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MPL Mitten Tree

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!

Food For Fines

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:

Breakfast bars
Hot chocolate
Instant hot cereal
Brownie mix
Canned chicken
Corn beef hash
Rice and pasta sides
Cooking oil (not large)
Beef stew
Canned fruit (15 oz.)
Canned ravioli/spaghetti & meatballs
Life cereal
Chex cereal
Peanut butter crackers
Pudding snack packs

Additional Items:
Dish soap
Paper towels
Toilet paper


Gingerbread House Workshop for Adults

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.