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YA Book Club – Each Tuesday from 3-4 PM

Young Adults in the 6th through 12th grade are invited to the Malden Public Library to join our new Book Club. Join us on July 12th from 3:00 – 4:00 PM to kick off our inaugural meeting in the Program Room of the MPL.

We will have discussions of favorite books, watch book trailers, and talk about upcoming titles. No sign-up is required, but free copies of books, snacks and space is limited so make sure to come on time.

Firefighter Storytime – Thursday, 10:30 am, September 22, 2022

Young children are invited to join us for this special drop-in storytime program on Thursday, September 22, at 10:30 a.m. Malden Firefighter Bill Sullivan will read aloud a picture book and talk about fire safety and what firefighters do. No registration required. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Preschool groups are welcome, but please call 781-388-0803 in advance.

Board Game Night for Adults! Wednesday, September 14th, 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, September 14th from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, and play one of our many popular board games or bring your own to play! Board Game Night for Adults is the second Wednesday of the month, so mark your calendars now!

NASA @ My Library: Balloon Rockets Take&Make

Kids, Young Adults and Families are invited to sign up now for our take home experiment in partnership with NASA @ My Library: BALLOON ROCKETS! Learn all about propulsion from this small test and craft your own device to beat your own record.

Call the library at 781-324-0218 to reserve your take-home craft bag today, and come into the library at the Information Desk to pick it up. These are limited so please one per household, and make sure to reserve yours today!

ASL Storytime – Thursday, August 18, 10:30 a.m.

This signed story time will be led by ASL interpreter and teaching artist, Arlene Velleman. We will read a picture book, Arlene will interpret in ASL, and then Arlene will teach participants the signs for some of the key words from the story. A question-and-answer session will follow. All ages are welcome; this program is particularly appropriate for ages 4-6+.

To help folks practice some of the signs we’ll be learning, here are two videos:

Stanley’s Diner

Stanley the Mailman

This program is supported by a grant from the Malden Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.