Library News


New Library Catalog

Posted on: February 4, 2015
We've switched to a brand new online catalog.

Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve your catalog experience. As you may have noticed, some services are experiencing intermittent issues as we continue to optimize the new system. Be assured that librarians and IT professionals are working diligently to correct any issues that arise. Feel free to let us know when you experience a problem. Please contact us for the most up-to-date catalog access news or to discuss your library account. We greatly appreciate the patience of our patrons during this time of transition, and apologize for any inconvenience that you may experience.


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African American History

Posted on: January 28, 2015

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.

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Cozy Comfort Foods

Posted on: January 6, 2015

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

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ESL Study Group

Posted on: January 5, 2015

ESL Study Group

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

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Patron Picks for 2014

Posted on: December 18, 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.

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Hour of Code

Posted on: November 26, 2014

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.

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Game On @your library

Posted on: November 13, 2014

The next Game On will be on September 10th at 11:00am 

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Quick Reads

Posted on: November 13, 2014

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

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment @ the MPPL

Posted on: November 10, 2014

Representatives from Connections will be in the Fresco Room at the Melrose Park Public Library to provide bilingual assistance for the Affordable Care Act enrollment process on the following dates:

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment

Posted on: November 4, 2014

Representatives from Connections will be at the Melrose Park Public Library to provide bilingual assistance for the Affordable Care Act enrollment process on the following dates:

Saturday, November 8: 10am-1pm

Monday, November 10: 10am-7pm

Saturday, November 15: 10am-1pm

Monday, November 17:  10am-7pm

Saturday, November 22: 10am-1pm

Monday, November 24: 10am-7pm

Saturday, December 6: 10am-7pm

Monday, December 8: 10am-1pm

Saturday, December 13: 10am-1pm

 

 

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Cardmaking & Papercrafts

Posted on: October 20, 2014

By popular demand, the Melrose Park Public Library will be offering a second installment to our Scrapbooking & Papercrafts program, with a seasonal focus on cardmaking.

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Teen Book Club

Posted on: October 20, 2014

Click on the book covers to be taken to our catalog so you can put books on hold!

May

May's meeting will be Tuesday, May 26th from 5-6 p.m. Our craft is to be determined. If you have ideas for a craft email Rose at laroccor@mpplibrary.org. Here's what we're reading for May:

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