Library News


Tween Book Club

Posted on: May 12, 2016

We are reading Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Abstract:  From Swan Catalog

Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunting and fear of his classmates as he struggles to be seen as just another student.
 
 
Join us on June 29th for some snacks, crafts and lots of fun.
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MPPL Book Sale

Posted on: May 4, 2016

The MPPL Book Sale is Back! The sale will run from Monday, May 9- Friday, May 27 during regular library hours.  All books are priced at 25₵ each. Bags of books may be purchased for $4.00.

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Community Health Fair

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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!

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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

Posted on: 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 Letter C

Posted on: 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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