!

This will be a zoom meeting call that you can request to be added to by e-mailing or calling 781-324-0218 and asking for Patrick.



UPDATED: Young Adult Jackbox Trivia!

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to test their Trivia chops as we dive into the world of Trivia Murder Party 2! Jackbox games will require that you have access to Zoom and a separate window or mobile device. The game is trivia with a twist of mini-games and macabre humor!

The overall winner, or group of winners if needs dictate, will be entered into a drawing for a $10 Gift Card, so more than pride is on the line!


Bring your A-Game on Tuesday July 28th, from 3:00-4:00 PM!

UPDATED: Young Adult Craft: Perler Beads

Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited to get crafty with the library’s Perler Bead collection. Craft anything you can imagine live online while in the comfort of your own home. Starting Friday July 17th you can pick up a home kit of Perler Bead materials from the Malden Public Library and get ready to craft!

We will meet in a Zoom call on Thursday, July 23rd from 3:00 – 4:00 PM to go over some good techniques for making something out of perler beads, and how to get started in this fun hobby! Please email for access to the Zoom link.

UPDATE: Zoom link is accessible here:

UPDATE: YA Book Discussion: Rick Riordan, July 20th

Young Adults in the 6th-12th grade are invited to take part in our first Summer Reading online book discussions on July 20th from 3PM-4PM.

Join Librarian Patrick as we take a look at Rick Riordan’s series of mythological book series and talk about the history behind some of them. This conversation will take place over Zoom, and a recording will be made available after the event goes live. Sign up for Summer Reading on Beanstack to be added to the e-mail list.

UPDATE: Join us today at the zoom meeting link below:

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