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Fast Facts About Mount Prospect Public Library

Building Facts

  • Architect / Interior Design: Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd.
  • Contractor: The Meyne Company, Division of Bulley & Andrews LLC
  • Owners Representative: Owner Services Group
  • Engineering: Arnold and O’Sheridan, Inc.
  • Signage: Forcade Associates
  • Planning Consultants: Library Planning Associates
  • 101,290 square feet
  • Friends of the Library area – 1,595 square feet
  • Meeting Rooms / Entry / Youth Services – 23,851 square feet
  • Adult Services / Teen Zone – 37,769 square feet
  • Staff area – 24,970 square feet
  • Public area – 62,170 square feet
  • Non-assignable areas – 14,150 square feet

Meeting / Study Rooms

  • Two public meeting rooms
  • 11 study / small group meeting rooms
  • Mount Prospect Public Library Foundation Conference Room
  • Youth Program Room

Computers

  • Internet-connected (e-Net) Stations, catalog stations, and free WiFi

Copiers

  • Two copiers on the first floor (one color)
  • Two copiers on the second floor (one color)
  • Scanner / Fax

Statistics

    • Circulation: One million (2015)
    • Collection: 460,000 items (2015)
    • A staff of 165 full- and part-time employees works at Mount Prospect Public Library, including:
    • – Administration
      – Human Resources
      – Community Services
      – Building Services
      – Research Services
      – Fiction / AV / Teen Services
      – Youth Services
      – Technical Services
      – Information Technology Services
      – Circulation Services
      – Collection Management
      – Registration Services
      – South Branch