About the Melissa Public Library
The Melissa Public Library strives to offer the best possible service to our patrons. The mission of the Melissa Public Library is to enrich the community by providing resources to aid in the pursuit of information and provide recreation and cultural enhancement using print, various media products, electronic access and planned quality programs available to all. The Melissa Public Library adheres to its logo: a global reach with local touch.
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Rules on Entering the Library - Browse, Grab, and Go!
Open to patrons - 4 patrons allowed into the library at one time. Please try to limit one family member per household. Please do not bring children (under age 7) as we have limited space capabilities.
Library Hours Monday-Friday 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm and closed weekends.
Technology - Computers, scanning, faxing, and printing are available. If you need to scan or fax, please let staff perform this action for you.
Reserve Pickup - Reserves are available to pick up from the table in front of the checkout desk. Please come in, tear your papers off, and leave on the front desk. This allows us to check you out with your card or scanning each item!
Telephone (972-837-4540) for service and assistance Monday-Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Virtual Programs continue to be held on the Melissa Public Library Facebook
Now that we are open, you'll see some changes! Watch our Facebook for regular updates and activities!
To keep you and our staff safe and healthy, please note the new regulations:
- Wear a mask and social distance. There are marks throughout the library to help.
- Toys and manipulatives have been removed from the children's area.
- Board books are in new bins with titles facing outwards.
- Seating has been removed.
Thank you from your Melissa Public Library.
A global reach with a local touch.
We are so sad to announce that the Library is unable to host our annual Trick-Or-Treat Halloween event this year! Due to restrictions, we just want to keep all the good little ghosts, superheroes, princesses, princes, witches, and characters safe! We hope everybody has a safe and happy Halloween!
Give a gift to the library when you order from Amazon!
Go to the Amazon Smile page and sign in with your Amazon account or set up a new account. You are given a choice of organizations to have credit listed from your purchases (this can be changed at any time).
Please select 'Friends of Melissa Public Library'. When you purchase any items through Amazon, they will provide a percentage donation to the Friends! Which will go into helping fund programs for your Melissa Public Library!