Melrose Public Library Mitten Tree
Help local families by donating mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves
to keep hands and heads warm this winter!
Donations will be hung on our Mitten Tree, located in the Library Lobby.
Items will be accepted through January 5th, 2020.
Thank you for your generosity!
During the month of December, please help A Servant’s Heart Food Pantry by returning your overdue Library items along with a nonperishable food donation and your fines will be forgiven. Start your library account fresh for 2020!
Waived fees apply to overdue fines only; costs associated with damaged or lost items are still required.
Donations will be accepted through January 5th, 2020.
Suggested Food Items:
Instant hot cereal
Corn beef hash
Rice and pasta sides
Cooking oil (not large)
Canned fruit (15 oz.)
Canned ravioli/spaghetti & meatballs
Peanut butter crackers
Pudding snack packs
Friends of the Melrose Public Library Book Sale
Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Gently used books, CDs and DVDs for all ages and interests.
Most items priced between 50 cents and $2.00.
All proceeds benefit the Melrose Public Library!
Adult Coloring Night!
Wednesday December 11, 2019
7:00 PM to 8:45 PM in the Meeting Room
Come unwind and get in touch with your inner child! Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own! To reserve a seat, sign up online or speak with a library staff member.
Challenge yourself in 2019 to see if you can complete
12 books in 12 months
using our Reading Challenge List!
Print one here, MPL 2019 Reading Challenge List
or stop by the Main Desk to pick up your List today!
Stay tuned throughout the coming year for fun incentives as you log your books!
Gingerbread House Workshop for Adults
Wednesday, December 18th at 6:30 PM
Why should only kids have all the fun?! Join us for an adults-only evening of Gingerbread House decorating! All materials will be supplied, just bring your imagination!
Please note, seating is limited! Starting Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM, sign up online or with a library staff member (781-665-2313).
This program is generously supported by The Friends of the Melrose Public Library.