Borrowing Items

Get a Library Card Want to apply to get a library card at the Malden Public Library? Great! It’s easy to do and very rewarding plus its FREE (if you’re a Massachusetts resident or you work in Malden ). Just follow the registrations steps below to apply to get your new library card. Please remember that Library […]

Rotating Art Exhibit

Monthly Rotating Art Display In December 2017, the Library Board of Trustees approved an Art Exhibit Policy, creating a Rotating Art Display Committee to receive and select proposals for Gallery exhibits.   Hallway                                               Display […]

Ask a Librarian

When you’re in the library, make sure you ask a librarian for help! We’re happy to help you use the catalog, find material, order books from another library or search for articles. If one is not available or you would like to email the question please use the form below to “Ask a Librarian”.

Book Groups

The Malden Public Library hosts a monthly book discussion, meeting usually on the fourth Thursday of the month from 7 – 8pm.  The group decides what we read; a list of titles is sent out a month in advance and based on the feedback and availability, we decide the next title.  Everyone is welcome to […]

Computers & Wi-Fi

Internet Use Overview The Malden Public Library shall serve as an informational, educational, cultural and recreational resource for all patrons through its collection of books, magazines, audio-visual and technology services which are administered by the staff. The Internet is an integral part of the resources available to assist library patrons in finding the resources they […]

Museum Passes

The Malden Public Library offers free or discounted museum passes for Malden residents. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Due to the pandemic, many museums and institutions have changed their procedures for entry. Please visit the institutions’ websites linked below for more information. Pass procedures vary; please read the pass information on the pass reservation page for how to […]

English as a Second Language

ESL Materials The Malden Public Library offers a wide range of materials to help English language learners including books, audio CDs, DVDs, and digital media such as Mango languages The ESL collection is located on the main floor, near the Reference collection. Topics of interest in the collection include vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, writing skills, TOEFL, dictionaries, […]

Job Help

Helpful Resources for Job Searching and Training City of Malden Jobs: Employment opportunities offered by the City of Malden. Cypress Resume Builder: Cypress is a free online resume builder that you can access with your library card that can help you quickly create a professional, formatted resume. JobGet: JobGet is an app partnered with the […]

Meeting Rooms

Public Programs The Malden Public Library offers a wide range of programs each week to the public, a number of which are organized by non-profit organizations. If you would like to inquire about holding your public program at the Library, please refer to the policies and procedures below and contact Judy at 781-324-0218. Room Rental Policy […]

Suggest a Purchase

We appreciate all purchase suggestions, but may not be able to add all of them. Please limit suggestions to 5 per week. Thanks!

Writing Groups

Thursday Night Creative Writing Group The Malden Public Library Creative Writing Group:  The Malden Writers’ Collaborative If you are interested in joining for the 2022-2023 season, you must attend the introductory/information meeting on Thursday, September 29, 2022, from 7pm-8pm at the Malden Public Library’s Multi-Purpose Room. Please contact group facilitator, Christopher Hickey, at for more information. Meets […]

Library of Things

The Malden Public Library is pleased to offer our “Library of Things.” Items from the Library of Things are available to loan to adult Malden residents with a library card in good standing. Each item can go out for two weeks at a time, and cannot be renewed. Patrons can borrow a maximum of two […]