August 2021

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Sunday, August 1Closed

Melrose Public Library

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Monday, August 2All DayLibraryMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Family Take & Make STEM Program in a Bag (for grades K and up)

THIS WEEK:  YARN BODY MEASUREMENTPick up a kit at the library. Complete at home or bring a blanket and make on the library lawn! Kits are availab

Monday, August 26:00—6:30 PMOnlineMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

VIRTUAL Sensational Snakes! The Joys of Nature (recommended for pre-K - 5th grade)

VIRTUAL Sensational Snakes! The Joys of Nature (recommended for pre-K - 5th grade)Join educator and naturalist Joy Marzolf from the Joys of Nature for a special virtual program!  Joy has extensive experience through her work at
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Tuesday, August 310:30—11:15 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

You’re an Artist! with Miss Beth (grades 3-5)

Join Miss Beth for artist-inspired projects on the library lawn. This program will be held inside if the weather is bad.Tuesdays 7/6, 7/20 and 8/3, 10

Tuesday, August 36:00—7:30 PMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

TEEN TUESDAYS: Quilling Mosaic Craft (ages 11-18)

TEEN TUESDAYS: Quilling Mosaic Craft (ages 11-18)T(w)een crafts are now in-person! Join us for some DIY crafting fun to follow along, troubleshoot your project, and share with friends old and new. Th

Tuesday, August 37:00—7:30 PMOnlineMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Tales Alive! (grades K and up)

Tales Alive! (grades K and up)Join library staff on Facebook and YouTube for a weekly folktale read-aloud starring our feathered or furry friends! Recommended for grades K and up.
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Wednesday, August 410:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Family Pre-K Storytime (ages 1-5)

Each Wednesday morning 7/7-8/11 join Children's Room staff for story time on the library lawn 10:30-10:50AM.This program will be cancelled in the case

Wednesday, August 43:30—4:00 PMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

REPEAT Family Pre-K Storytime (ages 1-5)

Please note, this is a repeat of the morning program.  Please limit attendance to morning or afternoon only.Join Children's Room staff for story

Wednesday, August 47:00—8:45 PMOnlineMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

VIRTUAL History Book Group (Adults)

VIRTUAL History Book Group (Adults)Join a lively discussion group focused on history! Members are asked to read a book or article on the monthly topic and be prepared to tell the group
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Thursday, August 510:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Krafty Kids with Miss Beth (Grades K-2)

Join Miss Beth for "Tails and Tales" craft projects on the library lawn.  This program will be held inside if the weather is bad.Every Thursday 7

Thursday, August 512:00—3:00 PMChildren's RoomMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Teddy Bear Sleepover

Drop off your friend (dolls and other special friends welcome) between 12 and 3 on Thursday, August 5th.  At drop off you will:   

Thursday, August 57:00—8:45 PMOnlineMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

VIRTUAL Bizarre Birds of the World (Adult)

VIRTUAL Bizarre Birds of the World (Adult)Join us for our Tails & Tales Summer Reading Program and explore Bizarre Birds of the World with Steve Hale.  With over 10,000 bird species i
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Friday, August 610:00 AM—4:00 PMChildren's RoomMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Teddy Bear Sleepover Pick-Up

Pick up your friends between 10am and 4pm.  Check the library website to view a slideshow of their nocturnal adventures!
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Saturday, August 7Closed

Melrose Public Library

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Sunday, August 8Closed

Melrose Public Library

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Monday, August 9All DayLibraryMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Family Take & Make STEM Program in a Bag (for grades K and up)

THIS WEEK: CRANK WINCHPick up a kit at the library. Complete at home or bring a blanket and make on the library lawn! Kits are available while supplie

Monday, August 910:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

WELCOME BABIES! (for new parents and their babies 0-12 months)

Join us on the library lawn to hear more about local and library services, and enjoy a mini early literacy storytime. Bring a blanket and stay to conn
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Tuesday, August 1010:00—10:10 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

READ TO A THERAPY DOG (for grades K - 5)

