Library News


I SPY Banned Book! All ages

Posted on: September 6, 2016

I Spy Banned Books

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Ready! Set! Tech!

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Ready! Set! Tech!

Come have fun experimenting with our amazing new tech toys and gadgets! Come in and play with our Magformers, Snap Circuits, Cubelets, and more! Grades 2–6.                                                                   

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Second Annual Tea Party

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Finger sandwiches, cookies  and tea will be provided

 

 

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October Lanterns

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Turn an ordinary Mason Jar into a festive Halloween Lantern with paint and decorations. Just insert a candle to enjoy a spooktacular effect! If you have a jar, bring it with you, if not, we will provide you with one. All ages are welcome, children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday, October 15: 11am

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Banned Books Movie

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Enjoy a special movie that was based on banned book. We will have a few choices and vote for the winner. For all ages.                                                                            

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Stay and Play

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Participate in our lively and interactive weekly playtime for great fun with stories, music,

puzzles, and toys. For families with children 5 years old or younger.                                                     

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Make it @ Melrose

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Tweens come in to explore different kinds of     activities. Everything from sewing, cooking and other projects, have fun while learning new skills. Grades 4-8.                                                            

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Lego Club

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Calling all builders! The library will supply the LEGOs, you bring your imagination! Kids in grades K-6 are  invited to attend; kids ages 3-5 must attend with a parent.

 

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Coloring Craze

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Our Adult Coloring Club is so popular, we've added a family friendly edition! Spend some creative time at the library and join the coloring craze! We’ll supply all the  materials you will need to color some amazing drawings.

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Meals & Memories: A Collection of Melrose Park Recipes

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Sharing recipes is a wonderful tradition and we need yours! The Melrose Park Public Library is publishing a cookbook featuring the best recipes from our community. Please share your best recipes and memories. Your name will be printed with your recipe. You can return your recipe and memories to the library, send it via email to: recipes@MPPLibrary.org, or  submit your recipe online.

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Do you enjoy quick reads?

Posted on: July 27, 2016

If you like quick reads you may enjoy James Patterson's BookShots

If you're reading your way through our QuickReads collection, we are adding even more titles this year. James Patterson is releasing a series of books called BookShots. These books are intense, short reads that you can finish in one setting. You can expect all of the suspense, drama, and mystery of a full sized novel but in a much shorter package. Here are some of the titles available at the Melrose Park Library:

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ESL Conversation Cafe

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Practice English conversation, reading, and writing with the Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County. No need to register, Call (708) 848-8499 for more information.

¡Practica conversación, lectura y escritura en inglés! Los miércoles 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Sin necesidad de registrarse Favor llamar para confirmar el horario si lo desea (708) 848-8499.

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