Library News Blog

Dream Interpretation Workshop

February 24, 2012


Dream Interpretation Workshop

Dreams are the language of the Inner Life

Discover what your dreams are trying to tell you. Join us as Spiritual Coach Saren O’Hara presents a Dream Interpretation Workshop at the Melrose Park Public Library on Wednesday, March 14 at 7pm. Call or email the Reference Desk to register for this free program at 708.649.7485.






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Understanding Medicare Basics 2012

January 18, 2012

Understanding MedicareLearn what you need to know about "Understanding Medicare Basics: 2012.

Join us on Tuesday evening for a presentation led by a representative from BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois.

Topics of discussion include:

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"That Sweepstakes Gal"

January 18, 2012

Cindy Sykora, who has won dozens of sweepstakes and prizes, will share her tips and tricks on Saturday, June 23: 11am, at the Melrose Park Public Library. Please call the Reference Desk (708-343-3391 x2) for reservations. All audience members will be eligible to win Bakers Square Gift Cards in our own Mini-Sweepstakes!

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Valentine's Day Family Craft

December 28, 2011


Valentines Day Family CraftWe are hosting another  family-friendly craft just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Drop by the library any time between 11am and 12:30 on Saturday, February  11th  to paint a Ceramic Heart Ornament, decorate a Heart Frame, or make a Valentine’s Day Card Using the art of Kirigami. Kirigami is a variation of Origami that includes cutting the paper.

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Learning Express with Job & Career Accelerator

December 7, 2011

Melrose Park library cardholders now have access to two great resources for job-seekers and life-long learners of every type.

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Show your card, Save at Dress Barn

September 19, 2011

Show your valid Melrose Park Library card at the Dress Barn in Winston Plaza and get 15% off your purchase.

Offer applies to this location only and may not be combined with other discounts or coupons.



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Downloadable Audiobooks, eBooks, Music and Video

June 3, 2011

Media On DemandWe now offer downloadable audiobooks, eBooks, music and video via Media on Demand.

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One World, Many Stories

May 27, 2011

For Children Ages 3 Through 5th Grade

One World Many Stories

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Melrose Park: Images of America Book

May 10, 2011

Originally founded by German immigrants, followed by successive waves of Lithuanians, Italians, and Hispanics, Melrose Park has undergone a series of transformations since its incorporation in 1882. Close proximity to Chicago and the coming of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad ensured that Melrose Park became a center for manufacturing and heavy industry. Major companies including Benjamin Moore, International Harvester, and the National Malleable Castings Company built plants here, and the town was also known as the headquarters for Polk Brothers.

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