Quick Reads

“Short Stories, Published as Standalone Reads” (Book Coasters) 

Teen Book & Writers Clubs


This month we're reading Audrey, Wait! by Robin Benway. If you've signed up for Teen Book Club, copies of the book are starting to come in, so stop by the Youth Services desk to pick yours up, then check it out at the front desk. If you haven't signed up and want to join, stop by the Youth Services Desk or email Rose at

Books vs. Movies

These young adult books are just a handful of the many have been made into movies. Which do you prefer? The book or the movie? If you've read the book and seen the movie, come in to the Melrose Park Public Library and let one of the Youth Services Librarians know which one you liked better. We'll give a free button!

Native American Heritage Month

Commemorate Native American Heritage Month this November by exploring Native American history and culture with the resources below. Divided into two parts, the first can be freely accessed on the Internet, while the second part is reserved for library cardholders. Under “Freely Accessible on the Internet,” you will find links to academic and government collections and online exhibits, spanning a wide-range of scope in space and time.

What to Read Next



Looking for suggestions on what to read next? Here is a link to lists of the Best of the Best, 2014 Award-Winning Young Adult books:



Just in Time for Halloween!!

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