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New Library Hours Coming Soon!

New  Melrose Park Public Library Hours beginning September 2, 2014:

Citizenship & Beyond

Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White recently announced that the Melrose Park Public Library was awarded a Fiscal Year 2014 "Another Opportunity for Back 2 Books" grant for the MPPL project titled Citizenship and Beyond. Grant funds will be used to purchase adult and juvenile titles in English, Spanish, and Polish to help immigrants achieve US Citizenship and get started as new Americans. All these materials are available in the new Everyday Life Collection at the Melrose Park Public Library.

 

Ravinia Tickets Available

Free Ravinia Tickets are now available for the following dates:

Ravinia  CSO Tickets 2014

Tuesday, July 8 :  CSO/Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway  (2)

Thursday, July 10: CSO/New World Symphony  (2)

Friday, July 11: CSO/Classics Go to the Movies  (2)

Wednesday, July 16: CSO/Midori and Susanna Malkki  (4)

Thursday, July 24: CSO/All Beethoven Evening  (4)

Free Tax Counseling for the Elderly

Appointments may be made starting January 27, 2014.

Have you had your taxes completed? If not, RSVP to set-up an appointment.

Tax returns will be prepared at the following locations:
Triton College
Elmwood Park Senior Center
Melrose Park Public Library
Proviso Township Office
Norridge Senior Assistance Center
Leyden Township Senior Center

For information or an appointment, call:

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3895

Learn a new language for free through the Melrose Park Library!

Learning a new language with Mango Languages is free for all library patrons, and offers a fast and convenient solution for our community’s increasing language-learning needs. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application that integrates components of vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture.

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