Blog: Library Events

Movie Night: Wed., May 25th: 6-8pm

Movie Night is back and in-person! Join us on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 6:00-8:00pm in the Program Room.
“A betrayed pop star, slated to marry her pop star fiancée on stage, instead marries a stranger from the audience, a high school math teacher” holding a sign that says “Marry Me.” Rated PG-13 (112 min.) (2022)
Reservations required. Space is limited to 20. Please call the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218 to reserve your space. Movie times are approximate.

 

Worms

Worm Composting and How to Make “Black Gold” presented by Bootstrap Compost. In this free event worm composting will be discussed and demonstrated by educators from Bootstrap Compost. Participants will learn the benefits of worm composting, or vermicomposting, and how they can get started creating their own “Black Gold”.

Register Online or call (781) 324-0218


Worm Composting and How to Make “Black Gold”

presented by Bootstrap Compost

at the

Malden Public Library
Saturday 5/28
2-3 PM

Register Online or call (781) 324-0218

Introduction to Genealogy

Interested in getting into genealogy but don’t know where to start? The Malden Public Library will be hosting Seema Kenney from the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, she will present a 90-minute workshop geared toward beginners. The event is free of charge and will take place on Monday, June 6th at 6:30PM. Register today with the link below or call the library at (781) 324-0218.

 

About our presenter: Seema Kenney. A wife, mother of 3, and entrepreneur, Seema is an experienced software instructor and a professional genealogist. Based on over 20 years of research, her known roots are deep in New England as well as England, Germany, & Sweden with DNA adding a line in The Netherlands. She has a certificate in Genealogical Research from BU, completed ProGen and is an active member of several societies and part of the NERGC planning committee. Seema is also certified as a Guided Autobiography Consultant and a Legacy Planner.

Photography & Video With Your Smart Device

 

Register Online or call (781) 324-0218

Photographer, documentarian, and naturalist Robert Michelson will be at the Malden Public Library leading ‘Digital Photography and Video Using Your Smart Device’ on Tuesday May 17th from 3-5 pm. In this workshop, participants will learn best practices in taking, editing, organizing photos and videos, and creating digital slide shows to post to social media.

 

Robert Michelson’s work has appeared in National Geographic, Natural History, and Field & Stream along with dozens of other national and regional publications. He has produced several award nominated and winning documentaries and short form videos. The NOAA presented Michelson with an Environmental Hero Award for life-long efforts in educating the public about the diversity of marine life found off the coast of new England. Mr. Michelson has a company called Photography by Michelson, Inc.

Bring your smart device with you!

Register Online or call (781) 324-0218

 

This program, sponsored by the Friends of the Malden Public Library, is free and open to the public.

Mayor Storytime, Thursday, May 26, 11 a.m.

Join Mayor Gary Christenson for a special storytime on Thursday, May 26, at 11 :00 a.m.  The Mayor will read aloud from some fun new picture books and be available to answer any questions that children might have about what a mayor does. This program is recommended for ages 3-5+. Preschool groups are welcome (just call the Children’s Room in advance).

 

Board Game Night for Adults! Wednesday, May 11th, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Adults are welcome to come to the Program Room for a night of friends & gaming as we bring out our collection of board games to play.

Join us on Wednesday, May 11th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, and play one of our many popular board games or bring your own to play! Gaming will commence from here on our on the second Wednesday of the month, so mark your calendars now!

Museum Pass Discount Program Available

Did you know that thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Malden Public Library, city residents can reserve discount passes to area attractions? Each week we will be highlighting one of the many amazing institutions your library card helps you access through our Museum Pass program!
For a full list of institutions and reservation information, visit our website or give us a call at 781-324-0218.

**Canceled** Art & Poetry Workshop **New Date TBA!**

Due to unforeseen circumstances for the artist, the program tonight has been canceled. Sorry for the inconvenience. We will reschedule this event, new date to be announced.  Check back to see what other programs the library has to offer in the future.

Join us Tuesday, April 26th at 4 pm for an Art & Poetry Workshop. Jerry Beck of the Revolving Museum invites people ages 6–90+ to create original art and poetry. The finished works will be shown on the Revolving Museum in the Summer of 2022.

Light refreshments will be served.

This program is available courtesy of The Malden Public Library and Malden Reads

**Canceled** Community is full of drama

 

The program tonight has been canceled.
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Check back to see what other programs the library has to offer in the future.

 

 


Register online or in person at the Library.

 

Learn how we can build a stronger community through theater.
Thursday April 28
7:00 PM
Malden Public Library – Program Room

 

This free hands on workshop will be teaching basic theater skills as a way to promote story sharing among Malden’s varied communities. It is offered to adults and teenagers 13+. People without and with theater experience are equally encouraged to participate. Folks who might be interested in story telling, theater, or maybe just a place to practice communicating after the last two years of Covid. This workshop is being led by instructors from Harvard’s American Repertory Theater.

Bring a city’s characters to life

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, is dedicated to creating a meaningful dialogue with our communities outside of our theaters. Our goal with these workshops is to create a stronger community by collaborating with our audiences and students. In collaboration with Malden Public Library, artists from the A.R.T.’s Education and Engagement Team will offer their craft and teaching to our community through a series of theatrical classes. The goal of these classes is to build a stronger community, and help individuals to tap on their own creative voice in relations with others.

 

Register online  or in person at the Library.

 

For more information contact:
Vahdat Yeganeh
American Repertory Theatre
vahdat_yeganeh@harvard.edu

Stephen Deloney
Malden Public Library
sdeloney@maldenpubliclibrary.org

TONIGHT: Movie Night: Wed., April 20th: 6-8pm

Movie Night is back and in-person! Join us on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 6:00-8:00pm in the Program Room.

A poignant story of love, laughter, and loss in one boy’s childhood, amid the music and social tumult of the late 1960s Belfast. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. Rated PG-13 (98 min.) (2021)

Reservations required. Space is limited to 20. Please call the Malden Public Library at 781-324-0218 to reserve your space. Movie times are approximate.