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




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

Halloween Horror Read-Out

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

Apple Festival


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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