Library News


Teen Book Club

Posted on: April 15, 2016

We will be discussing the Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold  Per Swan summary: This is the tale of family, memory, love, and living told by 14-year-old Susie Salmon, who is already in heaven. Through the voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and builds out of her family's grief a hopeful and joyful story.

Do you like to read and talk about books? Join us! The club will  meet the 4th Tuesday of each month to discuss the selected book. Snacks will be provided! Grades 7-12. 

 

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Ready! Set! Tech!

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Join our monthly club and have fun experimenting with our new tech toys and gadgets! Grades 2-5

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Family Movie Night

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Spend an exciting evening at the library with your family and friends, watching a special movie and  enjoying some snacks! For all ages.

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Arts and Crafts

Posted on: April 15, 2016

It's 5 (cinco) de Mayo!  we will be crafty and create a niffty item for mothers day with a twist of mexican culture.

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Arts and Crafts

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Its earth Day! We will be planting beans or sprigs of snow flowers today. Join us and get your little hands dirty

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Lego Club

Posted on: April 15, 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 5 and under must attend with a parent.

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Stay and Play Letter C

Posted on: April 15, 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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Operation Care Package

Posted on: April 6, 2016

Proviso Public Partnership joined Operation Care Package to send care packages and letters to troops stationed overseas. Melrose Park Library is now a collection point for donations. Please bring suggested items to the  library before May 31, 2016. While you're at the library, take the time to drop a line to one of our servicemen.

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Kiddieland Limited Party

Posted on: March 23, 2016

ALL ABOARD! The Kiddieland Limited Party is from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. 

There will be cotton candy, popcorn, and sno-cones served from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.

Share old memories and make some new ones.

Toot the train whistle and take your photo in the engineers cab!

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Tween Book Club

Posted on: March 10, 2016

Come and join the new tween club! We’ll choose some amazing books to read, rate our favorites, and have great fun talking all about them. Snacks will be provided! Grades 4-6.

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Third Time's a Charm

Posted on: March 3, 2016

We are excitedly looking forward to the conclusion of several fantastic trilogies this year.  If you haven't read the first two books in each series, then this is the perfect time to catch up!

 

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Adult Coloring Club

Posted on: February 29, 2016

We're looking forward to our next Adult Coloring Club meeting on Wednesday, April 26th!

Are you curious about the popular Adult Coloring trend taking place at homes, coffeehouses, bookstores, and libraries throughout the nation? Now you can come to Melrose Park Library to sit down, relax,and color. We'll have plenty of coloring pages,pencils, and encouragement to help you unleash your creativity.

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