Join us as we show the 2007 movie based on Katherine Peterson's bestselling novel about the life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia and his friendship with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.
Celebrate the freedom to read with the Melrose Park Public Library as we show films based on banned or challenged books every day of the week from September 22 to September 26. Banned Books Week is a nationwide effort to draw attention to the harms of censorship. For more information on Banned Books Weeks and a complete listing of frequently challenged books, check out the American Library Association’s website.
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.
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.
Conquer basic Internet browsing, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and more with the help of your local library. The Melrose Park Public Library offers video guides and technology training designed to match your skills set. Contact the Adult Services Desk at (708) 649-7485 or in-person and ask to schedule a one-on-one class with our staff. Classes are available Monday thru Friday, and each session ranges from 30 to 45 minutes. Once you complete one course, you are welcome to come back for more. You don’t need to have a Melrose Park Public Library card for this service.