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Patron Picks for 2014

As the year winds down to a close, (and the Melrose Park Public Library is undergoing renovations and closed for the remainder of the year), here is a list of the most popular titles amongst our patrons in 2014. The list has been compiled using circulation data, and limited to our patrons and items.

Hour of Code

With Computer Science Education Week this December (from December 8 to 14) use the following resources to start coding. Code.org uses this week to demystify and spread knowledge of computer science through their Hour of Code initiative, offering resources and tutorials for anyone to learn the basics.

Quick Reads

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

Closings this December

Stock up on all necessary items from the library by December 13thThe Melrose Park Public Library will be undergoing renovations and closed to the public from December 15 to January 4. We will resume with our regular hours on Monday, January 5, and be open the last Saturday of the month, January 31, 2015.

During this time:

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.

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