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Cupcake Bouquet

Have fun with friends as we learn to make a flower cupcake bouquet. You will get to take your unique and delicious creation home with you! Saturday June 7th at 11am.  

 

 

 

11:00 am

Teen Book & Writers Club

Are you interested in joining a Teen Book Club and/or Teen Writers Club?!?

 

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!

Short Spooky Stories for Young Adults

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

 

Food for Fines

Pay your overdue fines with donations of nonperishable food items and toiletries at the Circulation Desk from November 17th through the 26th. Items can include boxed and/or canned foods, deodorant, toothpaste, paper towels, among other resources that will be donated to a local food pantry by the library.

Halloween Horror Read-Out

Here is your opportunity to ‘act-out’ in the library.

6:00 pm

Apple Festival

 

Explore the different varieties of apples with a presentation featuring taste tests, before selecting your favorite to make a gourmet caramel apple at the library. Each participant will be guided through the process of:

11:00 am

National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15

Celebrate the culture, history, and contributions of Hispanic Americans during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Starting in 1968, Hispanic heritage was first commemorated on a national scale as a weekly celebration. The celebration expanded to a month-long event with federal legislation (Public Law 100-402) on August 17, 1988. The month covers multiple significant dates for Latin American history: September 15 marking the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, September 16 for Mexico, and September 18 for Chile.

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