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Archive for January, 2012

Music & So Much More

Thanks to your generous support the MPPL Foundation proudly sponsors a wide array of cultural and educational programs each year. Our free-of-charge programs reach children, teens, and adults and strive to entertain, educate, and enlighten. To enjoy a sampling of programs sponsored by the Foundation, follow the links below to Library Life

Click here to view Young Yogis!
Click here to view In Praise of Gospel Music
Click here to view MPPL Foundation Presents: An Irish Concert
Click here to view Chinese Folk and Classical Dance
By MPPL on January 5, 2012 Categories: Event

Going Green Helps Us Earn Green!

Recycle your used electronics!  It’s easy thanks to an ongoing program with Recycling Fundraiser and the MPPL Foundation.

Bring any of the following items to the Library and drop them in the bright pink collection bin near the Registration Desk:

  • Cell phones – no chargers or accessories
  • Laptop computers only
  • Ink-jet cartridges – small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. No toner.
  • Apple iPods
  • Digital cameras
  • Digital video camcorders
  • Handheld game systems – Sony PSP handheld and Nintendo’s DSI, DS lite, DS original, Gameboy Advance, or Gameboy Color
  • MP3 Players – Microsoft Zune, Sandisk or Creative only
  • GPS devices – Garmin, Mio, Magellan, and TomTom only
  • Radar detectors – Escort, Beltronics, and Cobra only
  • E-Book reader – Kindle, Sony, and Verizon iRex only

Since 2007, monies earned from Recycling Fundraiser have helped to support the Foundation in its ongoing mission of funding special events and other services at the Library.

By MPPL on Categories: Event

Organization Profile

Suzanne Busse, MPPLF President

“Our goal is clear – to continue to build a healthy Endowment Fund that will help our Library remain vital to the community today and well into the future.”
Suzanne Busse, MPPLF President

The Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit corporation organized and existing under the Illinois General Not-For-Profit Corporation Act exclusively for charitable, literary and educational purposes.  Contributions to the Foundation are deductible under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).

2013-2014 Board of Directors:

  • President — Suzanne Busse
  • Vice President — Burt Schultz
  • Secretary/Treasurer — Lillian Gerlach
  • Members:
    • Rose Allen
    • Jacqueline Hinaber
    • Laura Luteri
    • Katy Rossi
    • Bill Walters
By MPPL on Categories: About

Get Involved

Get InvolvedWant to make a difference in your community? Consider volunteering for the Mount Prospect Public Library Foundation. Your support for MPPLF allows the Library to continue to provide exciting programs and services not possible through public funding. For more information about MPPLF, please call the Library at 847/253-5675  or  click here to contact us.

By MPPL on Categories: About