Library News


Ravinia Tickets 2017

Posted on: May 24, 2017

The Melrose Park Public Library has free lawn passes to select Ravinia concerts. These passes will be distributed to patrons on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit or call the Adult Services Desk (708-649-7485) to request your tickets!

The following passes are available:

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Kid's Care

Posted on: April 27, 2017
Make a difference @ MPPL. We are beginning a collaborative project to transform your old plastic grocery bags into sleeping mats for those in need.
Registration Required. (Limit 25, MPPL card holders have first priority). Ages 8-17.
 
Mondays
6/12, 6/26, and 7/10: 10am - 11am
6/19, 7/3, and 7/17: 5pm - 6pm
 
 
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Summer Movie Spectacular

Posted on: April 27, 2017

Beat the heat while enjoying a special movie day with friends! Snacks will be provided.  
Registration Required. (Limit 25, MPPL card holders have first priority) 
Ages 7-17. Adults accompanying a child may attend.

Friday
7/14: from 2pm - 4pm

 

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Snakes and Snacks

Posted on: April 27, 2017

Learn all about remarkable reptiles! Snakes courtesy of the Trailside Museum, snacks provided by the MPPL. 
Registration Required. (Limit 25, MPPL card holders have first priority) All ages.

Friday
7/7: from 2pm - 3pm 

 

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Games Galore

Posted on: April 27, 2017
Play “Minute To Win It” style games with friends @MPPL during this Fabulous Friday. 
Registration Required. (Limit 25, MPPL card holders have first priority) All Ages.
 
Friday
6/30: 2pm - 3pm
 
 
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Community Health, Safety, & Awareness Day

Posted on: April 27, 2017

MPPL presents an amazing afternoon featuring food, fun, & info in our parking lot. Come to inspect police & fire department vehicles, talk to Homeland Security, have your blood pressure checked & more!
No registration required. All ages.

Friday
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4th Annual Salsa Contest

Posted on: April 25, 2017

Thursday, June 29th at 6:00pm (ADULTS ONLY)

Melrose Park Public Library will host the 4th annual Salsa Contest.  Enter your fabulous homemade salsa or come simply to sample, vote, and socialize. 

Contact the Adult Services department for registration and entry information. 

Ages 18+. Registration is required. (Limit 40)


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Tween Scene

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Tween Scene

Check out Melrose Park’s monthly rotating tween program, Tween Scene. May’s activity is Charades / Pictionary. Join in the hilarious antics. Not your jam? Let Youth Services know what you want in the coming months! Grades 4-8. Wednesday, May 24, 4-5pm. 

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Make It @ Melrose

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Make it @ Melrose

Join in our monthly makers program. In May, we’ll have green thumbs while making some adorable cat (or dog) planters. Don’t miss out! Grades 4-8. Wednesday, May 17:  4-5pm

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Coloring Craze

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Do you like to be creative? Then join us for some intense coloring! We’ll supply the coloring pages, pencils, markers, and crayons to complete all your artistic creations.  Registration Required. (Limit 25, MPPL card holders have first priority) Ages 5 and older.
Wednesday 
May 10: 4pm-5pm

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Ready! Set! Tech!

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Come have fun experimenting with our amazing new tech toys and gadgets! Come in and play with our Magformers, Snap Circuits, Cubelets, and more! 
Registration Required. (Limit 25, MPPL card holders have first priority) Grades 2-6.
Tuesday 
May 23: 4pm-5pm

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LEGO Club

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Calling all builders! The library will supply the LEGOs, you bring your imagination. 
Registration Required. (Limit 25, MPPL card holders have first priority) Ages 6-12 (ages 3-5 with caregiver) 

Tuesday

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