• Little Reader statue with dandelions.

    Library Special Hours

    The Library will close in observance of Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30, 2016. Summer Hours will begin the weekend of June 25; the Library will […]

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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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    April in Bloom

    Melrose Public Library congratulates our April in Bloom Photo Contest Winner! The April in Bloom Photo Contest winner is Linda Camberlain! Thank you to all who submitted entries and voted! […]

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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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Library News

Little Reader statue with dandelions.

Library Special Hours

The Library will close in observance of Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30, 2016. Summer Hours will begin the weekend of […]

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 […]

Adult Coloring Night

Adult Coloring Night Wednesday June 8, 2016 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM in the Meeting Room Come unwind and get it touch with your inner […]