Blog: Author: Patrick Brennan

NASA @ My Library: James Webb Space Telescope Launch Reminder

As a potential holiday surprise the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope has been rescheduled for Friday, Dec. 25th at 7:20 AM EST.

Watch the launch of the heavy payload Ariane-5 rocket LIVE on NASA’s page or their official youtube channel.

Follow the story, learn all about the telescope and its year long mission before the launch. Chart its course as it traverses the solar system over the next year.


Young Adult Movie Afternoon, Dec. 9th 3:00-5:00 PM

Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited to enjoy the latest and greatest Marvel film in person at the MPL this week. On Thursday, December 9th at 3:00-5:00 PM we will be showing the film based on the comic book character “Shang Chi” in the Maccario Room.

Seating is limited to first come first serve and masks are required, though light refreshments and snacks will be served.

NASA @ My Library: Life Cycle of a Massive Star Craft!

Student learners and junior astronomers of all ages are invited to take part in the NASA @ My Library program. Our next program is a bead-craft to help learn about the Life Cycle of a Star. Each kit has a Star Cycle bookmark, beads and lace to make either a necklace or a couple of small bracelets.

Please call the library at 781-324-0218 to put your name on the list and take part in the Malden Public Library’s partnership with the NASA @ My Library program! Pick-up starts Monday, November 22nd!

“Galaxy of Horrors” Slime Activity Sign-Up for grades 3rd-12th

In partnership with the NASA @ My Library program, we are excited to announce our first Grab&Go Science kit: “Galaxy of Horrors” Slime Activity!

These kits have everything you need to recreate distant stars and exoplanets with DIY slime! Glue and colored borax solution, as well as instructions and information about Stellar Horrors in the Galaxy await in this kit.

If you interact with the NASA  website for NASA’s “Galaxy of Horrors” site and fill out a science sheet you can automatically sign up for the next NASA @ My Library Program! Learn about bone-chilling dead planets, annihilating black holes and supernova stars all in one place!

For students in the 3rd through 12th grade, sign up by calling 781-324-0218 or stopping by the Information desk of the Malden Public Library. Sign up today with your phone # and email to be notified of future programs and pick up your Slime Kit on October 28th!

YA Anime Afternoon, Friday Oct. 22 @ 3PM

Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited to enter the world of demon slaying! Come watch along with us via zoom as we experience the anime based on Koyoharu Gotouge’s awesome manga “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”!

This Friday Oct. 22nd from 3:00 – 5:00 PM we will be diving into this amazing anime adaptation & if enough people show up we will continue with the film sequel in November.

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Malden Public Library is officially a NASA@ My Library partner!

We’re thrilled to announce that the Malden Public Library has been selected to be part of NASA@ My Library, a nationwide science-technology programming initiative.

Get ready for some STEAM and NASA programs, everyone! This program is focused on getting the youth into STEAM programs related to space, but we will have live and online events for patrons of all ages!

@STARLibraries @AmericanLibraryAssociation #STEMinLib

Young Adult Anime Afternoon, Friday, August 20th @3PM

Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited to join the zoom call and experience a new animated Anime show this Friday, August 20th @3PM.

Join the link below to engage in one of the first ever animated shows based on Godzilla! This interesting series just release this year and is both both scientific and science-fiction!

Young Adult Perler Bead Grab & Go on 8/19

Young adults in the 5th through 12th grade come into the library now to pick-up your Perler Bead Grab & GO Craft Bags!

Each bag comes with enough perler beads to make some amazing mini creations, as well as a bead board and some ideas on projects. Supplies of the bags are limited, so we ask that you only take one per household and grab it while you can as it is first come first serve.

At home you will need a hot iron, some wax paper and a flat work surface. Begin the craft and hobby of Perler Beads today with this FREE mini-kit.

Young Adult Yoga Afternoon: Tuesday, August 17th @3:00PM

Young Adults in the 5th through 12th grade are invited to get centered and get stretching at the Malden Public Library. Join us on Tuesday, August 17th from 3:00-4:00 PM on the Lawn of the Library for a free Yoga program hosted by professional youth yoga instructor Katie.

Make sure to wear comfortable stretchy clothing and shoes, mats will be provided. To attend this program please reserve your spot by calling the information desk at the MPL at 781-324-0218 and sign up. Spaces are limited to call now!