Citizenship & Beyond


Posted on June 11, 2014

Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White recently announced that the Melrose Park Public Library was awarded a Fiscal Year 2014 "Another Opportunity for Back 2 Books" grant for the MPPL project titled Citizenship and Beyond. Grant funds will be used to purchase adult and juvenile titles in English, Spanish, and Polish to help immigrants achieve US Citizenship and get started as new Americans. All these materials are available in the new Everyday Life Collection at the Melrose Park Public Library.

 


Apps at the Melrose Park Library


Posted on May 7, 2014

Take the library with you where ever you go with these apps free to use with your Melrose Park Library card.

 


Download Music and Stream Movies with Freegal


Posted on May 7, 2014

What is Freegal?

Freegal is a free and legal way to download music and stream movies courtesy of your library.

Freegal offers access to about 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. 

 


Computer Resource Center is open


Posted on April 9, 2014

The Resource Center has moved from Winston Plaza to the Melrose Park Public Library. The Center offers PC’s equipped with Microsoft Office Suite software including Word and Excel. Computer usage is free for all Melrose Park residents on a first come first serve basis. There is a nominal charge for any printing or faxing. The Resource Center is handicapped accessible.

Location

Melrose Park Public Library, 801 N 19th Avenue
There is a separate entrance on south side of building.


Triton College Information Booth


Posted on April 7, 2014

Representatives from Triton College will be at the library to answer your questions about their programs, career services, and more. Drop in on the scheduled Mondays between 4-6pm.

April 7th, 21st

May 5th, 19th

4:00pm-6:00pm


Pajama Storytime


Posted on February 21, 2014

Bring your family to the library for a quiet storytime just befor bed! Families with children ages 0-7 are invted to come to the library in their pajamas to here some stories, rhymes, and songs.


Afternoon Storytime


Posted on February 21, 2014

Families with children ages 3-7 are invited to come to the library once a month for some after school fun! We will hear some great stories, rhymes, songs, and make a special craft to take home.


Teen Book Club


Posted on February 21, 2014

Talking books and hanging out with friends - what could be better? Every month, teens meet to discuss a chosen book. For more information, talk to Donna.


Morning Storytime


Posted on February 21, 2014

Join us once a month for songs, rhymes, and lots of great books in our storytimes! All families with children 5 years old or younger are invited to attend.


Dr. Seuss on the Loose!


Posted on February 21, 2014

If you love all those wacky Dr. Seuss books, this is the program for you! Join us for amazing activities, crafts, and some snacks. For kids in grades K-6th.


I Spy Seuss!


Posted on February 21, 2014

Come to the library for our giant game of "I Spy!" Pick up a worksheet at the Youth Services desk and spy the different Dr. Seuss items all over our department. Once you finish your sheet, turn it in for a small prize! For all ages. (Beginning after 1:00 p.m.)


Lego Club


Posted on February 21, 2014

Join us this month for our Lego Club with a Dr. Seuss twist!