Teens

Teen Book & Writers Club

Are you interested in joining a Teen Book Club and/or Teen Writers Club?!?

 

The Melrose Park Public Library will be starting a Teen Book Club soon! Please email Rose at laroccor@mpplibrary.org if you're interested in participating in the book club and/or the writers club!

Books vs. Movies

These young adult books are just a handful of the many have been made into movies. Which do you prefer? The book or the movie? If you've read the book and seen the movie, come in to the Melrose Park Public Library and let one of the Youth Services Librarians know which one you liked better. We'll give a free button!

Short Spooky Stories for Young Adults

Just in Time for Halloween!!

Want to read something spooky or paranormal, but don't have the time to commit to a 400 page novel that is part of a four book series and you know if you read one, you'll have to read them all? Well don't worry,

These Books Feature Short Stories Dealing with the Supernatural

 

International Games Day

Join us on Saturday, November 15th from 10:00am-1:30pm for International Games Day @your library. We will provide the games, prizes, and snacks. Test your skills while you play classic and modern board games, video games, or participate in Musical Bingo. Feel free to bring your own games and don’t forget to invite your friends!

10:00 am

Apple Festival

 

Explore the different varieties of apples with a presentation featuring taste tests, before selecting your favorite to make a gourmet caramel apple at the library. Each participant will be guided through the process of:

11:00 am

Banned Books Week: From Here to Eternity

Watch the 1953 film based on James Jones' novel about a private cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love. Set against the backdrop of WWII Hawaii, with actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Refreshments served.

9:30 am

Banned Books Week: Lord of the Flies

Watch the 1990 film based on William Golding's classic novel about schoolboys marooned on a tropical island who revert to primitive savagery.

1:30 pm

Banned Books Week: The Great Gatsby

Watch the 2013 film based on Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel about Jay Gatsby. Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back. Refreshments provided.

5:00 pm

Química Loca

La Alianza de Ciencias va a presentar algunas demonstraciones divvertidas para mostrarle la locura de la química. Los niños pueden participar en los experimentos tambien!

Registración es gratis! Por favor visite la biblioteca o llame (708) 649-7485 para registrarse!

 

20 de junio 2pm - 3pm

 

 

2:00 pm
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