Library News


Books vs. Movies

Posted on: October 20, 2014

These young adult books are just a handful of the many have been made into movies. Which do you prefer? The book or the movie? If you've read the book and seen the movie, come in to the Melrose Park Public Library and let one of the Youth Services Librarians know which one you liked better. We'll give a free button!

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Native American Heritage Month

Posted on: October 15, 2014

Commemorate Native American Heritage Month this November by exploring Native American history and culture with the resources below. Divided into two parts, the first can be freely accessed on the Internet, while the second part is reserved for library cardholders. Under “Freely Accessible on the Internet,” you will find links to academic and government collections and online exhibits, spanning a wide-range of scope in space and time.

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What to Read Next

Posted on: October 14, 2014

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March is Women's History Month. Check out this website for an interactive history lesson (it's fun, seriously).

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1/12/15

NPR has ranked the 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels! Click below to find out if your favorites made the list!

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Halloween Horror Read-Out

Posted on: September 18, 2014

Here is your opportunity to ‘act-out’ in the library.

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Apple Festival

Posted on: September 15, 2014
 

Explore the different varieties of apples with a presentation featuring taste tests, before selecting your favorite to make a gourmet caramel apple at the library. Each participant will be guided through the process of:

  1. Dipping an apple in a caramel sauce.

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Scrapbooking & Papercrafts

Posted on: August 18, 2014

Come and enjoy a morning of Scrapbooking with Nora at the Melrose Park Public Library. Discover different techniques in scrapbooking as we work on simple to elaborate page layouts and explore print and electronic resources provided by the library.

 

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You are never too old to learn @ your library:

Posted on: August 11, 2014

                          

With the help of our staff, Consuelo has been able to conquer basic computer skills and use these skills to further explore electronic resources provided by the Melrose Park Public Library. Starting with the basics, Consuelo learned computer operating skills such as how to use a mouse and typing. Using these skills, she started her first email account at the library. Currently, she is using our electronic resource, Mango Languages, to better her English-language skills. MPPL provides an array of resources to further your computer skills and make you self-sufficient in adult learning.

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Summer Reading 2014

Posted on: August 7, 2014

In case you missed this:

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Mock Naturalization Interviews

Posted on: August 2, 2014
Mock Naturalization Interviews:
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New Online Resources

Posted on: July 7, 2014

Melrose Park Public Library has four new additions to our database collection to meet your research needs! Check out these resources below or through the Online Resources tab on our website. For more information, you can contact the Adult Services Department or visit the EBSCO Support Site. 

 

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Immigration 101

Posted on: June 12, 2014

Immigration 101:

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Citizenship & Beyond

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White recently announced that the Melrose Park Public Library was awarded a Fiscal Year 2014 "Another Opportunity for Back 2 Books" grant for the MPPL project titled Citizenship and Beyond. Grant funds will be used to purchase adult and juvenile titles in English, Spanish, and Polish to help immigrants achieve US Citizenship and get started as new Americans. All these materials are available in the new Everyday Life Collection at the Melrose Park Public Library.

 

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