Learn About In-Person Services

What services will be available?

Browsing, checking out material, returning material, applying for and renewing library cards, computer sessions, and self-service photocopying, mobile printing, and scanning are all available. Visit the front desk for faxing services. Newspapers are back and Study Rooms are available. To reserve a study room, please call us: (708) 649-7481.

What are the library hours?

Monday | Wednesday | Friday – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday | Thursday – 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Saturday – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Sunday Closed

Closed the Last Saturday of the Month

Memorial Day – Labor Day: Closed Every Saturday 

 

Do I need to wear a mask in the library?

The Cook County Department of Public Health has mandated indoor mask wearing. All individuals over the age of two and regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask inside the Melrose Park Public Library. Effective Monday, August 30th, Governor Pritzker reinstated an indoor mask mandate for all Illinois residents (2 years of age and older) regardless of COVID vaccination status. In addition, everyone should be mindful of others and socially distance.

Will my temperature be taken?

Temperatures will not be taken, but anyone with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher should not come into the library.

Will curbside pickup still be an option?

Yes, curbside pickup is still available. For more information, please call us: (708) 649-7481.

Will I need to socially distance?

You should strive to maintain a respectful distance between yourself and others.

Will staff be able to help me on the computer?

Computer, photocopying, and printing are all self-service. Over-the-shoulder computer help is limited. Check out our how-to-signage and videos for instructions or use the chat feature on our website.

Can I use a computer?

One-hour computer sessions are available. Sessions may be extended based on availability. Reservations are not required, but are recommended. To make an appointment to use a computer, please call us: (708) 649-7485.

Will I be able to sit down in the library?

Yes, tables and seating are available in the common areas.

Can I use the public bathroom?

Yes, the public bathrooms will be open.

Can I bring food or drink into the library?

No, not at this time.

Can I get a drink of water?

Yes, the drinking fountain is in service.