Art in the Library

The Melrose Park Public Library has integrated historical artwork and photography throughout the building on the main floor. Melrose Park residents and the public are welcome to view the artwork throughout the building to enjoy. This page showcases the Melrose Park artwork as well as the history behind each piece. 


Restored mural from Edwin Boyd Johnson for the original Melrose Park Post Office

Centennial Quilt

Quilt created for the celebration of
"One Hundred Years of Community" (1882-1982)

Melrose Park Historical Photos

Historical photography displayed throughout the Melrose Park Public Library

Maywood Park

Painting of Maywood Park

Maywood Racetrack Photos

Maywood Racetrack photos
The Brian Moran Collection

Maywood Racetrack Photos

Maywood Racetrack photos
The Keith Yearman Collection

| Hours

Mon | Wed | Fri – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue | Thur  9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sat  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sun – Closed
Closed Last Saturday of the Month
Memorial Day – Labor Day: Closed Every Saturday

| Get In Touch

801 N. Broadway Melrose Park, IL 60160
(708) 649-7400
(708) 531-5327