• Little Reader statue with dandelions.

    Library Summer Hours

    Summer Hours will begin the weekend of June 25; the Library will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day weekend. Main Library Monday–Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. […]

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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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Library News

Summer Reading 2016

          Summer Reading begins Wednesday, June 22 and continues all summer long! To learn more about the various programs click below! […]

Little Reader statue with dandelions.

Library Summer Hours

Summer Hours will begin the weekend of June 25; the Library will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day weekend. Main Library Monday–Thursday: […]

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 […]