New Library Hours Coming Soon!

New  Melrose Park Public Library Hours beginning September 2, 2014:

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.

Lectura de Verano para adultos

Horario: 9 de junio a 18 de julio

Agencia de viaje: MPPL

Guías Turísticos en el escritorio de servicios para adultos.

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.


Apps at the Melrose Park Library

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

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

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.


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


Monday - Thursday: 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Holiday Closings

23 diciembre hasta 1 enero 2014

La biblioteca va conseguir un piso nuevo para el Año Nuevo!


Pida su libro antes del 13 de diciembre.

A partir del 13 no será capaz de pedir nuevos libros.


Recoge artículos solicitados antes de 19 de diciembre.

Si su artículo no está aquí cuando cerramos, no se preocupe, usted será capaz de recogerlo en el año nuevo.

Alimentos para multas

16 diciembre al 21 diciembre

Pague sus multas atrasadas con donaciones de alimentos. Artículos no abiertos o expirados.

Done un artículo por cada $ 1.00 de multa adeudada.

* No se aplica a las facturas, honorarios o multas manuales. *

Algunas sugerencias:

• Los alimentos en caja

• Los alimentos enlatados

• Papel higiénico

• Toallas de papel

• Toallas/ Pañuelos faciales

• Champú para cabello

• Pasta dental

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