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Creative Corner

Start a crafty project at the library, or bring one in to finish. Work together with friends or individually in the areas of sewing/quilting, needlework, papercrafts, painting, and more. The corner will be set-up the first Saturday of each month. For months the library is closed on the first Saturday, the Creative Corner will be held on the third Saturday.

Patron Picks for 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.

Hour of Code

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.

Quick Reads

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

Affordable Care Act Enrollment @ the MPPL

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:

Affordable Care Act Enrollment

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

 

 

Cardmaking & Papercrafts

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.

Teen Book Club

December

December 10, 2014

Here are a few of the books we discussed in our book club last night. We picked a few of our favorites to discuss.

Books vs. Movies

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!

Native American Heritage Month

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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