Mount Prospect Public Library

10 South Emerson Street
Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056 
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847/253-5675
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Hours

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Sunday: noon to 5 p.m. 
Holidays

Our Mission

The Mount Prospect Public Library exists to:

  • Connect people to information, resources and opportunities for enrichment and leisure
  • Provide and sustain a book culture through literary knowledge and interactive experiences
  • Promote and support education and lifelong learning
  • Build community

The Mount Prospect Public Library is a mid-size, independent public library, located in the Village of Mount Prospect, Illinois, located about 20 miles northwest of Chicago. Currently more than 61,000 patrons are registered cardholders. The collection has approximately 497,000 items on file, with an annual circulation figure of more than 1 million.

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Library Life TV Show

Library Life is an award-winning, monthly cable television program about the Mount Prospect Public Library, produced in cooperation with the Village of Mount Prospect. Host Cathy Cushing provides an in-depth look into the events and happenings at the Library. Each 30 minute episode includes book reviews, compelling interviews, upcoming events, monthly program highlights , and Library trivia. Click Here to watch the current episode of Library Life.

Preview Newsletter

The Library's newsletter, Preview, is published every other month and includes information about the Library and its programs. Click Here to read the current newsletter or previous issues.

E-newsletter

If you would like timely information about upcoming Library programs and events sent directly to your e-mail inbox, please Click Here to sign up for this new service.

Strategic and Operational Plan

Strategic and Operational Plan 2013 - 2015