Jul 19, 2017

Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge for youth continues through July and August at the library.  Young people can earn prizes like puzzles, crafts, toys, school and art supplies as well as books, for reading and recording titles in their book log.  It's easy to sign up and kids can join all summer long so stop by the library for more details.

Jul 10, 2017

Pageturners Book Club

The Pageturners Book Club meets this evening at 7:00 p.m. at the library and the book for discussion is "The Boston Girl" by Anita Diamant who is also the author of the popular book "The Red Tent."  Newcomers to the group are always welcome!

Jun 30, 2017

Independence Day

Melvin Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in honor of Independence Day.  Have a Happy 4th!

Jun 21, 2017

Ford County Fair

Beginning next Sunday, June 25th and running through Saturday, July 1st it's the Ford County Fair week at the fairgrounds here in Melvin, Illinois.  There are rides and attractions, a queen pageant, talent show, demo derby and tractor pull plus lots of food and music.  See the fair website at http://fordcountyfair.org/.

Jun 9, 2017


Just a reminder that Pageturners book club meets next Monday, June 12 at 7:00 p.m. at the library to discuss “Fly Away” by Kristin Hannah.  The book for July will be “The Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant.


Jun 2, 2017

Summer Reading

The Summer Reading Challenge for youth began May 30 and runs all summer long!  Young people can win prizes for reading and benefit from keeping those reading skills sharp over the summer as well as enjoying the gift of a good book!

May 30, 2017

Summer Reading

Summer Reading starts today!