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Upcoming Mount Prospect Public Library Events

Adult Winter Reading: Your Reading Resolutions

When: Thursday, January 19, 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 ...

Library Apps for Your Tablet

When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

The Library offers a wide array of free content that you can read, or listen to, on your tablet. Learn to download and set up OverDrive for e-books, Zinio for magazines (soon to be RBdigital – watch ...

Regular Library Board Meeting

When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Youth Program Room B room 119b

The Mount Prospect Public Library is governed by a board of seven publicly elected officials who set policy, obtain adequate funding of Library Services, and hire and evaluate the Executive Director f...

Third Thursday 3-D Printing: Adult CAD Open Lab

When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

Stop in anytime between 7 and 9 p.m. with questions about CAD software, 3-D printing at the Library, or to get help with a 3-D design. This bimonthly drop-in program is for adults who have at least so...

A Good Yarn: Knitting and Crocheting Guild

When: Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library 2A Adult LARGE Study room

Join us in the Second Floor Study Room 2A. All experience levels welcome! Bring your latest projects and share your enthusiasm with other needle crafters. No registration necessary.

Adult Winter Reading: Your Reading Resolutions

When: Friday, January 20, 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 ...

From Bibs to Books

When: Friday, January 20, 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, January 20, 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...

Teen Tabletop Game Night

When: Friday, January 20, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library TeenSpace - do not book

The Teen Advisory Board invites you to hang out in the Teen Space and play tabletop games. Warm up on a winter evening and test your skills with classics like Sorry! and Yatzee or more advanced board ...

Friends Book Sale Members Only Night

When: Friday, January 20, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Stock up on great books at bargain prices during the Friends of the Library's used book sale. Funds raised through the sale will help the Friends support additional Library programs, events, and servi...

Coffee & Conversation: The Illinois Economic Apocalypse With Prof. Gary Midkiff

When: Friday, January 20, 2017 at 7:30 PM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Periodical Room (2nd floor)

Illinois remains #1 in terms of total debt, #1 in terms of fiscal mismanagement, and #1 in terms of citizen tax burden. Join us as Professor Gary Midkiff details the gravity of the situation, the path...

Adult Winter Reading: Your Reading Resolutions

When: Saturday, January 21, 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 ...

Friends Book Sale

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Meeting Room A room 154

Stock up on great books at bargain prices during the Friends of the Library's used book sale. Funds raised through the sale will help the Friends support additional Library programs, events, and servi...

iCan Use My iPad

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library Training Room room 153

A is for Apple, but it’s also for the amazing things you can do with your iPad. Learn how to set up and navigate around your device, what you can download and purchase to use on it, and what the Libr...

Sensory Storytime--CANCELED

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Where: Mount Prospect Public Library

For children ages 3-8 and their families.
Children with special needs and their families are invited to join us on the third Saturday of the month for stories, crafts, sensory activities, music, ...