Nov 6, 2018

IL-AFLAN is the Armed Forces Legal Aid Network in our state that provides free legal aid to veterans and active duty members of the armed services and their families.  Call the hotline at 855-452-3526 or check out their website at:
Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network for more information.

Aug 29, 2018


The Melvin Public Library book club The Pageturners will next meet on Monday evening, September 10, at 7:00 p.m. at the library to discuss the book The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.

Aug 13, 2018


Book club meets this evening, August 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the library to discuss “The Forgotten Road” by Richard Paul Evans.

Jul 30, 2018

Excuse our dust!

Melvin Public Library
Will be closed  Friday, August 3 and will have reduced services
Wednesday afternoon and Saturday morning  (wifi, public computers, Interlibrary loan,etc.).
We are installing new carpet; come and see it when we are done!

Jul 9, 2018


Pageturners meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the library!

Jun 29, 2018

Holiday Closing

The library will be closed July 4 to celebrate Independence Day.  Have a happy and safe 4th!

Jun 27, 2018


The book for the July 9 book club meeting is “The Broken Road” by Richard Paul Evans and copies are now available at the library.