Library News


Community Health Fair

April 18, 2016

Representatives from Westlake Hospital will provide health information and a number of Free Health Screenings at the Melrose Park Public Library.

Free Screenings Include:

  • Blood Pressure check-ups
  • Glucose
  • Cholesterol
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Bone Density
  • Body Mass Index
  • West Cook YMCA info

Saturday, May 14th 2016
10:00am – 1:00pm

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"5 de mayo" - Decorations

April 18, 2016

We will be making home decorations just in time for the festivities. These beautiful flags can tell your story, let us show you how.

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Tween Book Club

April 15, 2016

We will be discussing Nightmares by Jason Segel

Abstract from Swan:  Twelve-year-old Charlie and his friends must stopnightmares from taking over their town before it's too late. 

 

Come and join the new tween club! We’ll choose some amazing books to read, rate our favorites, and have great fun talking all about them. Snacks will be provided! Grades 4-6.

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Teen Book Club

April 15, 2016

We will be discussing the Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold  Per Swan summary: This is the tale of family, memory, love, and living told by 14-year-old Susie Salmon, who is already in heaven. Through the voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and builds out of her family's grief a hopeful and joyful story.

Do you like to read and talk about books? Join us! The club will  meet the 4th Tuesday of each month to discuss the selected book. Snacks will be provided! Grades 7-12. 

 

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Ready! Set! Tech!

April 15, 2016

Join our monthly club and have fun experimenting with our new tech toys and gadgets! Grades 2-5

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Family Movie Night

April 15, 2016

Spend an exciting evening at the library with your family and friends, watching a special movie and  enjoying some snacks! For all ages.

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Arts and Crafts

April 15, 2016

It's 5 (cinco) de Mayo!  we will be crafty and create a niffty item for mothers day with a twist of mexican culture.

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Arts and Crafts

April 15, 2016

Its earth Day! We will be planting beans or sprigs of snow flowers today. Join us and get your little hands dirty

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Lego Club

April 15, 2016

Calling all builders! The library will supply the Legos, you bring your imagination! Kids in grades K-6 are invited to attend; kids ages 5 and under must attend with a parent.

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Stay and Play

April 15, 2016

Participate in our lively and interactive weekly playtime for great fun with stories, music, puzzles and toys. For families with children 5 years old or younger.

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Operation Care Package

April 6, 2016

Proviso Public Partnership joined Operation Care Package to send care packages to troops stationed overseas. Melrose Park Library is now a collection point for donations. Please bring suggested items to the library before April 29, 2016.

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Kiddieland Limited Party

March 23, 2016

ALL ABOARD! The Kiddieland Limited Party is from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. 

There will be cotton candy, popcorn, and sno-cones served from 5:30pm - 6:30pm.

Share old memories and make some new ones.

Toot the train whistle and take your photo in the engineers cab!

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