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!

Just in Time for Halloween!!

Want to read something spooky or paranormal, but don't have the time to commit to a 400 page novel that is part of a four book series and you know if you read one, you'll have to read them all? Well don't worry,

These Books Feature Short Stories Dealing with the Supernatural


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


March is Women's History Month. Check out this website for an interactive history lesson (it's fun, seriously).




NPR has ranked the 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels! Click below to find out if your favorites made the list!

For Parents

March is Women's History Month! Check out this website for interactive history your kids will love!


Follow the link below for a great list of websites from the American Library Association that are wonderful for children! Includes educational and fun sites:



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