Book Sale!

Get those book shelves ready!

The date of our fall book sale is
Saturday, October 29th from 10 am- 4 pm.
Member-only preview is on Friday, October 28th, from 6-9 pm. You may join the Friends at the door.

Posted in Announcements, Events | Leave a comment

It’s Time to Renew Your Membership!

October is Membership Month here at the Friends of the Malden Public Library.

Watch the mail for your membership renewal letter.

If we don’t have your address but you would like to join, do one of the following:

1. Email us your mailing address and we will send the letter to you. friendsmpl@yahoo.com
2. Stop by the library and pick up a member form. You can fill it out and leave your payment with the librarians or mail it back to us.
3. Go to the homepage of our website friendsofmaldenlibrary.org and click on the “join or renew membership” link.

Thanks so much and we hope to hear from you soon!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Holiday Celebration and Concert Sunday, December 6, 2015, 2:00 PM

The members of the Historical Society, the Victorian Society of Malden and the Friends of the Library are once again sponsoring a free afternoon concert to celebrate the season. Join us for some wonderful entertainment and after the concert, enjoy some light refreshments with the members. This year’s concert will feature a program by The Italian Serenaders. The Italian Serenaders are a unique, diverse and versatile group of entertainers comprised of professional and gifted individuals mainly from the Merrimack Valley.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Annual Friends of the Malden Public Library Book and Bake Sale Oct. 23-25

The Friends of the Malden Public Library expanded annual book and bake sale will be Saturday, October 24th, 2015 from 10-4PM and Sunday October 25th from 12-3PM. The Friends-only preview will be Friday, October 23th from 6-9PM (numbers handed out at 3PM). New Friends may join on Friday night. Books, movies, music, baked goods and more will be for sale. Hardcovers $1, paperbacks $0.50, children’s books 5/$1 or $0.25. We have over 50,000 books on all subjects! Contact the Friends at friendsmpl@yahoo.com, http://www.friendsofmaldenlibrary.org or call the library at 781-324-0218.

Cupcake

Cupcake

Books

Stack of books

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Zinga Frozen Yogurt Malden is currently featuring the Friends of the Malden Public Library for the spare change jar! Come down and cool off with some yummy frozen yogurt and give the Friends your loose change!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Thanks to All Who Made the 2015 Wine Tasting a Success

The Friends of the Malden Public Library would like to thank attendees and supporters for an outstanding 13th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser.

300 participants gathered at the Malden Public Library Friday, May 8th to enjoy a wide selection of wines and hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants while supporting the library. The sold out event was held in the beautiful art galleries of the library and live piano music was provided by Ed Meradith.

The Friends would like to extend special thanks to M&M Liquors for their major contribution and support of this extremely successful event!

Area restaurants, grocers, corporations and individuals that generously donated food and beverages include All Seasons Table, Anthony’s Restaurant, Baba Supermarket, Chocolate Fountain by All-Tech Electric, Cornucopia Foods, DD’s Dressing, DiPietro’s, Dockside Restaurant, Dom’s Sausage, Dunkin’ Donuts, Ferry Street Food & Drink, Fu Loon, Hugh O’Neill’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, Joanne Hastings, Joti Palace, Margartia’s Mexican Restaurant, Patticakes Cakes and Pastries, Pearl Street Station, Pho 99, Ristorante Serena, Stop & Shop, Taste of India, Trader Joe’s, Wegmans and Whole Foods Market.

Florists that donated beautiful arrangements include Coco Blossoms, Martin’s Flower Shop, Walsh Florist, and Wildflower Designs.

A raffle was held for items or gift certificates from John Webster, Boda Borg Boston, Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox, Ferry Street Food & Drink, Il Casale Cucina Compana & Bar, Jack’s Ristorante, Jitters Cafe, John Brewer’s Tavern, Law Offices of John Parcellin,Margartia’s Mexican Restaurant, M&M Liquors, Nargelle Salon, New England Coffee Company, Not Your Average Joe’s, Pampered Chef Katie Courtney, Pisa Pizza, Prisco’s Pasta Market Cafe, Keri Pyke, Redbones BBQ, Ristorante Serena, Rowena Rosen & Mordecai Melnitsky, Salon 941, Sapphire Hair Salon, Seawitch Restauarnt, Texas Road House, Thomas Teahan Touch of Soul Productions, John Tramandozzi, Vogue Hair Salon, Wildflower Designs and Yoki Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar.

