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The Girl on the Train & Other Suggested Readings

Can’t get to a copy of the New York Times Best-Seller, The Girl on the Train, fast enough, or need to indulge in another psychological thriller? Here is a list of read-alikes available from our library.

New library app!

You can now use the BookMyne app to access our library catalog on the go! Search our catalog, place holds, manage your library account, and download electronic resources through your mobile devices. Accessible in English, Arabic, French, German, and Spanish languages.

Step-by-step instructions:

Cinco de Mayo Art Contest

This April, we asked what Cinco de Mayo means to you. In response, the following seven images were submitted, each symbolizing an aspect of Mexican-American heritage. 

 

Changes in Loan Policy

Beginning May 1st, the Melrose Park Public Library will be loaning videos for a three-week period, regardless of format or content. You can  check-out DVDs or blu-rays, feature films or documentaries, new and old for 21 days from our library!!! Choose from our extensive collection, or request an item from another library. 

Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month, and what better way to commemorate this feat than by reading books relating women's struggles and achievements. The following slideshow outlines the diversity in women's experiences over the past three hundred years, from the colonial era to modern times, with works on an array of individuals including Rosa Parks, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, flappers, World War II factory works, and nuns. 

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