Library Blog

Food for Fines

Pay your overdue fines with donations of nonperishable food items and toiletries at the Circulation Desk from November 16th through the 25th. Items can include boxed and/or canned foods, deodorant, toothpaste, paper towels, among other resources that will be donated to a local food pantry by the library.

International Games Day

Looking for a place to hang out and have fun with your friends or family?  Read, learn, and play during International Games Day @ your library. On Saturday, November 21st, join us in celebrating the educational, recreational, and social value of video and board games. We'll have activities for all ages including:

ESL Study Group

Practice English conversation, reading, and writing with the Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County. Please call (708) 848-8499 to register.

Popular Series

Looking at recent New York Times Best-Sellers, you will find that some of the most popular titles are part of on-going series. Want to learn more about a certain character or look back at previous titles in a series? Here is a list of four popular series and the books they contain.

Youth Services Renovation

We’re sprucing up the Youth Services Room! In order to accomplish this renovation project, the Youth Services Room will be closed to the public from November 1-January 18 and the entire library will be closed from December 14-January 3.  While the Youth Services collection at the Melrose Park Public Library will not be available for browsing or check-out, staff will continue providing you with assistance in other areas of the library.

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