• Celebrate Juneteenth

    Since June 19, 1865, Juneteenth has been a day celebrated by descendants of enslaved Black people that honors the legacy and freedom of their ancestors given on that day.  Check […]

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  • Summer Reading Tails & Tales

    Check out our Summer Reading offering for all ages! Children (infant to 5th grade) Teen (6th -12th grade) Adult

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  • Virtual Author’s Corner with Pam Jenoff

    VIRTUAL Author’s Corner: Pam Jenoff in Conversation with Jane Healey Monday, June 21, 2021 7:00—8:00 PM via Crowdcast Join New York Times bestselling author Pam Jenoff as she discusses her latest novel, The Woman with […]

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  • Attracting Birds, Butterflies, Bees & Other Beneficials

    Attracting Birds, Butterflies, Bees & Other Beneficials Wednesday, June 23, 2021 7:00—8:30 PM Virtual Program Join Naturalist and landscaper John Root and learn how to create a nature sanctuary in […]

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  • Celebrate Pride Month

    Celebrate Pride Month! Check out both fiction and non-fiction selections!  

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  • Virtual Author’s Corner with Liv Constantine

    VIRTUAL Author’s Corner with Liv Constantine in conversation with Hank Phillippi Ryan Wednesday, July 7 at 7:00—8:00 PM via Crowdcast Join writing duo Lynne and Valerie Constantine, aka Liv Constantine, […]

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  • Teen Reads for LGBTQ+ Pride Month

    Teen Reads for LGBTQ+ Pride Month

    June is LGBTQ+ Pride month. Check out these fantastic titles about and/or by people all underneath the umbrella! Click on a book cover to view the title in our library […]

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  • Information about new chromebook kits- they include a laptop and case, mouse and hotspot. You can check out a kit for 2 weeks

    Chromebook kits

    Introducing Chromebook Kits! Each kit includes a Chromebook, mouse, laptop case, and a hotspot. Kits are limited and can be checked out for 2 weeks at a time with no […]

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  • June is Pride Month!

    Check out this virtual book list for some of the many great reads for children that celebrate Pride month! Click on any cover to link to the library catalog.

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  • Melrose Covid-19 Pandemic Experience

    What is your life like during the COVID-19 pandemic? Is there a memory, story, or other experience you would like to share? Your response will help the Melrose Historical Commission […]

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  • Museum Passes are Back!

    Institute of Contemporary Art Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Mass Audubon Museum of Fine Arts New England Aquarium Peabody Essex Museum Trustees of the Reservations Zoo New England Stay tuned… other […]

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  • Library Newsletter

    The library is excited to introduce the library newsletter!!  Sign up now to receive all the latest information on Melrose Public Library services and events!

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  • MPL Wi-Fi

    Need to access a Wi-Fi signal? The Melrose Public Library’s WiFi network is accessible on library grounds outside of the building! Just look for the melwireless signal. It is not […]

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  • Melrose Public Library Mission Statement

    Melrose Public Library’s staff, building and collections provide a portal for all to explore, imagine and engage. The library is where literacy, local history and community connect!  

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Library News

Celebrate Juneteenth

Since June 19, 1865, Juneteenth has been a day celebrated by descendants of enslaved Black people that honors the legacy and freedom of their ancestors […]

Information about new chromebook kits- they include a laptop and case, mouse and hotspot. You can check out a kit for 2 weeks

Chromebook kits

Introducing Chromebook Kits! Each kit includes a Chromebook, mouse, laptop case, and a hotspot. Kits are limited and can be checked out for 2 weeks […]