Library News

Mobile Hotspots are Here!


Don’t have WiFi access? Melrose Park Library cardholders 18 years and older, can now checkout mobile hotspots. Once charged, the hotspot can be used indoor or outdoors, as long as you are within     T-Mobile’s network coverage.

Hotspots & Data Plans were purchased using funds  awarded by the FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund.


Library Hours

Mon | Wed | Fri: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue | Thur: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Memorial Day – Labor Day: Closed Every Saturday


When: June 10th – July 15th

Description: All MPPL patrons can register for Read Beyond the Beaten Path, our theme for 2022 Summer Reading. At registration, you will receive a reading log to record what you read this summer. For six weeks record your reading and every week come in for a special prize and a raffle ticket for the Grand Prize Drawing on July 22nd. Click here for more details.

Age Group: All

When: June – July

June 17th: Mammals & More!

June 24th: Mad Science of Chicago

July 1st: Movie Magic

July 8th: Dinosaur Hunters

July 12th: Interesting Insects

July 15th: Kevin Kelly the Magician!

Description: MPPL card holders can sign up for our summer programs! Limited seats. Registration is required. Stop by the Library or call to register: (708) 649-7400.

Age Group: All

When: Every Monday – Stop by the library to pick up your craft every Monday!

Watch: Video tutorials can be found on our Melrose Park Public Library YouTube Channel

Craft Theme: Camp Craft Scene from Oriental Trading

Age Group: 3 and Up

When: Posted on 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am

Watch: Videos can be found on our Melrose Park Public Library YouTube Channel

Storytime Theme: Gone Camping!

Bilingual Storytime Theme: Si Yo Fuera Una Mariposa | If I Were a Butterfly

Age Group: 1 – 5

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