Services

Books

Books at Home

Unable to come to the library? Let the library come to you! The Books at Home service is for homebound patrons residing in Melrose Park's 60160 zip code. The library wants to help you continue the love of reading by delivering library materials to your home. If you or someone you know would be interested in this service please contact the Melrose Park Public Library for more information at 708-343-3391 x7485.

Borrow an eReader

Checkout our Kindles and Nooks preloaded with a selection of fiction, non-fiction, and classic titles. You can also checkout a Kobo eReader to use with Media On Demand.

Suggest a Title

Suggest a book that you would like to read.

One-on-One Computer Classes

The library offers free introductory classes to patrons on an individual basis. To sign up for a One-on-One Computer session, call the Reference Desk at 708.343.3391 x7485 or visit us in-person. Sessions are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays between 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Please schedule your appointment at least one week in advance.  Alternate times may be possible depending on staff availability. There are three lessons available: Introduction to Email, Basic Internet Searching, and introduction to Microsoft Word 2007.

Computers, Internet 

The Library provides free Internet access computer stations to Melrose Park Library patrons with a valid/good standing Melrose Park Library card. Non Melrose Park library card holders pay a fee for use the Internet access computer stations (excluding the express stations).

Microsoft Office applications are available on all the computers in the Adult Services and Youth Services Departments except for the Catalog computers.

Computers are available from the time the Library opens until 15 minutes before closing time; all sessions automatically end 15 minutes prior to closing.

Wi-Fi

The Library's WiFi network can be accessed from any wireless enabled device, however, the WiFi network does not provide the ability to print the library’s printers.

Office

PODs

The Melrose Park Public Library has three study/meeting rooms available for patron use. The PODs are free for patrons with a valid Melrose Park Library Card in good standing. For more information, visit POD Reservations

Copy, Print, and Fax

Faxing: Faxes are $1.00 per page.
Copies and Prints: Black & White prints and copies* are $.15 per page. Color prints $0.50.
*The self-service copy machine prints Black/White only.
Scanning: There is a self-service Scannx which scans BW or color documents into email, Google Drive, or USB. This service is free of charge.