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National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15-October 15

Celebrate the culture, history, and contributions of Hispanic Americans during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Starting in 1968, Hispanic heritage was first commemorated on a national scale as a weekly celebration. The celebration expanded to a month-long event with federal legislation (Public Law 100-402) on August 17, 1988. The month covers multiple significant dates for Latin American history: September 15 marking the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, September 16 for Mexico, and September 18 for Chile.

Scrapbooking & Papercrafts

Come and enjoy a morning of Scrapbooking with Nora at the Melrose Park Public Library. Discover different techniques in scrapbooking as we work on simple to elaborate page layouts and explore print and electronic resources provided by the library.

 

11:00 am

You are never too old to learn @ your library:

                          

With the help of our staff, Consuelo has been able to conquer basic computer skills and use these skills to further explore electronic resources provided by the Melrose Park Public Library. Starting with the basics, Consuelo learned computer operating skills such as how to use a mouse and typing. Using these skills, she started her first email account at the library. Currently, she is using our electronic resource, Mango Languages, to better her English-language skills. MPPL provides an array of resources to further your computer skills and make you self-sufficient in adult learning.

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Mock Naturalization Interviews

Mock Naturalization Interviews:
11:00 am

In-Library iPad Checkout

Check out one of our two new iPads for in-library use from the Adult Services Desk for Internet access and to access numerous online resources provided by the library. The iPads are easy to navigate and make it easier to view content. Sit and use comfortably from anywhere in the library for two hours of uninterrupted screen time.

Rules and Regulations:

  • Patrons must be Melrose Park Public Library cardholders, 14 years or older

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Empezando en September 2, 2014:

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.

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.

 

12:00 pm

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. 

 

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