Library News


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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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 October 8th 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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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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