Additional funding was provided by BJ’s Wholesale Club, Law Offices of Jamie Gorton, Malden Republican City Commmittee and People’s United Bank. Special thanks go to All-Tech Electric, Craig Spadafora Councillor At Large, Malden High School Key Club, Malden Licensing Board, Mayor Gary Christenson, Minuteman Press of Malden and the Staff at the Malden Public Library.

The Friends of the Malden Public Library uses funds raised to support the library’s programs. Recently funded programs include book and audiovisual return bins, museum passes and summer reading list books. Thanks to everyone in the community and we hope to see everyone next year!

Aleda Freeman, Membership
The Friends of the Malden Public Library

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Annual Friends of the Malden Public Library Book and Bake Sale Oct. 24-26

The Friends of the Malden Public Library expanded annual book and bake sale will be Saturday, October 25th, 2014 from 10-4PM AND Sunday October 26th from 12-3PM. The Friends-only preview will be Friday, October 24th from 6-9PM (numbers handed out at 3PM). Books, movies, music, baked goods and more will be for sale. Hardcovers $1, paperbacks $0.50, children’s books 5/$1 or $0.25. We have over 40,000 books on all subjects! Contact the Friends at friendsmpl@yahoo.com or call the library at 781-324-0218.

Cupcake

Cupcake

Books

Stack of books

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Paper Shredding Fundraiser to Benefit the Friends of the Malden Public Library

Paper Shredding Fundraiser: Saturday, 9/20/14 from 9:00-12:00 at the DPW Yard, 356 Commercial St. $5 per paper bag of shredding. For more information email friendsmpl@yahoo.com or call (781) 324-0218 Shreaded_paper

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Thank you to all for a successful 2014 Wine Tasting!

The Friends of the Malden Public Library would like to thank attendees and supporters for an outstanding 12th Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser.

300 participants gathered at the Malden Public Library Friday, May 9th to enjoy a wide selection of wines and hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants while supporting the library. The sold out event was held in the beautiful art galleries of the library and live piano music was provided by Ed Meradith.

The Friends would like to extend special thanks to M&M Liquors for their major contribution and support of this extremely successful event!

Area restaurants, grocers, corporations and individuals that generously donated food and beverages include All Seasons Table, Anthony’s Restaurant, Baba Supermarket, Cabot Cheese Cooperative, Chocolate Fountain by All-Tech Electric, DiPietro’s, Dockside Restaurant, Dunkin’ Donuts, Fu Loon, Harbor Sweets Chocolate, Hugh O’Neill’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, Moe’s Cafe, Papa’s Bar & Grille, Patticakes Cakes and Pastries, Pearl Street Station, Pho 99, Polar Beverages, Ristorante Serena, Taste of India, Trader Joe’s, Two Paisan’s Pizzeria and Whole Foods Market.

Florists that donated beautiful arrangements include Martin’s Flower Shop, Walsh Florist, and Wildflower Designs.

A raffle was held for items or gift certificates from Absolutely Fabulous, Bobby C’s Ristorante, Boston Red Sox, Jack’s Ristorante, Jitters Cafe, JKA Auto and Truck Center, John Brewer’s Tavern, Keurig, Latin Beat Fitness Studio, Luva Hair and Day Spa, M&M Liquors, Mary Kay Cosmetics Lisa Assetta Porro, Moderno Salon, New England Coffee Company, Pampered Chef, Pisa Pizza, Prisco’s Pasta Market Cafe, Redbones, Ristorante Serena, Rowena Rosen & Mordecai Melnitsky, Shear Madness, Sun Kong, Texas Road House and Wildflower Designs.

Additional funding was provided by BJ’s Wholesale Club, CVS Pharmacy and People’s United Bank. Special thanks go to All-Tech Electric, Craig Spadafora Councillor At Large, Malden IT Dept., Malden Licensing Board, Mayor Gary Christenson, Minuteman Press of Malden and the Staff at the Malden Public Library.

The Friends of the Malden Public Library uses funds raised to support the library’s programs. Recently funded programs include book and audiovisual return bins, museum passes and summer reading list books. Thanks to everyone in the community and we hope to see everyone next year!

Aleda Freeman, Membership
The Friends of the Malden Public Library

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mary Sullivan Kelly memorial table in place at library

Donations in memory of Mary Sullivan Kelly have contributed to a lovely table in the library lobby. IMG_6315

IMG_6316

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment