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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

From Bibs to Books

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room A room 119a

For children birth through 23 months and their parents or caregivers.
A variety of rhymes, songs, simple stories, and other activities designed to enhance language development and foster a love ...

On My Own

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room B room 119b

For children 3-5 years old.
These 30-minute sessions may include stories, fingerplays, songs, action rhymes, flannel stories, and a literature-based media presentation. Your child must be 3 befo...

Play and Learn / Jugar y Aprender

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 11:30 AM
Where: Community Connections Center Community Room

Parents and their 3- to 5-year-old children are invited to enjoy arts and crafts, exercise, stories, and music. Call (847) 506-4930 to register.

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Open Drawing Session for Teens--CANCELLED

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 2:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room B room 152

For teens in 6th-12th grades.
Teens at any level of drawing experience can come to the Library and practice new techniques or use different drawing materials at our Open Drawing Session. Pastels,...

Open Tech Lab

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

Stop in anytime between 4-6 PM and bring your questions about Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint®, e-mail, or e-books. Our trained staff will help you troubleshoot problems, practice your skills, or work on...

Open Storytime

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room Combined room 119

The Library invites children ages 6 and younger and their families to attend these 30-minute sessions featuring stories and songs. An adult must accompany children younger than the age of 3. No regist...

DIY Bicycle Repair and Maintenance

When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Make the most of bicycling season by handling minor repairs yourself. An expert from Prospect Bikes & Trains, known for their skillful, friendly service, will provide an overview of the basics of prop...

Open Storytime

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room Combined room 119

The Library invites children ages 6 and younger and their families to attend these 30-minute sessions featuring stories and songs. An adult must accompany children younger than the age of 3. No regist...

From Bibs to Books

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 11:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room A room 119a

For children birth through 23 months and their parents or caregivers.
A variety of rhymes, songs, simple stories, and other activities designed to enhance language development and foster a love ...

Meet With the Office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Lobby Conference Room 130

Meet privately with a representative from the office of Ninth District Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky each Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. Ask your questions about immigration, visas, Medicare, Social Security,...

Get Blinded by Science - CANCELLED

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 2:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

For teens in 6th-12th grades.
Six stations will be set up in Meeting Room A with different science experiments or science-based activities. Explore each of them and you might discover a topic or ...

Experience Playstation's Virtual Reality in the Teen Space

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 2:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library TeenSpace - do not book

For teens in 6th-12th grades.
Stop by the Teen Space to play games on Sony PlayStation’s Virtual Reality technology. Warning: if you are susceptible to motion sickness you should avoid this prog...

What Makes Pinterest So Pinteresting?

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

Pinterest is a popular social media site that is beloved by cooks, crafters, and do-it-yourselfers, but anyone can create "boards" that reflect hobbies and interests. A technology librarian will help ...

Crafternoon: DIY Bracelet/DIY Pulsera

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Where: Community Connections Center Community Room

For ages 11-18
Learn how to create your own boho bracelet, and even one for a friend! Check out our Pinterest page for an example: https://www.pinterest.com/mpplib/teen-creation-instructions/. Al...

Open Storytime

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room B room 119b

The Library invites children ages 6 and younger and their families to attend these 30-minute sessions featuring stories and songs. An adult must accompany children younger than the age of 3. No regist...

From Bibs to Books--Canceled

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 9:30 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

For children birth through 23 months and their parents or caregivers.
A variety of rhymes, songs, simple stories, and other activities designed to enhance language development and foster a love ...

Story Tots

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room B room 119b

For children 2-3 years old and their parents or caregivers.
These 45-minute sessions are designed for parent/child interaction. The parent acts as a role model, leading the child through fingerp...

Afternoon Encore: Practical Basic Self-defense for Adults and Seniors

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 1:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Learn simple and effective techniques to use against some of the most common unarmed attacks. The instructor, Peter Honigmann, is a practicing attorney with more than 15 years’ experience in the mart...

Kindergarten Clubhouse: Goofy Giggles

When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 4:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room Combined room 119

For kindergartners.
Come for an after-school storytime where you and your friends will enjoy stories and songs, followed by a snack and a DVD. You’ll also create a project to take home!