Library Lawn Sign Giveaway

Celebrate our new hours with a lawn sign from your library. 


Summer Reading Party!

Join the fun and celebrate our Summer Reading Program!

Friday, August 1st  from 12 p.m.— 2 p.m.

Location: Melrose Park Village Hall at 1000 N. 25th Avenue

Participants pick up your tickets at the Youth Services Desk!

Food! Games! Raffle! Prizes! Homemade Salsa Contest!





Fin de Verano Fiesta de Lectura

Se invita a todos los participantes del Programa de Lectura de Verano y sus familias para celebrar otro gran verano de lectura por asistir a nuestra Fiesta lectura de verano! 

La fiesta contará con comida, entretenimiento, juegos y premios! Los sorteos de los premios de lectura de verano se llevará a cabo, pero los ganadores no tienen que estar presentes.


New Online Resources

Melrose Park Public Library has four new additions to our database collection to meet your research needs! Check out these resources below or through the Online Resources tab on our website. For more information, you can contact the Adult Services Department or visit the EBSCO Support Site. 


Salsa Contest

What: The Melrose Park Public Library will be holding our first ever Salsa Contest at the End of the Summer Reading Party. Contest winners may win a $25 gift certificate to Carnitas Don Alfredo to be used at any of their three locations.

End of Summer Reading Party

​All Summer Reading Program participants and thier families are invited to help celebrate another great summer of reading by attending our Summer Reading Party! The part features food, entertainment, games, salsa contest, and prizes! The raffle tickets for the summer reading program will be drawn. The event will be held at the Village Civic Center, 1000 North 25th Street in Melrose Park.


Citizenship & Beyond

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.


A World Gone Mad: World War I & World War II

With 2014 marking the 100th anniversary of World War I, take this opportunity to learn more about the precipitating events that started both World War I and II by attending a special presentation by Historian Jim Gibbons on Tuesday, August 19th at 2:00pm.

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