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Art of Ebru: The Turkish Art of Water Marbling

Art of Ebru: The Turkish Art of Water Marbling

February 5, 2018
6:45 – 8:15 PM
Meeting Room

Come learn about the colorful art of Turkish water marbling.  In addition to a brief history and a demonstration, participants will be able to try their hand at creating their own work!

This is a free event for adults; seating is limitedDue to popularity, the event is full.  You can still sign up for the waiting list online or with a library staff member starting Tuesday (781-665-2313).

Celebrate Your Space

Celebrate Your Space: Decluttering and Organizing Tips to Love Your Home Again This Year

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
7-8 PM Meeting Room

Due to popularity, this event is currently full as is the waitlist.

Kathy Vines, Certified Professional Organizer and owner of Clever Girl Organizing, will share how to tackle the clutter in your home and to gain a fresh start for keeping organized in the new year.


Diversity Book List

Diversity Book List

Children love reading books that reflect families and people similar to theirs as well as learning about people and families who are different.

Click here for the book list that was created in collaboration with the Melrose Public Schools, the Roosevelt School Parent Teacher Organization, and the Melrose Public Library for children grades K-5, their families, and teachers.

Dr. Margaret Adams, Assistant Superintendent, Melrose Public Schools
Andrea Razi-Thomas, Arlington High School Social Worker/Roosevelt PTO parent
Marianne Stanton, Melrose Public Library

Pronunciator Language Program

Hello, Hola, Ciao, Salut, Merhaba, Hujambo, Nín hǎo …

The Melrose Public Library now offers Pronunciator – a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages. This program can be accessed at the library, at home, or on your mobile device for learning on the move.

Are you a Melrose Public Library member? Log in with your library card number and password and start learning.  Not sure of your card number or password – just stop by the Circulation Desk or Reference Desk and we can get you started.

Click here to see what Pronunciator is all about.



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