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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

Afternoon Encore: Shirley Temple: Sparkling Star, Part 2

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

The adorable Shirley Temple helped lift people's spirits in the darkest days of the Great Depression and beyond. From the time she was three years old when she obeyed her mother’s admonition, "Now sparkle, Shirley," into adulthood and middle age, Shirley performed and contributed to her culture and society. In the second of this two-part program, you'll see examples of Shirley's most memorable performances and hear stories of her unusual personal life.

Meet With the Office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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, Veterans’ benefits, and other federal services and benefits. Drop into Room 130 anytime between 2 and 5 p.m.

Reúnase con la Oficina de la Congresista Jan Schakowsky
miércoles 31 de agosto, 2-5 p.m.
Biblioteca Pública de Mount Prospect
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Reúnase privadamente con un representante de la oficina del 9no. Distrito de la Congresista Jan Schakowsky cada miércoles 2-5 p.m. Haga sus preguntas acerca de inmigración, visas, Medicare, Seguro Social, beneficios de veteranos, y de otros servicios y beneficios federales. Pase en cualquier momento por el salón 130 dentro de las horas de 2 a 5 p.m.

Bilingual Storytime / Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Where: Community Connections Center Community Room

For kids ages 3-6 and their families
The Library invites children under 6 years of age and their families to 30 minutes of songs and stories. An adult must accompany any children under the age of 3. Registration is not necessary; just drop in!

miércoles 31 de agosto, 5-5:30 p.m.
Centro de Conexión con la Comunidad
Para niños de 3-6 años y sus familias.
La biblioteca invita a niños menores de 6 años y sus familias para una media hora de cuentos y canciones. Un adulto deberá acompañar a niños menores de 3 años. No inscripción necesaria; solo ven.

Power Up! Small Business Development Center Boot Camp

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Work smarter, not harder! This three-session business boot camp is presented by Joan Dubnicka of Harper College's Small Business Development Center. Sessions take place on August 17, 24, and 31. Fees are $45 for all three sessions, or $30 if you prepay by July 15. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for networking.

Fall I Storytime Lottery Ends

When: Thursday, September 01, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

From August 15- September 1, parents can register their children – birth through age 5 – for the Library’s Fall I storytime session. This session, with a variety of times and age groups, will run September 12 – October 21. Due to the popularity of these storytimes, registration is determined by lottery and is reserved for Mount Prospect Public Library cardholders. To participate in the lottery, please sign up in person at the Youth Services desk.

Show Your Card

When: Thursday, September 01, 2016
Where: All Branches

Get ready for deals and specials from more than 50 Mount Prospect-area businesses and organizations during September’s Show Your Card promotion. September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month, and we celebrate by joining with our community partners to prove how valuable your card can be. Stop by the Library beginning September 1 for a brochure listing all the Show Your Card deals, and then visit the local businesses that make Mount Prospect a great place to be!

Polish Storytime/Polskie Bajki

When: Thursday, September 01, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room Combined room 119

For all ages.
Listen to stories, sing songs, and have fun! These storytimes will be presented in Polish and are best suited for children ages 3-7 and their parents, but all are welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Czwartek, 1 września, 10-10:45 rano
Dla wszystkich dzieci.
Posłuchajcie bajek, zaśpiewajcie piosenki i bawcie się dobrze! Dzisiejszy program, prezentowany w języku polskim, jest przeznaczony dla dzieci zwłaszcza w wieku 3-7 lat i ich rodziców, ale każdy będzie mile widziany. Jedyny warunek – wszystkim dzieciom muszą towarzyszyć rodzice.

Introduction to Facebook for Seniors

When: Thursday, September 01, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

Ready to connect with friends and family online? Join us to learn the basics of signing up, setting up your profile, finding contacts, and privacy and security. Reserved for Mount Prospect Public Library cardholders. Space is limited to 13. Must have a valid email address to create an account.