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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.

Horror Books & Films

Many classic horror films are inspired by books. The following list contains brief summaries for some of the great horror stories with the films they inspired listed right underneath. Click on the title to locate the item, or find the title through Media on Demand.

Hispanic American Fiction & Nonfiction

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) by borrowing the following books from our library. The booklist contains both popular and classic fiction titles, along with nonfiction pertaining to Latin American cooking, biographies, and an overview of America's Hispanic past. 

Banned Books Week: September 27 to October 3, 2015

According to the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, over 5,099 books were challenged in the past decade.

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