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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

Meet With the Office of Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky

When: Wednesday, May 25, 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 25 de mayo, 2-5 p.m.
Biblioteca Pública de Mount Prospect
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.

Browser Basics

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

This hands-on class will provide novice users with an introduction to Internet Explorer® Web browser and the World Wide Web. You will learn about Web addresses, links, and more. Attendees should have a basic knowledge of computers and experience using a mouse. Reserved for Mount Prospect Public Library cardholders. Space is limited to 13.

Bilingual Storytime / Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Where: Community Connections Center Community Room

For kids ages 3-6 and their families
The Library invites children under 3 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 25 de mayo, 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.

How to Help Kids With Social-skills Deficits

When: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Some children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or similar issues have difficulty reading social cues or understanding how their behavior impacts others. The result can be social rejection, frustration, few friends, and low self-esteem. This workshop, best suited for parents whose children are elementary or middle school-aged, will provide practical strategies to help teach these important social skills. Along with demonstrations, role-playing, and time for questions, useful books and other materials will be highlighted. Cosponsored with Elk Grove Township Youth Services.

Gaining Financial Control of Your Divorce

When: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Financial advisor Graham Craig will show you how to avoid some of the most common financial mistakes people make during the divorce process – as well as show you the sources of money that may be available to you as a result of your divorce.

Computer Learning Lab

When: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

Stop in anytime between 7-9 p.m. 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 a project. This is also a great time to find out about Library services, including how to download e-magazines from Zinio. No registration required – just drop in!