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Tax Counseling for the Elderly

Free Tax Counseling for the Elderly

Appointments may be made starting January 26, 2015.

Have you had your taxes completed? If not, RSVP to set-up an appointment.

Tax returns will be prepared at the following locations:
Triton College
Elmwood Park Senior Center
Melrose Park Public Library
Proviso Township Office
Norridge Senior Assistance Center
Leyden Township Senior Center

For information or an appointment, call:

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3895

 

 

Cupcake Bouquet

Have fun with friends as we learn to make a flower cupcake bouquet. You will get to take your unique and delicious creation home with you! Saturday June 7th at 11am.  

 

 

 

African American History

Creating an all-inclusive resource guide for African American history is difficult due to the wide-scope and vast amount of resources available in this subject area. The following resources barely scratch the surface. Organized chronologically, the guide is designed to get you to explore the topics and lead to further inquiries.

Tax Counseling for the Elderly

Free Tax Counseling for the Elderly

Appointments may be made starting January 26, 2015.

Have you had your taxes completed? If not, RSVP to set-up an appointment.

Tax returns will be prepared at the following locations:
Triton College
Elmwood Park Senior Center
Melrose Park Public Library
Proviso Township Office
Norridge Senior Assistance Center
Leyden Township Senior Center

For information or an appointment, call:

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3895

 

 

Cozy Comfort Foods

Chef Michael Maddox returns to the Melrose Park Public Library with an all new cooking and tasting demonstration. Three Cozy comfort classics will be prepared and all participants are invited to stay and sample the goodies.  Join us to prepare, taste, and enjoy!

Julia Child Style "Coq au Vin"

Winter Squash & Thyme Soup

Three Cheese and Portobello Risotto

ESL Study Group

ESL Study Group

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

Creative Corner

Start a crafty project at the library, or bring one in to finish. Work together with friends or individually in the areas of sewing/quilting, needlework, papercrafts, painting, and more. The corner will be set-up the first Saturday of each month. For months the library is closed on the first Saturday, the Creative Corner will be held on the third Saturday.

Patron Picks for 2014

As the year winds down to a close, (and the Melrose Park Public Library is undergoing renovations and closed for the remainder of the year), here is a list of the most popular titles amongst our patrons in 2014. The list has been compiled using circulation data, and limited to our patrons and items.

Hour of Code

With Computer Science Education Week this December (from December 8 to 14) use the following resources to start coding. Code.org uses this week to demystify and spread knowledge of computer science through their Hour of Code initiative, offering resources and tutorials for anyone to learn the basics.

Quick Reads

“Short Stories, Published as Standalone Reads” (Book Coasters) 

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