Do you have a reluctant reader? Boost confidence and literacy skills by reading to Willy, a certified therapy dog!Register for a 10 minute slot. He's

Tuesday, August 1010:10—10:20 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

READ TO A THERAPY DOG (for grades K - 5)

Do you have a reluctant reader? Boost confidence and literacy skills by reading to Willy, a certified therapy dog!Register for a 10 minute slot. He's

Tuesday, August 1010:20—10:30 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

READ TO A THERAPY DOG (for grades K - 5)

Do you have a reluctant reader? Boost confidence and literacy skills by reading to Willy, a certified therapy dog!Register for a 10 minute slot. He's

Tuesday, August 1010:30 AM—12:00 PMLibraryMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Tuesday AM Book Group (Adults)

The Tuesday Morning Book Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 10:30 AM.  Book selections range in genres but the discussion is always

Tuesday, August 1010:30—10:40 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

READ TO A THERAPY DOG (for grades K - 5)

Do you have a reluctant reader? Boost confidence and literacy skills by reading to Willy, a certified therapy dog!Register for a 10 minute slot. He's

Tuesday, August 1010:40—10:50 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

READ TO A THERAPY DOG (for grades K - 5)

Do you have a reluctant reader? Boost confidence and literacy skills by reading to Willy, a certified therapy dog!Register for a 10 minute slot. He's

Tuesday, August 1010:50—11:00 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

READ TO A THERAPY DOG (for grades K - 5)

Do you have a reluctant reader? Boost confidence and literacy skills by reading to Willy, a certified therapy dog!Register for a 10 minute slot. He's

Tuesday, August 106:00—7:30 PMOnlineMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

VIRTUAL Teen Tuesdays: Tabletop Night (Ages 11-18)

VIRTUAL Teen Tuesdays:  Tabletop Night (Ages 11-18)Join us for a virtual tabletop gaming night. Grab your favorite snack and tune in to talk with friends, play some virtual card and board games, and ha

Tuesday, August 107:00—7:30 PMOnlineMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Tales Alive! (grades K and up)

Tales Alive! (grades K and up)Join library staff on Facebook and YouTube for a weekly folktale read-aloud starring our feathered or furry friends! Recommended for grades K and up.
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Wednesday, August 1110:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Family Pre-K Storytime (ages 1-5)

Each Wednesday morning 7/7-8/11 join Children's Room staff for story time on the library lawn 10:30-10:50AM.This program will be cancelled in the case
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Thursday, August 1210:30—11:00 AMLibrary LawnMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Krafty Kids with Miss Beth (Grades K-2)

Join Miss Beth for "Tails and Tales" craft projects on the library lawn.  This program will be held inside if the weather is bad.Every Thursday 7
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Saturday, August 14Closed

Melrose Public Library

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Sunday, August 15Closed

Melrose Public Library

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Monday, August 166:30—7:30 PMOnlineMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

VIRTUAL Closing Celebration: Tales & Tails Trivia with "OOCH" The Trivia Brothers (families pre-K -

VIRTUAL Closing Celebration: Tales & Tails Trivia with "OOCH" The Trivia Brothers (families pre-K - Children preK and up, t(w)eens and their families are invited to join us in wrapping up our summer reading program with a wild evening of animal trivi
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Wednesday, August 182:00—3:30 PMDennis J. Kelley RoomMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Significant Short Fiction Discussion Group (Adults)

Significant Short Fiction Discussion Group (Adults)This group currently meets on the third Wednesday of every month to discuss short stories.  Readers are working their way through 100 Years of th
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Saturday, August 21Closed

Melrose Public Library

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Sunday, August 22Closed

Melrose Public Library

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Saturday, August 28Closed

Melrose Public Library

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Sunday, August 29Closed

Melrose Public Library

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Tuesday, August 317:30—8:45 PMOnlineMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

VIRTUAL Tasty Books for Hungry Readers (Adults)

Join friends old and new for a lively discussion of our monthly book selection.  Past titles include an array of fiction, non-fiction, and memoir