Events List

Song & Rhyme Time

May 21, 2024 10:00 am - 10:45 am MPL Children's Room

This program features songs, nursery rhymes, and a simple picture book for infants and young children. A fun way to enrich your child's literacy! Recommended for ages 6 months to 4 years.

Malden Office of Housing Stability

May 22, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free Legal Assistance. Meet with an attorney to discuss housing concerns, eviction, financial assistance, affordable housing, etc. Call 781-322-9119 ext. 146 or email <a href=""><u></u></a> with questions.

ESL/English Language Learners Conversation

May 22, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Program Room

Join us every Wednesday from 1:00-2:00pm for English Conversation for ESL/English Language Learners in person in the Program Room (2nd Floor) of the Malden Public Library. No registration required.<br><br><u></u><u></u><u></u>

Converse Galleries - Open Gallery Hours

May 22, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Call for reservation, limit 10 per tour

Local History

May 22, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kandinsky Circle Art

May 22, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm MPL Program Room

Using markers and canvas boards, participants will create their own colorful versions of Kandinsky's concentric circles painting. Appropriate for ages 7-11.

(canceled) Chess for Kids

May 22, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Program Room, Malden Public Library

Children in grades K-5 who would like to learn how to play chess or improve their beginner game are invited to the Program Room at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesdays for this weekly Chess for Kids instruction program.

Malden Reads: Storytelling Through Books and Dance

May 22, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

<span dir="auto">Please join us Wednesday, May 22nd at the library for a very special presentation from Abilities Dance Boston. <br>We will start at 7:00 PM with light snacks and viewing Monkeyhouse short films. At 7:30 PM we'll have a discussion and video presentation led by Abilities Dance Boston on their “Banned Books Ballet” featuring dancers with disabilities. <br><br>Welcome remarks from Cassandre Charles from Monkeyhouse <br>Discussion led by Ellice Patterson of Abilities Dance Boston<br><br>All are welcome, please join us!</span>

Preschool Storytime

May 23, 2024 10:30 am - 11:30 am MPL Children's Room

Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for children, ages 3 and up. Drop-in (no sign up required). Regular attendance is encouraged.
PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate preschool groups for the craft portion of this program.

Tech Help Drop-In

May 23, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Malden Public Library, 36 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148, USA

Assistance will be on a first come, first served basis. Please bring your device, logins, and passwords.

YA Craft: Mini Painting

May 23, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

May Book Discussion

May 23, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

<p>Our monthly book discussion usually meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 7pm.  Everyone is welcome and registration is encouraged.  </p><p>The title for May is <strong><b>Olga Dies Dreaming</b></strong> by Xochitl Gonzalez.  Copies of the book are available at the Information Desk, and on Libby.  </p><p>To register : <a href="">May Book Discussion</a></p>

Arabic Stories & Songs

May 24, 2024 11:00 am - 11:30 am MPL Children's Room

Iqraa Program - Arabic Stories & Songs for young children and their caregivers. No registration necessary.

Craft Time with Panda

May 25, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am MPL Children's Room

Join Panda for craft time. Recommended for 3-5+

Rockabye Beats with Shon Gordon

May 25, 2024 11:00 am - 11:45 am MPL Children's Room

Sing, dance, and get a little loco! <a href="; target="_blank"><u>Rockabye Beats</u></a> is more than just an entertaining music program for young children—it’s a place where friends are made and families grow closer by creating music together! Join us for some musical fun as Berklee-graduate Shon Gordon plays his guitar while subliminally teaching basic Spanish vocabulary. Appropriate for ages 2-6+.<br><br>This program, presented in coordination with the North Suburban Child & Family Resource Network, is supported by a grant from the Malden Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

Library Closed

May 27, 2024 12:00 am - 12:00 am