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New Museum Pass

The Harvard Art Museums pass is now available for use to our Melrose residents! Now under one roof, collections of the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger and Sackler Art Museums! The pass admits 2 adults free of charge. 18 and under are always free. MA residents free on Saturday from 10 – noon.

To reserve your pass up to 30 days in advance, please visit our Museum Pass page!


Friends of the Melrose Public Library Annual Meeting

FMPL_LOGO_FINAL useThe Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Melrose Public Library will be held on Wednesday, October 7 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Library meeting room on the lower level of the Library.

All Friends of the Melrose Public Library and anyone who is interested in joining or supporting the Friends are invited to attend the meeting. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the Friends’ accomplishments during the past year, as well as plans for the upcoming year.  In addition, Library Director Linda Gardener will give an update on Library activities and plans. The evening will conclude with refreshments and time to socialize.

Month of September: Community Read-In

Melrose Alliance Against Violence and Melrose Public Library invite you to participate in a Community Read-In! Stop by the Library to pick up a copy and join us in reading and discussing Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies. A discussion group will be held at the Library on October 1st at 7pm.

Registration is required in order to reserve a spot, and will begin on September 1st. To reserve your seat, please visit the Library Events Calendar or call the Library at 781-665-2313.
Big Little Lies

Teen Advisory Group

Teen Advisory Group – 5:30 to 6:30pm, Thursday, June 25, 2015

Teens in high school can come voice their opinion about library programs and services for teens. Earn community service hours, have a snack, and make your voice heard! Bring friends! Any questions? Email or tweet to @melrose_YA

Library Tai Chi

Library Tai Chi
Health and Longevity from the Mountain: An Introduction to Wudang Style Tai Chi Chuan

Thursday August 13, 2015 – 7:30pm – Meeting Room

Shuang Long Dao LogoCome join in on an interactive presentation by martial arts practitioners Paul and Rosalie DiCrescenzo.  This is a program for young adults and adults ages 16 and older which introduces the participants to the flowing, adaptable, powerful, yet gentle art of Wudang style Tai Chi Chuan.  The program includes a short PowerPoint slide presentation of captivating images of the Wudang Mountain region, it’s temples, and it’s world famous martial artists, along with description and discussion about Tai Chi and Wudang Mountain.

Following the presentation, participants will be invited to learn some basic, simple Tai Chi and Qigong moves. While designed for mobile participants, the program is also suitable to include physically challenged attendees who wish to just watch.

Registration is required on the library website or with library staff.

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