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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

Adult Winter Reading: Your Reading Resolutions

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

Monday, January 2-Tuesday, February 28
It's a new year! Join the fun at the Fiction/AV/Teen desk and pick up your Reading Resolutions bookmark! Choose from our suggestions or create your own read...

Youth Winter Reading: Dig Up a Good Book

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

February 1-28
For children ages 11 and younger.
We’re traveling back to prehistoric times to bring you entertainment of epic proportions. Join this Jurassic reading program to unearth fanta...

South Branch Winter Reading: Dig Up a Good Book

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Where: Community Connections Center

February 1-28
For all ages
Join this reading program to unearth fantastic prizes and discover fascinating fun at the Library! Just stop by the South Branch to tell us what you've been readin...

Open Storytime

When: Wednesday, February 22, 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, February 22, 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, February 22, 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...

zSpace Days

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 3:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

For 1st-5th graders.
Interested in “seeing” in a whole new way? zSpace is interactive 3-D technology that lets you dissect frogs, play tennis, create models, and more—all virtually! Drop by th...

Rock & Read

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 5:30 PM
Where: Community Connections Center Community Room

For kids
Don’t let the fun stop when school lets out! Children of all ages are invited to rock and read in this interactive story hour. Join us as we jump around, read, and craft! An adult must...

iWork for Macs: Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

If you've got a Mac, don't pay for Microsoft Office! You can create Microsoft-compatible documents, spreadsheets, and presentations using native Apple software. Learn the functions of Apple's producti...

Open Storytime

When: Wednesday, February 22, 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...

College Planning for Students with Learning Differences

When: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

For teens and parents.
College planning for students with learning differences can be overwhelming and confusing. Two experienced educational consultants who work exclusively with students with l...

Adult Winter Reading: Your Reading Resolutions

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

Monday, January 2-Tuesday, February 28
It's a new year! Join the fun at the Fiction/AV/Teen desk and pick up your Reading Resolutions bookmark! Choose from our suggestions or create your own read...

Youth Winter Reading: Dig Up a Good Book

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

February 1-28
For children ages 11 and younger.
We’re traveling back to prehistoric times to bring you entertainment of epic proportions. Join this Jurassic reading program to unearth fanta...

South Branch Winter Reading: Dig Up a Good Book

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017
Where: Community Connections Center

February 1-28
For all ages
Join this reading program to unearth fantastic prizes and discover fascinating fun at the Library! Just stop by the South Branch to tell us what you've been readin...

From Bibs to Books

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 9:30 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 ...

Story Tots

When: Thursday, February 23, 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...

Kindergarten Clubhouse: Dance to the Music

When: Thursday, February 23, 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.

Uncovering Your Family History With Ancestry® Library Edition

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

Whether you are just beginning to put together your ancestral story or are in the midst of the process, the Library can help. Join librarians Anne Shaughnessy and Steven Browne for an overview of Ance...

Adult Winter Reading: Your Reading Resolutions

When: Friday, February 24, 2017
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

Monday, January 2-Tuesday, February 28
It's a new year! Join the fun at the Fiction/AV/Teen desk and pick up your Reading Resolutions bookmark! Choose from our suggestions or create your own read...

Youth Winter Reading: Dig Up a Good Book

When: Friday, February 24, 2017
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

February 1-28
For children ages 11 and younger.
We’re traveling back to prehistoric times to bring you entertainment of epic proportions. Join this Jurassic reading program to unearth fanta...

South Branch Winter Reading: Dig Up a Good Book

When: Friday, February 24, 2017
Where: Community Connections Center

February 1-28
For all ages
Join this reading program to unearth fantastic prizes and discover fascinating fun at the Library! Just stop by the South Branch to tell us what you've been readin...

From Bibs to Books

When: Friday, February 24, 2017 at 9:30 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 ...

Open Storytime

When: Friday, February 24, 2017 at 10:30 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...

Family Gaming

When: Friday, February 24, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room Combined room 119

For all ages.
Drop in for racing, sports, and mini-games and challenge your family to some competition. We’ll have multiple players set up on Wii, Xbox 360 with Kinect, PlayStation 3, and iPads....