• Anjali Mitter Duva Author's Corner

    The Author’s Corner with Anjali Mitter Duva

    Melrose Public Library presents: The Author’s Corner with Anjali Mitter Duva Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 7:30 PM Anjali Mitter Duva will talk about her novel, Faint Promise of Rain. […]

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    Library Hours

    Summer Hours are drawing to a close, our last weekend being closed will be Labor Day weekend.  The Library will reopen Tuesday, September 6 at 10:00AM and Regular Hours will […]

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  • Coloring

    Adult Coloring Night

    Adult Coloring Night Wednesday September 14, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM in the Meeting Room Come unwind and get it touch with your inner child! Materials will be provided, […]

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  • henna

    Henna Alchemy for Adults

    Henna Alchemy for Adults Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7-8:30 PM – Meeting Room Mandy Roberge, henna artist, will help you create your own recipe, how to roll and fill your […]

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  • Kayaking on Spot Pond

    Summer Museum Passes

    Summer Boating passes are back! Boating in Boston at Stoneham’s Spot Pond and Wakefield’s Lake Quannapowitt (weekends only) As a reminder, Museum Passes are available for Melrose Residents only. For […]

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  • New Books

    New Books

    Our Browsing Room is always stocked with new and exciting titles!  If you don’t see something you’re looking for just stop by the Reference Desk or Main Checkout Desk to […]

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  • The Little Reader statue sits outside the Library reading a book.

    Little Reader

    Young Child Reading Carolyn Wirth 1999 The Friends of Melrose Public Library

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    MPL at night

    We are open until 9pm Monday – Thursday (Children’s until 8pm) – there’s always time to grab a new book!

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  • "Honor the Earth," The John Christoforo Memorial Windows
Dedicated December 26, 1999
Designed and painted by James Francis Smith of Burlington, Mass.,
Fabricated by the Burnham LaRoche Associates of Medford
© Melrose Public Library

    “Honor the Earth” – The John Christoforo Memorial Windows

    John Christoforo was a longtime resident and an avid supporter of the Melrose Public Library.  His family donated the memorial windows to the Library in 1999 and all three can […]

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