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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  1. Services Updates
  2. Halloween Event - Cancelled
  3. Amazon Smile

Opening Guidelines

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.

Suggestions or Concerns?

Do you have any suggestions or concerns? Please send us an email!